Packing some power
March 3, 2012 | The Economist
Several smaller outfits are developing more efficient forms of compressed-air energy storage (CAES). SustainX, a company spun out of Dartmouth’s engineering school, has developed what it calls “isothermal CAES.”
Who is The Entrepreneur: Tom Brady
February 6, 2012 | Forbes
"I was first exposed to entrepreneurship in an undergraduate engineering course at Dartmouth" --Tom Brady ’66 Th’68, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Plastic Technologies, Inc.
ATDynamics Receives California’s Highest Environmental Honor
December 14, 2011 | ATDynamics
CleanTech transportation technology company, ATDynamics, Inc.—with Jeff Grossmann Th'06 as VP of Engineering—is the recipient of the 2011 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA) for re-defining the shape of the modern tractor-trailer.
LuminAid helps disaster relief orgs.
November 21, 2011 | The Dartmouth
The LuminAID — a portable, inflatable solar lamp designed by Anna Stork ’08 (engineering major modified with studio art) — is generating excitement and funding from both outdoor enthusiasts and international disaster relief organizations.
Koppel ‘09 trains soldiers in Kuwait
November 11, 2011 | The Dartmouth
Chris Koppel ’09 Th’10, now a lieutenant in the United States Army, traded the mountains of New Hampshire for the expansive deserts of Iraq and Kuwait.
Energy storage a key to wind, solar backup
October 30, 2011 | The Boston Globe
Founded by Professor Charles Hutchinson and three Dartmouth engineering Ph.D. graduates—Dax Kepshire Th'06, '09, Ben Bollinger '04 Th'04, '08, and Troy McBride Th'01—SustainX aims to capture wind & solar power and release it to the electrical grid when it's most needed.
Global Cleantech 100
October 18, 2011 | Cleantech Group
Thayer School spin-off SustainX made the Global Cleantech list of the top 100 private companies in clean technology.
Internet use decreases privacy, Davidow says
October 5, 2011 | The Dartmouth
The Internet contributes to modern-day problems such as stock market volatility, according to venture capitalist Bill Davidow ’57 Th’58.
Texting system reveals fake drugs
September 26, 2011 | The Boston Globe
Ashifi Gogo, a native of Ghana and graduate of Thayer School's engineering Ph.D. Innovation Program, developed the technology as a class project while at Dartmouth.
Aerodynamics Technology Developed in New England Returns to Save Fuel in New England
September 14, 2011 | ATDynamics
Entrepreneur Andrew Smith founded ATDynamics while at Tuck School of Business and Jeff Grossmann, now the company’s VP of Engineering, prepared the initial designs of the TrailerTail® as a student at Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth in 2007.