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Category: Features

The New Face of Leadership

Fall 2019

Thayer's new dean, Alexis Abramson, talks about why she chose Dartmouth, and how she plans to keep Thayer at the forefront of engineering education and innovation.

On a Mission to Mars

Fall 2019

How did students, with no background in rocket science or aerospace design, end up winning NASA’s BIG Idea Challenge? By leaning on a Dartmouth engineer’s greatest assets: design-thinking and collaboration.

Building a Better Battery for the Next Frontier

Fall 2019

Thayer School has long had a reputation for engineering in the Arctic. Professor Weiyang (Fiona) Li is working on a new battery for a much colder place—the far reaches of the solar system. 

Journey to Greenland

Spring 2019

Dartmouth faculty and students travel to the world's largest island to conduct research and train the next generation of scientists.

50 Materials That Make the World

Spring 2019

From concrete to celluloid, Professor Ian Baker unearths the history of materials essential to human development.

How Platform Strategies Continue to Create Value

Spring 2019

Platforms were considered small and even quirky additions to business strategy. This is no longer the case: Now, more than ever, platform-centered markets are booming, and business-to-business and business-to-consumer platforms, such as Amazon and Facebook, have become household names. 

Erasing Boundaries

Spring 2018

As the physical and digital worlds converge, engineering and computer science build an integrated future.

The Grand Challenge of Cellulosic Biofuels

Spring 2018

Why cellulosic biofuels have fallen short of expectations and what we can do about it.

The Power of Design Thinking

Spring 2018

Thayer’s growing design offerings ground engineers—and other students—in what matters most.

Cell Power

Fall 2017

On the frontiers of biomedicine with Professor Rahul Sarpeshkar

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