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 (BIHFE) 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 BIHFE 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

During her M.D./Ph.D. studies with the Boonshoft School of Medicine and the College of Science and Mathematics, Jessica Myers will research mental illness and functional magnetic resonance imaging.
Vanessa Madrigal enrolled at Wright State to play on the tennis team and study biomedical engineering in the College of Engineering and Computer Science.

Department News

Wright State imaging researchers demonstrate a novel approach for measuring brain function connectivity

The research could lead to a more effective way to study people with autism, Alzheimer’s and depression.

Wright State engineering professor Caroline Cao graduates from prestigious ELATE program

Caroline Cao, professor of biomedical, industrial and human factors engineering, wants to build an ecosystem for entrepreneurship at Wright State.

Healthy choice

Wright State alum Nicholas Ballester flourishes as engineer with Chicago health care analytics firm
Nicholas Ballester used his two engineering degrees from Wright State to land a job with a company founded and run by medical doctors.

 

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