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

Bra science

Team from Victoria’s Secret comes to Wright State for student presentation on breast research
Biomedical engineering and medical students at Wright State have been investigating how to design a better bra for more than a year.

Wright State grad to pursue physician assistant degree at Yale

After graduating from Wright State in May, Kelly Hunt is ready to take the next step in achieving her lifelong goal of working in the health care field.

Wright State graduate researcher investigates durability of cardiac devices; reporting to FDA

Wright State biomedical engineering grad student briefed U.S. Food and Drug Administration on the progress of his research on the durability of pacemakers and other cardiac devices.

 

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