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.
Getting By, Getting Ahead: Start-Up Entrepreneur Brings High-Tech Talent To Rural N.H.
July 10, 2012 | New Hampshire Public Radio
In some ways, Professor Tillman Gerngross is the father of the Upper Valley’s biotech community. Originally from Austria, Gerngross came here in the late 1990s to be a professor of bioengineering at Dartmouth.
Sports Engineering: Material World
July 7, 2012 | New Scientist: Instant Expert 24
In 1995 Ulrike Wegst and Michael Ashby, both then at the University of Cambridge, published the first paper showing how selection charts could be used to identify which materials would work best for sports.
Professor Ulrike Wegst is one of seventy-eight of the nation's brightest young engineers selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering's (NAE) 18th annual U.S. Frontiers of Engineering symposium.
Giant algae blooms thriving under thinning Arctic sea ice
June 12, 2012 | CBC News (Canada)
Visiting Professor of Engineering Donald Perovich and his colleagues discovered enormous blooms of algae growing in an area of the Arctic Ocean that they never thought could support the phytoplankton: below the sea ice.