The New Ph.D.
January 15, 2013 | ASEE Prism
A number of institutions, including Dartmouth, have begun to prepare Ph.D. engineers to grasp opportunities and thrive in the industrial, commercial, and business worlds, either as employees of large or small enterprises or as entrepreneurs.
LuminAID Featured on NBC’s Today Show
January 1, 2013
Featured on the Today Show's "Top technology trends for 2013," the LuminAID solar light was developed by Dartmouth engineer Anna Stork ’08 and her classmate Andrea Sreshta at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture.
Warm Up, Cook, Recharge: A Smart Tool Born of Hurricane Sandy Aftermath
November 10, 2012 | The Daily Beast
It was originally meant for hikers, but the BioLite CampStove [co-founded by Jonathan Cedar ’03 and Jonathan den Hartog ’03 Th’05], which converts wood-burning fire into electricity to charge cellphones, could revolutionize disaster relief.
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.
Keraflex® Keratoconus Treatment Study Begins in US
October 11, 2012 | Business Wire
Avedro, Inc. [founded by Professor Stuart Trembly] and Hersh Vision Group announced today that Dr. Peter Hersh has treated the first patient in a physician sponsored Investigational New Drug (IND) study for the safety and efficacy of the Keraflex Microwave System.
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.
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.
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.
It’s the problem, stupid!
August 7, 2012 | Nature Biotechnology
Professor Tillman Gerngross makes the case that the world's most exciting, groundbreaking technology is pointless if it is unable to address an urgent and relevant need.