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When you give to Dartmouth Engineering, you support world-class faculty and students, cutting-edge research, cross-disciplinary collaborations, and innovations with impact for creating a better tomorrow.


At Dartmouth, you’ll design and build things from the start while you learn to think like a problem-solver. You’ll work in teams and have access to faculty, workshops, and labs with staff...


The best way to experience engineering at Dartmouth is to see for yourself. Explore our dynamic community and witness how we make engineering come alive and innovate to make the...


Dartmouth convenes the brightest minds from a range of disciplines to take on today’s toughest challenges. Faculty, students, and research partners confront engineering problems with an entrepreneurial spirit, developing technologies...


"One of first things that struck me when I arrived at Thayer was the atmosphere of community. Everyone was welcoming. Thayer fosters a positive and encouraging environment. My mentors and...


Dartmouth engineering researchers work within an integrated community of experts in their fields, unencumbered by departmental divisions. Our faculty and students are versatile thinkers who can define a problem, place it within the broad social...


When General Sylvanus Thayer founded Dartmouth's engineering school in 1867, he believed that learning engineering in the context of the liberal arts is the best way to prepare technology leaders for...


Energy is a major determinant of world events and quality of life. Addressing the relevant challenges and opportunities requires not only application of the full spectrum of engineering disciplines but...

Materials Science

Advances in materials result in advances in technology and in our daily lives. Materials science and engineering (MSE) research at Dartmouth supports discovery in fundamental applied engineering as well as translational...


Biomedical engineering (BME) research at Dartmouth draws from multiple disciplines and supports discovery in fundamental applied science and engineering, as well as translational science, to address grand challenges in human...

Electrical / Computer

Electrical and computer engineering (ECE) leverages fundamental principles to advance technologies ranging from semiconductor devices to advanced communication networks, from self-powered sensors to electric cars, from wearable devices to cognitive medical...

Mechanical / Operations / Systems

Both private and public sectors have increasingly recognized the value of the systems approach to solve complex problems of the modern world—from climate change, to energy, to pandemics. Dartmouth engineers...


Join a dynamic community of leading researchers who will help you forge your own unique path to discovery, invention, and application. Tackle both focused and multidisciplinary problems together with peers and mentors who put human...

Single, Key Gene Discovery Could Streamline Production Of Biofuels

The team's results were published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences as "Mutant alcohol dehydrogenase leads to improved ethanol tolerance in Clostridium thermocellum." The team includes Professor...

Sunlight and ice control the planet's temperature

Donald Perovich in "VIDEO: Sunlight and ice control the planet's temperature"

Sea Ice and Albedo Effects on Climate

VIDEO: "Sea Ice and Albedo Effects on Climate" with Dr. Don Perovich

Four Corners

Four Corners: Watch an extended interview with Dr Don Perovich, Geophysicist

Germanium Laser Breakthrough Brings Optical Computer Closer

New Germanium Laser Better for Computing

Germanium Lines up Bands for Laser Action

Jifeng Liu in "Germanium Lines up Bands for Laser Action"

Light-controlled robot could facilitate precise drug delivery

Researchers at Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth and City University of Hong Kong have developed a light-controlled, shape-changing robot by combining a light-sensitive gel, cardiac tissue engineering and a...

Platforms and Blockchain Will Transform Logistics

Dartmouth engineering professor Geoff Parker is co-author of this post about how "platform-based business models will connect new players, wash away inefficient old ones, and harness the cloud."

Tiny 'flying whale' robot could swim through the body to deliver drugs

Engineers are developing a tiny "flying whale" robot capable of swimming through the body to deliver drugs directly to cancer cells.

Dartmouth Wins FDA Approval for Aid to Guide Cancer Surgery

Led by engineering professor Keith Paulsen, the go-ahead is a milestone for Dartmouth and for the future of molecularly guided cancer surgery.

Trustees Discuss STEM Imperative, Academic and Campus Priorities

Board members discussed academic innovation and how to enhance Dartmouth’s strengths.

Dead Phone Battery? Just Burn Something.

After Hurricane Sandy knocked out power in the Northeast, BioLite, co-founded by Jonathan Cedar ’03 and Jonathan den Hartog ’03 Th’05, stepped in to help out with a a $13...

Outdoors: Group Tackles Tall Peak for Cancer Research

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...

Dartmouth's New Center for Imaging Medicine Sponsors OSA Biomedical Optics Congress

In April, the Center for Imaging Medicine will serve as Platinum Sponsor of the Optical Society Biomedical Optics Congress during the Society’s historic 100-year celebration. 

Students Awarded Dartmouth Engineering Fellowships

Dartmouth engineering students James Kennedy '14 and Albert Kim '14 we awarded fellowships that will support their research in environmental engineering and biomaterials.

Philip J. Hanlon '77, PhD, Is Named 18th President of Dartmouth

The Board of Trustees of has elected Hanlon, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the University of Michigan, as Dartmouth’s next president. He will take office July...

NOVELTIES: An Express Lane From Camera to Computer

Jifeng Liu in "NOVELTIES: An Express Lane From Camera to Computer"

Dartmouth Engineering Professor Receives Award for Large-Scale, Low-Cost Solar Energy Technology

Professor Jifeng Liu and his research team received a U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative award.

Dartmouth engineering professor assists with testing of new cardiac pump

Design Mentor, Inc., a Pelham-based developer of medical devices, has collaborated with Dartmouth engineering professor Ryan Halter to conduct testing on their patented pulsatile pressure cardiac pump, VentriFlo™.

