Research

State-of-the-art engineering now and in the future is the focus of faculty in the College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS). Our innovative engineering faculty conduct research with the government, industry and other organizations to move the world forward. We believe that engineering research is a core component for training future engineers. We encourage you to reach out to our faculty and learn more about the exciting things they are working on, and our graduate programs. We take a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach to bridge the boundaries between science, math, engineering, and medicine.

Departmental Research

The college's four departments provide the college with a unique blend of disciplines.

Research News

Neuroengineering research of Wright State faculty member Sherif Elbasiouny receives $2.72 million NIH grant to continue study of ALS

The research project employs engineering and neuroscience techniques to study how neurons that control muscles degenerate in ALS.

Top research stories of 2021

From developing a super sunscreen to monitoring brain injuries to tracking COVID-19 misinformation, Wright State faculty and students pursued important research endeavors in 2021.

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.

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Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Engineering and Computer Science students are encouraged to participate in research. All students in our programs will do a Senior Design Project as part of their curriculum. Other opportunities are available through individual professors within the College of Engineering and Computer Science.

Guiding undergraduate education and hands-on research: Dr. Travis Doom

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