Research Labs

Business Operations and Analytics Lab (BOAL)

A research-based operations and analytics laboratory in the W. Frank Barton School of Business as Wichita State University.

Center for Economic Development and Business Research (CEDBR)

A regional storehouse for local, state, and national statistical and business databases.

Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope (FESEM) Facility

A facility that houses a Carl Zeiss Sigma VP Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope in the WSU College of Engineering.

General Aviation Flight Lab (GAFL)

The General Aviation Flight Laboratory (GAFL) is part of the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Wichita State University, and specializes in research into neural network-based adaptive flight control systems for general aviation applications.

Human Performance Lab (HPL)

A research-based laboratory that tests aspects of human performance to understand what changes can be made to improve performance.

National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) Labs

A variety of laboratories to validate your design.

  • Visit NIAR Website
  • Advanced Coatings
  • Aging Aircraft
  • Ballistic and Impact Dynamics Research Lab
  • CAD/CAM Lab
  • Center of Innovation for Biomaterials in Orthopedic Research
  • Composites & Advanced Materials
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Crash Dynamics
  • Environmental Testing
  • Full-Scale Structural Testing
  • Human Factors
  • Mechanical Test
  • Metrology
  • Nondestructive Testing
  • Oil Analysis
  • Research Machine Shop
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Walter H. Beech Wind Tunnel
  • Wind Energy
Software Usability Research Lab (SURL)

A research-based human-computer interaction usability laboratory in the Department of Psychology.

Protein Chemistry Core Lab

Protein purification via conventional ion exchange, gel
filtration, hydrophobic interaction, and reverse-phase
chromatography.

Contact us if you have a lab at WSU that you would like to feature here.