Human-centered design minor will mix disciplines

Sponsored by the engineering sciences department, the new interdisciplinary minor aims to incorporate knowledge, research and innovation from various disciplines to address human needs.

Dartmouth IGERT Tackles Pressing Polar Environmental Issues

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...

New Opportunities for Those Seeking Graduate Engineering Degrees

Engineers who hold bachelor's degrees and wish to advance in their field may want to consider enrolling in a master of engineering management program.

New issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine

The newest issue of Dartmouth Engineer, the magazine of Thayer School of Engineering, is now online. Features: The Power of Small Cures; The Business Case for Sustainability; Engineering Entrepreneurs.

Pediatric Stands Being Used In Developing Nations

Scott Mitchell, dual-degree ’13, and his team designed a stander for cerebral palsy patients that not only works, but is also adjustable, comfortable and inexpensive.

Engineers Are Not 'Smart'

Professor of Engineering Vicki May advocates for more "students who are willing to think critically, try new things, fail and learn from their mistakes."

Study: Climate Change, Fires Melted Greenland Ice Surface

The study, conducted by Thayer School of Engineering and the Desert Research Institute, is reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Obama says sports concussions need more attention

Adjunct engineering professor Richard Greenwald Th'88 comments on President Obama's call for more and better research into the effects and treatment of concussions in young athletes.

Tackling Goes High-Tech at Dartmouth With New Dummies

Football coach Buddy Teevens asked Dartmouth's engineering school to create a safer way for players to practice tackling.

SustainX Named a 2010 Global Cleantech 100 Company

Innovative Early-Career Engineering Faculty Selected to Participate in NAE Symposium

Simbex Partners with Thayer School on $3.4m National Infrastructure Resource Award

Dartmouth Teams Exhibit at USA Science and Engineering Festival

Engineering Professor Receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)

Reza Olfati-Saber, assistant professor of engineering, has received a Presidential Early Career Award, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on outstanding scientists and engineers beginning their independent careers...

Intel Teams Up with Leading Researchers to Make Football Helmets Safer

Emerging Tech Day At IMS To Put Green Automotive Ideas On Track

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Purchases IMRISneuro

Second Key Patent Issued to Energy-Storage Startup SustainX

Meet the 2011 National Inventors Hall of Fame Inductees

Eric Fossum led the team at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory that created a miniaturized camera technology known as the CMOS active pixel sensor camera-on-a-chip.

Dartmouth Engineering Students Selected for NASA's Zero-Gravity Research Program

A team of Dartmouth engineering students—Sean Currey '11, Broghan Cully '11, and BE program candidates Maxwell Fagin and Michael Kellar—was selected by NASA's 2011 Microgravity University which offers a Reduced...

Dartmouth Wins Video Contest

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 1-603-646-3943 Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth was the Grand Prize Winner in a video contest sponsored by the National Engineers Week Foundation and the American Society...

Thayer School in U.S. News Top 50 Ranking

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 1-603-646-3943 Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth continues to rank among the nation's top 50 engineering schools, according to the latest ranking by U.S. News & World...

Jessica Ogden - Honorable Mention

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 Engineering major Jessica Ogden '08 received an honorable mention and was included in the list of winners for USA Today's 19th annual "All-USA College Academic...

Two Dartmouth-Founded Energy Technology Companies Win GE Ecomagination Challenge

Two Dartmouth-founded companies were announced as winners of the GE Ecomagination Challenge: IceCode LLC, founded by Professor Victor Petrenko, is one of five innovation award winners, and SustainX, Inc. is...

Dartmouth Engineers Create Alternative Fuel Bus to Transport Ultimate Frisbee Team

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 Promoting both alternative fuel and the sport of ultimate frisbee, the "Big Green Bus" utilizes the simple and plentiful resource of used fry-oil from fast-food...

Professor Taylor Receives Public Service Award

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 Professor Stephen Taylor received the Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Public Service for exceptionally distinguished public service as a Program Manager in the Defense...

Dartmouth Engineering Students Receive Best Paper Award from Institute of Noise Control Engineering

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 Three students from Darmouth's Thayer School of Engineering got the prize for best student paper at the recent annual conference of the Institute of Noise...

Dartmouth Engineers Offer Unique Business Tool to Upper Valley Professionals

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 For the first time in the Upper Valley, professionals will have local access to the sophisticated business tools of "Six Sigma" used by many of...

Dartmouth Engineering Students Selected as 2010-11 Schweitzer Fellows

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 1-603-646-3943 The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship has selected two Thayer School of Engineering students as 2010-11 New Hampshire-Vermont Schweitzer Fellows. Over the next year, engineering students Broc Burke...

Queneau Chair Celebratory Lecture

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 1-603-646-3943 In celebration of Lee Lynd's appointment to Thayer School's Paul E. and Joan H. Queneau Distinguished Professorship in Environmental Engineering Design, Professor Lynd will deliver a...

Lynd Awarded Queneau Professorship

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 Lee Lynd The next appointee to Thayer School's Paul E. and Joan H. Queneau Distinguished Professorship in Environmental Engineering Design has been approved by the Dartmouth...

Paulsen awarded Pritzker Chair

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 Keith Paulsen Keith Paulsen has been appointed Dartmouth's first Robert A. Pritzker Professor of Biomedical Engineering. The professorship recognizes faculty scholarship at the intersection of engineering...

