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

Wright State receives Defense Department funds to acquire advanced MRI scanner

New MRI scanner will allow Wright State to expand its neuroscience research and create a neuroimaging center for cognitive technologies.

Wright State researcher Ulas Sunar wins $1.7 million grant to demonstrate novel approach for imaging and treating ovarian cancer

Ulas Sunar, director of the Biomedical Imaging Laboratory, is investigating new techniques to detect and treat small tumor nodules in ovarian cancer.

Online feature of Wright State’s industrial and systems engineering degree expected to boost enrollment

Students will be able to complete the final two years of the bachelor's degree program in industrial and systems engineering completely online.

 

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