Coronavirus Update

Classes will be held remotely for the remainder of the spring semester, and all official university events and student activities are suspended until further notice. While the Dayton and Lake campuses remain open, access to campus is restricted to personnel who have been identified as essential. Read more.


You can choose from one of seven research focus areas to specialize your Ph.D. in engineering program at Wright State. This coursework uniquely transcends the boundaries of traditional engineering disciplines, creating an educational experience that serves as a strong foundation for exciting, rewarding research and development careers in industry, government, and academia. You collaborate on research projects at local corporate partners that include AT&T, Ball Aerospace, and Dayton Power & Light. You will be prepared for a career in industry, government, or academia. Choose a focus on computational design and optimization; controls and robotics; electronics, microwave, VLSI, and nanotechnology; industrial and human systems; materials and nanotechnology; medical and biological systems; or sensor signal and image processing.

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