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Prem Vaishnava

Professor of Physics Physics 1700 University Ave
2-323 E AB
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Ph.D. from Jodhpur University (India) in Condensed Matter Physics and post doctoral research experience from Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago, Illinois and Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland. Expertise in the synthesis, characterization, and application of nano-structured, superconducting and magnetic materials.

Vaishnava finds Kettering students scientifically and intellectually talented and admires their professionalism and maturity. Vaishnava recruits and encourages Kettering students to participate in his research.

Vaishnava also collaborates with colleagues in the Department of Physics at Wayne State University. This collaboration has led to additional research in the field of nanotechnology, leading to progress in targeted drug delivery and hyperthermia and cross-exchange between students from Kettering and Wayne State.

One of his core interests is in introducing high school students to science and engineering. He has organized and directed Kettering-based workshops funded through the National Science Foundation and Department of Energy.

He would advise incoming students to take advantage of the unparalleled education, mentorship and research opportunities offered at Kettering University.

Research Associations:
  • LEED and Auger electron characterization of thin films
  • Low and High Tc superconductors
  • Magnetic Characterization using SQUID
  • Materials Characterization
  • Mossbauer spectroscopy
  • Nanotechnology: Applications in Medicine
  • Occupational and consumer product safety management and engineering
  • Optical characterization of electronic materials
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy 
  • X-ray diffraction, Transmission Electron microscopy
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Dan Van Cura

Lab Technician Chemical Engineering 1700 University Ave
2-228 AB

Chere VanNoy

Technical Library Assist-II - Acquisitions Library 1700 University Ave
2-202 AB

Paul Vaughn

Safety Officer Campus Safety, Office of Administration & Finance 1700 University Avenue
2-000 CC

Dale Venable

Custodial-TH Auxiliary Services 1700 University Ave
5-700 CC

David Vineyard

Assistant Professor Computer Science 1700 University Ave
2-300M AB
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Dr. David R. Vineyard, assistant professor of Computer Science
Ph.D. from Michigan State University in Computer Science, with expertise in data bases and distributed algorithms.

Vineyard finds Kettering students to be intelligent, organized and dedicated. He enjoys those "aha!" moments when a difficult concept becomes something the student truly understands.

His insider information for incoming Computer Science students is that through the co-op structure they will be able to use what they learn in class immediately.

Hidden talents and outside interests: A true computer geek, Vineyard noodles around with computers and electronic gaming when he's NOT teaching, but don't let that fool you, he is also into martial arts.

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Eve Vitale

Director of Philanthropy - Corporate & Foundation Relations Development, Staff, University Advancement 1700 University Ave
4-930 CC
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Eve is responsible for finding and maintaining corporate and foundation partners who share Kettering’s mission and vision and procuring funding for the vital work done by the University’s faculty, staff and students.

In her previous position Eve was the Coordinator of High School Youth Ministry at the Church of the Holy Family in Grand Blanc. She holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from Oakland University.

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Connie Vlachovic

Central Receiving & Support Assistant Auxiliary Services 1700 University Ave
1-217 AB

Carlotta Walker

Adjunct Faculty Department of Business

Alvin Wallace

Stadium Assistant Recreation Center