Department News

  • 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.
  • Bioinformatics

    Jan 3, 2011

    Kettering University will soon offer a Bachelor of Science degree in Bioinformatics, a hybrid field where biology, computer science and statistics merge to form a single discipline.

    Kettering University will soon offer a Bachelor of Science degree in Bioinformatics, a hybrid field where biology, computer science and statistics merge to form a single discipline.
  • 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.
  • The DNA of eye color

    Apr 28, 2011

    Kettering professor Dr. Montserrat Rabago-Smith and student Desiree White unravel the latest DNA research of eye color to find it is not as simple as Mendel thought.

    Kettering professor Dr. Montserrat Rabago-Smith and student Desiree White unravel the latest DNA research of eye color to find it is not as simple as Mendel thought.
  • Making GM go green

    Apr 21, 2006

    A Kettering co-op student was part of the team that turned a GM plant in Flint into a lean green environmental machine.

    A Kettering co-op student was part of the team that turned a GM plant in Flint into a lean green environmental machine.
  • Student wins NSF Fellowship

    May 11, 2011

    Desiree White, a Biochemistry major, is one of only 40 college students nationwide to receive a 2011 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship in her field.

    Desiree White, a Biochemistry major, is one of only 40 college students nationwide to receive a 2011 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship in her field.
  • The alchemy of mead

    Nov 3, 2006

    Dr. Diana Phillips is using Chemistry to unravel the mysteries of mead.

    Dr. Diana Phillips is using Chemistry to unravel the mysteries of mead.
  • Oswald International Fellowships

    May 17, 2011

    An alumni-endowed fellowship will send Kettering faculty to Sweden and Germany this year for teaching and research opportunities.

    An alumni-endowed fellowship will send Kettering faculty to Sweden and Germany this year for teaching and research opportunities.