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

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.
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.

Department News

Engineering a better bra

Undergraduate engineering students team with graduates students for a research project.

Breathing space

Wright State research engineer Matthew Sherwood wins $501,000 Navy award to study effects of fatigue, reduced oxygen
Wright State research engineer Matthew Sherwood receives $501,000 from the U.S. Navy to study the effects of fatigue and reduced oxygen.

Wright State professor Caroline Cao elected Fellow and secretary-treasurer-elect of national ergonomics organization

The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society is the world’s largest scientific association for human factors and ergonomics professionals.

 

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