Yeti Robot Finds Deadly Antarctic Crevasses So We Don’t Have To
March 5, 2013 | Slate
Meet the Yeti. This four-wheel-drive rover drags a ground-penetrating radar arm capable of logging information that tells scientists what lies below.
Robot Called ‘Yeti’ Finds Cracks in Antarctic Ice
March 5, 2013 | LiveScience
Meet Yeti, a faithful rover of the robotic kind that sniffs out dangerous crevasses for convoys crossing the glaciers of Antarctica and Greenland—developed by a team of students led by Dartmouth engineering professor Laura Ray.
Seed funding aims to improve prostate cancer diagnoses
March 4, 2013 | Dartmouth Medicine
Ryan Halter, assistant professor of engineering and adjunct assistant professor of surgery at Geisel School of Medicine, is working to improve the accuracy of prostate cancer diagnoses.
Who Needs Batteries? Seacoast Firm Stores Energy With Air
March 1, 2013 | NHPR
NHPR interviews the VP of energy storage company SustainX, 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.
How a Robot Is Changing the Game of Antarctic Science
February 28, 2013 | Wired Science
Dartmouth engineering professor Laura Ray’s Antarctic work could preview a new era in the relationship between human scientists and robotic field assistants.
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.