Department News

  • Kettering’s sled brings home the gold

    Mar 12, 2014

    Competition was fierce, but Kettering University’s SAE clean snowmobile team placed first at the 2014 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge with a four-stroke gasoline engine.

    Competition was fierce, but Kettering University’s SAE clean snowmobile team placed first at the 2014 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge with a four-stroke gasoline engine.
  • Kettering students using robotics expertise at non-profit

    Jan 21, 2014

    “A big part of our decision to go to Kettering is that we could keep working at MITRE,” Mark Wahnish said.

    “A big part of our decision to go to Kettering is that we could keep working at MITRE,” Mark Wahnish said.
  • A passion for manufacturing

    Nov 25, 2013

    Shana Downs '08 chose Kettering because the co-op program would immediately engage her in engineering practice.

    Shana Downs '08 chose Kettering because the co-op program would immediately engage her in engineering practice.
  • Alzahabi named to Alfred Grava Chair

    Nov 18, 2013

    Kettering University has named Dr. Basem Alzahabi to the Alfred Grava Chair of Engineering Design.

    Kettering University has named Dr. Basem Alzahabi to the Alfred Grava Chair of Engineering Design.
  • Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Lecture Series Comes To Kettering University

    Oct 15, 2013

    Doctor Charles “Lee” Cox from Michigan State University (MSU) will present his lecture “Understanding Autism” as part of the College of Human Medicine’s Your Health Lecture Series on Thursday, October 24, at 7 p.m. at Kettering University’s McKinnon Theatre.

  • Olatunji’s drive to be a pro racer started at birth

    Oct 10, 2013

    Brian Olatunji ‘05’s journey from the east side of Detroit to the professional drag racing circuit, is one that defies all odds.

    “Racing is literally in my blood,” he said. “My mother worked at a racetrack while I was still in her belly. I was helping drivers push their cars to the starting line when I could barely walk.”

  • Kettering graduates named Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellows

    Oct 2, 2013

    Kettering graduates Michael Ploof ’08 and Sarah Patterson ’10 are bringing their unique background and experiences to inner city classrooms.

    Kettering graduates Michael Ploof ’08 and Sarah Patterson ’10 are bringing their unique background and experiences to inner city classrooms.
  • Crash Safety Center continues life-saving research

    Oct 1, 2013

    The work of Dr. Janet Brelin-Fornari, Kettering University professor of Mechanical Engineering and director of the Crash Safety Center, supports the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) notice of proposed rulemaking on a side-impact standard for automotive infant and child safety seats. The NHTSA work is due to be released later this year.

    This fall, Brelin-Fornari, among the foremost scholars in the field of vehicle crash safety, will deliver a lecture to TRW executives, explaining the new rules from NHTSA.

  • Kettering Industrial Engineering program once again named best

    Sep 13, 2013

    Kettering University Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Department was once again ranked No. 1 in the country.

    Kettering University Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Department was once again ranked No. 1 in the country.
  • NASCAR’s Borland caught racing fever as Kettering student

    Aug 26, 2013

    “In my first term (at Kettering), I ran into a guy who raced. He got me into racing and that took over my life from that point forward," Matt Borland said.

    “In my first term (at Kettering), I ran into a guy who raced. He got me into racing and that took over my life from that point forward," Matt Borland said.