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.
Biomimicry - the next engineering revolution?
February 10, 2014 | The Institution of Engineering and Technology
Professor Ulrike Wegst's work is cited in this article about mimicking nature's successful designs that "are more energy efficient and flexible than anything humans have dreamt up."
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.
Tillman Gerngross, the Scientist Turned Scientific Businessman
January 9, 2014 | Xconomy
An in-depth profile of Tillman Gerngross, associate provost of entrepreneurship & technology transfer and a professor of engineering.
Novel Circuit Shrinks Laptop Chargers, Could Improve Appliance Efficiency
December 24, 2013 | MIT Technology Review
Dartmouth engineering professor Charlie Sullivan is quoted about a new kind of power adapter is barely bigger than a plug.
Sliding heavy stones to the Forbidden City on ice
December 20, 2013 | PNAS
Professor Erland Schulson presents an engineering analysis of how the Chinese transported heavy stones from a quarry west of Beijing to the site of the Forbidden City in the 15th to 16th century.