Physics

Gender matters

Wright State assistant professor Adrienne Traxler co-authors equity article in prestigious Physics Today magazine

Adrienne Traxler, assistant professor of physics, examined systemic bias against women in physics and how what physicists can do to improve things. Continue reading

Computer command

Wright State’s mighty new computer cluster to bolster research, help teach high-performance computing

The new computer cluster is always up and running and can accommodate an indefinite number of users, working at the cluster or remotely from their offices or labs. Continue reading

Monatomic moment

Wright State researchers help open the door for technology advances using graphene

Wright State physicists helped pave the way for expanded applications of graphene in everything from space exploration to all-weather sensors. Continue reading

Wright State wins $1 million grant to expand undergraduate research in College of Science and Mathematics

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1 million grant that promises to expand and further diversify undergraduate research in Wright State University’s College of Science and Mathematics. Continue reading

In a good light

Wright State’s Elliott Brown and Weidong Zhang help develop promising new semiconductor for LED lighting

Research by Wright State physicists led to a scientific breakthrough that promises to make the LED lighting more efficient and affordable. Continue reading

Wright State staff and faculty honored for excellence

President Cheryl B. Schrader and the campus community recognized award recipients during the University Convocation and Awards Ceremony. Continue reading

Sungazing

Hundreds of Wright State students, faculty, staff and guests stopped by the Quad for a solar eclipse viewing party on Aug. 21. Continue reading

Wright State’s Allen Hunt develops model to measure vegetation growth that offers promise in agriculture, climate prediction

Physic professor Allen Hunt details his latest research in the Valdose Zone Journal, published by the Soil Science Society of America. Continue reading

Wright State’s Allen Hunt develops new tool to measure soil production that offers promise in predicting global warming

Being able to predict soil production also helps with soil conservation, protecting crops, preventing landslides and forecasting changes in the landscape. Continue reading

Wright State researchers honored for top paper on technology to improve diagnostics for the human eye

Critical components of the sensing are being fabricated and tested in Wright State’s Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building. Continue reading