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Dr. Javad Baqersad Selected to Speak at IMAC-XL Conference in February

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Dr. Javad Baqersad has been selected to deliver the 2022 SAGE Publishing Young Engineer Lecture during the IMAC-XL conference Feb. 7-10 in Orlando.

The award recognizes a member of the Society for Experimental Mechanics who is early to mid-career and demonstrates potential in the field of experimental mechanics.

The IMAC-XL conference focuses on structural dynamics including simulation and modeling, nonlinear dynamics, sensors, signal processing and control spanning the full range of engineering disciplines.


Mechanical Engineering Professor Javad Baqersad
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Four Students Receive SWE Scholarships

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) announced 2021 scholarship recipients. More than $1.2 million was awarded to 289 recipients.

Congratulations to the following Kettering students:

  • Candace Ulett ('21, ME) received a Meredith Thoms Memorial Scholarship.
  • Isabella Weingartz ('24, ME) received a Ford Motor Company Scholarship.
  • Ashley Wisdom ('21, CHME) received the Woon Family Scholarship.
  • Chelsea Wright ('21, IE) received a Xilinx Empowering Women in Technology Scholarship.
Summer 2021 Alpha Phi Mu initiates.

Alpha Pi Mu Initiates Three New Members

The Industrial Engineering honor society, Alpha Pi Mu, initiated three new members during a ceremony Sept. 14.

To qualify for membership, students must be in the top 20 percent of their junior class or top 33 percent of their senior class and exhibit positive character traits.

Congratulations to Catharine Carlson ('23, IE), Marta Corvaglia ('23, IE) and Skyler Chinn ('24, IE).

Summer 2021 Robot inductees.

Robot Society Inducts New Members

Six new members were welcomed into the Robot Honor Society on Sept. 14 during an event.

The Robot Honor Society recognizes 1 percent of students for their outstanding creative leadership, service that transcends self and citizenship that demonstrates responsibility. Students go through a highly selective process conducted by their peers, staff and faculty.

Congratulations to the following new members Sara Aldrich ('21, CHME), Elizabeth Crawford ('21, CHME & EP), Emma Mucciante ('22, CHME), Abigail Wolf ('23, ME), Julia Rickabaugh ('21, IE) and Myra Lumpkin, Director of Student Life Programs.