Research

photo of a graduate researcher and professorIn a region admired for its advances in technology and engineering, Wright State University stands tall in its pursuit of innovation.

From the seven Ohio Centers of Excellence to the Wright State Research Institute, the university's community of researchers and thought leaders are solving problems and turning the unknown into the known.

Explore the many research centers and university research sectors on campus. See why so many organizations, military units, and universities are seeking to partner with Wright State University.

Graduate Research

Graduate students can work with faculty experts, fellow graduate students, and possibly undergraduate students on the faculty member's research. You can also discuss your ideas for independent research.

Graduate students may apply for Graduate Research Assistantship positions that may be eligible for tuition remission and annual stipends.

Research News

Sep 27, 2013
The Wright State Research Institute has hired renowned neuroscientist Michael Weisend, Ph.D., as a senior research scientist...
Sep 19, 2013

Technology under development by Wright State researchers and field-deployable at public sites has the potential to detect viruses within minutes, giving early warning and reducing the possibility of an outbreak.

Sep 3, 2013
Rufus Smith, a retired Brigadier General from the Ohio National Guard, takes the helm this week of the university’s medical preparedness and disaster training program.
Aug 28, 2013

Jason Parker, director of Wright States Research Institute says having NASA on a resume would also go along way to landing the promising STEM student of tomorrow.

Aug 16, 2013

It’s an unlikely marriage of double majors—biomedical engineering and religion. But for Wright State junior Monica Leslie, it’s a match made in heaven.

Aug 15, 2013

As part of a statewide effort to promote Ohio’s capabilities in unmanned aerial systems, the Wright State Research Institute joined...

Jul 31, 2013

Humanoid robots, virtual reality, 3D printed unmanned aerial systems, cybersecurity, surgical simulations, plus sensors and smartphones...

Jul 18, 2013

In Bolivia, they are called “second patio children”—kids with disabilities who are kept out of sight by their families, away from the main patio...

Jul 16, 2013

The National Institutes of Health has named Thomas L. Brown, Ph.D., a Wright State University researcher investigating...

Jul 8, 2013

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine professor Julian Gomez-Cambronero, Ph.D., and his research team have discovered a key protein...

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