Dr. Prem Vaishnava’s research focuses on using magnetic nanoparticles for cancer treatment and will be aided by the X-Ray Diffractometer.
Kettering has first ABET-accredited Applied Physics program in the world.
Dr. Uma Ramabadran joined Kettering University after working several years for Wright Patterson Airforce Base. She performs research on characterizing semiconductor and optical materials using techniques such as optical microscopy and various types of laser spectroscopy including Raman spectroscopy and Photoluminescence. Other areas in which she has worked include nonlinear optics and crystal growth.
Dr. Corneliu Rablau is an Associate Professor of Applied Physics at Kettering University and the Director of the Kettering University Photonics and Fiber Optics Lab, specializing in Applied Optics and Photonics/Opto-Electronics Materials and Devices. Dr. Rablau holds a BS in Engineering Physics from the University of Bucharest, and a MS and PhD in Physics from West Virginia University. Prior to joining the Applied Physics group at Kettering University, between 2000 and 2003, Dr. Rablau has served as a Sr. Fiber Optics Engineer at JDS Uniphase Corporation in San Jose, CA. Dr.
Ph.D. from Brigham Young University in Physics and Musical Acoustics, with expertise in underwater acoustics, African instruments and acoustic resonators, brass instruments, noise and vibration.
Dedicated to excellence in teaching, Ludwigsen is currently developing two new Acoustics courses and a course in methods of computer use in Physics. He is also the principal investigator for a National Science Foundation grant to Kettering to redesign the Physics I laboratory to include new teaching methodology and crash safety study.
Dr. Kumon received his B.S. in Physics and Mathematics from Michigan State University and his Ph.D. in Physics with specialization in physical acoustics from The University of Texas at Austin. He subsequently worked as a research physicist at the National Institutes of Standards and Technology (Materials Reliability Division), University of Windsor (Physics), Case Western Reserve University (Biomedical Engineering), and University of Michigan (Biomedical Engineering).