Dr. Ali Zand, Professor of Organic Chemistry
Ph.D. from Michigan State University in Organic Chemistry.
Zand views Kettering students as dedicated, goal-oriented and driven, and feels that the cooperative education program distinguishes them from other college students. He enjoys the interactions with students that result from Kettering's smaller class sizes.
His advice for prospective students is "if you are driven, like a challenge, and want to know what real-life education is all about, give Kettering a try."
Dr. Lihua Wang, Associate Professor of BioInorganic Chemistry
Ph.D. in Bioinorganic Chemistry from Purdue University, with expertise in the study of the properties of anti-cancer metal complexes and in the synthesis and characterization of inorganic compounds and nanomaterials for biomedical imaging applications.
Dr. Stacy Seeley, Department Head of Chemistry and Biochemistry; Program Director of Chemical Engineering; and Professor of Biochemistry
B.S. Chemistry,1989 - Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI
Ph.D. BioPhysical Chemistry,1995 - University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Post-Doc Biochemistry 1997-1997, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, MA
Dr. Montserrat Rabago-Smith, Assistant Professor of Bio-organic Chemistry
Ph.D. in Chemistry from Michigan State University, with expertise in organic chemistry and bioorganic chemistry.
Rabago-Smith finds Kettering students hardworking, smart and distinguished from students at other universities by their motivation and how hard they study. She was first attracted to teaching at Kettering because it is a small university with "a very good batch of students" and it is the interaction with these students that keeps her here.
Dr. Andrzej Przyjazny, Professor of Analytical Chemistry
Ph.D. in Chemistry from Southern Illinois University, with expertise in analytical chemistry.
Dr. Diana A. Phillips, Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry
Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin in Physical Chemistry, with expertise in physical chemistry, catalysis, surface chemistry and analysis.
Phillips views Kettering students as bright, eager and insightful and feels that they are more motivated and focused than students she has had elsewhere. What she enjoys most about teaching at Kettering is the opportunity to meet and interact with tomorrow's leaders. She feels that Kettering's high quality students "make teaching here a pleasure."