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

Top research stories in 2020

From a new MRI scanner to access to a unique 3D laser printer to imaging and treating ovarian cancer, Wright State faculty and students pursued important research endeavors in 2020.

Sky high

Wright State engineering students help a local middle school launch a high-altitude balloon
The Wright State students are members of the university's chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Engineering, computing students take part in virtual induction ceremony for Order of the Engineer

The ceremony was for all undergraduates from the College of Engineering and Computer Science who completed their degrees in the Summer or Fall Semesters of 2019 or the Spring Semester of 2020.

 

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