Department News

  • Fewer moving parts is the key to better engines

    Sep 22, 2003

    Three recent innovations in combustion engine technology have been combined into one amazingly simple new engine design.

    Three recent innovations in combustion engine technology have been combined into one amazingly simple new engine design.
  • Call her Commissioner

    May 27, 2004

    Dr. Jackie El-Sayed has been appointed to the Michigan Truck Safety Commission by Gov. Jennifer Granholm.

    Dr. Jackie El-Sayed has been appointed to the Michigan Truck Safety Commission by Gov. Jennifer Granholm.
  • Fuel Cell finesse

    Apr 4, 2005

    Serendipity led Seth Lerner from building a Formula race car to building a fuel cell as part of his graduate program at Kettering.

    Serendipity led Seth Lerner from building a Formula race car to building a fuel cell as part of his graduate program at Kettering.
  • Getting kids on their feet

    Dec 2, 2005

    A Kettering professor has been instrumental in making dreams come true for hundreds of handicapped kids and their families.

    A Kettering professor has been instrumental in making dreams come true for hundreds of handicapped kids and their families.
  • SID joins crash staff

    Sep 8, 2006

    Two recent donations to the Crash Safety Center at Kettering, one from Autoliv and one from TRW, will expand research opportunities and enhance bio-engineering education at the University.

    Two recent donations to the Crash Safety Center at Kettering, one from Autoliv and one from TRW, will expand research opportunities and enhance bio-engineering education at the University.
  • Kettering professor receives Fulbright Award

    Feb 8, 2008

    Dr. Raghu Echempati is one of approximately 800 U.S. faculty and professionals who will teach abroad through the Fulbright Scholar Program

    Dr. Raghu Echempati is one of approximately 800 U.S. faculty and professionals who will teach abroad through the Fulbright Scholar Program
  • Echempati chosen for McFarland Award

    Jan 14, 2009

    Dr. Raghu Echempati is the recipient of the SAE International Forest R. McFarland Award.

    Dr. Raghu Echempati is the recipient of the SAE International Forest R. McFarland Award.
  • Improving diesel engine performance

    Jul 28, 2011

    Dr. Bassem Ramadan is collaborating on research to unravel the best combination of bowl, spray pattern and air motion in diesel engine cylinders to improve their performance.

    Dr. Bassem Ramadan is collaborating on research to unravel the best combination of bowl, spray pattern and air motion in diesel engine cylinders to improve their performance.
  • Kettering wins SAE's 2002 Clean Snowmobile Challenge

    Apr 12, 2002

    Kettering's snowmobile team has brought home four trophies and more than $10,000 in prize money from the Society of Automotive Engineer's (SAE) 2002 Clean Snowmobile Challenge in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

    Kettering's snowmobile team has brought home four trophies and more than $10,000 in prize money from the Society of Automotive Engineer's (SAE) 2002 Clean Snowmobile Challenge in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
  • Kettering grad first student to earn Ph.D. in fuel cells

    Sep 26, 2003

    Timothy C. Simmons Jr., a student who earned a master's degree with a concentration in fuel cells from Kettering in 1998, successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation in August at the University of Florida, Gainesville.

    Timothy C. Simmons Jr., a student who earned a master's degree with a concentration in fuel cells from Kettering in 1998, successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation in August at the University of Florida, Gainesville.