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

Navigation sensation

Wright State grad student Cassandra Clouse shines at a national military conference with her virtual reality research
Cassandra Clouse, who pursuing a Ph.D. in engineering at Wright State, studies how virtual reality environments can help people with PTSD.

Gold standard

Wright State’s industrial engineering student chapter wins gold again
The Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers student chapter is thriving thanks to enthusiastic student leaders.

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.

 

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