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.

Links to on-campus and off-campus research training:

Research Compliance and Responsible Conduct of Research

Research Training

University Libraries

Writing Center

Research News

Aug 19, 2019
Wright State–Lake Campus collaborated with other university researchers to study harmful algal bloom activity on Grand Lake St. Marys.
Aug 15, 2019
Leon Katona, an environmental sciences Ph.D. candidate, conducted research this summer on Lake Erie aboard the Lake Guardian, the U.S. EPA’s largest research vessel.
Aug 14, 2019
Kunal Swani, associate professor of marketing, was appointed an associate editor of business-to-business research track for the Journal of Business Research.
Jul 29, 2019
Research by Sarah Fryman, a Wright State biology graduate and current Master of Public Health student, found that one’s fear of not being able to use their smartphone can be magnified by personality traits.
Jul 23, 2019
Research into lattice-design optimization and additive manufacturing led to a prestigious award for Hasanain Sami Abdulhadi, a Ph.D. engineering student at Wright State.
Jul 18, 2019
A research study by renal physiologist Clintoria Williams was published by the American Journal of Physiology.
Jun 26, 2019
Gokce Ergun, associate professor in the School of Professional Psychology, calls Fetal Alcohol Spectrum the No. 1 preventable cause of intellectual disability.
Jun 24, 2019
As part of his internship, Joseph Carroll, a mechanical engineering major at Wright State, experimented with high-intensity light to kill weeds.
Jun 20, 2019
Biomedical engineering and medical students at Wright State have been investigating how to design a better bra for more than a year.
May 30, 2019
Wright State biomedical engineering grad student briefed U.S. Food and Drug Administration on the progress of his research on the durability of pacemakers and other cardiac devices.

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