Dr. Hua Bai, associate professor of Electrical Engineering
Ph.D. from Tsinghua University, China
Hua Bai was born in Chifeng City, Inner-Mongolia, China in 1980. He received B S and PHD degree in Department of Electrical Engineering of Tsinghua University., Beijing, China in 2002 and 2007, respectively. Bai was a post-doc fellow and research scientist in Univ of Michigan-Dearborn, USA, in 2007 and 2009, respectively. Now he is an assistant professor in Department of Electrical and Compurter Engineering, Kettering University, MI, USA.
Dr. Raghu Echempati, professor of Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology in Mechanical Engineering, with expertise in design simulation and metal forming.
Dr. Arnaldo Mazzei, professor of Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in Mechanical Engineering, with expertise in dynamics and vibrations of mechanical systems and computer aided engineering (CAE).
Mehrdad Hosseini Zadeh, Associate Professor
Ph.D from the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada, in Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Zadeh, who received his B.A.Sc. in Computer Engineering from Shiraz University, Iran and his M.A.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, has more than 8 years of industry experience as an Electrical Engineer and Software Development specialist. He is interested largely in the areas of Haptics, Human Factors, Human Machine Interaction, Tele-Haptics, and Medical Robotics.
Dr. Paul Zang, professor of Mechanical Engineering and PACE program coordinator
Ph.D. from Michigan State University in Mechanical Engineering, with expertise in heat transfer, mechanism design and symbolic algebra.
Zang finds Kettering students intelligent, motivated and personable. He feels that Kettering students have the ability to "push through complex problems." Zang enjoys when a student has an "I get it" moment. When he joined Kettering, Zang was most attracted by the University's "passion for excellence in educating engineering leaders."
Dr. Ravi Warrier, professor of Electrical Engineering
Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico in Electrical Engineering, with expertise in signal processing.
Dr. Etim U. Ubong, associate professor of Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. in Technology from the Helsinki University of Technology, with expertise in internal combustion engines, alternative fuels and fuel cells.
Ubong, who has taught at Kettering for 13 years, believes Kettering students are one step ahead of their counterparts at other schools because at Kettering students typically know exactly what they want to study. The three words he uses to describe Kettering students are focused, result oriented and confident.
Dr. Mohammad Torfeh, professor of Electrical Engineering
Ph.D. from Wayne State University, with expertise in control systems.
Torfeh finds Kettering students focused, efficient and hardworking. He feels that the cooperative education experience and their more realistic outlook distinguish Kettering students from students at other colleges. Torfeh was initially attracted to teaching at Kettering because of the practical aspect of the university, but it is working with his students and coworkers that has become his favorite part of teaching at Kettering.
Dr. Mark G. Thompson, professor of Electrical Engineering
Ph.D. from Michigan State University in Electrical Engineering, with expertise in electronic circuit and system design, automotive electronic systems, and alternative/renewable energy systems.