Department News

  • Electric sports boats coming soon!

    Oct 21, 2011

    Alex Smith '09, helped develop the world's first all electric power boat and now he's tackling an electric powertrain for an electric motorcycle.

    Alex Smith '09, helped develop the world's first all electric power boat and now he's tackling an electric powertrain for an electric motorcycle.
  • Kettering University's NASA lab is computing how to make satellites faster

    Nov 27, 2001

    Hopping a space shuttle to visit other planets may not be unrealistic in the near future, if three Kettering University researchers have anything to say about it.

    Hopping a space shuttle to visit other planets may not be unrealistic in the near future, if three Kettering University researchers have anything to say about it.
  • Symbiotic relationship is beneficial to both

    Jan 12, 2004

    Large corporations regularly invest in their own future. Takata, supplier of a broad range of passenger and driver safety systems and devices, recently increased its investment in Kettering University's and its own future with multiple donations to the school, including financial support and equipment.

    Large corporations regularly invest in their own future. Takata, supplier of a broad range of passenger and driver safety systems and devices, recently increased its investment in Kettering University's and its own future with multiple donations to the school, including financial support and equipment.
  • Improving engine emissions

    May 16, 2005

    Researchers at Kettering will use a National Science Foundation grant to determine levels of particulate matter emitted by diesel engines, spark ignited engines, jet engines and in hydrogen production, to help manufacturers improve emissions and meet new EPA regulations.

    Researchers at Kettering will use a National Science Foundation grant to determine levels of particulate matter emitted by diesel engines, spark ignited engines, jet engines and in hydrogen production, to help manufacturers improve emissions and meet new EPA regulations.
  • Gender and ethics in engineering

    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.
  • Greening public transportation

    Oct 12, 2007

    Kettering is helping Flint's Mass Transportation Authority explore the greening of public buses.

    Kettering is helping Flint's Mass Transportation Authority explore the greening of public buses.
  • Global cooling

    Apr 17, 2009

    Researching a way to improve the energy efficiency of refrigerated display cases in grocery stores, a Kettering University researcher found that less is more.

    Researching a way to improve the energy efficiency of refrigerated display cases in grocery stores, a Kettering University researcher found that less is more.
  • Front to back crash testing

    Oct 27, 2011

    Researchers at Kettering University are researching ways to improve safety features for backseat passengers during front end collisions.

    Researchers at Kettering University are researching ways to improve safety features for backseat passengers during front end collisions.
  • Fighting fibromyalgia a search for effective treatment

    Jan 18, 2002

    Dr. Jeff Hargrove has learned first-hand it's not what you know, but who you know, that can change your life.

    Dr. Jeff Hargrove has learned first-hand it's not what you know, but who you know, that can change your life.
  • $1.8 million jumpstarts fuel cell research

    Jan 28, 2004

    $1.8 million to fund fuel cell research

    $1.8 million to fund fuel cell research