Engineers at Dartmouth Announce Latest Advance in Biofuels Production Research

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 1-603-646-3943 Dan Olson Engineers in the Lynd Research Lab, led by PhD candidate Dan Olson, have brought the world one step closer to affordable production of...

John Collier Named NH Professor of the Year

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) have named John Collier, Dartmouth's Myron Tribus Professor of Engineering Innovation, the...

Professor Millett Morgan

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 Professor Millett G. Morgan, founder of the Radiophysics Laboratory at Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering, and a leading researcher in the field of ionospheric physics...

Morgan Family grant for biomass energy research

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 The Morgan Family Foundation, of Los Altos, Cal., has committed $270,000 over the next two years to fund research at the Biomass Energy Center in Penn...

Thayer School Unveils New Logo

CONTACT:Catha@Dartmouth.EDU 603/646-3943 This week Joe Helble, Dean and Professor of Engineering, announced the adoption of a new logo for Thayer School. Said Dean Helble, "After careful consideration, faculty and...

Dartmouth Lego League 2009

CONTACTS:Catharine Lamm 603-646-3943Kate Vonderhaar 630-605-0155 Hanover, N.H. – On Saturday, November 14, eight weeks of research and design will culminate in a high-energy, fun-filled robotics tournament hosted by Dartmouth Lego...

Innovation Boot-Camp for Engineering PhDs

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 Dartmouth's new graduate program teaches technology and entrepreneurship Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth is preparing to train a new generation of technology leaders with the...

Jeffrey Immelt, Thayer School Investiture Speaker

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 This year's investiture speaker for Dartmouth's Thayer School of Engineering will be Jeffrey Immelt, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of General Electric. Immelt will also...

Engineering students in Africa

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 Students from Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering Leadership Projects (HELP) Worldwide and Dartmouth Engineers Without Borders (EWB) spent the summer implementing a clean water system in Nyamilu...

Dartmouth Engineering Professors Secure $7 Million

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 Dartmouth engineering professors Charles Hutchinson and Tillman Gerngross recently secured $7 million in venture capital funding from Boston's Schroder Venture Life Sciences for their Hanover...

Girls Connect at Thayer School

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 Girls Connect Dartmouth's F.I.R.S.T. Lego League (FLL) mentors are the hosts of two separate all-day kids events at Thayer School. The first, called Girls Connect, took...

Garmire Elected to NAE

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 Elsa Garmire, Sydney E. Junkins Professor of Engineering at Dartmouth, is a newly-elected councillor for The National Academy of Engineering (NAE). The NAE, with over...

Thayer School achieves record-breaking year in charitable gifts

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 Thayer School posted its highest annual total ever in charitable contributions at $9,050,662 for Fiscal Year 2007. Thayer School's Partners in Innovation Campaign (which is part...

FIRST Lego League Teams Rev Up at Dartmouth

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 DART to host area middle school Lego robotics competition at Dartmouth's Thayer School Hanover, NH – The Dartmouth Area Robotics Tournament (DART) will host local...

Rare gathering of polar firn experts convenes at Dartmouth

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 A rare opportunity for the world's top polar firn experts to gather together will occur during the Workshop on the Microstructure and Properties of Firn on...

Engineering Students Awarded Thayer School Fellowships

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 1-603-646-3943 The Bengt Sonnerup Fellowship Ashley E. Morishige '11 was awarded The Bengt Sonnerup Fellowship for the 2010-2011 academic year. The fellowship will support further research and...

Dartmouth Engineering Student Battles Fake Drug Trade in Africa

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 Ashifi Gogo Ashifi Gogo, Ph.D. candidate at Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth, recently completed the first trial of a cell phone-based drug authentication service...

New De-icing Technology

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 Imagine never having to scrape your windshield again or defrost your freezer, imagine never again having to worry about ice buildup on an airplane wing...

Dartmouth Engineer Magazine Wins Two Gold Medals

Spring 2005 Issue Dartmouth Engineer, the magazine of Dartmouth's Thayer School of Engineering, won two gold medals for best design and best overall magazine in the 2006 CASE (Council...

Location-Dependent Services and Pervasive Computing at Dartmouth

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 Dartmouth's wireless network offers the opportunity to employ recently developed position-determining devices and to offer many new and interesting location-dependent services. For example, if a...

Dartmouth Student Team Wins 2nd Prize in 2010 Collegiate Inventors Competition

The Collegiate Inventors Competition announced this week that Dartmouth students Devon Anderson, Jonathan Guerrette, and Nathan Niparko were the second-place, $5,000 prize winners in the undergraduate category for their creation...

Thayer School Appoints New Chairman

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 Effective January 2, 2008, the Dartmouth Trustees have approved the appointment of Terry McGuire Th'82 as the new chairman of Thayer School's Board of Overseers...

Dartmouth Engineer earns top ranking from CFF

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 Tom Scanlon Tom Scanlon, Research Associate at Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth, was recently named the third annual Carol Basbaum Memorial Research Fellow by...

Dartmouth joins effort to help war wounded

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 Dr. Joe Rosen Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth has been awarded a place in The Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine (AFIRM)—a multi-institutional, interdisciplinary...

