Research

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The Wright State University College of Engineering and Computer Science focuses on seven areas of research.

Computing and Semantics

Wireless systems, cybersecurity, bioinformatics and data mining, and virtual reality.

Electronics and Sensors

Controls and robotics, microwave, signal and image processing, and sensors.

Engineering Education

Improving engineering mathematics education and classroom scale-up.

Health and Human Systems

Improving health care through optimized systems, imaging, interaction, ergonomics, and neuroengineering.

Innovative and Disruptive Technologies

Renewable energy, unmanned aerial vehicles, robotics, nanosystems, and cloud computing.

Materials and Structures

Ceramics, graphene, thermodynamics, surface engineering, and aircraft and automotive structures.

Product Design, Manufacturing, and Supply Chain

Making products more reliable, laser processing, additives manufacturing, and warehousing.

College of Engineering and Computer Science Research News

May 22, 2012
By any measure it’s low-tech--with its plastic base and supports, a vinyl tent-like cover and a couple of heating elements. But it’s designed to be just that. And it promises to be life-saving.
May 15, 2012
It was post-war Saigon—deep in the night. Ten-year-old Caroline Cao and her family quietly slipped out of their home and made for the coast.
May 11, 2012
The Wright State University College of Engineering and Computer Science marked its 25th anniversary on Friday, May 11, by announcing a new assistantship program that will provide scholarships, internships and a path to employment for 30 undergraduate students.
May 10, 2012
Wright State University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science will celebrate its 25th anniversary Friday, May 11, with a Research Showcase...
Nov 14, 2011
Just hours after a powerful earthquake killed hundreds of people in Turkey...
Sep 29, 2011
A Wright State University professor and two graduate students have distinguished themselves – and Wright State...
Sep 24, 2011
Whether they’re developing more effective UAVs for the battlefield or better underwater vehicles for exploration...
Aug 1, 2011
For combat pilots, the cockpit is a busy place. The aircraft themselves are complex, fast-moving machines that demand the pilot’s attention.
Jun 20, 2011
Sony, Google, Nintendo, Citigroup, Lockheed Martin. This group has more in common than just being all-star corporations--they were all recent targets of cyber attacks.
Jun 9, 2011
Magnetically stuck to the file cabinet above Farhad Sahiar’s head is a blue-and-white badge that reads: “WPAFB Honorary Commander.”

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