Wright State aims to make skies safe from drones

Traffic-management website for drones unveiled by Wright State Research Institute

Dayton Daily News: Wright State aims to make skies safe from drones: As the number of small drones flying dangerously close to manned aircraft has soared dramatically this year, Wright State University Research Institute announced Thursday it will roll out a … Continue reading

Traffic-management website for drones unveiled by Wright State Research Institute

Traffic-management website for drones unveiled by Wright State Research Institute

GoFlyZone, a website and mobile app, is designed to prevent collisions and crashes among the rapidly growing number of drone aircraft. Continue reading

Wright State wins largest-ever research contract


Excerpt Wright State University has a new U.S. Air Force deal that could be worth as much as $42.5 million over the next six years, the largest government contract award for research in the nearly 50-year history of the school. … Continue reading

Wright State Research Institute lands $42.5M Air Force contract

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Excerpt The Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded a $42.5 million business deal to Wright State Research Institute, the largest contract in the history of the university, a spokesman said late Friday. AFRL tapped Wright State researchers under the six­-year … Continue reading

WSRI contract is largest award in Wright State history

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WSRI’s contract on “Human-Machine Teaming for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Analysis” from the Air Force Research Lab could total $42.5 million. Continue reading

Local college gears up to tackle national manufacturing workforce problem

Wright State announces Center for Manufacturing Sciences

Excerpt A new college-led, technology-based initiative to fill the manufacturing worker pipeline is getting closer to launch. The Wright State University Center for Manufacturing Sciences — announced in late 2013 — is shaping up to be a major player in education … Continue reading

$20 million for Wright State meant to grow Ohio research

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Excerpt A $20 million earmark in the state budget will allow Wright State University to set up a statewide network to score a bigger slice of federal research funding. Wright State Applied Research Corporation will use most of the money … Continue reading

Free workshop on resume writing, navigating

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The July 29 workshop will help participants create effective resumes and cover letters and navigate Continue reading

Major Ohio research network gets state funding

Dennis Andersh to expand the growing applied research efforts at Wright State

Excerpt A proposed research network linking Ohio’s major schools to get more federal research dollars from places like Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has been funded by the state. Funding to support the establishment of the Ohio Federal Research Network passed … Continue reading

WSRI’s RPA program receives $7.5M contract ceiling increase for UAV testing

WSRI's mobile threat and evaluation center outside the institute at 3045 Colonel Glenn Hwy. in Beavercreek.

The Wright State University Research Institute has been awarded a $7.5 million ceiling increase to an existing contract with the U.S. Air Force. Continue reading