Department News

  • Hips don't lie

    Jan 20, 2010

    An interdisciplinary research project at Kettering University that examines hip replacement components could aid manufacturers in producing longer lasting artificial hip joints.

    An interdisciplinary research project at Kettering University that examines hip replacement components could aid manufacturers in producing longer lasting artificial hip joints.
  • Swedish Biogas begins construction

    Aug 13, 2010

    The first shovel-full of earth was moved to begin construction of the Swedish Biogas International project in Flint, a partnership of state and local governments in collaboration with an international business and Kettering University.

    The first shovel-full of earth was moved to begin construction of the Swedish Biogas International project in Flint, a partnership of state and local governments in collaboration with an international business and Kettering University.
  • Waste not, want not

    Aug 19, 2010

    Kettering has taken mom's admonition to "waste not, want not" seriously with its new research vehicle - a truck that can run on biomethane gas produced from human waste.

    Kettering has taken mom's admonition to "waste not, want not" seriously with its new research vehicle - a truck that can run on biomethane gas produced from human waste.
  • Not blinded by science

    Oct 8, 2010

    Getting more than just a taste of real-world research, college level, and even high school-aged students working on Kettering's Agent Fate project have an eye-opening experience working as scientific researchers on a government contract.

    Getting more than just a taste of real-world research, college level, and even high school-aged students working on Kettering's Agent Fate project have an eye-opening experience working as scientific researchers on a government contract.
  • Big answers found on microscopic level

    Dec 6, 2002

    Brent Lewis is digging deep, but not too deep, to study seasonal variability of heavy metals in coastal wetland sediments along Saginaw Bay.

    Brent Lewis is digging deep, but not too deep, to study seasonal variability of heavy metals in coastal wetland sediments along Saginaw Bay.
  • Putting science into practice

    Dec 17, 2009

    Kettering's Agent Fate Research Project expands impact by putting the science behind this effort into practice AND works to create interest in science and engineering among local high school students hired as project interns.

    Kettering's Agent Fate Research Project expands impact by putting the science behind this effort into practice AND works to create interest in science and engineering among local high school students hired as project interns.
  • The answers are in the sediment

    Jan 7, 2003

    Like Livingston searching for the source of the Nile, Dr. Brent Lewis, associate professor of Environmental Chemistry at Kettering University, is searching for the source of pollution in the Swartz Creek Watershed, and subsequently the Flint River Watershed.

    Like Livingston searching for the source of the Nile, Dr. Brent Lewis, associate professor of Environmental Chemistry at Kettering University, is searching for the source of pollution in the Swartz Creek Watershed, and subsequently the Flint River Watershed.
  • Breath analysis may provide clues to what ails you

    Apr 4, 2003

    The eyes may be the window to the soul, but your breath could soon be the window to your over-all health.

    The eyes may be the window to the soul, but your breath could soon be the window to your over-all health.
  • Chemist finds hope in experimental drug

    Dec 5, 2003

    A Kettering Chemistry professor has had the unique opportunity to be on the receiving end of his area of expertise. Dr. Daryl Doyle, professor of Chemistry, is participating in a clinical drug trial for a new form of chemotherapy.

    A Kettering Chemistry professor has had the unique opportunity to be on the receiving end of his area of expertise. Dr. Daryl Doyle, professor of Chemistry, is participating in a clinical drug trial for a new form of chemotherapy.
  • Tracking heavy metals requires waders

    Mar 1, 2004

    It looks like a large copy machine sitting in the shallow coastal waters of Saginaw Bay, but it is actually a sophisticated voltammetric microelectrode device being used to sample sediments in the bay.

    It looks like a large copy machine sitting in the shallow coastal waters of Saginaw Bay, but it is actually a sophisticated voltammetric microelectrode device being used to sample sediments in the bay.