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Research

The College of Science and Mathematics has a strong interdisciplinary research focus with a growing emphasis on applied research. We maintain close relations with area hospitals, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the Air Force Research Laboratory, and the Air Force Institute of Technology, and other industry partners, providing many unique opportunities for research collaborations with graduate and undergraduate students. 

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 honors outstanding faculty at inaugural research awards event

Wright State faculty were honored with the Outstanding Scholarly and Creative Activities Awards and the Public Impact Recognition Awards.

Wright State researcher Madhavi Kadakia and co-investigators receive $3.026 million from NIH for head and neck cancer research

Madhavi Kadakia, vice provost for research and innovation at Wright State, received a federal grant to develop strategies to combat therapeutic resistance in head and neck cancer.

Latest ‘gem’ of a team takes gold

Students on Wright State's iGEM research team earn top honors at international competition
A team of 11 Wright State students won a gold medal at the iGEM Grand Jamboree for their research detecting dangerous manganese in drinking water and soil.

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