Dartmouth Engineering Professor Receives NSF’s CAREER Award
January 11, 2013
Dartmouth engineering professor Jifeng Liu has been named a 2012 recipient of the National Science Foundation's CAREER Award for outstanding young faculty.
Lung infection identified using ‘breath-print’
January 10, 2013 | BBC Health News
Identifying the "smell" of different types of lung bacteria could lead to a simple breath test to diagnose infections, a study co-authored by Jane Hill suggests.
Research at Dartmouth-Hitchcock helps battle brain tumors
December 27, 2012 | WCAX-TV
Engineering PhD candidate Kolbein Kolste is featured in this story about fluorescence-guided neurosurgery—a joint research project with DHMC involving professors Paulsen, Pogue, Hartov, and Leblond.
Innovations in Ice Drilling Enable Abrupt Climate Change Discoveries
December 17, 2012 | IDPO
Innovations in directional ice drilling engineering are providing scientists and engineers with additional ice from key depths in ice sheets that will help to understand why and how abrupt climate changes occur.
Curiosity’s Cousins: Autonomous Polar Robots Explore Earth’s Extremes
December 12, 2012 | Wired Science
Earth’s poles are the wheeling grounds for two polar rovers: solar-powered Cool Robot and its younger cousin Yeti. The pair, designed by a team led by engineer Laura Ray at Dartmouth, are among the first autonomous polar robots to go to work.
What is the Future of Microwave Technology in Diagnostic Imaging?
December 10, 2012 | NCCC
Professor Paul Meaney has been working on microwave engineering for more than 15 years, primarily with Keith Paulsen, co-director of the CIR, and the Pritzker Professor of Biomedical Engineering; professor of radiology at the Geisel School of Medicine; and director of the Advanced Imaging Center at DHMC.
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.