Warm Up, Cook, Recharge: A Smart Tool Born of Hurricane Sandy Aftermath
November 10, 2012 | The Daily Beast
It was originally meant for hikers, but the BioLite CampStove [co-founded by Jonathan Cedar ’03 and Jonathan den Hartog ’03 Th’05], which converts wood-burning fire into electricity to charge cellphones, could revolutionize disaster relief.
Dead Phone Battery? Just Burn Something.
November 6, 2012 | The New York Times
After Hurricane Sandy knocked out power in the Northeast, BioLite, co-founded by Jonathan Cedar ’03 and Jonathan den Hartog ’03 Th’05, stepped in to help out with a a $130 camp stove that doubles as a power source.
Alumnus creates textbook alternative
October 9, 2012 | The Dartmouth
Ariel Diaz ’02 Th’04 is offering students across the country an alternative to buying costly textbooks every term through his new startup, Boundless.com.
Tracking oxygenation during radiotherapy
October 1, 2012 | Medical Physics Web
Professor Pogue's research team is investigating using Cerenkov emission generated by the treatment beam to quantify tissue oxygenation during radiotherapy.
A Storage Solution Is in the Air
October 1, 2012 | The New York Times
SustainX Inc.—founded in 2007 by Professor Charles Hutchinson and engineering students Dax Kepshire Th'06, '09, Ben Bollinger '04 Th'04, '08, and Troy McBride Th'01—is set to build a pilot isothermal plant capable of storing and releasing up to two megawatts of power.
What’s gaining traction in orthopedics?
September 21, 2012 | ODT Magazine
Professors Doug Van Citters and John Collier answer the question, "What’s the so-called 'next big thing' coming in the orthopedic space?"
Lynch surveys future of energy technology
September 17, 2012 | The Dartmouth
A lecture titled “Oil and the Future of Energy” was the first Jones Seminar on Science, Technology and Society of the academic year and took place in a packed Spanos Auditorium.
Five questions with Ayorkor Korsah ’01 Th’03
September 16, 2012 | Engineering for Change
Ayorkor Korsah ’01 Th’03 [formerly Ayorkor Mills-Tettey] has co-founded the African Robotics Network. AFRON, as the network is called, launched in May and already has more than 300 members in 25 countries.
Student groups take summer service trips
September 11, 2012 | The Dartmouth
The Big Green Bus and Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering promoted both sustainability and philanthropic engineering projects through entirely student-led trips this summer.
Genoa Teen Completes Humanitarian Work in Africa
September 7, 2012 | Dartmouth Now
Amelia Ritger ’15, as a member of Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering (DHE), spent the summer in Tanzania working to improve health and environmental conditions.