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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

Five undergraduate students receive Women in Science research awards

The Women in Science Giving Circle enhances the educational and professional success of female students and faculty members in STEMM disciplines.

Five female students receive Considine Scholarships to fund undergraduate research in campus labs

The Considine Scholars Program funds undergraduate STEM research positions for female Wright State students.

Wright State student synthetic-biology research team to compete at international scientific conference

The Wright State iGEM team is part of a Defense Department program that seeks to develop the biotechnology workforce in the United States.

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