Research

Trauma care

Wright State engineering professor Pratik Parikh to lead research designed to optimize locations of hospital trauma centers

Reshaping the network of hospital trauma centers to increase their effectiveness in saving lives and better utilize resources is the goal of research led by Wright State. Continue reading

Nervous energy

Wright State postdoctoral researcher Ryan Griggs wins prestigious neuroscience award for his lab’s research on diabetes

Ryan Griggs and his fellow researchers have found that changes in neurons in the brain may be responsible for cognitive dysfunction associated with Type 2 diabetes. Continue reading

Prairie premiere

Restored prairie at Wright State serves as wildlife magnet, research lab and scenic wonder

Students and faculty in the Department of Biological Sciences turned land off University Drive between the Nutter Center parking and Mini University into a prairie. Continue reading

Lake Campus efforts to address water quality recognized by governor

Collaborative efforts between agriculture and water quality groups surrounding Grand Lake St. Marys were highlighted by Ohio Gov. John Kasich and other state officials. Continue reading

Field operations

Wright State archaeology students find traces of town that was relocated following Great Dayton Flood of 1913

Students in the Field School in Archaeology excavate a field to learn more about life in Old Osborn, near Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Continue reading

Fit for Florence

Wright State art historian Caroline Hillard wins prestigious Harvard fellowship to write a book on the Renaissance

Caroline Hillard, associate professor of art and art history, will spend a year in Florence, Italy, researching the Etruscan influence on the Renaissance. Continue reading

Ohio researchers from academia, government and business work to create more trust in autonomous systems

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A team of Ohio researchers, including representatives of the Wright State Research Institute, is working with the Air Force Research Laboratory to ensure the safety and cyber security of autonomous systems. Continue reading

Learning landscape

Wright State’s Amanda Harris presents New Media Incubator research at national conference

Amanda Harris, a communication studies student who interns in the New Media Incubator, helped beginning French students work on their language skills by producing storytelling videos. Continue reading

Gender matters

Wright State assistant professor Adrienne Traxler co-authors equity article in prestigious Physics Today magazine

Adrienne Traxler, assistant professor of physics, examined systemic bias against women in physics and how what physicists can do to improve things. Continue reading

Innovation sensation

Wright State’s Innovation Weekend seen as big success; four more are planned beginning in the fall

Innovation Weekend brought students from four colleges together to devise potential solutions to real-world problems in the handling of battlefield injuries and mass-casualty situations. Continue reading