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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

Education and collaboration spark innovation

Wright State continues to provide and expand its resources and opportunities for students to create and innovate
Exploring areas growing and flourishing with new concepts and applications at Wright State University.

Magnetic magic

State-of-the-art MRI scanner promises advancements in neuroscience research
The new MRI scanner promises to lead to more opportunities for collaboration between Wright State, the Air Force and researchers at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

Cruise control

Wright State grad student Marissa Despins collected environmental samples on a two-month research cruise off Alaska
Earth and environmental sciences graduate student Marissa Despins collected chemical samples to measure mercury methylation during a research cruise.

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