Research

Wright State WestRock Scholars studying quality of Wilmington drinking water sources

WestRock created a research fund in 2020 to support research in sustainability science by Wright State students. Continue reading

Solar activity

Wright State researchers Jeffrey Travers and Yanfang Chen win $1.7 million NIH grant to study effects of sunlight

A super sunscreen for people hypersensitive to the searing rays of the sun could be the end result of research in the Wright State Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology. Continue reading

Wright State biologists Shulin Ju, Quan Zhong win $450,000 federal research grant to study neurological disease

The research by Ju and Zhong is aimed at understanding mechanisms of the cellular toxicity of the protein-coding gene FUS, mutations in which cause ALS. Continue reading

Enhancing minority student representation in undergraduate research was topic of College of Science and Mathematics workshop

The workshop examined how the ASK Program could enhance the recruitment and support of underrepresented minority students. Continue reading

Top research stories in 2020

From a new MRI scanner to access to a unique 3D laser printer to imaging and treating ovarian cancer, Wright State faculty and students pursued important research endeavors in 2020. Continue reading

Runkle Woods Symposium a virtual treasure chest of research and information about Wright State’s forest

The Runkle Woods Symposium is an opportunity to explore the Wright State woods with research from the Colleges of Science and Mathematics and Liberal Arts. Continue reading

Wright State business faculty win prestigious Ranyard Medal for analytics research

Anand Jeyaraj and Amir Hassan Zadeh, faculty members in the Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, were honored for their paper on the alignment of business and social media strategies. Continue reading

Social behavior

Wright State student research on the COVID-19 pandemic and social media to be presented at an international conference

A study by computer science and engineering students suggests that social media can detect COVID-19 news early and could be used to understand public reaction and to emergent pandemics. Continue reading

Sky high

Wright State engineering students help a local middle school launch a high-altitude balloon

The Wright State students are members of the university’s chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Continue reading

Molecular movement

Wright State student researcher Christina Davis will participate in an exchange program in Singapore

Christina Davis, a biochemistry and molecular biology major, works as a research assistant at the Air Force Research Laboratory. Continue reading