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

Wright State business students capture IT award using data analytics to predict pet adoption

The student applied their analytical skills to create a solution for a Kaggle Data Analytics Challenge Competition.

Top research stories in 2020

From a new MRI scanner to access to a unique 3D laser printer to imaging and treating ovarian cancer, Wright State faculty and students pursued important research endeavors in 2020.

Social behavior

Wright State student research on the COVID-19 pandemic and social media to be presented at an international conference
A study by computer science and engineering students suggests that social media can detect COVID-19 news early and could be used to understand public reaction and to emergent pandemics.

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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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