Key Patent Issued to Energy Storage Startup SustainX

NCI Awards $12.8 Million to Dartmouth Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence

Dartmouth Outing Club Rebuilds Cabin on Connecticut River Island

Dartmouth is 1st for Commitment to Teaching, 9th Overall in U.S. News and World Report 2011 Rankings

SustainX Finalizes $5.4M of Funding From U.S. DOE

The missing piece in health care reform: health care delivery science

Tomorrow's Engineers Take Charge of the Planet

Dartmouth junior Hannah Payne wins prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Receives ECRI Institute Award

ECRI Institute Announces Winner of 4th Annual Health Devices Achievement Award

Dartmouth grad students in Greenland, on the front lines of climate change

Eight Dartmouth students and alumni named to Olympic teams

New Approach to Postsurgical Monitoring After Surgery Could Keep Patients Out of ICUs

Energy-storage Startup SustainX Receives $5.4M from DOE

SolidWorks Launches Donation Program for Formula Hybrid

Dartmouth engineering students win 2009 Collegiate Inventors Competition

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

New Gyrobike Technology Eliminates Training Wheels and Gets Children Riding in One Afternoon

Dartmouth to offer streamlined MBA degree to its PhD students

Green Mountain Coffee funds Humanitarian Engineering Leadership Project (HELP) in Tanzania

PayScale's 2009 Education and Salary Report Links College Choice and Long-Term Income

Fifth-annual summer trek for Dartmouth's Big Green Bus

Mascoma Announces Major Cellulosic Biofuel Technology Breakthrough

Engineering major wins Goldwater Scholarship

Dartmouth researcher receives NSF grant to build radar systems for space science and engineering

Dr. Jim Yong Kim appointed 17th President of Dartmouth College

NSF recognizes Dartmouth engineering professor with Career Award

Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection (I3P) makes cyber security research recommendati

Dartmouth engineers develop new power line de-icing system

Dartmouth to Lead Ice-Core Drilling Oversight Office

Dartmouth researchers develop computational tool to untangle complex data

Seven Dartmouth professors win Fulbrights

I3P and U.S. Senate Committee partner on information security forums

New mission and new director for a new ISTS: Institute for Security, Technology, and Society

Dartmouth researchers advance cellulosic ethanol production

Plug In America Announces 2009 Formula Hybrid Grant Program

Dartmouth launches network security study

Microrobotic Ballet

Dartmouth undergraduate publication celebrates 10 successful years

GM and Mascoma Enter into Biofuels Relationship

NH Scientists Receive $1.6 Million In Defense Grants

International Biomass Conference to Feature Panel on Sustainable Biofuels

Two Dartmouth professors recognized with CAREER Awards from NSF

NASA awards $9.3 million to Dartmouth researcher for radiation study using balloons

Symposium seeks strategies for greener energy sources

Professor Taylor receives a DARPA Director's Award

Dartmouth Organic Farm builds "greener" greenhouse

Energy Department Selects Three Bioenergy Research Centers for $375 Million in Federal Funding

Plug In America Wins $142,000 Grant to Support Formula Hybrid Competition

Dartmouth's alternative breast imaging techniques sort abnormal from normal tissue

Engineering profs chosen as NH "Entrepreneurs of the Year"

Dartmouth gets award for cyber security studies

Nine Dartmouth alumni given NSF Graduate Fellowships

Dartmouth junior Laura Myers wins a 2007 Goldwater Scholarship; classmates Meghan Feely and Kristen

Thayer professor wins inaugural Sustainability Award from the Lemelson-MIT program

Dartmouth engineering students launch hybrid racecar competition

Mascoma secures $4.9MM funding from U.S. Department of Energy

Dartmouth Engineering Researchers Use PTC Pro/ENGINEER® Solutions To Create Affordable Robots

Protecting the world's critical infrastructures

Engineering + Studio Art = Giant Sculptures

Finding patterns of importance in a deluge of data

Racing into the future

Dartmouth's new MacLean Engineering Sciences Center to be dedicated Friday

Mascoma Hires Dr. Andrew Richard as CTO, Partners with Dartmouth

Three Dartmouth professors invited to Microsoft Summit

Dartmouth receives grant from DARPA to support AI@50 conference

Two Dartmouth graduate programs win prestigious federal grants

Project color-codes New Orleans neighborhood for recovery status

The Big Green Bus hits the big screen

Dartmouth researchers test new technique to examine breast tissue

Dartmouth graduate studies announces new child accommodation policy

Merck & Co., Inc. to Acquire GlycoFi, Inc.

NSF funds grad students with Dartmouth connections

Dartmouth Undergraduates Win National Academic Awards

FleetCor Appoints Its Chief Marketing Officer to Head New Division

Dartmouth engineer revolutionizing the icemaker business

Three new podcasts available from Dartmouth

Dartmouth, GlycoFi researchers make leap in protein bioengineering

Dartmouth Pairs with University in Tanzania to Launch Global Health Initiative

Student engineers at Dartmouth tackle global issues

Engineering professor works to help create a new approach to disaster relief

Dartmouth researchers build world's smallest mobile robot

Find out more about the Dartmouth College Micro-Robots, including a movie of the robot tracing out a "D" for Dartmouth.

