Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Drawing power

Love of sketching cars propelled Wright State alum Sagar Sangle into world of mechanical engineering

Sagar Sangle uses his art skills and his master’s degree in mechanical engineering while teaching middle school students about design for 3D printing, manufacturing design and robotics. Continue reading

Wright State’s Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering produces record number of graduates

Enrollment in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering has surged thanks to Wright State’s proximity to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, quality of teaching, strong internship programs and flexible courses. Continue reading

Scale model

Wright State engineering students help Hobart Food Equipment Group fully automate testing for retail scales

Mechanical engineering students designed the scale testing system as part of an internship and senior design capstone project. Continue reading

Metal master

Wright State alum Brian Joyce making name for himself as president of Metallurgical Solutions in Middletown

After earning his Ph.D. in materials engineering from Wright State, Brian Joyce launched a successful metal-testing company. Continue reading

Modeling move

Engineering student Molly Donovan joins growing ranks of Wright State interns at Applied Research Associates

A mechanical engineering major at Wright State, Molly Donovan primarily works on 3D modeling and meshing. Continue reading

Standard operating procedure

Wright State grad student Eric Tatman completes prestigious fellowship with National Institute of Standards and Technology

Eric Tatman, who is pursuing a master’s in design and mechanical engineering from Wright State, spent his summer conducting research with a nuclear reactor. Continue reading

Director from National Academy of Engineering to speak at Wright State on Grand Challenges Scholars Program

B.L. Ramakrishna will lecture on “Grand Challenges in Engineering and the Role of Materials, Manufacturing and Education in Addressing Them” on Sept. 27 in the Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building. Continue reading

ONEIL Center for Research Communication opens at Wright State University

The center will strengthen technical communication by scientists and engineers while giving students from other disciplines a place to develop the art of research communication. Continue reading

Material world

Wright State’s summer program on materials engineering for schoolteachers a big hit

A College of Engineering and Computer Science program gives schoolteachers the knowledge to inspire their students to pursue materials engineering. Continue reading

Mission control

Wright State engineering students present materials analysis of manned mission to Mars

Students in an introductory materials science and engineering class analyzed what it would take for humans to safely travel to Mars, live on the red planet and return to earth. Continue reading