Author Archives: Jim Hannah

About Jim Hannah

Born in San Diego, Calif., and raised in Troy, OH. Graduated in journalism from Ohio State University. Worked at the Rome Daily American in Italy, the Indianapolis Star and The Associated Press, where I spent 30 years working in Columbus, Dayton and Washington D.C. Currently assistant director of public relations at Wright State University. Married, with three children.

Energy field

Graduate engineering student Mohammad Naser completes internship at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory

An interest in engineering and renewable energy led Mohammad Naser to pursue a master’s degree at Wright State. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Engineering & Computer Science, Graduate, Homepage feature rotator, International Students, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, News, Student Profile |

Wright State professor Ahsan Mian elected Fellow by American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Ahsan Mian, associate professor of mechanical and materials engineering, was recognized for his significant contributions in applied mechanics and electronic packaging materials. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, News |

Electric energy

Wright State research team receives a $500,000 federal grant to accelerate manufacturing of thermoelectric materials

Joy Gockel, assistant professor of mechanical and materials engineering, and Tanvi Banerjee, associate professor of computer science, received a research grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Computer Science and Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, News, Research |

Remote control

How Wright State faculty, staff, and students have adjusted to remote delivery of classes

After CaTS and CTL created a roadmap for online learning, faculty members used their creative instincts to continue offering students a quality education remotely. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Alumni, Alumni Association, Coronavirus, Faculty & Staff, Home news sidebar, Magazine, News, Online Education |

Water power

Wright State professor Silvia Newell is a key player in a new state partnership on monitoring of wetlands

The Lake Erie and Aquatic Research Network will assess the effectiveness and future role of implemented and planned wetland restoration projects. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Home news sidebar, News, Research, Science & Mathematics |

Healthy volunteers needed for Air Force COVID-19 antibodies research

Wright State researchers have partnered with the Air Force Research Laboratory on a pilot study aimed at validating industry testing kits. Continue reading

Posted in Coronavirus, Home news sidebar, News |

All business

Wright State senior Jugad Mattu’s interest in international business takes her through some surprising turns

Jugad Mattu will work for AmeriCorps as she nears her bachelor’s degree in international business at Wright State. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Business, Homepage feature rotator, Management & International Business, News, Student Profile, Study Abroad |

Wright State’s undergraduate computer science program ranked by U.S. News

Wright State computer science graduates are proficient in software and software systems across multiple application areas. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Computer Science and Engineering, Engineering & Computer Science, Home news sidebar, News, Rankings, Undergraduate |

Water research by physics professor Allen Hunt published by Geological Society of America

Allen Hunt’s research is important when developing strategies to optimize the use of water in food and energy production. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Environmental Sciences, Ph.D., Home news sidebar, News, Physics, Research, Science & Mathematics |

Wright State’s Creative Arts Center goes red to draw attention to and support for COVID-impacted arts

Glowing red, Wright State University’s Creative Arts Center was part of a nationwide event to draw attention to the negative impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the arts industry and appeal for congressional aid. Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Home news sidebar, Liberal Arts, News, Special Categories, Theater, Dance, and Motion Pictures |