Department News

  • New "green" acrylics

    Nov 13, 2009

    BASF introduced a zero-emission "green" acrylic composite technology at Kettering University Nov. 18.

    BASF introduced a zero-emission "green" acrylic composite technology at Kettering University Nov. 18.
  • 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.
  • Co-op job gives taste of real world

    May 20, 2004

    Steve Proper's co-op job at NIOSH had him working in the lab that was testing a popcorn flavoring at the center of a nationwide debate.

    Steve Proper's co-op job at NIOSH had him working in the lab that was testing a popcorn flavoring at the center of a nationwide debate.
  • Chemical warfare on cancer

    Oct 7, 2004

    Working at the most basic molecular level, Kettering researchers use chemistry to explore new ways to fight cancer.

    Working at the most basic molecular level, Kettering researchers use chemistry to explore new ways to fight cancer.
  • Seeing red, or green - chemistry of color vision

    Nov 12, 2004

    Dr. Ali Zand is researching the chemistry underlying our ability to perceive colors and its implications on color blindness.

    Dr. Ali Zand is researching the chemistry underlying our ability to perceive colors and its implications on color blindness.