Bioinspired structural materials
October 26, 2014 | Nature Materials
This review discusses the common structural motifs of a range of natural materials and the difficulties associated with mimicking these designs in the fabrication of synthetic structures with enhanced mechanical properties.
College aims to focus undergraduate research
October 19, 2014 | The Dartmouth
Two new programs — Stamps Scholars and First Year Research in Engineering — aim to boost the number of student research opportunities.
Firm evaluates locations for third Thayer building
October 16, 2014 | The Dartmouth
Wilson Architects of Boston will present their design study report to Thayer dean Joseph Helble, College President Phil Hanlon, and other officials in January.
Report: Cancer Cases Avoidable If Well Owners Test For Arsenic
October 9, 2014 | NHPR
A new study out of Dartmouth College estimates that arsenic in well water could be causing as many as 830 cases of cancer in the granite state.
New Hampshire report stresses arsenic danger
October 9, 2014 | Concord Monitor
The report by Dartmouth and the state departments of health and environmental services estimates that 450 to 600 cases of cancer could be avoided through testing and treatment of water found to have unhealthy levels of arsenic.
Faculty prepare for first DartmouthX online classes
October 1, 2014 | The Dartmouth
Vicki May’s "The Engineering of Structures Around Us” is one of four massive open online courses (MOOCs) that Dartmouth will offer in 2015 through the digital learning platform edX.
Imaging scheme tracks tumour oxygenation
September 26, 2014 | Institute of Physics
A Dartmouth team, including engineering professor Brian Pogue, is developing a new method for measuring tumor oxygenation for treatment planning and monitoring.
Ice Research for Climate Clues Means Watching for Bears
September 26, 2014 | Bloomberg News
Dartmouth engineering professor Rachel Obbard will need a way to keep polar bears at bay as she and her team collect samples from newly developed sea ice.
If a flight’s delayed, could it be that the passengers are at fault?
September 25, 2014 | The Washington Post
Dartmouth engineering professor Vikrant Vaze examines the blame-breakdown between airline employees and passengers with regard to the main cause of travel delays.
Computational science faculty recruitment begins
September 10, 2014 | The Dartmouth
Engineering professor Laura Ray will lead the search for the Thomas Kurtz chair in computational science as part of College President Phil Hanlon's faculty cluster initiative.