Department News

  • First in Michigan!

    May 9, 2005

    A partnership between Kettering and the Flint Mass Transit Authority will place the state's first fuel cell bus on streets in Flint, Mich.

    A partnership between Kettering and the Flint Mass Transit Authority will place the state's first fuel cell bus on streets in Flint, Mich.
  • Crash Safety Center benefits SAE race teams

    Jan 27, 2006

    New competition rules for the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Formula student race series offer an opportunity for Kettering's Crash Safety Center to test 2006 stipulations for the benefit of all student teams.

    New competition rules for the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Formula student race series offer an opportunity for Kettering's Crash Safety Center to test 2006 stipulations for the benefit of all student teams.
  • Hydraulic hybrid engines

    Dec 1, 2006

    Hydraulic hybrid engines may be on the road and saving millions in the near future. A Kettering professor is helping with the EPA research to make it happen.

    Hydraulic hybrid engines may be on the road and saving millions in the near future. A Kettering professor is helping with the EPA research to make it happen.
  • Plastics still a growing field

    Mar 21, 2008

    Polymer and plastics engineering is a high growth industry. Kettering's new academic specialty helps prepare students for a dynamic career.

    Polymer and plastics engineering is a high growth industry. Kettering's new academic specialty helps prepare students for a dynamic career.
  • Recovering wasted energy

    May 19, 2009

    Kettering University researchers are working with General Dynamics to convert the unused heat energy of their propulsion systems to useful and clean energy.

    Kettering University researchers are working with General Dynamics to convert the unused heat energy of their propulsion systems to useful and clean energy.
  • Front to back crash testing

    Oct 27, 2011

    Researchers at Kettering University are researching ways to improve safety features for backseat passengers during front end collisions.

    Researchers at Kettering University are researching ways to improve safety features for backseat passengers during front end collisions.
  • If necessity is the mother of invention, accidents are the mother of better Bajas

    May 30, 2002

    Kettering's Baja Bulldogs accidentally stumbled on a better design for their 2003 SAE Mini Baja competition vehicle while testing their 2002 competition vehicle.

    Kettering's Baja Bulldogs accidentally stumbled on a better design for their 2003 SAE Mini Baja competition vehicle while testing their 2002 competition vehicle.
  • $1.8 million jumpstarts fuel cell research

    Jan 28, 2004

    $1.8 million to fund fuel cell research

    $1.8 million to fund fuel cell research
  • Revved up!

    Jun 10, 2004

    Matt Wright '02 returned to campus to discuss his work on high performance cars for Saleen Inc., one of the world's preeminent producers of limited, high performance vehicles.

    Matt Wright '02 returned to campus to discuss his work on high performance cars for Saleen Inc., one of the world's preeminent producers of limited, high performance vehicles.
  • Improving engine emissions

    May 16, 2005

    Researchers at Kettering will use a National Science Foundation grant to determine levels of particulate matter emitted by diesel engines, spark ignited engines, jet engines and in hydrogen production, to help manufacturers improve emissions and meet new EPA regulations.

    Researchers at Kettering will use a National Science Foundation grant to determine levels of particulate matter emitted by diesel engines, spark ignited engines, jet engines and in hydrogen production, to help manufacturers improve emissions and meet new EPA regulations.