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.
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.