Mechanical and Materials Engineering

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

Sky high

Wright State engineering students help a local middle school launch a high-altitude balloon

The Wright State students are members of the university’s chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Continue reading

Engineering, computing students take part in virtual induction ceremony for Order of the Engineer

The ceremony was for all undergraduates from the College of Engineering and Computer Science who completed their degrees in the Summer or Fall Semesters of 2019 or the Spring Semester of 2020. Continue reading

Talented network

The Dayton Workforce Partnerships Scholarship Program awarded Cameron Foster, a Wright State University freshman majoring in mechanical engineering a $1,000 scholarship. Continue reading

Investing in the future

Wright State graduate Vercie Lark ’86 and his wife, Lisa, created a scholarship fund for students in the College of Engineering and Computer Science

Lisa and Vercie Lark’s scholarship assists students who can easily get overlooked when it comes to needing money for college. Continue reading

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

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

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

Double major doctor-in-training

Brittany Urwin is one of hundreds of Wright State students who have benefited from a scholarship funded by a local business or corporation. Continue reading

Building confidence

Wright State alumna Katy Haddad uses engineering degree in constructing and renovating homes

Katy Haddad said Wright State’s engineering program gave her the tools and confidence to take on big construction projects. Continue reading