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NSF grant helping Kettering, University of Michigan researchers study how individuals returning to academia learn

dpeters_0_0Dr. Diane Peters, Mechanical Engineering faculty at Kettering University, in partnership with the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching at the University of Michigan, has been awarded a three-year  $367,094 grant from the National Science Foundation to study engineering education at the collegiate level.

Specifically, Peters and her colleagues at the University of Michigan will be studying how individuals who transition from industry back to academia to earn a master’s degree learn once they re-enter the classroom. | Full Story


Two Kettering University Faculty Members Nationally Recognized by the Society of Women Engineers

swe-groupTwo Kettering University faculty members were honored by the Society of Women Engineers for their work and contributions to engineering.

Dr. Diane Peters, assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Dr. Rebecca Reck, assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering, received awards at the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) annual awards program that took place Oct. 28 in Philadelphia. | Full Story