Alums create legacy for Kettering Physics

Jul 30, 2010

Graduates of Kettering University's Physics Dept. like Scott Porter and Simon Murphy leave an indelible legacy as they make significant strides with industry and educational opportunities.

Graduates of Kettering University's Physics Dept. like Scott Porter and Simon Murphy leave an indelible legacy as they make significant strides with industry and educational opportunities.

The physics of the elusive "sweet spot" unraveled

Apr 25, 2003

Just what makes the "sweet spot" sweet is the focus of Dr. Dan Russell's seminal research into the physics of composite baseball and softball bats.

Just what makes the "sweet spot" sweet is the focus of Dr. Dan Russell's seminal research into the physics of composite baseball and softball bats.

The science of softball

Apr 20, 2005

Dr. Dan Russell applies the principles of physics to softball bats to help manufacturers produce high performance bats within USSSA and ASA guidelines. He has also developed a quick test to identify a good bat.

Dr. Dan Russell applies the principles of physics to softball bats to help manufacturers produce high performance bats within USSSA and ASA guidelines. He has also developed a quick test to identify a good bat.

Research reveals nano particle potential

Mar 7, 2003

A new understanding of the structure of nano particles proves the old adage that "good things come in small packages."

A new understanding of the structure of nano particles proves the old adage that "good things come in small packages."

Bottle up the noise!

Jul 25, 2008

Dr. Dan Ludwigsen, associate professor of Physics, works with students at Kettering University in studying the phenomena of Helmholtz resonators to develop an improved correction factor that will help control noise propagating down pipes and ducts.

Dr. Dan Ludwigsen, associate professor of Physics, works with students at Kettering University in studying the phenomena of Helmholtz resonators to develop an improved correction factor that will help control noise propagating down pipes and ducts.

Joining the ranks

Nov 2, 2009

Dr. Bahram Roughani will join the ranks of famous scientists, performers, writers, activists and politicians as a featured speaker in the Ballenger Eminent Persons Lecture Series.

Dr. Bahram Roughani will join the ranks of famous scientists, performers, writers, activists and politicians as a featured speaker in the Ballenger Eminent Persons Lecture Series.

Stick work

May 30, 2008

Sophomore Linda Hunt is a hockey enthusiast interested in the physics of hockey sticks. Recently, she approached Kettering University's Dr. Dan Russell, who studies the "sweet" spot of baseball bats, about research on the vibrational properties of composite and wood sticks.

Sophomore Linda Hunt is a hockey enthusiast interested in the physics of hockey sticks. Recently, she approached Kettering University's Dr. Dan Russell, who studies the "sweet" spot of baseball bats, about research on the vibrational properties of composite and wood sticks.

Thinkbusters

May 4, 2007

In the spirit of Mythbusters, a small group of Kettering students spawned Thinkbusters and used a samurai sword, Mentos and liquid nitrogen to unravel some scientific mysteries.

In the spirit of Mythbusters, a small group of Kettering students spawned Thinkbusters and used a samurai sword, Mentos and liquid nitrogen to unravel some scientific mysteries.

Lessons for the knowledge economy

Apr 27, 2007

Kettering teamed up with the Genesee Intermediate School District to develop more effective methods of teaching K-12 math and science.

Kettering teamed up with the Genesee Intermediate School District to develop more effective methods of teaching K-12 math and science.

Physics made 'phun'

Mar 2, 2007

Physics majors at Kettering are helping make science fun for K-12 students.

Physics majors at Kettering are helping make science fun for K-12 students.

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