Polar Researchers Harness Robots That Thrive in the Midnight Sun
August 3, 2011 | The New York Times
Professor Laura Ray's battery-powered Yeti and its close relative—a solar-powered version called Cool Robot—could one day expand scientists' access to Earth's poles and enhance their ability to study climate change.
Harnessing Robots to Study Inaccessible Arctic
August 3, 2011 | Scientific American
New robots—including Professor Laura Ray's "Yeti" and "Cool Robot"— undergoing field tests could expand scientists' access to polar regions and improve understanding of climate change.
Partnership Brings Students, Faculty from Kuwait to Dartmouth
July 25, 2011 | Dartmouth Now
Professor George Cybenko works with a University of Kuwait professor on behavioral modeling of telecommunications customers.
Yeti and "Cool Robot," the Rovers Tough Enough to Explore Greenland’s Ice Sheet
July 20, 2011 | Popular Mechanics
Professor Laura Ray's autonomous robots built for the arctic get ready to aid climate studies in Greenland, running on battery and solar power.
Astronaut and Professor Jay Buckey on the Future of NASA and its Human Spaceflight Program
July 20, 2011 | Dartmouth Now
For Jay C. Buckey, who was a payload specialist astronaut on the STS-90, Neurolab Mission in 1998, he remains optimistic that NASA will continue to be the inspirational force it’s been from the time he was a young boy watching the moon landings.
Yeti robot designed to detect polar crevasses
July 19, 2011 | The Dartmouth
The Yeti robots’s ground-penetrating radar will allow polar researchers to safely navigate crevass-filled ice caps.
Flight share plan for new Mumbai airport still up in the air
July 19, 2011 | Livemint
Professor Vikrant Vaze is quoted as an operations research and aviation specialist regarding traffic allocation at the Navi Mumbai international airport.
Melding Talents with a Career in Bioprocessing
July 15, 2011 | Science
Professor Lee Lynd contributes advice about careers in bioprocessing—an expanding field encompassing any process that uses living cells or their components (e.g., bacteria, enzymes, or chloroplasts) to obtain desired products, such as biofuels and therapeutics.
Frozen Rover Goes for a Spin
July 12, 2011 | Discovery News
Professor Laura Ray and her team test a four-wheeled vehicle called Yeti in the thick of Greenland's ice cap.
New Network Seeks to Form a ‘Meta-University’ to Link Engineering Schools
July 10, 2011 | The Chronicle of Higher Education
Several of the world's leading universities, including Dartmouth, could soon be collaborating on engineering-design projects and research activities, exchanging students and professors, and pooling their expertise to work more closely with industry.