Dartmouth Engineering Products & Gifts
Dartmouth engineering students, faculty, and alumni are creating some of the most innovative products on the market. Below are just a few of the products currently available, many of which make great gifts for the engineer who has everything!
Gifts & Gadgets
- BioLite CampStove: Jonathan Cedar ’03 and Jonathan den Hartog ’03 Th’05 are co-founders of BioLite—products for outdoor adventure and emergency preparedness. The BioLite CampStove can cook dinner and charge electronics anywhere with just a handful of kindling.
- Jetboil: N.H. engineers Dwight Aspinwall '84 and Perry Dowst created Jetboil's fast, easy outdoor cooking systems. Several Dartmouth engineering students have worked on Jetboil product development for their ENGS 190/290 (now ENGS 89/90) engineering design projects. (See Jetboil's Holiday Gift Guide)
- LuminAID: An inflatable solar light that lasts 4-6 hours and charges in 5 hours, co-invented by Anna Stork ’08.
- BRD Motorcycles: Marc Fenigsein ’01 Th’04 and David Drennan Th’09 are co-founders of BRD Motorcycles—street-legal and fast electric motocycles.
- Gyrowheel by Jyrobike (formerly Gyrobike): Debbie Sperling ’06 Th’07, Hannah Murnen ’06 Th’07, Nathan Sigworth ’07, and Gus Niles ’07 created the stabilizing bike—an alternative to training wheels—in their ENGS 21 class.
- Orbit Baby: Colter Leys ’96 is the product development lead for Orbit Baby, makers of a high-design baby stroller.
- Concept2 oars, indoor rower, and the SkiErg: Judy Geer ’75 Th’83 developed software that displays motivational graphics and monitors performance for Concept2's rowing machines.
- Vapor X 6.0 hockey stick: Carolyn Steele ‘03 was a product developer for Bauer Hockey, who launched the high-performance carbon fiber ice hockey stick weighing less than a pound.
- PlotWatt: Luke Fishback ’02 Th’03 and John Cunningham ’02 co-founded PlotWatt to provide customized energy-saving recommendations using cloud-based algorithms that analyze smart meter data to figure out appliance level energy cost.
- TurningArt: Jason Gracilieri Th’00 founded this art rental service with the option to buy.
Books by Alumni
How Design Changed America: An Historical Memoir
Henry Keck ’43 Tu’44 Th’44
Good Guys, Wiseguys, and Putting Up Buildings: A Life in Construction
Samuel Florman ’46 Th’46
Thayer Gear is a student-run store providing high-quality Thayer School merchandise.