Engineering & Computer Science

Engineering faculty member Joy Gockel honored by professional society for minerals, metals and materials

Joy Gockel will receive a TMS 2021 Structural Materials Division Young Leaders Professional Development Award from The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS). Continue reading

Wright State industrial and systems engineering students win first place in Great Lakes technical paper competition

The students were honored for their paper “Putting a Smile on Redesigning: A Dental Facility Layout Problem.” Continue reading

Wright State speakers applaud impact of virtual TEDxDayton 2020

Watch TEDxDayton talks by Subhashini Ganapathy, chair of biomedical, industrial and human factors engineering, and Christopher Wyatt, associate chair of neuroscience, cell biology and physiology. Continue reading

Wright State’s IHE engineering, business online programs among nation’s best, says U.S. News and World Report

Wright State’s ranked programs including Industrial and Human Factors Engineering (IHE), M.B.A., Information Systems and Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Continue reading

Top research stories in 2020

From a new MRI scanner to access to a unique 3D laser printer to imaging and treating ovarian cancer, Wright State faculty and students pursued important research endeavors in 2020. Continue reading

Two alumni appointed national trustees for Wright State

Ricky Peters ’84 received a bachelor’s degree in systems engineering, and Brittney C. Whiteside ’07, ’12 received a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling. Continue reading

In virtual commencement ceremony, President Edwards praises graduates for their resiliency

“To earn a college degree is a monumental achievement in its own right, but to complete it during a global pandemic is nothing short of heroic,” Edwards told graduates. “You are inspirational.” Continue reading

More than 1,300 students to graduate at Wright State’s virtual fall commencement

Wright State will broadcast the virtual fall commencement ceremony on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube beginning at 10 am on Saturday, Dec. 12. Continue reading

Body work

Nursing students use augmented reality in patient assessment thanks to a computer science partnership

Wright State nursing students use augmented reality to better assess patients with virtual hearts, lungs and other internal body parts coming to life to enhance the learning experience. Continue reading

Social behavior

Wright State student research on the COVID-19 pandemic and social media to be presented at an international conference

A study by computer science and engineering students suggests that social media can detect COVID-19 news early and could be used to understand public reaction and to emergent pandemics. Continue reading