Research

Prizeworthy poster

Wright State biology student Johana Barrientos scores big in national Louis Stokes poster/presentation competition

Johana Barrientos was recognized for creating a poster that explains her research on a complicated heart disease it in a detailed, colorful and reader-friendly way. Continue reading

Top leaders at the Air Force Research Laboratory explore strengthening partnerships with Wright State

Senior leaders from the Air Force Research Laboratory met with Wright State administrators and deans to explore research opportunities. Continue reading

Wetlands system, water quality study focus of national attention on Lake Campus researchers

Stephen Jacquemin, associate professor of biology and research coordinator at Lake Campus, led a study documenting changes in water quality following the implementation of new rules and best management practices. Continue reading

Painless solution

Wright State’s Yong Pei and his team named winner in Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge

Wright State researchers designed an augmented-reality system designed that puts a “doctor in the house” to help recovering surgery patients manage pain without painkillers. Continue reading

Scene science

Wright State business students study data analytics to help Scene75 Entertainment with insight into their customers.

Management Information Systems students use the power of the Data Analytics and Visualization Environment, or DAVE lab, for a research project for Scene75. Continue reading

Researchers to study role of genes in new treatments for deadly pediatric brain tumor

The researchers are trying to understand how tumors caused by an incurable brain cancer in children resist all current treatments through changes in gene expression. Continue reading

KnoEmoji empire

Wright State researchers develop database that promises to improve emoji communication

Researchers at Wright State’s Kno.e.sis developed EmojiNet, a comprehensive resource to help people understand and interpret the various meanings of emojis. Continue reading

Medical students lead research into opioid disposal bags

Students at the Boonshoft School of Medicine and Cedarville University School of Pharmacy are studying the use of opioid disposal bags. Continue reading

Researchers may have found way to treat weakness in patients following critical illness

The research may provide the first-ever therapy for weakness acquired by patients in intensive care units. 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