Engineering & Computer Science

President Schrader named to prestigious board for national project to eliminate barriers to women in engineering leadership

Wright State President Cheryl B. Schrader has been named to the Engineering Deans Gender Equity (EDGE) Initiative by the American Society for Engineering Education. Continue reading

Wright State engineering professor Amir Farajian wins $91,000 defense grant for equipment in nanomaterials research

The College of Engineering and Computer Science will use the award to acquire equipment to study atom-thin sheets of carbon for materials that could be used in electronics and aircraft. Continue reading

Engineering a better bra

Undergraduate engineering students team with graduates students for a research project. Continue reading

Growth spurt

Wright State’s partner Dayton Regional STEM School announces major expansion that includes new classrooms, lab

An expansion project at the Dayton Regional STEM School, an affiliate of Wright State, includes new classrooms, a place for school assemblies and a gaming research laboratory. Continue reading

Team led by Wright State professor Elliott Brown wins prestigious IEEE Best Paper Award for polarimetric radar work

Elliott Brown, the Ohio Research Scholars Endowed Chair in Sensors Physics, and his team of researchers were recognized for their research on the polarization of electromagnetic radiation, or radio waves. Continue reading

Breathing space

Wright State research engineer Matthew Sherwood wins $501,000 Navy award to study effects of fatigue, reduced oxygen

Wright State research engineer Matthew Sherwood receives $501,000 from the U.S. Navy to study the effects of fatigue and reduced oxygen. Continue reading

Head of the class

Wright State’s Dayton Regional STEM School ranked as top performer as it marks 10th anniversary

Wright State is a founding partner of the Dayton Regional STEM School, which uses project-based learning to teach students in grades six through 12. Continue reading

Wright State professor Caroline Cao elected Fellow and secretary-treasurer-elect of national ergonomics organization

The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society is the world’s largest scientific association for human factors and ergonomics professionals. Continue reading

By the numbers

Wright State graduate students Fan Yang and Michele Miller win first place in prestigious Datathon competition

Two Wright State graduate students were honored for developing a model that could be used to help patients with sickle cell disease better manage their pain. Continue reading

Air Uber

Wright State professor Yong Pei leads university effort to help develop pilotless drone for human passengers

Wright State computer science and engineering researchers are helping to develop a pilotless drone that could ferry medical supplies or emergency responders to disaster zones. Continue reading