Department News

  • Capstone project would provide comfort for special needs children

    May 18, 2012

    A group of Kettering Mechanical Engineering students, inspired by a local family whose young child suffers from genetic disorder 1p36, has engineered a special swing.

    A group of Kettering Mechanical Engineering students, inspired by a local family whose young child suffers from genetic disorder 1p36, has engineered a special swing.
  • Collegiality in competition

    May 8, 2012

    Kettering’s SAE Formula racing team is hosting the Esslingen University Formula team leading up to the SAE Collegiate Design Series competition May 9 – 12.

    Kettering’s SAE Formula racing team is hosting the Esslingen University Formula team leading up to the SAE Collegiate Design Series competition May 9 – 12.
  • Capstone class uses multi-departmental knowledge

    Feb 27, 2012

    Three Kettering professors from different academic departments developed a multidisciplinary capstone project for students to design tools for surgical procedures.

    Three Kettering professors from different academic departments developed a multidisciplinary capstone project for students to design tools for surgical procedures.
  • Side impact crash testing for kids

    Feb 15, 2012

    Kettering has teamed up with Hyundai-Kia in side impact crash testing research to better understand what happens to children during crash events.

    Kettering has teamed up with Hyundai-Kia in side impact crash testing research to better understand what happens to children during crash events.
  • Cleaner, greener snowmobile

    Feb 7, 2012

    Kettering's Motorsports Clean Snowmobile Challenge team is working feverishly to get their modified Ski-Doo ready to compete March 5-10 at Michigan Tech University.

    Kettering's Motorsports Clean Snowmobile Challenge team is working feverishly to get their modified Ski-Doo ready to compete March 5-10 at Michigan Tech University.
  • Embracing new friendships

    Mar 25, 2010

    Three Kettering faculty are collaborating internationally in research and development this year, working with colleagues in China and the United Arab Emirates through the Oswald International Faculty Fellowship.

    Three Kettering faculty are collaborating internationally in research and development this year, working with colleagues in China and the United Arab Emirates through the Oswald International Faculty Fellowship.
  • Delphi gives Kettering a Boost

    Oct 12, 2010

    Kettering's Crash Safety Center will be able to expand research capabilities with some new "toys," including a girl dummy and data acquisition equipment, purchased at auction and donated by Delphi.

    Kettering's Crash Safety Center will be able to expand research capabilities with some new "toys," including a girl dummy and data acquisition equipment, purchased at auction and donated by Delphi.
  • New vehicle durability test lab

    Jan 5, 2011

    Kettering has added a vehicle durability and integration lab to its stable of research facilities on campus. This lab can really SHAKE things up!

    Kettering has added a vehicle durability and integration lab to its stable of research facilities on campus. This lab can really SHAKE things up!
  • DENSO North America Foundation awards Kettering $100,000

    Sep 24, 2001

    Kettering's Mechanical Engineering Department will effectively put into place a new state-of-the-art laboratory that provides students an opportunity to model, simulate, analyze and examine performance using computer simulation.

    Kettering's Mechanical Engineering Department will effectively put into place a new state-of-the-art laboratory that provides students an opportunity to model, simulate, analyze and examine performance using computer simulation.
  • $100,000 fuel cell funds

    Jun 2, 2003

    Kettering University is one of only four institutions in Michigan to benefit from educational grants from NextEnergy, a non-profit corporation in Detroit. Kettering will receive $100,000 to further its fuel cell and alternative energy efforts.

    Kettering University is one of only four institutions in Michigan to benefit from educational grants from NextEnergy, a non-profit corporation in Detroit. Kettering will receive $100,000 to further its fuel cell and alternative energy efforts.