Arctic Report Card: Dark Times Ahead
December 6, 2012 | Nature
The widespread reduction in snow and ice cover leads to enhanced warming. “The Arctic is one of Earth’s mirrors and that mirror is breaking,” said Donald Perovich, an Arctic researcher at Dartmouth, who participated in the report.
Dartmouth IGERT Tackles Pressing Polar Environmental Issues
November 30, 2012 | Dartmouth Now
Dartmouth’s Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) program provides two years of funding for PhD students at $30,000 per year. There are a total of 24 fellows—from the fields of engineering, ecology and evolutionary biology, and earth sciences—that connect through IGERT while working toward degrees in their home departments.
On the Leading Edge: Improving Artificial Joint Performance
October 12, 2012 | Dartmouth-Hitchcock
D-H surgical teams are able to meet with one of the world's foremost authorities on why artificial joints fail – retired orthopedic surgeon Dr. Michael Mayor, who has worked with metallurgical engineer John Collier at Dartmouth's Thayer School of Engineering to develop materials and techniques for improving artificial joint performance.
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.
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?"
Dartmouth Discovery: Journals
September 14, 2012 | Dartmouth Now
From Medieval studies to neuroscience, the work of Dartmouth researchers produced more than 50 articles in August 2012.
Dartmouth Research Imparts Momentum to Mobile Health
September 10, 2012 | Dartmouth Now
Scientists and engineers (including Professor Ryan Halter) are constructing personal mobile health (mHealth) devices—highly functional jewelry, as it were.
New issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine
August 29, 2012
The newest issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine is now online. Features: "The Engineering Pipeline: It’s not only Dartmouth students who receive a Thayer-inspired education." | "Education for the Technology Ecosystem: Dean Joseph J. Helble says we need a different kind of engineer." | "Power Players: Professors Charles Sullivan and Jason Stauth are brightening the future of solar energy."
“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.”
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.