Professor Margie Ackerman will help lead an international consortium that's been awarded approximately $8 million from Partners Healthcare through a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-sponsored Collaboration for AIDS Vaccine Discovery.
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.
Five Dartmouth Faculty Elected AAAS Fellows
December 8, 2011 | Dartmouth Now
Professor Lee Lynd is one of five Dartmouth faculty members selected as 2011 fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and the publisher of the journal Science.
Buried Threat: Military Tests Device to Find Unexploded Bombs
December 8, 2011 | InnovationNewsDaily
U.S. military has funded new technology that can better track buried threats from past wars. Professor Fridon Shubitidze and his colleagues have created computer algorithms capable of sorting through the low-frequency electromagnetic signatures of buried explosives.
Bioenergy: Food security proves a worry
December 1, 2011 | Financial Times
Professor Lee Lynd is quoted in an article about the challenges of implementing biofuels production in South Africa.
Dartmouth engineering professor earns DoD Project-of-the-Year award
November 30, 2011
For technology that could help rid battle sites of unexploded bombs, engineering professor Fridon Shubitidze received a Project-of-the-Year award yesterday at the Department of Defense’s (DoD) 2011 Partners in Environmental Technology Technical Symposium & Workshop in Washington, D.C.
TMS Names 2012 Class of Fellows
November 28, 2011 | newswise
The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) has chosen Professor Ian Baker as one of four individuals for the 2012 Class of Fellows. This is the highest honor bestowed on members and recognizes them as eminent authorities in their discipline.
State Prostate Cancer Coalition Funds Cancer Center Research
November 22, 2011 | NCCC
A $5,000 grant will help fund a collaborative research project conducted by Dartmouth engineering professor Ryan Halter that uses electrical bioimpedance to distinguish dangerous prostate cancers from those that pose little threat to a man's health.
Dartmouth researchers study tool for Alzheimer’s diagnosis
November 21, 2011 | WCAX-TV
Professor Solomon Diamond and Ph.D. student Paolo Giacometti show their prototype cap designed to research Alzheimer's disease and its symptoms of memory loss.
Rosen investigates new rehabilitation surgeries
November 14, 2011 | The Dartmouth
Increased wartime injuries has spurred advancements in medicine: “The engineer needs to understand how robotics, transplantation and regenerative medicine are coming together,” said DHMC plastic surgeon Joseph Rosen, adjunct professor of engineering.