Massoud Tavakoli

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.

Laura Sullivan

Dr. Laura Sullivan, professor of Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Arlington in Materials Science and Engineering, with expertise in biomaterials, polymer processing and service learning.

After 15 years of teaching at Kettering, Sullivan finds her students innovative, practical and successful at working in teams. While she enjoys teaching, she especially likes getting to know students outside the classroom through their involvement in organizations such as Engineers Without Borders.

Mohamed El-Sayed

Dr. Mohamed El-Sayed, professor of Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. from Wayne State University in Mechanical Engineering, with expertise in design optimization, machine design, theoretical and applied mechanics, product development, and vehicle integration.

Yaomin Dong

Yaomin Dong, associate professor of Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky in Mechanical Engineering, with expertise in computer aided engineering, finite element analysis, metal forming and composite materials.

Gianfranco DiGiuseppe

Dr. Gianfranco DiGiuseppe, associate professor of Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology, with expertise in thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid dynamics, energy systems, batteries, and fuel cells.

DiGiuseppe has taught at Kettering since 2005 and finds Kettering students to be highly motivated, geared toward leadership, life-long learners and team players. He describes Kettering students as self-starters, leaders and passionate about their work and studies.

Gregory Davis

Dr. Gregory W. Davis, professor of Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. from the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor in Mechanical Engineering, with expertise in automotive engineering and energy systems.

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