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Dartmouth Engineering Professor Awarded Fulbright Arctic Chair in Norway
May 29, 2013

The US-Norway Fulbright Foundation and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board has selected Professor Erland Schulson for The Fulbright Arctic Chair in Norway.

Microwave imaging can see how well treatment is progressing
April 24, 2013 | BioMed Central

Professor Paul Meaney's research—published in BioMed Central’s open access journal Breast Cancer Research—shows how microwave imaging can be used to monitor how well treatment for breast cancer is working.

A Dog Has Its Day
April 18, 2013 | Dartmouth Now

As part of the Dartmouth Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence directed by Thayer School faculty, P. Jack Hoopes, professor of surgery and of medicine and adjunct professor of engineering, started a clinical trial to test the effectiveness of an experimental treatment using magnetic nanoparticles.

Yeti Robot Detects Polar Dangers
April 16, 2013 | National Geographic News

After six years of operation, a new study shows that Professor Laura Ray's Yeti and other polar robots have “great potential” to improve the safety and efficiency of scientific work at the Poles.

Two Dartmouth Students Win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
April 10, 2013 | Dartmouth Now

As a recipient of an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, Aryeh Drager ’12 will head to Colorado State University to study atmospheric science.

Professor Mark Borsuk Receives SETAC Best Paper Award for Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management
April 8, 2013 | SETAC

Professor Borsuk will be awarded the IEAM Best Paper Award for “A Bayesian Network Model for Integrative River Rehabilitation Planning and Management.”

Penguins Adopt New Mode of Transport
April 1, 2013

A waddle of Emperor penguins surprised researchers in Antarctica today when they commandeered Yeti, an autonomous robot designed to detect crevasses.

High-tech ‘Yeti’ may revolutionize exploration near North and South poles
March 11, 2013 | The Washington Post

Professor Laura Ray's Yeti is a self-guided polar robot that uses ground-penetrating radar to map what lies beneath the ice — often, a crevasse waiting to claim lives and expensive equipment.

Battery-Powered Yeti Guides Antarctic Explorers Past Concealed Crevasses
March 11, 2013 | Gizmodo

Tractor crews are being led by the Yeti, a four-wheel drive rover equipped with ground penetrating radar designed by students at Dartmouth's Thayer School of Engineering coordinating with engineers from CRREL.

Robot Yeti Tells You Where Not to Go in Antarctica
March 7, 2013 | IEEE Spectrum

Researchers from Dartmouth, including professor of engineering Laura Ray and her students, came up with Yeti, a GPS-guided robot that can drag a ground-penetrating radar around to detect impending doom.

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