The Big Green Bus comes home

Joseph J. Helble to lead nation's oldest professional School of Engineering

MacLean Engineering Sciences Center Reaches Construction Milestone

Dartmouth researcher sheds light on solar wind mystery

NOAA Funded Researchers Forecast Toxic Red Tide in New England; Show Value of Ocean Observing System

Ground is broken for the MacLean Engineering Sciences Center

GE's Jeffrey Immelt to speak at Dartmouth Entrepreneurship Conference

National Academy of Engineering Selects First Engineering Education Fellows

Search tool unveiled on website - Portal searches databases, indexes, other resources

Interns Learn Security at ISTS

Right, Wrong, and the Dartmouth Education - There's New Interest in Ethics Across the Curriculum

Dartmouth to pursue a range of key new facilities projects

Software Phones at Dartmouth

Dartmouth Leads Ivy League into Wireless Age

Internet phones have arrived

Tuck and Thayer host sustainability conference

Dartmouth engineers closer to mass-producing therapeutic proteins

Dartmouth patents, 1999 to present

Excelling as a Dartmouth student-athlete

Dartmouth researchers put recycling in perspective

Treatment combination slows tumor growth

Ski 'Cruise Control'? It Could Happen

Dartmouth students return to Siuna, Nicaragua

Research Reveals a More Complete Picture of Breast Tissue

More Internet Information Means More Disinformation, Warns a Dartmouth Engineering Professor

Dartmouth Engineering Students Win Noise Control Award

Dartmouth researchers to design computer network to monitor bone loss in astronauts

Dartmouth Team Takes First Top-10 Finish at Formula Racecar Competition

Dartmouth Engineering Professor Awarded Humboldt Prize for Space Physics Research

Diplomatic Barrier Dropped for Dartmouth Engineering Professor's Keynote Address in Cuba

License Holders of New De-Icing Technologies Gather to Speak at Dartmouth College

Looking past the corny ethanol: Discovery to improve fuel from trees, grass

Professor Lynd in "Looking past the corny ethanol: Discovery to improve fuel from trees, grass" Similar stories also appeared in: LACONIA CITIZEN – 9/15/2008 WMUR-TV CHANNEL 9 (MANCHESTER) – 9/15/2008

New bacteria could make cheaper ethanol

Professor Lynd in "New bacteria could make cheaper ethanol" Similar stories also appeared in: NEW SCIENTIST ENVIRONMENT – 9/9/2008 DAILY INDIA – 9/9/2008 ABC SCIENCE (AUSTRALIA) 9/9/2008 SCIENCE CENTRIC (BULGARIA)...

G.M. Invests in Second Ethanol Process

Professor Lynd in "G.M. Invests in Second Ethanol Process" Also in The Washington Post (5/1/08)

Defense Department grants $1.6 million

Professor Ray, Professor Santos, and Adjunct Professor Rosen in "Defense Department grants $1.6 million"

ORNL, UT getting greener: Oak Ridge Will Be Site of One of Three Bioenergy Centers

This article may be purchased from the knoxnews archive.

New, potentially more accurate method for diagnosing breast cancer

Professor Paulsen in "New, potentially more accurate method for diagnosing breast cancer" Also in Huliq - 4/16/07 Medical Design Online - 4/17/07 Medical News Today - 4/18/07 The Hindu - 4/18/07

Finding Patterns of Importance in a Deluge of Data

Professor Cybenko in "Finding Patterns of Importance in a Deluge of Data" Also - 1/9/2007

Microbe maker raises $30 million in funding

Lee Lynd in "Microbe maker raises $30 million in funding"

Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award

Gyrobike wins Popular Mechanics Breakthrough AwardPublished in the November, 2006 issue

Spinning Straw into Fuel

Lee Lynd in "Spinning Straw into Fuel" For more information about BioCycle, Journal of Composting & Organics Recycling, visit

Dartmouth's Engineering School Launches $60 Million Campaign

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 Dartmouth's Thayer School of Engineering has announced its goal to raise $60 million to enhance the undergraduate and graduate engineering experience at the College. This...

Dartmouth's Engineering School Completes Largest-Ever Fundraising Campaign

Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth has announced the completion of its largest-ever campaign to raise $60 million to enhance the undergraduate and graduate engineering experience at the College.

Doug Fraser Awarded 2010 Carroll Smith Mentor's Cup

Doug Fraser, Research Engineer and Director of Formula Hybrid, was awarded the 2010 Carroll Smith Mentor's Cup by Formula SAE® and the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA).

Emily Koepsell D'09 Receives Fulbright Award to Denmark

The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FSB) has selected Thayer School B.E. candidate Emily Koepsell D'09 to receive a Fulbright award to Denmark.

Dartmouth Engineering Professor's Company Wins GE's Ecomagination Challenge

GE announced today that IceCode LLC, founded by Professor Victor Petrenko, is one of five innovation award winners of its "Ecomagination Challenge: Powering the Grid."

Running Your Engine Green

Charles Wyman and Lee Lynd in "Running Your Engine Green"

Interns Learn Security at ISTS

Right, Wrong, and the Dartmouth Education

Daniel Lynch in "Right, Wrong, and the Dartmouth Education"—There's New Interest in Ethics Across the Curriculum

The science behind the curtain

Lewis Duncan in "The science behind the curtain"

Search tool unveiled on website - Portal searches databases, indexes, other resources

Hefepilze sollen empfindliche Hamsterzellen ersetzen

Tillman Gerngross in "Hefepilze sollen empfindliche Hamsterzellen ersetzen"

Supercharging Protein Manufacture

Tillman Gerngross in "Supercharging Protein Manufacture"

Tuck/Thayer Examine Sustainability

Physicists Use Fractals To Help Parkinson's Sufferers

Metin Akay in "Physicists Use Fractals To Help Parkinson's Sufferers"

Portable aid to gauge Parkinson's

Metin Akay in "Portable aid to gauge Parkinson's"

Fill 'er up with ... biomass?

