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

Eva Stanglein, an industrial and systems engineering major at Wright State, wants to be a role model for young female engineers.
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.

Department News

Industrial strength

Wright State engineering student Eva Stanglein flourishes as an intern with a national water purification company
Eva Stanglein, an industrial and systems engineering major at Wright State, wants to be a role model for young female engineers.

Making the world a better place

The Pran Malhotra Education Fund honors a successful Indian immigrant who aspired to help others
Wright State alumnus Raj Malhotra hopes the scholarship will inspire students to follow his father’s lead and persevere until they have achieved their dreams.

Wright State industrial and systems engineering students win first place in Great Lakes technical paper competition

The students were honored for their paper "Putting a Smile on Redesigning: A Dental Facility Layout Problem."

 

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