Department News

  • The matrix - chilled

    Mar 17, 2006

    A Kettering researcher is developing a matrix to make commercial refrigeration units more energy efficient.

    A Kettering researcher is developing a matrix to make commercial refrigeration units more energy efficient.
  • The greening of diesel

    Aug 3, 2007

    Smashing mat material and injecting urea into exhaust are two ways Kettering researchers are trying to improve the performance of diesel engine exhaust systems.

    Smashing mat material and injecting urea into exhaust are two ways Kettering researchers are trying to improve the performance of diesel engine exhaust systems.
  • Bio-fuels and classic cars

    Jul 18, 2008

    New bio-fuels may be damaging to classic car engines, so Kettering professors are studying the effects of ethanol-blended gas on the treasured classics.

    New bio-fuels may be damaging to classic car engines, so Kettering professors are studying the effects of ethanol-blended gas on the treasured classics.
  • Physical therapy for co-op

    Sep 9, 2009

    Sam Perlmutter '06, Mechanical Engineering graduate of Kettering University and current Ph.D. fellow in the Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences at Northwestern University, created a one-of-a-kind professional cooperative education program that students would pay him to join.

    Sam Perlmutter '06, Mechanical Engineering graduate of Kettering University and current Ph.D. fellow in the Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences at Northwestern University, created a one-of-a-kind professional cooperative education program that students would pay him to join.
  • Kettering's "Clean" Snowmobile produces lower emissions than the average car at SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge 2001

    Apr 20, 2001

    Kettering University's entry in the Clean Snowmobile Challenge 2001 in Jackson Hole, Wyo., produced significantly less unburned hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide and oxides of nitrogen (NOx) than an average automobile, according to comparison test results.

    Kettering University's entry in the Clean Snowmobile Challenge 2001 in Jackson Hole, Wyo., produced significantly less unburned hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide and oxides of nitrogen (NOx) than an average automobile, according to comparison test results.
  • Chair to focus on applied research initiatives

    Aug 23, 2002

    Kettering University has named K. Joel Berry, P.E., professor of Mechanical Engineering and department head, to the Eugene W. Kettering Chair of Power Engineering.

    Kettering University has named K. Joel Berry, P.E., professor of Mechanical Engineering and department head, to the Eugene W. Kettering Chair of Power Engineering.
  • Snowdogs looking for Clean Snow win

    Mar 12, 2004

    The Kettering Snowdogs Clean Snowmobile Challenge team is headed north with a new engine, more power and less noise - and they're ready to ride.

    The Kettering Snowdogs Clean Snowmobile Challenge team is headed north with a new engine, more power and less noise - and they're ready to ride.
  • Kudish - ASME Fellow

    Oct 21, 2004

    Dr. Ilya I. Kudish, professor of Mathematics, has been named a 2004 Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), for his work in mathematical modeling of lubricant degradation and materials fatigue.

    Dr. Ilya I. Kudish, professor of Mathematics, has been named a 2004 Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), for his work in mathematical modeling of lubricant degradation and materials fatigue.
  • The science of clicks and pops

    Jul 22, 2005

    Kettering researchers are using bio-engineering to "listen" to the sounds made by shoulders to develop a new method for diagnosing injuries.

    Kettering researchers are using bio-engineering to "listen" to the sounds made by shoulders to develop a new method for diagnosing injuries.
  • Going postal for safety-sake

    Mar 31, 2006

    High speed digital video technology allows for some very explosive research projects and enables Dr. Henry Kowalski to help students and companies explore product integrity.

    High speed digital video technology allows for some very explosive research projects and enables Dr. Henry Kowalski to help students and companies explore product integrity.