Department News

  • Recovering wasted energy

    By Website Administrator | May 19, 2009

    Kettering University researchers are working with General Dynamics to convert the unused heat energy of their propulsion systems to useful and clean energy.

    Kettering University researchers are working with General Dynamics to convert the unused heat energy of their propulsion systems to useful and clean energy.
  • Kettering researcher studies how automobiles and other devices can be powered by fuel cells - which are efficient and don't pollute the environment

    By Website Administrator | Mar 11, 2002

    Dr. Etim Ubong dreams of finding an alternative fuel for automobiles and other man-made machines.

    Dr. Etim Ubong dreams of finding an alternative fuel for automobiles and other man-made machines.
  • Tracking heavy metals requires waders

    By Website Administrator | Mar 1, 2004

    It looks like a large copy machine sitting in the shallow coastal waters of Saginaw Bay, but it is actually a sophisticated voltammetric microelectrode device being used to sample sediments in the bay.

    It looks like a large copy machine sitting in the shallow coastal waters of Saginaw Bay, but it is actually a sophisticated voltammetric microelectrode device being used to sample sediments in the bay.
  • The science of softball

    By Website Administrator | Apr 20, 2005

    Dr. Dan Russell applies the principles of physics to softball bats to help manufacturers produce high performance bats within USSSA and ASA guidelines. He has also developed a quick test to identify a good bat.

    Dr. Dan Russell applies the principles of physics to softball bats to help manufacturers produce high performance bats within USSSA and ASA guidelines. He has also developed a quick test to identify a good bat.
  • Gender and ethics in engineering

    By Website Administrator | Apr 14, 2006

    "Can't get no satisfaction" is not necessarily the top juke box pick for women in engineering. But, does being female in a predominantly male field affect how women feel about their job? Two Kettering researchers surveyed students to find out.

    "Can't get no satisfaction" is not necessarily the top juke box pick for women in engineering. But, does being female in a predominantly male field affect how women feel about their job? Two Kettering researchers surveyed students to find out.
  • Fatal crashes down for young drivers

    By Website Administrator | Sep 7, 2007

    A Kettering faculty member worked with the State of Michigan to help prepare teens for the road and reduce the loss of young lives.

    A Kettering faculty member worked with the State of Michigan to help prepare teens for the road and reduce the loss of young lives.
  • Imagining peace

    By Website Administrator | May 29, 2009

    Dr. Badri Rao presented his prescription for peace between India and Pakistan at the recently concluded World Civic Forum 2009 jointly organized by the United Nations and Kyung Hee University in Seoul, South Korea, May 5-8.

    Dr. Badri Rao presented his prescription for peace between India and Pakistan at the recently concluded World Civic Forum 2009 jointly organized by the United Nations and Kyung Hee University in Seoul, South Korea, May 5-8.
  • Unglamorous solder is the foundation for all appliances

    By Website Administrator | Sep 27, 2002

    Working in what was once described to him as the "proctology of Electrical Engineering," Mark Palmer, of Kettering, is making researching solder alloys a lot sexier than it used to be.

    Working in what was once described to him as the "proctology of Electrical Engineering," Mark Palmer, of Kettering, is making researching solder alloys a lot sexier than it used to be.
  • Researching academic dishonesty

    By Website Administrator | Apr 15, 2004

    Researchers take an honest look at academic dishonesty among engineering undergrads at a number of universities.

    Researchers take an honest look at academic dishonesty among engineering undergrads at a number of universities.
  • International collaboration

    By Website Administrator | May 2, 2005

    Visiting Italian graduate student Alberto Zuccollo aids Kettering professor with FlexCAN research project.

    Visiting Italian graduate student Alberto Zuccollo aids Kettering professor with FlexCAN research project.