Mechanical and Materials Engineering

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

Wright State engineering professor Maher Amer wins prestigious engineering fellowship at Saudi Arabian university

Maher Amer, a mechanical and materials engineering professor, will research the next generation of solar cells, as a Fulbright Scholar at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology. Continue reading

Engineering for a cause

Sam Salchak ’17 uses his engineering degree from Wright State to design a life-sustaining washing machine for a hospital in Malawi, Africa. Continue reading

Tall talent

Wright State senior Tony Carpenetti was drawn to mechanical engineering because it includes the design and manufacturing of machines. Continue reading

Vehicular verve

Wright State engineering students break down USS Enterprise, Millennium Falcon and other fictional vehicles as part of class project

College of Engineering and Computer Science students gave presentations on how they would manufacture popular fictional vehicles. Continue reading

Wright State Robotics Club to compete in NASA Robotic Mining Competition

Five Wright State engineering and computer science students will participate NASA’s Robotic Mining Competition at the Kennedy Space Center. Continue reading

Wright State biomedical researchers selected to present invention at prestigious statewide forum

Wright State medical researcher Caroline Cao

Wright State researchers will seek funding and feedback for their revolutionary medical device that could eliminate the need for radiation-emitting X-rays in certain procedures. Continue reading

Wright State faculty honored for excellence in classroom, research and community

Each year Wright State recognizes select faculty members for their outstanding work in the classroom and for excellence in research, community engagement, professional service and early career achievement. Continue reading

College of Engineering and Computer Science prepares for Senior Design Showcase

The College of Engineering and Computer Science Senior Design Showcase takes place April 29 from 2 to 4 p.m., followed by an awards ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Continue reading