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New Faculty Bring Wide-Ranging Expertise to Dartmouth

May 18, 2016   |   by Charlotte E. Albright   |   Dartmouth Now

Thirty-two scholars started teaching at Dartmouth this academic year. Many are researching solutions to challenging problems in medicine, business, and the arts and sciences.

Dartmouth faculty face grid

(Photos by Eli Burakian ’00 and Robert Gill)

Boundaries are starting to blur among these traditionally distinct fields of study, and that’s good, say the new professors, who are conducting groundbreaking, multidisciplinary research and bringing their discoveries back to their classrooms...

...Several researchers who have come to Dartmouth this year are focusing on health care. Anne Hoen, an assistant professor of epidemiology and of biomedical data science at the Geisel School of Medicine, uses statistics and population genetics to predict the risk of disease, especially among children. At Thayer School of Engineering, Assistant Professor of Engineering Geoffrey Luke studies ultrasound, optics, and nanotechnology with the aim of improving the process of cancer diagnosis...

New engineering faculty

  • Amro Farid, associate professor of engineering
  • Weiyang (Fiona) Li, assistant professor of engineering
  • Geoffrey Luke, assistant professor of engineering
  • Rahul Sarpeshkar, Thomas E. Kurtz Professor; professor of engineering, of microbiology and immunology, of physics, and of physiology and neurobiology

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