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Susan Davis-LaFeldt

Advisor Academic Success Center 1700 University Ave # 3-322 AB

Loretta Day

Customer Service Assistant Financial Aid, Marketing, Communications and Enrollment, Staff 1700 University Ave
4-100 CC

Bruce Deitz

Technical Library Assist-III – Serials & Inter-library Loan Head Library 1700 University Ave
2-202 AB

Arthur DeMonte

Department of Business, Graduate Faculty 1700 University Ave
4-318 P

Roy Densmore

Senior HVAC Technician Physical Plant 1700 University Avenue
5-700 CC

Ella Derricks

Academic Support Coordinator Co-op Support Staff 1700 University Ave

Laura DiFilippo

Secretary - Sr. Staff, University Advancement 1700 University Ave
4-921-1 CC

Gianfranco DiGiuseppe

Associate Professor Graduate Faculty, Mechanical Engineering 1700 University Ave
2-117 MC
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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, 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.

He came to Kettering to teach because of the University's outstanding programs, state-of-the-art laboratories and fuel cell program. The most rewarding aspect of teaching at Kettering is the interaction he has with students and their enthusiasm to keep on learning as much as possible.

Hot tip for prospective students: "Kettering is the place where you will interact with talented people. The University's state-of-the-art labs and classrooms will enhance your learning experience for years to come."

Hidden talents and outside interests: DiGiuseppe enjoys walking, playing tennis, attending movies and dining out when he's not busy with class work and research activities. 

Research Associations:

Deposition Technologies
Electrochemical Characterization
Fuel Cells/SOFC
Thin Films

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Michelle Dikos

Help Desk Coordinator Information Technology, Staff 1700 University Avenue
2-336 AB

Boyan Dimitrov

Professor of Mathematics Math 1700 University Ave
2-135E AB
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Dr. Boyan Dimitrov, professor of Mathematics
Ph.D. from Moscow State University and Doctor of Mathematical Sciences from Sofia University; with expertise in probability and statistics; applied probability; applied statistics: statistical dependence; environmental modeling, measures for stochastic dependence; operations research and statistical optimization; probability distributions in reliability, risk, and survival analysis; queuing models; reliability, risk, and aging control; statistical quality control; and warranty analysis -- models, cost evaluation, and cost control.

Dimitrov feels Kettering students are ambitious, motivated, and hard working. He finds students at Kettering to be focused on achievement, gathering knowledge, and being appreciated, setting them apart from students at other schools. What he enjoys most about teaching at Kettering is the challenge and the opportunity to "dance on the edge between the possible and the impossible."

Hidden talents and outside interests: When he isn't exploring the world of numbers, Dimitrov enjoys exploring interesting parts of the world, meeting interesting people and working with colleagues in his many areas of expertise.

Research Associations:

Applied probability
Applied statistics
Environmental modeling
Measures for stochastic dependence
Operations research and statistical optimization
Probability distributions in reliability, risk and survival analysis
Queuing models
Reliability, risk and aging control
Statistical quality control
Warranty analysis - models, cost evaluation and cost control

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