Quick Takes on Life at Thayer
Four Dartmouth engineering undergraduates came up with a handy smartphone application and sweat collection device called DiagnosMe that allows for early disease detection.
PhD Innovation Program candidate Steve Reinitz ‘09 Th'09 has created an Inline Intravenous Fluid Sterilizer designed to prevent certain types of hospital acquired infections.
A team from Thayer School of Engineering and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is among the first to harness fluorescence to prevent tissue damage during brain surgery.
Andrea Marron MEM'12 is making over the digital strategy of a well-known fashion label and in doing so, the image of the average M.E.M. graduate.
BioLite's CampStove, invented by Dartmouth engineer and avid camper Jonathan Cedar '03 and Alexander Drummond, converts heat from a camp fire into electricity. BioLite's humanitarian response to Sandy had those without power flocking from all over Manhattan to sip a cup of coffee while they charged their phone.
Nowadays there isn't a job a mobile device can't handle, or so it seems. A new field called mobile health, or mHealth, introduces maybe the most useful to date.
Horst Richter may have retired from teaching in 2008, but he still occupies office number 114 in Cummings Hall. The long-time fixture—and Thayer School's first director of undergraduate studies—took a few minutes to reflect on three decades of teaching courses from Thermodynamics, his favorite, to one he created for all Dartmouth students called Technology of Sailing, and his current role as a researcher and advisor.
By early 2014, Dick Wenzel '71, Th'72 will watch proudly as the first tracks for the world's fastest and California's first high-speed rail are laid.