Lee Lynd in "Fill 'er up with ... biomass?"

Shuttle service to be enhanced - Tuck and Thayer commuters affected by construction

New president vows to take Rollins to next level

Lewis Duncan in "New president vows to take Rollins to next level" (subscription required)

Hot ideas for a winter nemesis

Victor Petrenko and the Ice Research Lab in "Hot ideas for a winter nemesis"

Engineering professor to discuss order-fulfillment applications

Robert Graves in "Engineering professor to discuss order-fulfillment applications"

Light Wave Outlasts Itself

Ulf Österberg in "Light Wave Outlasts Itself"

Thayer building begins—Engineering Sciences Center construction enabled by gift

New ways of detecting breast tumors

Keith Paulsen, Alexander Hartov, Paul Meaney, and Brian Pogue in "New ways of detecting breast tumors"—Physicians and engineers work together

MacLean Gift to Fund Engineering Sciences Center

Spectroscopy Sheds a Whole New Light on Breast Cancer Screening

Keith Paulsen in "Spectroscopy Sheds a Whole New Light on Breast Cancer Screening"

Never, Ever Out of Touch

Edmond Cooley in "Never, Ever Out of Touch" (subscription required) Dartmouth is one of several colleges that find benefits in switching to Internet-based telephones

Space Weather Starts at the Sun

William Lotko in "Space Weather Starts at the Sun"

Prof. discusses work at State Dept.

Professor Garmire in "Prof. discusses work at State Dept."

Student invention could help in Iraq

Jacob Jurmain '08 in "Student invention could help in Iraq"

Endersby gives engineering lecture

Thayer holds symposium on climate

Student interest in green jobs grows

Brandon Cohen '11 in "Student interest in green jobs grows"

Engineering suddenly hot at universities

Dean Helble in "Engineering suddenly hot at universities"

Fluorescence-Guided Tumor Resection And MRI Enhancement Show Potential

Professor Leblond in "Fluorescence-Guided Tumor Resection And MRI Enhancement Show Potential For Improved Outcome In Brain Tumor Surgery"

Thayer hosts formula hybrid race

Some alum. entrepreneurs aided by College resources

Gyrobike in "Some alum. entrepreneurs aided by College resources"

McGill University falls short in bid for Formula Hybrid three-peat

Mascoma advances ethanol research

Professor Lynd in "Mascoma advances ethanol research"

Notes from BIO: Adimab Pulls Back the Curtain

Professor Gerngross's company in "Notes from BIO: Adimab Pulls Back the Curtain"

Students work to launch start-ups

PhD candidate Ashifi Gogo in "Students work to launch start-ups"

mPedigree: Putting Safety into Consumers' Hands

PhD candidate Ashifi Gogo in "mPedigree: Putting Safety into Consumers' Hands"

Squaring biofuels with food

"Squaring biofuels with food" [scroll down]

Do Elite Colleges Produce the Best-Paid Graduates?

In Summer Programs, Selective Colleges Heighten High-School Students' Aspirations

SEAD in "In Summer Programs, Selective Colleges Heighten High-School Students' Aspirations"

Ice-core researchers hope to chill out

Professor Baker in "Ice-core researchers hope to chill out"

NH energy storage startup SustainX lands $4M

Professor Hutchinson in "NH energy storage startup SustainX lands $4M"

Prof. creates biotechnical company

Professor Gerngross in "Prof. creates biotechnical company"

Sports Imperative: Protecting Young Brains

Professor Greenwald in "Sports Imperative: Protecting Young Brains"

Geeks to the Rescue

Dean Helble in "Geeks to the Rescue"

International Greenland Ice Coring Effort Sets New Drilling Record in 2009

Professor Baker's and Albert's project in "International Greenland Ice Coring Effort Sets New Drilling Record in 2009"

Google's Venture Arm Invests in Biotech Start-Up

Professor Gerngross's company in "Google's Venture Arm Invests in Biotech Start-Up"

New Patents Expand SustainX Position

“This cogeneration patent allows SustainX to expand the type of systems it develops, providing more market options,” said Dax Kepshire Th'06, '09, Vice President and co-founder of the company.

Prof. discusses biofuel technology

Professor Lynd in "Prof. discusses biofuel technology"

It's About Time: A Power Line That Sheds Heavy Ice

Professor Petrenko in "It's About Time: A Power Line That Sheds Heavy Ice"

Engineering sees increased interest

Might Companies, Not Colleges, Deserve the Blame for a Shortage of Engineers?

Dean Helble in "Might Companies, Not Colleges, Deserve the Blame for a Shortage of Engineers?"

DATABYTES: School's With the Highest Percentage of Women Engineering Graduates

Dartmouth students design filter to save lives from arsenic poisoning

Start-up compresses air in tanks for energy storage

Professor Hutchinson's company in "Start-up compresses air in tanks for energy storage"

Thayer engineers create energy storage system

For Scientists, Icy Weather Crystallizes Great Ideas

Professor Petrenko in "For Scientists, Icy Weather Crystallizes Great Ideas"

Formula Hybrid Competition Tests Hybrid Technology Development, At The Race Track

Kim links King's ideas, health care

Exhibit champions green design

Professor Cushman-Roisin in "Exhibit champions green design"

Lynch allots $750,000 to launch green businesses

Google, pharmaceutical giants pursue smarter antibody drug discovery

Professor Gerngross in "Google, pharmaceutical giants pursue smarter antibody drug discovery"

Speaker warns of melting glaciers

Green Launching Pad: For N.H.'s economic future

Long, former Thayer dean, dies at 81

Nuts and Bolts: Students who've never wielded a tool take an engineering course

Do Improv Comedians Make the Best Design Thinkers?

