Polar E&P: the iceman cometh
March 23, 2012 | Offshore-Technology.com
There are major questions to be answered about the survivability of rigs, storage and transport in the Arctic. Nigel Ash talks to Erland Schulson of Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering about the behaviour of ice and its impact on engineered structures.
Meet Dartmouth’s New Faculty
March 19, 2012 | Dartmouth Now
Twenty-four scholars—including Jason Stauth, Thayer ’00—joined the Dartmouth faculty of arts and sciences this academic year, launching their courses and establishing their research programs.
2012 Image Sensors Conference to Showcase Latest Developments in 3D Imaging Technology
March 12, 2012 | AZoSensors
Featuring Professor Eric Fossum as the keynote speaker, the 2012 Image Sensors conference, March 20-22 in London, will showcase the latest technology including 3D cinematic applications, gesture control, non-visible spectrum applications and orthophoto production.
Cold Truths: new issue of Dartmouth Engineer
March 9, 2012 | Dartmouth Now
The latest issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine explores ice research, sustainable living, start-up ventures, and more.
Thayer School’s ash tree is gone but not forgotten
March 8, 2012
After adorning the front of Thayer School for almost 100 years, the large ash tree was deemed structurally unsound and cut down. But faculty and students are finding ways to give the old tree new life.
Packing some power
March 3, 2012 | The Economist
Several smaller outfits are developing more efficient forms of compressed-air energy storage (CAES). SustainX, a company spun out of Dartmouth’s engineering school, has developed what it calls “isothermal CAES.”
Hip Implant Failure
February 24, 2012 | alaskapublic.org
Adjunct Professor of Engineering and orthopedic surgeon Dr. Michael Mayor helps explain why some implants for hip replacement surgery are being recalled and some are loosening prematurely.
Community-integrated classes engage students
February 17, 2012 | The Dartmouth
The Tucker Foundation collaborates with faculty to incorporate community-based research and learning into classes in various departments—such as building a play structure for Lyme Nursery School as part of a course on engineering design.
Thayer team redesigns solar tech.
February 9, 2012 | The Dartmouth
Professor Jifeng Liu's research team is pursuing a full patent for a process to create less expensive solar cells that are up to twice as efficient as the current technology.
Thin Film Intelligence Brief
January 31, 2012 | PV Insider
Dartmouth has granted a world-wide exclusive license to Solar-Tectic LLC for technology invented by Professor Jifeng Liu that enables the first-time commercialization of single crystal silicon thin-film solar cells.