Wright State University is a comprehensive public university with strong doctoral, research, and undergraduate programs, rated among the 260 Best National Universities listed in the annual "America's Best Colleges" rankings by U.S. News and World Report. Wright State is located in Fairborn, Ohio, which is a suburb of Dayton. Despite this, it has a Dayton address. The university has a branch campus on Grand Lake St. Marys, with a Celina, Ohio, mailing address. The university currently has an enrollment of 19,600 students, of which 15,657 are undergraduates and 1,417 are Lake Campus students. The current president is David R. Hopkins. The university is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools at the doctoral degree-granting level. Wright State University has seven Ohio Centers of Excellence: Human-Centered Innovation, National Center for Medical Readiness, Wright State University & Premier Health Partners Neuroscience Institute, Knowledge-Enabled Computing (Kno.e.sis), Micro Air Vehicle Research, Product Reliability and Optimization (CEPRO), and Collaboration, Education, Leadership and Innovation in the Arts (CELIA).
Traffic-management website for drones
A pioneering website designed to prevent collisions and crashes among the rapidly growing number of drone aircraft has been developed by the Wright State Research Institute (WSRI).
Attack on white fringetree by emerald ash borer likely to be widespread
Emerald ash borer is an invasive green beetle laying waste to ash trees in the United States and Canada.
Researchers study species differentiation of ducks
The mallard, the mottled duck, the American black duck, the Mexican duck.
Researcher finds emerald ash borer may have spread to different tree
The emerald ash borer, which is destroying ash trees in a large swath of the nation, has apparently spread to a different tree, a researcher at Wright State University suspects.
Formula could shed light on global climate change
Wright State University researchers have discovered a formula that accurately predicts the rate at which soil develops from the surface to the underlying rock, a breakthrough that could answer questions about greenhouse gases ...
Chemistry researchers closing in on new atomic force microscope
(Phys.org) —A high-power atomic force microscope that could revolutionize the study of materials at high temperatures and pressures is coming into focus in a Wright State University lab.
Catching the bug: Researchers developing virus-detection technology
A new flu virus makes its first appearance in the United States on a restroom doorknob at an international airport in January. Before it can be positively identified by the Centers for Disease Control, the virus spreads throughout ...
DoD basic research discovers new spectroscopic signatures from the 'Stuff of Life'
There is hardly a greater discovery during the past century than DNAdeoxyribonucleic acidthe biomolecular material in every cell of the human body. DNA contains the genetic information necessary for cell replication, ...
New species of wasp named after Wright State entomologist
A strip of masking tape under his name on the office door identifies him as "Lord of the Flies." With a salt-and-pepper beard and countless jungle jaunts under his belt, he's become the Indiana Jones of insects at Wright ...