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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 University receives $2.5 million estate gift

The estate of the late Klaus and Anna Otten funds scholarships in the Wright State College of Engineering and Computer Science.

Wright State’s engineering, business online programs among nation’s best, says U.S. News and World Report

U.S. News recognizes Wright State's Industrial and Human Factors Engineering, Master of Information Systems and Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management and MBA programs.

Brian Rigling named dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science

Brian Rigling had served as interim dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science since July 2018.

 

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