Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Helping students succeed

Wright State graduate Doug Rasor and his wife, Barbara, create scholarship fund for engineering and computer science students

Doug Rasor and his wife, Barbara, hope their newly created scholarship will impact the lives of students, just as theirs was by a scholarship Doug received as a student at Wright State. Continue reading

Power surge

Wright State associate professor Rory Roberts helps engineering students launch careers in aerospace propulsion

Rory Roberts, associate professor of mechanical and materials engineering, designs his courses with hands-on experiences to give his students invaluable real-world lessons. Continue reading

Military models

Five Wright State Army ROTC grads honored nationally as Distinguished Military Graduates
Wright State Army ROTC cadets raise the flag in observane of Memorial Day.

Distinguished Military Graduates made up 50 percent of Wright State’s Army ROTC commissioning class. Continue reading

Junior Jesse Everette named Intern of the Year by College of Engineering and Computer Science

Jesse Everette has interned for nearly two years at the Dayton-Phoenix Group, learning about HVAC and electrical systems, vibration and psychometric testing, and testing fixtures and new products. Continue reading

Axle ability

Wright State engineering student R.J. McCoy helps design new axle line at Navistar

Wright State mechanical engineering student R.J. McCoy plays a major role in producing trucks during an internship at Navistar in Springfield. Continue reading

Prizeworthy poster

Wright State biology student Johana Barrientos scores big in national Louis Stokes poster/presentation competition

Johana Barrientos was recognized for creating a poster that explains her research on a complicated heart disease it in a detailed, colorful and reader-friendly way. Continue reading

Wright State cuts high profile at American Institute of Aerospace and Astronautics forum

Wright State had one of the largest representations of any university at an annual aerospace forum in Florida that drew 4,000 scientists and researchers from around the world. Continue reading

Perfect timing

Timely opportunity set the stage for Wright State alum Anil Gopinathan’s career success at Ingersoll Rand

Wright State grad Anil Gopinathan turned his passion for mathematics and the sciences into a successful engineering career. Continue reading

Blazing star

Wright State engineering student Logan Blazier turns love of the mechanical into important role at defense contractor

Logan Blazier, a mechanical engineering student at Wright State, works part-time at a local defense contractor learning to build high-level engineering systems. Continue reading

Drawing power

Love of sketching cars propelled Wright State alum Sagar Sangle into world of mechanical engineering

Sagar Sangle uses his art skills and his master’s degree in mechanical engineering while teaching middle school students about design for 3D printing, manufacturing design and robotics. Continue reading