Professor Robbie in "Do Improv Comedians Make the Best Design Thinkers?"

Learning innovative product design via...stand-up comedy?

Professor Robbie in "Learning innovative product design via...stand-up comedy?"

Mobile startup takes on drug counterfeiters

PhD candidate Ashifi Gogo in "Mobile startup takes on drug counterfeiters"

New technology to fight fake drugs

PhD candidate Ashifi Gogo in "New technology to fight fake drugs"

Intel VP advocates for innovative ideas

Tech Podcast: Cell phones fight fake drugs

PhD candidate Ashifi Gogo in "Tech Podcast: Cell phones fight fake drugs"

Panel debates benefits, dangers of nuclear energy

Students to present cars at NHMS

Formula Hybrid in "Students to present cars at NHMS"

Medical lasers: diagnose, treat, cure

Professor Pogue in "Medical lasers: diagnose, treat, cure"

Tech's 29 Most Powerful Colleges

Dartmouth ranked #1 in "Tech's 29 Most Powerful Colleges"

The Promise And Pitfalls of Bioplastic

Professor Gerngross in "The Promise And Pitfalls of Bioplastic"

Greener Students from All Over the Globe Bring Together Engineering Skills

Formula Hybrid in "Greener Students from All Over the Globe Bring Together Engineering Skills"

Giving Speedway a touch of 'green'

Formula Hybrid in "Giving Speedway a touch of 'green'"

Hybrid Formula Race Showcases the Electric Drive

Formula Hybrid in "Hybrid Formula Race Showcases the Electric Drive"

Formula Hybrid on With Few Engine Roars, Students Race Through Loudon Speedway

Formula Hybrid on "With Few Engine Roars, Students Race Through Loudon Speedway"

Formula Hybrid on Only a Game

Formula Hybrid on "Only a Game"

The Green Blog: Formula racing with a fuel-efficient twist

Formula Hybrid in The Green Blog: "Formula racing with a fuel-efficient twist"

Plug-In Formula Hybrid Racers Run the Gauntlet

Formula Hybrid in "Plug-In Formula Hybrid Racers Run the Gauntlet"

High-speed education at Formula Hybrid event

Formula Hybrid in "High-speed education at Formula Hybrid event"

Ice Stations, Everyone!

Professor Perovich and PhD candidate Chris Polashenski in "Ice Stations, Everyone!"

Formula Hybrid

Rise of the business-savvy engineer

M.E.M. degree in "Rise of the business-savvy engineer"

Students lead cabin construction

Expeditions: Engineering HELP in Africa

HELP sends engineers to aid African villages

Meet the Tech Pioneers of 2011

Professor Gerngross in "Meet the Tech Pioneers of 2011"

Dartmouth wins $13 M to help fight cancer

Researchers get $12.8 million grant

Titcomb reconstruction continues over summer

Prof. seeks to prevent head injuries

Professor Greenwald in "Prof. seeks to prevent head injuries"

SustainX obtains first energy patent

Professor Hutchinson in "SustainX obtains first energy patent"

Nearburg '72 pursues passion for speed racing

Group creates safer surgical sponge

Tomorrow's Engineers Take Charge of the Planet

Professor Diamond in "Tomorrow's Engineers Take Charge of the Planet"

IceCode Wants to Melt Your Ice

Professor Petrenko's company in "IceCode Wants to Melt Your Ice"

Indy 500 to Toy with Next-Generation Auto Technology

Indy 500 Emerging / Clean Tech Day is slated for May 7, and it will host Dartmouth's Formula Hybrid competition featuring student-designed, high efficiency, plug-in high performance vehicles.

Thayer students' project takes flight

Using materials such as an air conditioner, cooling pipes and a block of graphite, a team of students from the Thayer School of Engineering is working to design a dehumidifying...

New world, new goals

Dartmouth's Thayer School of Engineering has chosen to concentrate on three areas that include engineering in medicine, energy and complex systems.

Kamkwamba adapts to College life

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...

Dartmouth students study wind in remote African areas

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.

The Other MEMs: The Master of Engineering Management Degree

Engineers who want something more tech-oriented than an MBA are rediscovering an old degree.

Dartmouth professor joins Inventor Hall of Fame

Eric Fossum, engineering professor at Dartmouth, has been named to the National Inventors Hall of Fame for leading the team at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory that created the CMOS active...

Dartmouth inventor of phone camera to be honored

Eric Fossum, a professor at Dartmouth in Hanover, is being recognized by the National Inventors Hall of Fame for his contributions that led to the development of digital imaging available...

Student DJs deliver basement beats, dance party remixes

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...

Pulsed power makes windshield ice almost disappear

A Dartmouth spinoff thinks it has the technology to make sure all windshield will behave that nicely every winter. The company is called IceCode.

Hangin' With Some Next Gen Biodiesel Scientists

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...

Humanitarian Engineering Project uses donated Nomad wind resource data logger

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...

