SustainX obtains first energy patent
October 11, 2011 | The Dartmouth
SustainX, which grew out of work conducted at Thayer School of Engineering, received its first U.S. patent last week for a new energy storage technique.
MicroStrain partners with Dartmouth
September 29, 2011 | Burlington Free Press
MicroStrain, Inc., a Williston-based manufacturer of high-tech sensors, has teamed up with Dartmouth's Thayer School of Engineering to speed the transformation of ideas into businesses through NSF's Partnerships for Innovation program.
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.
Thayer School has been awarded a grant from NSF's Partnerships for Innovations (PFI) program to support students in Dartmouth's Ph.D. Innovation Program and connect them with small businesses involved in technologies for sensory enhancement and mobile sensor systems.
Mascoma files for $100M IPO
September 19, 2011 | Boston Business Journal
Professor Lee Lynd's renewable fuels company, Mascoma Corp., has announced plans for an initial public offering valued at up to $100 million.
MicroStrain Joins Dartmouth in Partnerships for Innovation, Supporting Regional Economic Development and Championing Growth
September 15, 2011 | MicroStrain
NSF's Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) program awarded Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering a grant to provide up to $600,000 of funding to Ph.D. Innovation Program candidates interested in working with MicroStrain on technology to optimize next generation sensing systems.
Simbex, Dartmouth Medical School, and Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth were awarded a two-year $1.3M grant from the National Operating Committee on Standards in Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) to expand their research collaboration on concussions in athletes.
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.
Running Backs Take Hardest Hits to the Head, Linemen Take the Most, U.S. College Football Study Find
September 7, 2011 | Science Daily
A new study documents the nature of head blows by player position. Captured data allowed the team of researchers from Brown, Dartmouth, Virginia Tech, and sensor-maker and Dartmouth spin-off Simbex to discern how hard the hit was, how often each player was hit, and where on the helmet they were hit.
Check This Out: “From Idea to Success”
August 17, 2011 | The Daily Herald
Dartmouth's Entrepreneurial Network has a new book that anyone hoping to start his or her own business should read: From Idea to Success: The Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network's Guide for Start-Ups, by Gregg Fairbrothers and Tessa Winter; recommended by Herald business editor Mike Benbow.