Dartmouth Homecoming 2015

Friday, October 9, 2015–Saturday, October 10, 2015

Dartmouth Green

Take part in Dartmouth's most cherished traditions of Dartmouth Night and Homecoming.

Engineering in Medicine Lecture: DBS Biomedical implications and Signal Processing

Jenny Qiu, PhD Candidate, Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth

Friday, October 9, 2015, 12:30–1:30pm

Room 118, Cummings Hall

Jones Seminar: Exposure Science at US EPA—Linking environmental measurements to biomonitoring data

Joachim Pleil, US Environmental Protection Agency

Friday, October 9, 2015, 3:30–4:30pm

Spanos Auditorium, Cummings Hall

The emergence of exposure science as the study of the external environment’s contributions to the human system.

Designing Our Future: Engineering and the Liberal Arts

Joseph Helble, Dean and Professor, Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth

Thursday, October 15, 2015, 6:00–9:00pm

Hyatt Regency Houston

Dean Joseph Helble shares his vision for the future of engineering and the liberal arts at Dartmouth.

Engineering in Medicine Lecture: Tongue deformation modeling for enhanced intra-operative guidance

Xiaotian "Dennis" Wu, PhD Candidate, Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth

Friday, October 16, 2015, 12:30–1:30pm

Room 118, Cummings Hall

Defense of Thesis Proposal: Christopher Schaef

Friday, October 16, 2015, 3:00–5:00pm

Room 202, Cummings Hall

“Design and Control of High-Density DC-DC Converters for Cell Balancing and Low-Voltage Power Delivery Applications”

Jones Seminar: Coupling modeling and in situ experiments to improve fatigue life predictions

Michael Sangid, Assistant Professor, Purdue University

Friday, October 16, 2015, 3:30–4:30pm

Spanos Auditorium, Cummings Hall

An overview of research efforts to understand, model, and verify activities for crack nucleation resulting from persistent slip bands.

Symbiotic Systems for The Future of Energy, Water, and Food

Alexander Slocum, Pappalardo Professor of Mechanical Engineering, MIT

Friday, October 30, 2015, 3:30pm

Spanos Auditorium, Cummings Hall

Part of the Visionaries in Technology Thayer Distinguished Speaker Series.

Jones Seminar: Radiation Limits to Energy Innovation

Robert Hargraves, ThorCon Team

Friday, November 6, 2015, 3:30–4:30pm

Spanos Auditorium, Cummings Hall

Introduction to a new type of nuclear reactor in which thorium and uranium fuel is dissolved in molten fluoride salts with examples illustrating the safety and health benefits of low dose radiation.

FIRST® LEGO® League Tournament

Saturday, November 14, 2015, 8:30am–3:30pm

Spanos Auditorium, Cummings Hall

Each fall, Thayer hosts the FIRST® LEGO® League qualifier event, a robotics competition that introduces young students (grades 4-8) to the excitement of science and technology.

Thayer School Investiture

Saturday, June 11, 2016, 10:00–11:30am

Spaulding Auditorium, Hopkins Center

Thayer School's annual investiture ceremony honors graduating BE, MEM, MS, and PhD students through the presentation of academic hoods and awards.

Clostridium XIV

Monday, August 29, 2016–Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Cook Auditorium, Murdough Center

14th International Conference on the Genetics, Physiology and Synthetic Biology of Solvent- and Acid-forming Clostridia