Faculty Profile

Painless solution

Wright State’s Yong Pei and his team named winner in Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge

Wright State researchers designed an augmented-reality system designed that puts a “doctor in the house” to help recovering surgery patients manage pain without painkillers. Continue reading

Grand fan

Wright State’s Kristie McKiernan a full-throated superfan of the women's basketball team

Kristie McKiernan, Wright State grad and senior English lecturer, is a superfan of the Raiders, missing only three home games and attending road contests as far away as Chicago over the past eight years. Continue reading

Wright State professor Travis Doom earns prestigious teaching award from Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society

Doom was recognized “for tremendous contributions to computer science and engineering through a balanced career incorporating research, mentoring of students, curriculum, pedagogy development and service.” Continue reading

Wright State’s Amit Sheth earns prestigious Fellow honor from American Association of Artificial Intelligence

Wright State University professor Amit Sheth is a newly elected Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence. Continue reading

Wright State’s Brian Rigling earns prestigious Fellow honor from Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Brian Rigling in lab

The IEEE has named Wright State professor of electrical engineering Brian Rigling as a Fellow for his contributions to synthetic aperture radar imaging. Continue reading

Special care

Wright State researchers use gaming app to study burnout among caregivers of dementia patients

The study, led by Wright State computer science and social work researchers, uses word games, apps and skin sensors. Continue reading

Symphonic streak

Wright State’s Herb Dregalla poised to conduct 'Nutcracker Ballet' in Nebraska for 23rd consecutive year

Music educator Herb Dregalla will conduct three “Nutcracker” performances with the Nebraska Symphony Chamber Orchestra on Dec. 16 and 17. Continue reading

Citizen sensing to insights, predictions and decisions

Wright State professor Amit Sheth is a leader in combining computer science with social media
Amit Sheth

Amit Sheth finds commercial success with a software system that analyzes big data on social media sites. Continue reading

Wright State faculty members Lisa Kenyon, Pratik Parikh honored by Affiliate Societies Council

Kenyon and Parikh were honored on Oct. 10 with the Affiliate Society Council Outstanding Engineers and Scientists Award. Continue reading

A golden opportunity

History professor Drew Swanson returned to his alma mater the University of Georgia to lecture on the Georgia gold rush. Continue reading