Engineering & Computer Science

Top research stories of 2021

From developing a super sunscreen to monitoring brain injuries to tracking COVID-19 misinformation, Wright State faculty and students pursued important research endeavors in 2021. Continue reading

Fall 2021 commencement ceremonies in photos

Wright State’s class of 2021 celebrated graduation during fall commencement ceremonies on Dec. 10–11 in the Nutter Center. Continue reading

Nearly 1,200 students graduate at Wright State’s fall commencement ceremonies

Wright State University President Sue Edwards, Ph.D., addressed the class, urging students, family and friends to savor the accomplishment of earning a college degree and to drive toward their next adventure. Continue reading

Millett Hall room honoring late Air Force Capt. Kevin M. Maguire rededicated

Kevin Maguire’s family also established a memorial scholarship at Wright State to support students enrolled in the Air Force ROTC program. Continue reading

Nearly 1,200 students to graduate at Wright State’s fall commencement

Wright State will hold commencement ceremonies in the Wright State Nutter Center for its Graduate School on Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. and for undergraduate students on Dec. 11 at 10 a.m. Continue reading

Computer science grad Medha Karri applauds Wright Venture competition, urges widespread participation

Medha Karri created an app that enabled small businesses to do their administrative work and more accurately for Wright Venture. Continue reading

Wright State computer science student Alena McCain wins $10,000 in Ohio Vax-2-School lottery

Alena McCain got vaccinated because she wanted to get back to participating in clubs and other activities. Continue reading

Wright State professor Ulas Sunar wins prestigious NIH Brain Initiative research grant

Ulas Sunar, an Ohio Research Scholar and Endowed Chair in Medical Imaging, received an $811,410 federal grant to develop a novel neuromonitoring approach for monitoring patients with acute brain injuries. Continue reading

Material witness

Wright State mechanical engineering major Alex Vehre helps the Air Force with materials testing as part of an internship

Alex Vehre applies knowledge learned in Wright State’s mechanical engineering program in his Air Force Research Laboratory internship. Continue reading

Fast acting

Biomedical engineering and electrical engineering student Yara Hakim discovers blueprint for career success

Wright State graduate student Yara Hakim has been persistent in her pursuit of college credits, jobs and internships, leading to a position at Kettering Health. Continue reading