Football Tackling Dummy to Debut on Colbert’s ‘Late Show’
October 5, 2015 | Dartmouth Now
The Mobile Virtual Player (MVP) developed jointly by Thayer School and Coach Buddy Teevens, will take center stage Thursday on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
AOL founder gives FreshAir a fresh start with $100k investment
October 1, 2015 | NH Union Leader
FreshAir Sensor won $100k from AOL founder Steve Case. The FreshAir team includes Drew Matter Th'15, Kwame Ohene-Adu ’14 Th’14 and Anani Sawadogo '14 Th'14.
40 Under 40: Ashifi Gogo
September 24, 2015 | Fortune
Ashifi Gogo Th’09 ’10 on Fortune’s 2015 "40 Under 40" annual ranking of the most influential young people in business
Alector Raises $32M For Immune-Based Neuro Drug Development
September 16, 2015 | Xconomy
Alector, founded two years ago by professor Tillman Gerngross, wants to exploit ties between the immune system and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s to make drugs.
How food allergy drove this entrepreneur to start a company
September 4, 2015 | Upstart Business Journal
Conversations are ongoing with Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering to develop the prototype of an allergen detecting device.
Pediatric Stands Being Used In Developing Nations
August 31, 2015 | WABI TV5
Scott Mitchell, dual-degree ’13, and his team designed a stander for cerebral palsy patients that not only works, but is also adjustable, comfortable and inexpensive.
NIH awards DoseOptics $1.4 Million for Radiation Therapy Imaging
August 27, 2015 | DoseOptics
The company was co-founded by William Ware Th’94 and professors Brian Pogue and Scott Davis Th’06 to translate discoveries made by Thayer School and the Geisel School of Medicine.
Tackling Goes High-Tech at Dartmouth With New Dummies
August 26, 2015 | The New York Times
Football coach Buddy Teevens asked Dartmouth's engineering school to create a safer way for players to practice tackling.
Dartmouth Football Kicks Off High-Tech Season
August 25, 2015 | Dartmouth Now
This week Dartmouth unveils the first robotic mobile tackling dummy called a Mobile Virtual Player (MVP). The wheeled, self-righting, remotely-controlled device was developed at Thayer School of Engineering.
Dartmouth develops device that allows football players to practice at full contact without risk of injury
August 20, 2015 | ConsumerAffairs
The humanoid tackling dummy simulates in-game conditions while reducing athlete-on-athlete collisions.