New Network Seeks to Form a ‘Meta-University’ to Link Engineering Schools
July 10, 2011 | The Chronicle of Higher Education
Several of the world's leading universities, including Dartmouth, could soon be collaborating on engineering-design projects and research activities, exchanging students and professors, and pooling their expertise to work more closely with industry.
Top Engineering Schools Hold First Summit About International Exchange
July 7, 2011 | Engineering News-Record
Academic administrators of top university engineering programs in India, Brazil, and China joined U.S. Ivy League counterparts and multinational industry leaders in late June at Columbia University in New York City to discuss opportunities for further global collaboration.
Perspective: A new hope for Africa
June 22, 2011 | Nature
Bioenergy could help bring food security to the world's poorest continent, say Lee R. Lynd and Jeremy Woods.
Lead-free solder brings many benefits
June 20, 2011 | IPC
One of the biggest question marks surrounding lead-free solders is their reliability. But Ronald C. Lasky says that it’s difficult to support that perception.
Students selected for SURF biomed program
June 14, 2011 | Fosters.com
Andrew Guilliams and Michael Fullerton will join the Dartmouth Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program...Guilliams will be working with Professor Karl Griswold whose research focuses on bioengineering of proteins.
A team of students from three different schools at Dartmouth was declared the winner of the first Dartmouth Medical Technology Business Plan Competition on Friday May 20. Anne Kwei, Ilya Bendich, and Joe Gigliotti presented their business plan for Rytek Medical, a company with an improved cancer sensing biopsy needle invented by Professor of Engineering Ryan Halter.
Robbie ‘69 emphasizes innovation, creativity
May 18, 2011 | The Dartmouth
Professor Peter Robbie discussed "design thinking"—a unique method of problem solving that attempts to satisfy individuals’ needs in a manner that is both feasible and profitable—during a Social Enterprise and Economic Development Society lecture.
Laser vision firm Avedro bumps funding to $13M
May 9, 2011 | Mass High Tech
Avedro Inc.,—a laser vision correction company based on technology developed by Professor Stuart Trembly—has raised $13.3 million of a planned $15.5 million financing.
Buckey discusses political lessons
May 9, 2011 | The Dartmouth
Dartmouth Medical School professor, adjunct professor of engineering, and former state Senate candidate Jay Buckey discussed the importance of fundraising for political campaigns.
You’ve Never Heard of Them, but They’ve Changed Your Life
May 5, 2011 | Forbes
Steven Sasson, Eric Fossum, Joseph Woodland, Bernard Silver. You’ve almost definitely never heard of them, but they’ve changed your life in ways that affect you just about every day. They are among the inventors who were inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.