Students design turbine for use in African town
January 17, 2013 | The Dartmouth
Using only local supplies like aluminum, bricks, fuel, sand and wood, Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering plans to build a hydropower turbine in the Rwandan town of Musange this summer.
The New Ph.D.
January 15, 2013 | ASEE Prism
A number of institutions, including Dartmouth, have begun to prepare Ph.D. engineers to grasp opportunities and thrive in the industrial, commercial, and business worlds, either as employees of large or small enterprises or as entrepreneurs.
Research team develops tumor imaging system
January 14, 2013 | The Dartmouth
Researchers from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Thayer School have developed a quantitative imaging system to detect low-grade brain cancer cells and make tumor removal more precise, according to engineering professor and research group co-leader Keith Paulsen.
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.
Science in Greenland: It’s a Girl Thing
December 19, 2012 | Dartmouth Now
Engineering PhD candidate Stephanie Gregory is part of this Dartmouth IGERT version of the European Commission's controversial video, "Science: It’s a Girl Thing!"
B.E. candidates and DHE members Joseph Anthony and Theodore Sumers are among the 45 college teams awarded grants by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for phase I of its People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) annual student design competition.
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.
For Students Remaining on Campus, a Break From the Bustle Can Be Refreshing
December 12, 2012 | Dartmouth Now
Thabo Matse ’14, who is from Swaziland, says he travels home to Africa only for summer break. Currently, Matse, an engineering and economics major, works about five hours a day in the machine shop at Thayer School of Engineering.
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.
Outdoors: Group Tackles Tall Peak for Cancer Research
November 10, 2012 | Valley News
With assistance from Kelly Michaelsen, an experienced outdoor guide and student at Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering, Chapman’s Reach for the Peaks group is set to arrive in Arusha, Tanzania on Dec. 11.