Research

Physics fervor

Wright State physics student Neil Pohl is flourishing as an intern at the Air Force Research Laboratory

The Air Force Research Laboratory recognized Neil Pohl, a physics major at Wright State, for his work by naming him Intern of the Week. Continue reading

Madhavi Kadakia appointed vice provost for research and innovation at Wright State

Madhavi Kadakia has also served as chair of biochemistry and molecular biology and associate dean of research affairs of the Boonshoft School of Medicine. Continue reading

Top research stories of 2021

From developing a super sunscreen to monitoring brain injuries to tracking COVID-19 misinformation, Wright State faculty and students pursued important research endeavors in 2021. Continue reading

Wright State MPA student Elisheba Hawkins co-authors climate change article published in national magazine

Master of Public Administration student Elisheba Hawkins wrote the article as part of an internship with the village of Silverton, Ohio. Continue reading

Wright State professor Ulas Sunar wins prestigious NIH Brain Initiative research grant

Ulas Sunar, an Ohio Research Scholar and Endowed Chair in Medical Imaging, received an $811,410 federal grant to develop a novel neuromonitoring approach for monitoring patients with acute brain injuries. Continue reading

Wright State researchers publish study identifying key mediator of neuronal disruption in neurological disease

The researchers identified a molecule that disrupts neurons from the brain, a finding that could broaden the understanding of neurological complications in diseases. Continue reading

Wright State scientists receive American Lung Association Discovery grant to advance lung cancer research

Weiwen Long, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, and Marion Morel, a postdoctoral researcher, are studying non-small cell lung cancer. Continue reading

Explore the Wright State woods at annual Runkle Woods Symposium

The Runkle Woods Symposium is an opportunity to explore the Wright State woods with faculty, staff and students who are involved in research and creative projects. Continue reading

Risk factor

Wright State biomedical engineering alumnus Zachary Kiehl heads a startup company with pioneering health and safety technology

Wright State biomedical engineering alumnus Zachary Kiehl cofounded Sentinel Occupational Safety, which is developing wearable sensor technology and safety software. Continue reading

Book talk by historian Paul Lockhart brings C-SPAN to Wright State

A talk by Paul Lockhart, professor of history, about his new book, “Firepower: How Weapons Shaped Warfare,” will be broadcast on “Book TV” on C-SPAN. Continue reading