Dr. Kevin G. TeBeest

Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics
Department of Mathematics

Kettering University  •  1700 University Ave  •  Flint, MI 48504-6214
810–762–7926 ktebeest@kettering.edu
 Dr. Kevin G. TeBeest

Recipient of 2003 Kettering Alumni Association Outstanding Teaching Award

Recent News:

  • TeBeest makes the Flint Journal Headlines!, July 12, 2008.
  • Listed in Who's Who Among American Teachers and Educators, 2007.
  • Author of book: Supplemental Exercises for Zill's First Course in Differential Equations with Modeling Applications. Published by Thomson Brooks/Cole, 2005.


  • The Science of Sciences.
  • The Science of Wonder and Beauty.
  • The Science of Order - the Science of Chaos.

Earned Degrees:

  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering _ University of Nebraska_Lincoln N
  • M.S. Applied Mathematics _ University of Nebraska_Lincoln N
  • B.S. Mathematics _ South Dakota State University

Recent Awards:

  • Listed in Who's Who Among American Teachers and Educators, 2007.
  • Kettering University Alumni Association Outstanding Teaching Award, 2003.

Research Areas & Interests:

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Convection & Conduction Heat Transfer
  • Computational Mathematics
  • I use Maple extensively in my research and in the classroom

Conference Coordinator:

My Teaching Experience Maple Help Sheets on the Web
My Teaching Evaluations Applied Math at Kettering University
My Current Schedule Recent Publications
My Lighthouse Photo Gallery
My Personal Weather Station

Course Web Pages
Math 102 Math 305

My 1957 Chevy, purchased new by my dad in... well, 1957.
Beating my drums instead of my students.
Awaiting the delivery of a new stand for my 16" crash.

Summer Night's Storm

A 22° Ice Halo after Sunrise with
Spectacular Contrails and Crepuscular Rays

Although rarer, you can see part of an "upper tangent arc". (the bright region at the top of the halo)

The stunning fractal images were created by Uwe Krueger, University of Karlsruhe. They are copyrighted and used with permission. Background By Octagamm. Used with permission.

The lighthouse photos found within this site are the copyrighted property of Kevin TeBeest and should not be reproduced in any way except by the owner's express permission.