Research

Biomedical engineering students create automatic toothbrush for those unable to use their hands

Biomedical engineering students won the College of Engineering and Computer Science Senior Design Showcase for their creation of an automatic toothbrush. 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

Commentary by Wright State researchers on Lou Gehrig’s disease featured in prestigious scientific journal

Wright State biological sciences professor invited graduate students to write a commentary with him on ALS research in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Continue reading

Dayton Business Journal reports more state funds could be coming to Wright State for Human Performance research

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  Excerpt Several years after its launch, an initiative by Wright State University with funds from the Ohio Third Frontier has meant more chances to win contracts, officials say. The Ohio Controlling Board will vote Monday on whether to disperse … Continue reading

Counseling cognition

Wright State’s Ernest Brown Jr. wins prestigious American Psychological Association fellowship

Ernest Brown is not only passionate about social justice, diversity and multiculturalism, but also about ethnic minority communities and forensic psychology. Continue reading

Drone zone

Wright State students collaborate with Leidos as part of senior capstone project

More than 150 electrical engineering, computer science and computer engineering students practiced innovative design skills on unmanned aerial systems. Continue reading

Wright State University research on olive trees and emerald ash borer featured on Entomology Today

Wright State researchers find that emerald ash borer, which is destroying ash trees in a large swath of the United States, can also successfully complete development on olive trees. Continue reading

Statistical standout

Google selects research proposal from Wright State computer science student Matt Piekenbrock

A research project by Matt Piekenbrock, a graduate computer science at Wright State, was selected by the Google Summer of Code 2017 competition. Continue reading

Natural cause

The woods of Wright State, hub of research projects, granted partial conservation easement

Wright State creates a 15-acre conservation easement in the woods to protect a rare bat and other endangered species from development. Continue reading

Scholarships help medical student pursue dream of research

Sabrina Metzger, an M.D./Ph.D. student at the Boonshoft School of Medicine, is searching for targeted treatments for myotonia congenita. Continue reading