Bright Idea Helps those Facing Disaster
May 19, 2012 | CNN
LuminAID — a portable, inflatable solar lamp designed by Anna Stork ’08 (engineering major modified with studio art) — was featured on the CNN segment, "Start Small, Think Big."
Dartmouth Researchers Investigate the Cognitive Effects of Athlete Head Impacts
May 16, 2012 | Dartmouth Now
Richard Greenwald, adjunct assistant professor of engineering and co-author on the paper, is founder and president of the Lebanon-based company Simbex, and pioneered the innovative Head Impact Telemetry System.
Sproxil, co-founded by Ph.D. Innovation Program alum Ashifi Gogo, is using IBM technology to help the pharmaceutical industry reduce drug counterfeiting and allow consumers to verify the authenticity of prescriptions in seconds with their mobile phones.
April 24, 2012 | BusinessNH Magazine
The NH College and University Council estimates that in 2009, the latest statewide impact report available, higher education institutions contributed $4.886 billion, or 8.14 percent, of the state’s gross domestic product...Thayer School of Engineering lists a dozen faculty and emeritus faculty who have started successful companies.
Undergraduate wins $25,000 prize at Tuck competition
April 16, 2012 | The Dartmouth
At the Greener Ventures Entrepreneurship Contest at the Tuck School of Business, first-place finisher Alison Stace-Naughton ’11, who developed what was initially a prototype for an introductory engineering course into a practical tool to prevent tissue damage in endoscopic surgery, received a prize of $25,000.
Marc Fenigstein on How BRD Motorcycles Is Changing the Face of Motocross
April 10, 2012 | core77
Marc Fenigstein '01 Th'04, CEO and Co-Founder of BRD Motorcycles is working with the rest of the BRD team to change the face of the motocross industry through their pioneering electric bikes.
Student ventures take $20,000 in prizes
April 6, 2012 | The Dartmouth
Spiral-E Solutions, founded by Alison Stace-Naughton ’11, won the $3,000 second-place prize for its prototype of a medical device that helps keep the stomach in place during endoscopic surgery. She developed the first prototype in an undergraduate engineering class at Dartmouth.
Student group named among best innovators
March 29, 2012 | The Dartmouth
Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering’s hydropower project—which currently operates two sites in Rwanda—was recognized as a semifinalist in both the University of Washingon Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition and the Dell Social Innovation Challenge.
March 16, 2012 | Dartmouth Now
Dartmouth Engineer features seven innovative companies that were founded or cofounded by young alumni.
Graduate students win consulting competition
March 5, 2012 | The Dartmouth
Graduate students from Tuck School of Business, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth Medical School and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, as well as a number of undergraduate students, presented as part of the Oliver Wyman Case Competition.