Cerenkov technique eyes linac QA
February 25, 2013 | Medical Physics Web
Summary of study published in Physics in Medicine and Biology led by engineering PhD candidate Adam Glaser showing "a fast and flexible way to profile the imparted dose from an X-ray photon linac beam in two dimensions."
Panelists discuss hopes for Haiti’s development
February 22, 2013 | The Dartmouth
Engineering major Yves-Marie Duperval ’14, who attended three months of classes at an engineering school in Haiti, said he felt lucky to receive an education because many Haitian children do not have the same opportunity.
February 16, 2013 | BBC World Service - The Forum
"Ice," with Danish glaciologist Poul Christoffersen; American engineer Mary Albert who studies ancient snow cores for crucial past climate clues; and Camille Seaman, a Native American artist whose photos of polar icebergs are ‘portraits of individuals’.
Sproxil Ranked in Top Ten Most Innovative Companies
February 11, 2013 | Fast Company
Sproxil, co-founded by Ashifi Gogo Th’10—the first graduate of Thayer’s Ph.D. Innovation Program, is ranked #7 on Fast Company's list of "Most Innovative Companies 2013." Sproxil is cited "For sticking it to anyone selling fraudulent goods."
Thayer prof. named OSA fellow
February 7, 2013 | The Dartmouth
With 20 ongoing research projects at any given time, professor Brian Pogue’s bustling research lab in Thayer School of Engineering develops optics and lasers to improve cancer detection and treatment.
Quantifying intraoperative fluorescence
January 18, 2013 | Medical Physics Web
A summary of advancements in fluorescence-guided neurosurgery research by MD/PhD candidate Pablo Valdés and professors Frederic Leblond and Keith Paulsen (et al.) originally published in Nature entitled, "Quantitative, spectrally-resolved intraoperative fluorescence imaging."
Students design turbine for use in African town
January 17, 2013 | The Dartmouth
Using only local supplies like aluminum, bricks, fuel, sand and wood, Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering plans to build a hydropower turbine in the Rwandan town of Musange this summer.
Location, Location Not an Obstacle to Biotech Success
January 16, 2013 | BioWorld Today
Since Adimab "is essentially a profitable business," Professor Tillman Gerngross said it's an unusual biotech in more ways than its location. He credits much of its success to diligence in partnering.
The New Ph.D.
January 15, 2013 | ASEE Prism
A number of institutions, including Dartmouth, have begun to prepare Ph.D. engineers to grasp opportunities and thrive in the industrial, commercial, and business worlds, either as employees of large or small enterprises or as entrepreneurs.
Research team develops tumor imaging system
January 14, 2013 | The Dartmouth
Researchers from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Thayer School have developed a quantitative imaging system to detect low-grade brain cancer cells and make tumor removal more precise, according to engineering professor and research group co-leader Keith Paulsen.