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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

Protecting and valuing the Wright State woods is focus of Runkle Woods Symposium

The fifth annual Runkle Woods Symposium on Nov. 18 will showcase research and artistic creations inspired by the Wright State campus woods.

Smart move, SMART student

A SMART scholarship will support Sasha Willis's pursuit of a Ph.D. in human factors and industrial/organizational psychology through Wright State's Eye Movement and Motion Psychophysics Lab.

Research by Wright State biological sciences alumna Michaela Woods published in Science

Michaela Woods became interested in research while taking an undergraduate course with Megan Rúa, associate professor of biological sciences.

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