Department News

  • Dummy gets into Kettering

    Jun 10, 2004

    The latest member of the Crash Test Safety Lab team at Kettering arrived Wednesday, June 9. His name is SpartaKUs, and he will be a key player in crash test safety research at the university.

    The latest member of the Crash Test Safety Lab team at Kettering arrived Wednesday, June 9. His name is SpartaKUs, and he will be a key player in crash test safety research at the university.
  • BAM! Crash Course in Car Safety

    Feb 3, 2006

    Kettering's Crash Safety Center becomes fully integrated into undergraduate engineering education.

    Kettering's Crash Safety Center becomes fully integrated into undergraduate engineering education.
  • Full-body cast crash testing

    Feb 16, 2007

    Children with medical conditions requiring full-body casting present parents with potentially dangerous transportation options. Researchers are working on a "cure" for the problem.

    Children with medical conditions requiring full-body casting present parents with potentially dangerous transportation options. Researchers are working on a "cure" for the problem.
  • Family volunteering a winning idea

    Nov 6, 2008

    Kettering Professor Dr. Patrick Atkinson and his family won a Family Fun Magazine award for volunteering as a family. Their prize will benefit the entire community.

    Kettering Professor Dr. Patrick Atkinson and his family won a Family Fun Magazine award for volunteering as a family. Their prize will benefit the entire community.
  • 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.
  • $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.
  • The Final Frontier - the human brain

    Sep 2, 2004

    In attempting to develop a treatment for fibromyalgia, Jeff Hargrove has entered the last frontier of medicine - the human brain.

    In attempting to develop a treatment for fibromyalgia, Jeff Hargrove has entered the last frontier of medicine - the human brain.
  • Fuel saving gadgets

    Feb 24, 2006

    A Kettering professor has his students test the mettle of some products claiming to improve fuel economy by putting the pedal to the metal.

    A Kettering professor has his students test the mettle of some products claiming to improve fuel economy by putting the pedal to the metal.
  • Unabridged connections

    Apr 6, 2007

    The Chemical Agent Fate Research project conducted by Professor Homayun Navaz takes a deeper look at the interaction of combined chemical elements and how they are diffused into our environment.

    The Chemical Agent Fate Research project conducted by Professor Homayun Navaz takes a deeper look at the interaction of combined chemical elements and how they are diffused into our environment.
  • The Chemistry of Engineering

    Nov 7, 2008

    Kettering University in Flint, Mich., now offers students an opportunity to prepare for the fast-growing field of Chemical Engineering with a new degree program.

    Kettering University in Flint, Mich., now offers students an opportunity to prepare for the fast-growing field of Chemical Engineering with a new degree program.