Department News

  • 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
  • Kettering grad first student to earn Ph.D. in fuel cells

    Sep 26, 2003

    Timothy C. Simmons Jr., a student who earned a master's degree with a concentration in fuel cells from Kettering in 1998, successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation in August at the University of Florida, Gainesville.

    Timothy C. Simmons Jr., a student who earned a master's degree with a concentration in fuel cells from Kettering in 1998, successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation in August at the University of Florida, Gainesville.
  • Going up!

    Mar 24, 2005

    The dust is flying now - but in a few months all this chaos will become order as the Crash Test Safety Lab takes shape.

    The dust is flying now - but in a few months all this chaos will become order as the Crash Test Safety Lab takes shape.
  • 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.