Research

Wright State historical archaeologist Lance Greene authors book on Cherokees who avoided Trail of Tears

In his new book, “Their Determination to Remain,” Lance Greene explores the complexities of race and gender in the antebellum South and the real impacts of racism. Continue reading

Cruise control

Wright State grad student Marissa Despins collected environmental samples on a two-month research cruise off Alaska

Earth and environmental sciences graduate student Marissa Despins collected chemical samples to measure mercury methylation during a research cruise. Continue reading

Neuroengineering research of Wright State faculty member Sherif Elbasiouny receives $2.72 million NIH grant to continue study of ALS

The research project employs engineering and neuroscience techniques to study how neurons that control muscles degenerate in ALS. Continue reading

Paul Lockhart, Peggy Kelly named Faculty Fellows at the Center for Faculty Excellence

Peggy Kelly was named the Faculty Fellow for Pedagogy and Paul Lockhart is the Faculty Fellow for Scholarship. Continue reading

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