Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Campus confidence

Student involvement on campus is a top priority for student body president Jonathan Ciero

Jonathan Ciero, a senior mechanical engineering major, was elected the student body president for the 2021–22 academic year. Continue reading

All the fixings

A passion for tinkering and fixing things led Bernadette West to pursue a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering at Wright State. Continue reading

Five undergraduate students receive Women in Science research awards

The Women in Science Giving Circle enhances the educational and professional success of female students and faculty members in STEMM disciplines. Continue reading

Faculty members honored for excellent service at Wright State

The Faculty Awards for Excellence recognize faculty members for their excellent work in the areas of teaching, research, community engagement, professional service and early career achievement. Continue reading

Frederick A. White Distinguished Professor of Professional Service

James A. Menart

Part of the series: Faculty Awards for Excellence 2020-21

James Menart, professor of mechanical and materials engineering, has contributed to graduate and research activities, program oversight and accreditation, curricular development and college leadership. Continue reading

Brage Golding Distinguished Professor of Research

Hong Huang

Part of the series: Faculty Awards for Excellence 2020-21

Hong Huang, professor of mechanical and materials engineering, was recognized for her pioneering, prolific and high-impact research. Continue reading

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