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.
Getting By, Getting Ahead: Start-Up Entrepreneur Brings High-Tech Talent To Rural N.H.
July 10, 2012 | New Hampshire Public Radio
In some ways, Professor Tillman Gerngross is the father of the Upper Valley’s biotech community. Originally from Austria, Gerngross came here in the late 1990s to be a professor of bioengineering at Dartmouth.
A Netflix-like subscription for art
June 27, 2012 | CNNMoney
Jason Gracilieri, MEM '00 and his start-up company, TurningArt—"The cure for empty walls"— is featured by CNNMoney.
Devices help alert teams to potential concussions on the field
June 27, 2012 | The Baltimore Sun
The X2 Impact, an electronics-packed mouth guard, joins the Head Impact Telemetry System and Sideline Response System, owned and co-developed by Riddell and adjunct professor of engineering Richard Greenwald's company, Simbex.
Cooking Up a Cleaner, Safer Open-Fire Stove
May 20, 2012 | The New York Times
Engineering sciences major Jonathan Cedar '03 helped design a prototype cooking stove that passed its first trial with flying colors in Ghana. The next round of tests in India, however, presented a new set of challenges.
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."