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.

Diane Peters

Dr. Diane Peters, assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan, with expertise in combined design and control of mechatronic systems.

Dr. Peters joined Kettering in 2013. She was attracted to Kettering in particular because of the school’s strong connections with industry and the students’ enthusiasm and drive. She thinks that Kettering students are talented, mature, and a lot of fun to be around. She enjoys teaching them and advising the students in both A and B sections of the Society of Women Engineers.

Massoud Tavakoli

Dr. Massoud S. Tavakoli, professor of Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. from Ohio State University in Mechanical Engineering, with expertise in product design and safety and vehicle collision reconstruction.

Craig Hoff

Dr. Craig J. Hoff, professor of Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in Mechanical Engineering, with expertise in automotive powertrains (conventional, hybrid electric, fuel cell), in-vehicle data acquisition, design for the environment, and thermal and mechanical design.

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