About

Virtual Tour

Explore some of our college's classrooms, offices, and labs on our virtual tour.

With a long tradition of helping first-generation and underrepresented students earn their college degrees, the College of Science and Mathematics is committed to your success by providing hands-on research opportunities and real-world experience. 

You can choose from a unique blend of disciplines from human factors to neuroscience, polymer chemistry to biochemistry, sensor development to sensory perception, and computational modeling of ecosystems to water percolation in soils. 

Success Stories

Wright State psychology alumnus Brian Simpson was named as a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America.
Helping improve the tracking of and communication with small satellites to aid in space exploration is part of mathematics major Catherine Embury’s job description.

Leadership

Academic Departments

History

The Wright State University College of Science and Mathematics (CoSM) was founded in 1964 as one of the first two colleges of the new Dayton Campus of Miami University and Ohio State University. In 1964, CoSM was known as the College of Science and Engineering. In 1985, Wright State University established the College of Engineering and Computer Science and the College of Science and Mathematics. CoSM remains one of the largest colleges on campus. 

Past Deans of CoSM include:

  • Kathrin Engisch (2015–16, Interim)
  • Yi Li (2011-2015),
  • Dan Voss (2010–11, Interim)
  • Michele Wheatly (2002–09)
  • Robert Weisman (2001–02, Interim)
  • Roger Gilpin (1996–2001)
  • Marc Low (1991–96)
  • Richard Millman (1986–91)
  • John Rossmiller (1984–86, Interim)
  • Brian Hutchings (1974–84)
  • Robert Conley (1969-74)