Chemistry research to be featured at ACS National Meeting

Aug 11, 2014

The research and paper focuses on the antioxidant values of grape pomace - meaning grape peels, stems and seeds - and attempts to explore the possibility of obtaining extracts from the leftover parts of the fruit.

The research and paper focuses on the antioxidant values of grape pomace - meaning grape peels, stems and seeds - and attempts to explore the possibility of obtaining extracts from the leftover parts of the fruit.

More than 300 area students participating in GREEN Summit at Kettering

May 15, 2014

“Hosting the GREEN Summit on Kettering’s campus is a great fit,” said Rebecca Fedewa, executive director of the Flint River Watershed Coalition.

“Hosting the GREEN Summit on Kettering’s campus is a great fit,” said Rebecca Fedewa, executive director of the Flint River Watershed Coalition.

Ali Zand

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."

Lihua Wang

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.

Montserrat Rabago-Smith

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.

Bob McAllister

Dr. Robert McAllister, Associate Professor of Inorganic Chemistry and Biochemistry
Ph.D. from the University of New Hampshire in Chemistry.

McAllister sees Kettering students as hard working and smart, and feels the cooperative education program gives students a practical outlook on the world of work. He enjoys helping students better understand Chemistry and how it relates to Engineering.

His hot tip for prospective students is that "if you want to be successful in your career, then Kettering is the place for you."

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