Dartmouth Engineer - The Magazine of Thayer School of EngineeringDartmouth Engineer - The Magazine of Thayer School of Engineering

Winter 2011

The Start-Up Star

Venture capitalist Terry McGuire Th’82 has the connections and vision that have helped build more than 25 successful new companies. No wonder so many entrepreneurs wouldn’t dream of launching a business without him.

By Scott Kirsner

The New Guard

Thayer’s eight new tenure-track assistant professors will influence the next few generations of students. Here’s a look at why these profs became engineers, the grand challenges they’re trying to solve, and how they see their role as teachers.

By Elizabeth Kelsey

A Few of Our Favorite Things

A professorial pick of outstanding ENGS 21 projects

By Karen Endicott

Perspective

The Great Hall

Alumni News

Inventions

Random Walk

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