Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Construction material

Two-time Wright State graduate Jacob Marino combines engineering with business in the construction industry

Jacob Marino lives in two different worlds using two different degrees — engineering and business. Continue reading

Making a splash

Wright State students win awards at national solar powered boat competition

Wright State mechanical and materials engineering students received the Best Rookie team award at the 27th annual Solar Splash competition. Continue reading

Skies the limit

Wright State engineering students helped Valley View Junior High students sail a high-altitude balloon 19 miles above the Earth’s surface. Continue reading

Materializing at the top

Wright State engineering alumna Katherine ‘Katy’ Hitchcock supports the Joint Chiefs in Pentagon internship

Katherine “Katy” Hitchcock, a Wright State materials science and engineering graduate, advises the Joint Chiefs about new research in science and technology. Continue reading

Nearly 70 students take part in engineering, computing induction ceremony

Students in the College of Engineering and Computer Science joined the Order of the Engineer and the Pledge of the Computing Professional. Continue reading

Governor DeWine to address students during Wright State University’s spring commencement ceremonies

Nearly 1,900 students are expected to graduate during Wright State’s spring commencement ceremonies in the Nutter Center on April 30 and May 1. Continue reading

Aerospace ambition

Megan Lawson selected as Intern of the Year by the College of Engineering and Computer Science

Megan Lawson, a senior mechanical engineering major at Wright State, interned at Collins Aerospace in Troy. Continue reading

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

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