Kettering is the top-ranked college in Michigan and 41st nationally when it comes to return on investment, according to Payscale.com’s annual rankings.
William Daskam has a variety of roles at Evatech but his primary responsibility is to design and manufacture parts for robotic lawnmowers.
Designing and experimenting with new robots, Rick Pease is working on a project called the Mandy Telepresence robot.
Mackenzie Stratton became interested in engineering after joining the FIRST robotics program and attending a Lives Improved Through Engineering (LITE) camp at Kettering.
“Fisher-Price has been a phenomenal place to work since I can use my engineering knowledge learned in the classroom to help develop products for the next generation.”
“A big part of our decision to go to Kettering is that we could keep working at MITRE,” Mark Wahnish said.
Kettering University’s co-op based education model provided an attractive alternative to more traditional colleges.
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.”
The recent PayScale rankings reflect Kettering University’s focus on experiential education that combines theory and practice.