Six Students, One Summer and a Resurrected Log Cabin
April 1, 2011 | Popular Mechanics
When a Dartmouth College junior found his canoe club’s cabin had burned to the ground, he didn’t take it lying down. Instead, Greg Sokol recruited five fellow students, who together became chainsaw masters and learned the ancient art of fitting logs in a sweat-soaked summer of rebuilding what was lost.
Five students compete in global health contest
March 30, 2011 | The Dartmouth
Vaidehi Mujumdar '13, Saryah Azmat '11, Cameron Nutt '11, Allison Arensman Tu'11 and Maija Cheung DMS'13 won an honorable mention in Emory University’s Global Health Case Competition for their hypothetical plan to efficiently allocate resources for 800,000 refugees in East Africa.
President Kim First “Patient” for Students’ Telemedical Invention
March 20, 2011 | Dartmouth Now
Engineering sciences students Alex Knapp ’10, Jeff Spielberg ’10, and Adam Strom ’10 tested their culminating project, a full-featured blood pressure and atrial fibrillation detection system that is compatible with a telemedical health care setting. The team’s first “patient”? President Jim Yong Kim.
A Passion for Learning: Saryah Azmat ’11
March 15, 2011 | Dartmouth Now
Biomedical engineering and engineering sciences double major Saryah Azmat ’11 of Islamabad, Pakistan, has embraced opportunities for undergraduate research.
Student DJs deliver basement beats, dance party remixes
March 1, 2011 | The Dartmouth
During the day, DJs are ordinary students, studying medicine or engineering like many of their peers. But despite their prosaic daytime pursuits, DJs play a crucial role at night: setting the tone for the party.
Dartmouth students study wind in remote African areas
February 22, 2011 | Windpower Engineering
A group of Dartmouth engineering students are using a Nomad 2 Wind Data Logger the company donated to study wind in a remote region of Tanzania.
Hangin' With Some Next Gen Biodiesel Scientists
February 13, 2011 | Domestic Fuel
During the National Biodiesel Board Conference (NBB) last week, I had the opportunity to hang out with Lucas Ellis, a student in a graduate Biochemical Engineering program at Dartmouth and a co-chair of Next Generation Scientists for Biodiesel.
Humanitarian Engineering Project uses donated Nomad wind resource data logger
February 12, 2011 | 7thSpace Interactive
Second Wind has donated a Nomad 2 Wind Data Logger to the Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering Project (DHE) to help determine whether winds in Tanzania’s Kigoma region can drive a wind turbine consistently and productively.
The Other MEMs: The Master of Engineering Management Degree
February 11, 2011 | IEEE Spectrum
Engineers who want something more tech-oriented than an MBA are rediscovering an old degree.
Kamkwamba adapts to College life
January 13, 2011 | The Dartmouth
Kamkwamba first began to pursue his interest in engineering when, spurred by the desire to improve the lives of his family members and other village residents, he scavenged through a local junkyard in search of parts to build an electricity-producing apparatus.