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

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Wright State grad student Cassandra Clouse shines at a national military conference with her virtual reality research
Cassandra Clouse, who pursuing a Ph.D. in engineering at Wright State, studies how virtual reality environments can help people with PTSD.

New visualization cave will help Wright State students to train for future careers

A new virtual reality system will soon be available for students and faculty to use in the Appenzeller Visualization Laboratory in the Joshi Research Center.

Wright State Applied Research Corporation chosen to lead APEX, a $49M U.S. Air Force science and technology initiative

Wright State will play a key role employing advanced machine learning and data science to identify scientists and scientific communities around the country whose work can be developed for Air Force use.

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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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