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 graduate student Yara Hakim has been persistent in her pursuit of college credits, jobs and internships, leading to a position at Kettering Health.
Wright State senior Garrett Regan utilizes machine learning to detect aneurysms on CT scans during an internship.

Department News

Wright State professor Ulas Sunar wins prestigious NIH Brain Initiative research grant

Ulas Sunar, an Ohio Research Scholar and Endowed Chair in Medical Imaging, received an $811,410 federal grant to develop a novel neuromonitoring approach for monitoring patients with acute brain injuries.

Fast acting

Biomedical engineering and electrical engineering student Yara Hakim discovers blueprint for career success
Wright State graduate student Yara Hakim has been persistent in her pursuit of college credits, jobs and internships, leading to a position at Kettering Health.

Risk factor

Wright State biomedical engineering alumnus Zachary Kiehl heads a startup company with pioneering health and safety technology
Wright State biomedical engineering alumnus Zachary Kiehl cofounded Sentinel Occupational Safety, which is developing wearable sensor technology and safety software.

 

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