Dartmouth Startup DoseOptics Gets $2 Million Grant From NIH
October 1, 2016 | Valley News
Founded by engineering professors Brian Pogue and Scott Davis and Thayer alumnus William Ware, the company was set up to translate discoveries in cancer imaging and therapy into commercial applications.
NIH awards DoseOptics another $2 million to improve radiotherapy safety
September 29, 2016 | NHBR
The SBIR grant for DoseOptics, founded by professors Brian Pogue and Scott Davis Th’08, brings the NH startup’s total to $3.4 million.
How a Robot Football Player Will Prevent Concussions
September 29, 2016 | IEEE Spectrum
Elliot Kastner '13 Th'14 '15 tells the story of MVP and how the robot can stand in for American football players and take the tackles.
Tackle This: Football’s Newest Most Valuable Player is a Robot
September 9, 2016 | IEEE Spectrum
The MVP robot tackling dummy takes hits so football players won’t have to.
Record-setting Philanthropic Support for Thayer School
September 1, 2016
Support for Thayer School's expansion plans now exceeds $90 million, affirming Dartmouth's goal of offering every undergraduate the opportunity to explore technology.
Football Robots Start Practicing with 49ers
August 24, 2016 | Robotics Trends
The San Francisco 49ers are using three Mobile Virtual Player (MVP) robots in practice for both offensive and defensive drills to cut down on player injuries.
Dartmouth’s Furey Following the Manual in Javelin
August 3, 2016 | Valley News
Sean Furey '04, Th'05, '06 nailed the Olympic A standard to qualify for Rio last year days after the qualification window opened.
Robots are invading NFL training camps
July 18, 2016 | ESPN
They are the love children of robots and tackling dummies, and they are not technological fads.
Innovator of the Week: Lidia Valdés, Co-Founder of Lodestone Biomedical
May 26, 2016 | Live Free and Start
Lidia Valdés D'14 Th'15 is co-founder and CEO of Lodestone Biomedical—a spinoff from Professor Solomon Diamond's lab.
Steelers using robotic tackling dummies during workouts
May 20, 2016 | ESPN
The Pittsburgh Steelers are running offseason workouts with robotic tackling dummies, thanks to new technology from Dartmouth.