Dartmouth Startup DoseOptics Gets $2 Million Grant From NIH
October 1, 2016 | Valley News
Founded by engineering professors Brian Pogue and Scott Davis and Thayer alumnus William Ware, the company was set up to translate discoveries in cancer imaging and therapy into commercial applications.
NIH awards DoseOptics another $2 million to improve radiotherapy safety
September 29, 2016 | NHBR
The SBIR grant for DoseOptics, founded by professors Brian Pogue and Scott Davis Th’08, brings the NH startup’s total to $3.4 million.
How a Robot Football Player Will Prevent Concussions
September 29, 2016 | IEEE Spectrum
Elliot Kastner '13 Th'14 '15 tells the story of MVP and how the robot can stand in for American football players and take the tackles.
HackDartmouth hosts over 200 competitors
September 27, 2016 | The Dartmouth
Over 200 students participated in the third iteration of Dartmouth’s 24-hour hackathon hosted by Thayer.
Plan invests in west campus
September 22, 2016 | The Dartmouth
The College announced a plan to expand and reconstruct the west side of Dartmouth including a joint engineering and computer science building.
Women break barriers in engineering and computer science at some top colleges
September 16, 2016 | The Washington Post
Women are making major gains in enrollment in engineering and computer science at some of the nation’s most prominent colleges and universities, including Dartmouth.
Tackle This: Football’s Newest Most Valuable Player is a Robot
September 9, 2016 | IEEE Spectrum
The MVP robot tackling dummy takes hits so football players won’t have to.
Football Robots Start Practicing with 49ers
August 24, 2016 | Robotics Trends
The San Francisco 49ers are using three Mobile Virtual Player (MVP) robots in practice for both offensive and defensive drills to cut down on player injuries.
Blame airlines, not weather, for most U.S. flight delays
August 23, 2016 | Chicago Tribune
Professor Vikrant Vaze's research supports the findings that airline miscues are now the biggest cause of flight delays in the U.S.
Can Virtual Reality Help Astronauts Keep Their Cool?
August 4, 2016 | Discover Magazine
Professor Jay Buckey and his colleagues are using calming imagery to see if virtual scenes reduce stress levels.