Dartmouth engineer Ariel Diaz argues for “Inverting the Curriculum”
September 25, 2013 | TEDxCambridge
Ariel Diaz ’02 Th’04, CEO of Boundless Learning, makes the case that educational curriculum is upside-down, and explains why starting with big, bold ideas could be the next big thing in education.
Panel considers value of a liberal arts education
September 20, 2013 | The Dartmouth
College President Phil Hanlon and Dean of the Faculty Michael Mastanduno moderated a panel—including engineering Dean Joseph Helble—about the value of liberal arts education and its relevance to career preparedness in an increasingly technical job market.
Biomed teams from Rice, UCLA, and Dartmouth win first NIH undergrad competition
September 13, 2013 | MedCity News
Three teams, including one from Dartmouth, were announced as winners in the recent Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) challenge, a biomedical engineering design competition for teams of undergraduate students.
Compressed Air Energy Storage Makes a Comeback
September 12, 2013 | IEEE Spectrum
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—began operating a full-scale demonstration system that supplies 1.65 megawatts of power.
N.H. firm makes a ‘battery’ out of air, to power hundreds of homes at once
September 4, 2013 | The Telegraph (Nashua)
SustainX, a New Hampshire startup spun out of Dartmouth’s engineering school, thinks it can build a better battery using compressed air.
Remaking a Classic
September 1, 2013 | TheScientist
Companies—including those started by Professor Tillman Gerngross—are bursting at the seams with tools to engineer pharma’s next magic bullet: the new and improved antibody.
Dartmouth’s ‘Yeti’ Robot Explores Arctic Dangers
August 14, 2013 | NHPR
Laura Ray, professor of engineering at Dartmouth and project leader for Yeti robot—a polar rover designed by a team of Dartmouth Engineering students—joined Word of Mouth to discuss the technology.
Academic experiences differ by major choice
August 13, 2013 | The Dartmouth
Beyond specific requirements, engineering majors can take additional courses based on pure interest. Half of the courses students elect in the engineering major are within that department.
CRREL Interns Shine at Research Symposium
August 12, 2013 | Valley News
University of Puerto Rico student Neliam Justiniano explains her student intern project to adjunct professor Jim Lever during the 2013 CRREL Research Symposium.
Fuel for Thought: trouble with language
August 11, 2013 | Scientific American
In a blog entry for Scientific American, Rachel Margolese ’16 of Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering (DHE) writes about the challenges of speaking a different language in Tanzania while working to promote sustainable and cost-effective cooking fuel.