Dead Phone Battery? Just Burn Something.
November 6, 2012 | The New York Times
After Hurricane Sandy knocked out power in the Northeast, BioLite, co-founded by Jonathan Cedar ’03 and Jonathan den Hartog ’03 Th’05, stepped in to help out with a a $130 camp stove that doubles as a power source.
Alumnus creates textbook alternative
October 9, 2012 | The Dartmouth
Ariel Diaz ’02 Th’04 is offering students across the country an alternative to buying costly textbooks every term through his new startup, Boundless.com.
A Storage Solution Is in the Air
October 1, 2012 | The New York Times
SustainX Inc.—founded in 2007 by Professor Charles Hutchinson and engineering students Dax Kepshire Th'06, '09, Ben Bollinger '04 Th'04, '08, and Troy McBride Th'01—is set to build a pilot isothermal plant capable of storing and releasing up to two megawatts of power.
Five questions with Ayorkor Korsah ’01 Th’03
September 16, 2012 | Engineering for Change
Ayorkor Korsah ’01 Th’03 [formerly Ayorkor Mills-Tettey] has co-founded the African Robotics Network. AFRON, as the network is called, launched in May and already has more than 300 members in 25 countries.
SustainX gets 11 new patents for energy storage
September 6, 2012 | Mass High Tech
SustainX Inc.—founded by Professor Charles Hutchinson and engineering students Dax Kepshire Th'06, '09, Ben Bollinger '04 Th'04, '08, and Troy McBride Th'01—announced Thursday that it has been issued 11 patents related to its constant-temperature compressed air technology.
New issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine
August 29, 2012
The newest issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine is now online. Features: "The Engineering Pipeline: It’s not only Dartmouth students who receive a Thayer-inspired education." | "Education for the Technology Ecosystem: Dean Joseph J. Helble says we need a different kind of engineer." | "Power Players: Professors Charles Sullivan and Jason Stauth are brightening the future of solar energy."
Dartmouth Alumni Award Winners Lead the Way
August 21, 2012 | Office of Alumni Relations
Congratulations to E. Stina Brock ’01, ’02Th, a recipient of the Young Alumni Distinguished Service Award. Brock holds an AB and BE in engineering and economics from Dartmouth, and has stayed involved with the College since graduating.
Upstart Announces a New Way to Invest In a Recent College Grad
August 9, 2012 | Dartmouth Now
The Boston Globe (and others) reports that former Google executive Dave Girouard ’88, Thayer ’89, has founded a new Silicon Valley company that offers an unusual investment opportunity.
Furey’s college coach says best is yet to come
August 8, 2012 | Eagle-Tribune
Carl Wallin isn’t surprised that Sean Furey '04, Th '05, '06 will be throwing the javelin today at the Olympic Games. “To be honest, I always knew he’d be there,” said Wallin, who retired in 2009 after 40 years as Dartmouth’s head coach.
Rugby’s Olympic return in sight
July 22, 2012 | ESPN Boston
Dartmouth engineering major Alex Magleby ’00 is at the forefront of rugby's Olympic return..."After high school, Magleby came east to study engineering at Dartmouth and play rugby."