Department News

  • Engineering better medicine - one bead at a time

    Aug 8, 2003

    Medical doctors at McLaren Regional Medical Center and mechanical engineers at Kettering University have teamed-up to improve medical care for patients with massive soft tissue injuries to skin and muscle tissue, and persistent joint infections.

    Medical doctors at McLaren Regional Medical Center and mechanical engineers at Kettering University have teamed-up to improve medical care for patients with massive soft tissue injuries to skin and muscle tissue, and persistent joint infections.
  • "Real world" overlaps into classroom

    Jan 3, 2005

    Broken shredder discs and oil pumps are all part of the lesson in Dr. Echempati's MECH-312 Machine Design class.

    Broken shredder discs and oil pumps are all part of the lesson in Dr. Echempati's MECH-312 Machine Design class.
  • Pop star crash test

    Mar 3, 2006

    Britney Spears' very public error in judgement inspired crash safety researchers at Kettering University to take an unrestrained look at a crash event.

    Britney Spears' very public error in judgement inspired crash safety researchers at Kettering University to take an unrestrained look at a crash event.
  • The greening of diesel

    Aug 3, 2007

    Smashing mat material and injecting urea into exhaust are two ways Kettering researchers are trying to improve the performance of diesel engine exhaust systems.

    Smashing mat material and injecting urea into exhaust are two ways Kettering researchers are trying to improve the performance of diesel engine exhaust systems.
  • Identifying kids' range of motion

    Dec 12, 2008

    Current safety equipment and medical procedures for children are based on adult measurements and benchmarks. Two Kettering faculty have established child-sized measurements to improve everything from car seats to chiropractic care.

    Current safety equipment and medical procedures for children are based on adult measurements and benchmarks. Two Kettering faculty have established child-sized measurements to improve everything from car seats to chiropractic care.
  • Next generation of Engineering textbooks

    Mar 9, 2011

    Kettering's Dr. Bassem Ramadan and colleagues at Michigan State University are taking the concept of "text book" to a whole new level.

    Kettering's Dr. Bassem Ramadan and colleagues at Michigan State University are taking the concept of "text book" to a whole new level.
  • MSC donates $6 million in software to Kettering University Mechanical Engineering Department

    Oct 12, 2001

    MSC.Software Corp. awards more than $6 million in software to Kettering University

    MSC.Software Corp. awards more than $6 million in software to Kettering University
  • Fewer moving parts is the key to better engines

    Sep 22, 2003

    Three recent innovations in combustion engine technology have been combined into one amazingly simple new engine design.

    Three recent innovations in combustion engine technology have been combined into one amazingly simple new engine design.
  • Validating computer simulations

    Jan 21, 2005

    A hands-on experimentation lab helps students validate computer simulations of engineered products and prove that time-tested methods are still useful in today's world of technology.

    A hands-on experimentation lab helps students validate computer simulations of engineered products and prove that time-tested methods are still useful in today's world of technology.
  • The matrix - chilled

    Mar 17, 2006

    A Kettering researcher is developing a matrix to make commercial refrigeration units more energy efficient.

    A Kettering researcher is developing a matrix to make commercial refrigeration units more energy efficient.