Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering

Be part of something unique and exciting! Wright State is the only academic unit in the nation to share this unique combination of engineering programs. The Department of Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering (BIE) is a collection of programs you will appreciate for their distinctive human-centered approach and focus on improving today's complex human-technical systems.

The BIE department's vision is to be nationally recognized for excellence in education and for cutting-edge research in specific engineering areas of biomedical, industrial and systems, human factors, and operations research.

Success Stories

Wright State professor Caroline Cao is an expert in the design and evaluation of enabling technology, such as haptics, navigational aids, and surgical simulation, for minimally invasive surgery.
James Dahlman, who graduated from Wright State with a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering, was named one of “35 Innovators Under 35” by the MIT Technology Review.

Department News

TEDxDayton 2019 has strong Wright State flavor

At least seven people with connections to Wright State University will be among the 17 speakers at TEDxDayton on Oct. 11.

College of Engineering and Computer Science named leader in inclusive excellence

The American Society for Engineering Education recognized the Wright State College of Engineering and Computer Science for supporting groups underrepresented in engineering.

Bra science

Team from Victoria’s Secret comes to Wright State for student presentation on breast research
Biomedical engineering and medical students at Wright State have been investigating how to design a better bra for more than a year.

 

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