Events

Engineering in Medicine Lecture: Micro- and nano-structured films using breath figure method

"Brian" Xi Liu, PhD Candidate, Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth

Friday, April 29, 2016, 12:30–1:30pm

Room 202, Cummings Hall

Jones Seminar: Thermodynamics and Kinetics Driving the Essence of Materials Design

Michele Manuel, Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida

Friday, April 29, 2016, 3:30–4:30pm

Spanos Auditorium, Cummings Hall

A roadmap for materials design and its relationship to computational thermodynamics and kinetics will be discussed in its application to structural materials where active mechanisms are complex and interacting.

10th Annual Formula Hybrid Competition

Monday, May 2, 2016–Thursday, May 5, 2016

New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon, NH

Founded and run by Thayer School, the competition features high-performance hybrid and electric race cars built by teams of undergraduate and graduate students.

PhD Thesis Defense: Shadab Khan

Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 8:00–10:00am

Jackson Conference Room, Cummings Hall

"Electrical Impedance Acquisition System for Surgical Margin Assessment during Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy"

MS Thesis Defense: Yeunun Choo

Thursday, May 5, 2016, 1:00–3:00pm

MacLean B01, Zaleski Auditorium

“Computational Fluid Dynamics Modeling of Airfoils with Modern Trailing Edges”

Jones Seminar: Materials for Hydrogen Technology — Key Element for our Sustainable Future

Thomas Klassen, Harris German-Dartmouth Fellow, Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth

Friday, May 6, 2016, 3:30–4:30pm

Spanos Auditorium, Cummings Hall

Recent research progress in tailoring materials and device fabrication as well as scale-up opportunities for technology implementation.

PhD Thesis Defense: Alisha DSouza

Monday, May 9, 2016, 9:30–11:30am

Jackson Conference Room, Cummings Hall

"In vivo Fluorescence Imaging and Tomography Methods to Quantify Metastatic Burden in Lymph Nodes"

MS Thesis Defense: Curtis Jones

Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 2:00–4:00pm

Spanos Auditorium, Cummings Hall

"A Task Framework for Assessing Interface Design Impacts on Problem Solving"

Jones Seminar: Biomechanical advantages of the human pygmy phenotype

Nathaniel Dominy, Professor of Anthropology and Biological Sciences, Dartmouth

Friday, May 13, 2016, 3:30–4:30pm

Spanos Auditorium, Cummings Hall

How and why pygmy size evolves and new data to test the hypothesis that pygmy size confers biomechanical advantages when hunting and gathering in tropical rainforests.

30th Annual Neuroscience Day at Dartmouth

Saturday, May 14, 2016, 8:30am–4:45pm

Oopik Auditorium, Class of 1978 Life Sciences Center

This annual day-long event highlights neuroscience research contributions at Dartmouth and features expert talks, a poster session, a panel discussion and a keynote lecture.

Jones Seminar: Linking Length Scales

Samantha Daly, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan

Friday, May 20, 2016, 3:30–4:30pm

Spanos Auditorium, Cummings Hall

Recent work on exploring connections between the macroscopic and microscopic length scales using a combination of digital image correlation and scanning electron microscopy.

Jones Seminar: Epilepsy Surgery and Research

Hai Sun, Assistant Professor in Neurological Surgery and Director of Epilepsy Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Science Center

Friday, May 27, 2016, 3:30–4:30pm

Spanos Auditorium, Cummings Hall

The current state of epilepsy surgery and the challenges it faces and research opportunities it brings to improve our understanding of the human brain.

4th Annual Thayer Fitness Challenge

Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 3:30–4:30pm

GlycoFi Atrium, MacLean ESC

Teams of Thayer students, faculty and staff will compete for the Intercontinental Fitness Challenge Belt in a series of events including push-ups, sit-ups, balance, and a walk/run.

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

Thayer Alumni Weekend 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017–Sunday, May 7, 2017

MacLean ESC, Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth

Save the date! Celebrating 150 years of Dartmouth engineering.