Faculty Profile

Wright State’s Brian Rigling earns prestigious Fellow honor from Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Brian Rigling in lab

The IEEE has named Wright State professor of electrical engineering Brian Rigling as a Fellow for his contributions to synthetic aperture radar imaging. Continue reading

Special care

Wright State researchers use gaming app to study burnout among caregivers of dementia patients

The study, led by Wright State computer science and social work researchers, uses word games, apps and skin sensors. Continue reading

Symphonic streak

Wright State’s Herb Dregalla poised to conduct 'Nutcracker Ballet' in Nebraska for 23rd consecutive year

Music educator Herb Dregalla will conduct three “Nutcracker” performances with the Nebraska Symphony Chamber Orchestra on Dec. 16 and 17. Continue reading

Citizen sensing to insights, predictions and decisions

Wright State professor Amit Sheth is a leader in combining computer science with social media
Amit Sheth

Amit Sheth finds commercial success with a software system that analyzes big data on social media sites. Continue reading

Wright State faculty members Lisa Kenyon, Pratik Parikh honored by Affiliate Societies Council

Kenyon and Parikh were honored on Oct. 10 with the Affiliate Society Council Outstanding Engineers and Scientists Award. Continue reading

A golden opportunity

History professor Drew Swanson returned to his alma mater the University of Georgia to lecture on the Georgia gold rush. Continue reading

Fossil force

Smithsonian is latest TV channel to turn to Wright State professor Chuck Ciampaglio for expertise on prehistoric sharks

Chuck Ciampaglio is among only a handful of scientists worldwide who has studied the megalodon, a prehistoric shark. Continue reading

Revolutionary research

Wright State English professor Sharon Lynette Jones will produce book about famous civil rights activist Angela Davis

Sharon Lynette Jones’ new book project will take extensive research and involve visits to archives around the country. Continue reading

Wright State professor Julie Williams receives prestigious national award for advancement of disability issues

Julie Williams, a professor in the School of Professional Psychology, received the Distinguished Contributions to the Advancement of Disability Issues Award from the American Psychological Association. Continue reading

Accounting principles

Maggie Houston caps teaching career with scholarship designed to help nontraditional female accounting students at Wright State

Even in retirement, long-time accountancy instructor Maggie Houston continues to place the welfare of her students above all else. Continue reading