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.
New issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine
August 29, 2012
The newest issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine is now online. Features: "The Engineering Pipeline: It’s not only Dartmouth students who receive a Thayer-inspired education." | "Education for the Technology Ecosystem: Dean Joseph J. Helble says we need a different kind of engineer." | "Power Players: Professors Charles Sullivan and Jason Stauth are brightening the future of solar energy."
“Ancient Air” & “Core Science”
August 22, 2012 | International Innovation
Two articles in International Innovation feature engineering professor Mary Albert, Th ’83, and her polar ice sheet research team's study of “firn,” a term for Arctic snow that serves as “an archive of past atmospheric composition, and the relationships between the physical structure of the firn and gas trapping process.”
Exit Interview: Brian Pogue, Dean of Graduate Studies
August 14, 2012 | The Graduate Forum
The Graduate Forum interviews outgoing Dean of Graduate Studies and Professor of Engineering Brian Pogue and thanks him for his four years of service.
Stretch Students’ Limits
August 8, 2012 | BusinessNH Magazine
Dean Joseph Helble authored this article about the importance of educating students to think outside of their disciplinary boundaries.
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.
Brave New World—medical devices use biometrics to prevent hack attacks
August 7, 2012 | Ars Technica
Computer scientists—including engineering professor Ryan Halter—have proposed a wearable healthcare device that uses unique physiological signatures in a patient's heart rate or other physiological response to prevent tampering by malicious hackers.
An inside look at Greenland’s melting surface ice
August 3, 2012 | The Washington Post
Engineering Ph.D. candidate Kaitlin Keegan and Professor Mary Albert are featured in this article about Greenland’s big mid-July “melt” that gave polar scientists a chance to study a rare warming event as it was happening.
New Probe Provides Vital Assist in Brain Cancer Surgery
July 24, 2012 | Dartmouth-Hitchcock
MD/PhD student Pablo Valdes worked with David Roberts and Keith Paulsen to help develop a probe that uses an innovative fluorescence-reading technology to help brain surgeons distinguish cancerous tissue from normal tissue.
Ten Professors Honored With Faculty Awards
July 20, 2012 | Dartmouth Now
Professor Vicki May is one of ten faculty members recognized this year for exceptional achievement in scholarship, teaching, and mentoring. The class of 2012 voted for May to receive the Jerome Goldstein Award for Distinguished Teaching.