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.
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.