Solar-Tectic LLC gets exclusive license for manufacturing single c-Si thin-films on ordinary glass
January 27, 2012 | Global Solar Technology
Dartmouth has granted a world-wide exclusive license to Solar-Tectic LLC for technology invented by Professor Jifeng Liu that enables the first-time commercialization of single crystal silicon thin-film solar cells.
Biotechs strike partnerships to spread their costs, risks
January 15, 2012 | The Boston Globe
At the 30th annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, Tillman Gerngross pressed drug company leaders from around the world to farm out some specialized research and development to his New Hampshire start-up, Adimab LLC.
ATDynamics Receives California’s Highest Environmental Honor
December 14, 2011 | ATDynamics
CleanTech transportation technology company, ATDynamics, Inc.—with Jeff Grossmann Th'06 as VP of Engineering—is the recipient of the 2011 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA) for re-defining the shape of the modern tractor-trailer.
Mascoma and Valero Establish Joint Venture for Commercial-Scale Hardwood Cellulosic Ethanol Facility
December 9, 2011 | Business Wire
Professor Lee Lynd's company, Mascoma Corporation, announced that it has entered into definitive agreements with Valero Energy Corporation to develop and operate a first-of-its-kind 20 million gallon per year commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol facility in Kinross, Michigan.
LuminAid helps disaster relief orgs.
November 21, 2011 | The Dartmouth
The LuminAID — a portable, inflatable solar lamp designed by Anna Stork ’08 (engineering major modified with studio art) — is generating excitement and funding from both outdoor enthusiasts and international disaster relief organizations.
Energy storage a key to wind, solar backup
October 30, 2011 | The Boston Globe
Founded by Professor Charles Hutchinson and three Dartmouth engineering Ph.D. graduates—Dax Kepshire Th'06, '09, Ben Bollinger '04 Th'04, '08, and Troy McBride Th'01—SustainX aims to capture wind & solar power and release it to the electrical grid when it's most needed.
Global Cleantech 100
October 18, 2011 | Cleantech Group
Thayer School spin-off SustainX made the Global Cleantech list of the top 100 private companies in clean technology.
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.