Research

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Wright State’s Nasser Kashou growing student research stars in his biomedical engineering imaging lab
Nasser Kashou and students from his biomedical imaging lab.

Assistant engineering professor Nasser Kashou has turned his biomedical imaging lab into a petri dish that grows student research stars. Continue reading

League of their own

Wright State’s Scott Peterson chronicles historic 1890 baseball season in new book
Scott Peterson with his new book and old newspapers

A new book by Wright State communication professor Scott Peterson examines a pivotal year in baseball’s history and the development of sports journalism. Continue reading

NIH awards Boonshoft School of Medicine researchers $2.8M grant to study craniofacial growth in pediatric patients

NIH awards Boonshoft School of Medicine researchers $2.8M grant to study craniofacial growth in pediatric patients

Researchers from the Wright State Boonshoft School of Medicine and several other universities received grant to conduct the largest study of craniofacial growth in different facial types in the world. Continue reading

WSRI hosts summit on health and human performance research

Joseph Houpt with poster presentation

The Health and Human Performance Research Summit combined the capabilities of academia, industry and government with the science and technology expertise at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Continue reading

Wearing thin

Wright State to play role in national research/prevention study on body dissatisfaction and eating disorders
Professional Psychology students and professor

Wright State Professional Psychology students will participate in the Body Project, a national research study on body dissatisfaction and eating disorders. Continue reading

Puppy love

Wright State’s Regina Willen proves that petting is instrumental in reducing stress in shelter dogs
Regina Willen with dog

Wright State researchers find that petting for as little as 15 minutes a day is instrumental in reducing stress of dogs in animal shelters. Continue reading

Jet jewel

Wright State engineering student Emily Burns puts Air Force engines through computer simulations
Emily Burns in Russ Engineering

Wright State engineering student Emily Burns puts Air Force engines through computer simulations at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Continue reading

Wright State University’s dazzling new Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building a research powerhouse

Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building exterior

Wright State will celebrate the opening on the Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building with a ceremony April 16 from 4 to 6 p.m. Continue reading

Bull’s-eye

Architectural features of new Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building hit the mark
NEC Building glass fins

Chilled ceiling beam, anti-vibration floor and a glass facade stripped with energy-saving fins are among the many architectural highlights of Wright State’s new Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building. Continue reading

Power play

Wright State researchers testing propeller design that could boost wind power
Zifeng Yang with propeller blade

Wright State researchers are testing a propeller blade that could revolutionize wind power by making turbines more powerful, efficient, quieter and less expensive. Continue reading