In final projects, engineering students tackle campus issues
March 5, 2014 | The Dartmouth
For a final project in a design thinking engineering class, Sophie Sheeline ’16 and her team proposed a new social network called the “Granite system” to replace the Greek system.
A weird glow in nuclear power plants is proving valuable when aiming cancer treatment
March 3, 2014 | The Telegraph (Nashua)
Professor Brian Pogue comments on research about using the information from the Cherenkov radiation that patients emit during cancer treatment.
A paper to address the question, “When using cellulosic biomass for vehicular transportation, which field-to-wheels pathway is more efficient: that using biofuels or that using bioelectricity?”
Near-IR Spectroscopy Performs Challenging Breast Imaging
February 18, 2014 | Novus Light Technologies Today
Engineers and radiologists at Dartmouth have developed a new way to implement MRI/near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) technique for women with dense breasts.
Mathematics Contest Has a Message: Number-Crunching Is Fun and a Valuable Skill
February 16, 2014 | Valley News
Mindy Wu of Richmond Middle School won the MATHCOUNTS Lebanon Area Regional competition at Thayer School of Engineering on Feb. 15 to be guaranteed a spot in the state competition.
The 10 Most Powerful Men In Africa 2014
January 31, 2014 | Forbes
M.E.M. Program graduate Simdul Shagaya Th'99, founder and CEO of Konga.com, has been named one of Forbes' 10 most powerful men in Africa.
A better way to detect breast cancer?
January 30, 2014 | WCAX
Thanks to the work of Dartmouth engineers and clinicians, a machine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is providing some women with two tests in one.
Giving back is at the very top of Gordon Ehret’s must-do list
January 26, 2014 | NH Union Leader
Gordon Ehret '02, Th'03 '04, an interim operations leader at Hypertherm, has been recognized as one of Union Leader's "40 Under Forty."
Thayer grad applies to Mars mission
January 24, 2014 | The Dartmouth
Max Fagin Th’11 is one of 1,058 individuals chosen by Mars One—a program that aims to establish a permanent human settlement on the Red Planet—to advance into the second round of its application process.
School Notes: A More Creative Approach to Engineering
January 14, 2014 | Valley News
Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering has received a measure of recognition for a program that’s unique to Dartmouth and likely couldn’t have been created anywhere else.