Department News

  • Identifying kids' range of motion

    Dec 12, 2008

    Current safety equipment and medical procedures for children are based on adult measurements and benchmarks. Two Kettering faculty have established child-sized measurements to improve everything from car seats to chiropractic care.

    Current safety equipment and medical procedures for children are based on adult measurements and benchmarks. Two Kettering faculty have established child-sized measurements to improve everything from car seats to chiropractic care.
  • Next generation of Engineering textbooks

    Mar 9, 2011

    Kettering's Dr. Bassem Ramadan and colleagues at Michigan State University are taking the concept of "text book" to a whole new level.

    Kettering's Dr. Bassem Ramadan and colleagues at Michigan State University are taking the concept of "text book" to a whole new level.
  • MSC donates $6 million in software to Kettering University Mechanical Engineering Department

    Oct 12, 2001

    MSC.Software Corp. awards more than $6 million in software to Kettering University

    MSC.Software Corp. awards more than $6 million in software to Kettering University
  • 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.
  • Validating computer simulations

    Jan 21, 2005

    A hands-on experimentation lab helps students validate computer simulations of engineered products and prove that time-tested methods are still useful in today's world of technology.

    A hands-on experimentation lab helps students validate computer simulations of engineered products and prove that time-tested methods are still useful in today's world of technology.
  • 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.
  • Poverty, sustainability and service

    Aug 24, 2007

    Kettering faculty members Andy Borchers and Laura Sullivan recently participated in a unique conference titled the Christian Scholars Conference at Rochester College that examined how the U.S. can gear its economic engine to help those who are less fortunate.

    Kettering faculty members Andy Borchers and Laura Sullivan recently participated in a unique conference titled the Christian Scholars Conference at Rochester College that examined how the U.S. can gear its economic engine to help those who are less fortunate.
  • Engineering healing

    Jan 9, 2009

    With research funded by the federal government, a Kettering professor is working with orthopedic surgeons to improve healing of serious lower leg injuries for soldiers and civilians alike.

    With research funded by the federal government, a Kettering professor is working with orthopedic surgeons to improve healing of serious lower leg injuries for soldiers and civilians alike.
  • Baja Durability at Kettering University

    Jul 19, 2011

    Trevor Smith was one of the first to use Kettering's Durability Testing Lab (a.k.a. the Shaker Lab) to test the mettle of the SAE Mini Baja team's competition vehicle.

    Trevor Smith was one of the first to use Kettering's Durability Testing Lab (a.k.a. the Shaker Lab) to test the mettle of the SAE Mini Baja team's competition vehicle.
  • GM donates famous EV1 electric car to Kettering University

    Oct 17, 2001

    General Motors donates "wave of future" to Kettering

    General Motors donates "wave of future" to Kettering