NEPDC and TREAT Award $150K to Medical Device Innovators
September 8, 2016 | NEPDC
Four winners announced in 2016 Target Challenge grant competition held by New England Pediatric Device Consortium (NEPDC), Center for Translation of Rehabilitation Engineering Advances and Technology (TREAT), Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA), and the Foundation for Physical Therapy.
Record-setting Philanthropic Support for Thayer School
September 1, 2016
Support for Thayer School's expansion plans now exceeds $90 million, affirming Dartmouth's goal of offering every undergraduate the opportunity to explore technology.
Football Robots Start Practicing with 49ers
August 24, 2016 | Robotics Trends
The San Francisco 49ers are using three Mobile Virtual Player (MVP) robots in practice for both offensive and defensive drills to cut down on player injuries.
Blame airlines, not weather, for most U.S. flight delays
August 23, 2016 | Chicago Tribune
Professor Vikrant Vaze's research supports the findings that airline miscues are now the biggest cause of flight delays in the U.S.
NIH Funds Dartmouth Study of Cellular Disease Processes
August 8, 2016 | Dartmouth Now
The five-year, $12.45 million grant supports an interdisciplinary project for junior faculty including engineering professor Karl Griswold who will co-direct the "molecular tools core."
Can Virtual Reality Help Astronauts Keep Their Cool?
August 4, 2016 | Discover Magazine
Professor Jay Buckey and his colleagues are using calming imagery to see if virtual scenes reduce stress levels.
Dartmouth’s Furey Following the Manual in Javelin
August 3, 2016 | Valley News
Sean Furey '04, Th'05, '06 nailed the Olympic A standard to qualify for Rio last year days after the qualification window opened.
One proposal was from Dartmouth engineering professor Ulrike Wegst for "Structure-Property-Processing Correlations in Freeze-Cast Biomimetic Materials."
Dartmouth Hosts Fellowships for Young African Leaders
August 2, 2016 | Dartmouth Now
The business and entrepreneurship institute is part of an Obama administration initiative.
Attracting More Women To Study STEM In A World Full Of Geek Dude Stereotypes
July 27, 2016 | Forbes
Joseph Helble, dean of engineering at Dartmouth, believes their overall approach to teaching engineering is what’s attracting women to their program.