SustainX gets 11 new patents for energy storage
September 6, 2012 | Mass High Tech
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—announced Thursday that it has been issued 11 patents related to its constant-temperature compressed air technology.
“Ancient Air” & “Core Science”
August 22, 2012 | International Innovation
Two articles in International Innovation feature engineering professor Mary Albert, Th ’83, and her polar ice sheet research team's study of “firn,” a term for Arctic snow that serves as “an archive of past atmospheric composition, and the relationships between the physical structure of the firn and gas trapping process.”
Exit Interview: Brian Pogue, Dean of Graduate Studies
August 14, 2012 | The Graduate Forum
The Graduate Forum interviews outgoing Dean of Graduate Studies and Professor of Engineering Brian Pogue and thanks him for his four years of service.
Upstart Announces a New Way to Invest In a Recent College Grad
August 9, 2012 | Dartmouth Now
The Boston Globe (and others) reports that former Google executive Dave Girouard ’88, Thayer ’89, has founded a new Silicon Valley company that offers an unusual investment opportunity.
Stretch Students’ Limits
August 8, 2012 | BusinessNH Magazine
Dean Joseph Helble authored this article about the importance of educating students to think outside of their disciplinary boundaries.
Furey’s college coach says best is yet to come
August 8, 2012 | Eagle-Tribune
Carl Wallin isn’t surprised that Sean Furey '04, Th '05, '06 will be throwing the javelin today at the Olympic Games. “To be honest, I always knew he’d be there,” said Wallin, who retired in 2009 after 40 years as Dartmouth’s head coach.
It’s the problem, stupid!
August 7, 2012 | Nature Biotechnology
Professor Tillman Gerngross makes the case that the world's most exciting, groundbreaking technology is pointless if it is unable to address an urgent and relevant need.
Brave New World—medical devices use biometrics to prevent hack attacks
August 7, 2012 | Ars Technica
Computer scientists—including engineering professor Ryan Halter—have proposed a wearable healthcare device that uses unique physiological signatures in a patient's heart rate or other physiological response to prevent tampering by malicious hackers.
An inside look at Greenland’s melting surface ice
August 3, 2012 | The Washington Post
Engineering Ph.D. candidate Kaitlin Keegan and Professor Mary Albert are featured in this article about Greenland’s big mid-July “melt” that gave polar scientists a chance to study a rare warming event as it was happening.
Greenland ice sheet had biggest thaw since 1973 this month, scientists say
July 24, 2012 | The Washington Post
Dartmouth engineering Ph.D. student Kaitlin Keegan, who has sampled ice cores taken from Summit Station in central Greenland, said ice core samples indicate such pronounced melting at Summit and across the ice sheet has not occurred since 1889.