Engineering student team is finalist in Collegiate Inventors Competition
October 16, 2012 | Invent Now, Inc.
Recent B.E. graduates Elizabeth Chang, Amanda Christian, and Christopher Ng—with advisor Professor Van Citters—will travel to Washington, D.C. to present their invention, "Expandable Hydrogel Sphere for Orbital Implantation," to a panel of judges on November 12.
On the Leading Edge: Improving Artificial Joint Performance
October 12, 2012 | Dartmouth-Hitchcock
D-H surgical teams are able to meet with one of the world's foremost authorities on why artificial joints fail – retired orthopedic surgeon Dr. Michael Mayor, who has worked with metallurgical engineer John Collier at Dartmouth's Thayer School of Engineering to develop materials and techniques for improving artificial joint performance.
Tracking oxygenation during radiotherapy
October 1, 2012 | Medical Physics Web
Professor Pogue's research team is investigating using Cerenkov emission generated by the treatment beam to quantify tissue oxygenation during radiotherapy.
Life After Teaching: Horst Richter
October 1, 2012
Horst Richter may have retired from teaching in 2008, but he still occupies office number 114 in Cummings Hall. The long-time fixture—and Thayer School's first director of undergraduate studies—took a few minutes to reflect on three decades of teaching courses from Thermodynamics, his favorite, to one he created for all Dartmouth students called Technology of Sailing, and his current role as a researcher and advisor.
A Storage Solution Is in the Air
October 1, 2012 | The New York Times
SustainX Inc.—founded in 2007 by Professor Charles Hutchinson and engineering students Dax Kepshire Th'06, '09, Ben Bollinger '04 Th'04, '08, and Troy McBride Th'01—is set to build a pilot isothermal plant capable of storing and releasing up to two megawatts of power.
What’s gaining traction in orthopedics?
September 21, 2012 | ODT Magazine
Professors Doug Van Citters and John Collier answer the question, "What’s the so-called 'next big thing' coming in the orthopedic space?"
Dartmouth Discovery: Journals
September 14, 2012 | Dartmouth Now
From Medieval studies to neuroscience, the work of Dartmouth researchers produced more than 50 articles in August 2012.
Dartmouth Research Imparts Momentum to Mobile Health
September 10, 2012 | Dartmouth Now
Scientists and engineers (including Professor Ryan Halter) are constructing personal mobile health (mHealth) devices—highly functional jewelry, as it were.
SustainX gets 11 new patents for energy storage
September 6, 2012 | Mass High Tech
SustainX Inc.—founded by Professor Charles Hutchinson and engineering students Dax Kepshire Th'06, '09, Ben Bollinger '04 Th'04, '08, and Troy McBride Th'01—announced Thursday that it has been issued 11 patents related to its constant-temperature compressed air technology.
New issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine
August 29, 2012
The newest issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine is now online. Features: "The Engineering Pipeline: It’s not only Dartmouth students who receive a Thayer-inspired education." | "Education for the Technology Ecosystem: Dean Joseph J. Helble says we need a different kind of engineer." | "Power Players: Professors Charles Sullivan and Jason Stauth are brightening the future of solar energy."