Engineering & Computer Science

Wright State to host regional robotics competition

The FIRST POWER UP Robotics Competition regional tournament on March 2–3 is expected to draw 60 teams from around the Midwest to the Wright State Nutter Center. 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

Painless solution

Wright State’s Yong Pei and his team named winner in Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge

Wright State researchers designed an augmented-reality system designed that puts a “doctor in the house” to help recovering surgery patients manage pain without painkillers. 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

Strategic planning process will create ongoing dialogue at Wright State

Thousands of Wright State community members can shape the university’s future through a new strategic planning process that the university hopes will become part of the leadership culture. Continue reading

Wright State professor Travis Doom earns prestigious teaching award from Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society

Doom was recognized “for tremendous contributions to computer science and engineering through a balanced career incorporating research, mentoring of students, curriculum, pedagogy development and service.” Continue reading

KnoEmoji empire

Wright State researchers develop database that promises to improve emoji communication

Researchers at Wright State’s Kno.e.sis developed EmojiNet, a comprehensive resource to help people understand and interpret the various meanings of emojis. 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