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Research

The College of Science and Mathematics has a strong interdisciplinary research focus with a growing emphasis on applied research, averaging over $10 million annually in grants and contracts. We maintain close relations with area hospitals, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the Air Force Research Laboratory, and the Air Force Institute of Technology, providing many unique opportunities for research collaborations. 

Facilities and Equipment

A wide range of advanced technologies, instruments, and facilities are available for faculty and students to use for research. Please contact us to discuss availability. Available resources include: 

Areas of Research

Areas of research loosely align with our four Ph.D. programs: 

Departmental Research

Eight departments provide the college with a unique blend of disciplines from psychology to neuroscience or brain activity, chemistry to biochemistry, sensor development to sensory perception, and computational modeling of ecosystems to water percolation in soils. 

Research News

Wright State researchers publish study identifying key mediator of neuronal disruption in neurological disease

The researchers identified a molecule that disrupts neurons from the brain, a finding that could broaden the understanding of neurological complications in diseases.

Wright State scientists receive American Lung Association Discovery grant to advance lung cancer research

Weiwen Long, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, and Marion Morel, a postdoctoral researcher, are studying non-small cell lung cancer.

Explore the Wright State woods at annual Runkle Woods Symposium

The Runkle Woods Symposium is an opportunity to explore the Wright State woods with faculty, staff and students who are involved in research and creative projects.

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