Energy storage a key to wind, solar backup
October 30, 2011 | The Boston Globe
Founded by Professor Charles Hutchinson and three Dartmouth engineering Ph.D. graduates—Dax Kepshire Th'06, '09, Ben Bollinger '04 Th'04, '08, and Troy McBride Th'01—SustainX aims to capture wind & solar power and release it to the electrical grid when it's most needed.
Faculty Selected to Participate in Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium
October 7, 2011 | NAE
Professors Vicki May and Charles Sullivan have been selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering's third Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) symposium.
New England scores seven ARPA-E awards
September 29, 2011 | Mass High Tech
Included in seven new research projects from universities and organizations in Massachusetts and New Hampshire funded by the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) is Professor Ian Baker's development of bulk nanocrystalline manganese-aluminum alloys with improved magnetic properties.
Thayer studies granted $2.5 mil.
September 26, 2011 | The Dartmouth
Thayer School of Engineering recently secured nearly $2.5 million in grants to fund research projects focusing on sports-related concussions, Arctic sea ice behavior and real-world business skill development.
Federal agency awards contract for sea ice study
September 22, 2011 | Associated Press via Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement awarded Dartmouth engineering professor Erland Shulson a contract of nearly a half-million dollars to study how Arctic sea ice fractures, breaks and flows in open waters.
Mascoma files for $100M IPO
September 19, 2011 | Boston Business Journal
Professor Lee Lynd's renewable fuels company, Mascoma Corp., has announced plans for an initial public offering valued at up to $100 million.
Simbex, Dartmouth Medical School, and Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth were awarded a two-year $1.3M grant from the National Operating Committee on Standards in Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) to expand their research collaboration on concussions in athletes.
Chip-level advances that may change computing
September 13, 2011 | Computerworld
In February 2010, Michel and his collaborators, Lionel Kimerling and Jifeng Liu, successfully created and tested a functioning circuit that incorporates Ge laser data transfers.
New issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine
September 8, 2011
The newest issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine is now online. Features: "Major Mergers: For modified majors, engineering is just the beginning." | "Formula Hybrid: Thayer School’s international competition races to its five-year milestone." | "Humanitarian Engineering: Working overseas, students encounter the technological and human sides of meeting people’s needs."
School of Mines honors world bioenergy expert
September 7, 2011 | School of Mines
The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has awarded the 2011 Mines Medal to Dr. Lee Rybeck Lynd, co-founder of biofuels start-up Mascoma Corp. and professor of engineering at Dartmouth.