Kettering alumni with the startup LAVA will present on their success tied with their Kettering experience, and where they may be headed in the future. Recently, they had a successful Kickstarter campaign and reached a goal of $20,000 in just 3 days. The featured device is called Ion, a digital “mood” light that can be controlled from an Ion app.
Dr. Terri Lynch-Caris, Ph.D., P.E., Professor of Industrial Engineering
Director for the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in Industrial and Operations Engineering
Dr. B. Lee Tuttle, professor of Metal Casting
Ph.D. from Penn State University in Metallurgy.
Dr. Tony Lin, professor of Industrial Engineering
Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Statistics from Iowa State University, with expertise in quality assurance, reliability and maintainability, statistical methods and design of experiments.
Lin finds Kettering students smart and motivated with more real world experience than students at other universities. Lin originally came to teach at Kettering in order to excite students to pursue knowledge in industrial engineering. He enjoys the ability to connect his teaching with practical industrial applications.
Dr. Srinivas R. Chakravarthy, professor of Industrial Engineering
Ph.D. in Operations Research from the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Delaware, with expertise in applied probability, applied statistics, mathematics, operations research, reliability and stochastic modeling.
Dr. Matthew S. Sanders, professor of Industrial Engineering
Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Texas Tech University, with expertise in engineering economy, systems analysis, and project management.
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.