Hands Off Our Houses

The $300 house could potentially be a success story, if it was understood as a straightforward business proposal instead of a social solution...We recently showed around a group of Dartmouth...

Engineering Students Launch Hybrid Racecar Competition

DFR-Hybrid Team in "Engineering Students Launch Hybrid Racecar Competition"

Thayer Students Inspire Hybrid Race Car Competition

Motorsports Briefs: Collegiate racers

DFR-Hybrid Team in "Motorsports Briefs: Collegiate racers"

Dartmouth launches Formula Hybrid student design competition

DFR-Hybrid Team in "Dartmouth launches Formula Hybrid student design competition"

Formula Hybrid

DFR-Hybrid Team in "Formula Hybrid"

Green Racers Take To The Track

DFR-Hybrid Team in "Green Racers Take To The Track"

Their own, hybridized race

DFR-Hybrid Team in "Their own, hybridized race"

Hybrid auto competition offers glimpse of future

DFR-Hybrid Team in "Hybrid auto competition offers glimpse of future"

Students selected for SURF biomed program

Andrew Guilliams and Michael Fullerton will join the Dartmouth Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program...Guilliams will be working with Professor Karl Griswold whose research focuses on bioengineering of proteins.

Dartmouth engineering students go green, go fast, go everywhere, in balanced fashion

Lead-free solder brings many benefits

One of the biggest question marks surrounding lead-free solders is their reliability. But Ronald C. Lasky says that it’s difficult to support that perception.

Perspective: A new hope for Africa

Bioenergy could help bring food security to the world's poorest continent, say Lee R. Lynd and Jeremy Woods.

The Big Green Bus, and Its Message, Pulls Into Canaan

Six days into its transcontinental journey, the Big Green Bus pulled into Canaan Friday at the home of Vali Valenti, where she happily played host for the night for her...

Dartmouth Increases Numbers of Women In Sciences

VPR's Steve Zind speaks with Margaret Funnell, a Dartmouth professor and director of the Women in Science Project at the college, about the number of women studying for careers in...

Energy Department Awards $125-Million in University Grants for Biofuel Research

Nanocomposite turns up the heat on cancer

Great discussion of land sufficiency and biofuels

Professor Lynd in Nathanael Greene's Blog: "Great discussion of land sufficiency and biofuels (part 1)"

Students Take Control in Military Robotics Research

Students create group-minded robots

New Network Seeks to Form a 'Meta-University' to Link Engineering Schools

Several of the world's leading universities, including Dartmouth, could soon be collaborating on engineering-design projects and research activities, exchanging students and professors, and pooling their expertise to work more closely...

One Molecule Could Cure Our Addiction to Oil

Professor Lynd in "One Molecule Could Cure Our Addiction to Oil"

Mascoma seeks new, larger headquarters

Professor Lynd in "Mascoma seeks new, larger headquarters"

Organic farm builds greenhouse

Thayer hosts two-day energy symposium

Students to help install Rwandan power plants

Eight student members of Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering will spend two months in Rwanda implementing hydroelectric energy in rural towns.

N.H. High Tech Council narrows 'product of the year' field

Professor Hutchinson in "N.H. High Tech Council narrows 'product of the year' field"

Researcher studies high school athletes, hoping to make the sport safer

Professor Dean's company in "Researcher studies high school athletes, hoping to make the sport safer"

Thayer hosts Lego bash for youngsters

Study questions U.S. shortfall in math, science

Dean Helble in "Study questions U.S. shortfall in math, science"

Melding Talents with a Career in Bioprocessing

Professor Lee Lynd contributes advice about careers in bioprocessing—an expanding field encompassing any process that uses living cells or their components (e.g., bacteria, enzymes, or chloroplasts) to obtain desired products...

Mascoma to break ground on cellulosic plant - a year late

Professor Lynd's company in "Mascoma to break ground on cellulosic plant—a year late"

Joint Venture

Professors Collier and Mayor in "Joint Venture" (registration required)

Prof. suggests changes to current H1N1 strategy

Professor Rosen in "Prof. suggests changes to current H1N1 strategy"

Koop urges doctors to take personal approach

Thayer app. numbers increase by 35 percent

While application rates at DMS and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences have been consistent with previous years, Thayer School has seen a notable increase in its application pool...

Together We Can Build a Snow Sculpture

Schweitzer Fellows Sponsor Service Symposium at Thayer School

Ressler lectures on work in Afghanistan, Morocco

Student Robot Wars

Startup Avedro sees first VC round, worth $8M

Professor Trembly's company in "Startup Avedro sees first VC round, worth $8M"

Mascoma building ethanol empire

Professor Lynd's company in "Mascoma building ethanol empire"

SustainX moving energy storage HQ to larger NH site

SustainX Inc., an energy storage technology company, is moving its headquarters from Lebanon, N.H., to a larger facility in Seabrook, N.H.

Second Annual Engineering in Medicine Symposium a Success!

Redesigning Cancer Imaging and Therapy: Researchers from bioengineering and cancer medicine gathered to discuss new imaging tools, molecular targeting approaches, contrast agents, and therapeutic delivery methods.

Thayer's open house showcases lab research

Frozen Rover Goes for a Spin

Professor Laura Ray and her team test a four-wheeled vehicle called Yeti in the thick of Greenland's ice cap.

NOVA's "Car of the Future"

Professor Lynd in NOVA's "Car of the Future" (see chpt. 3)

Mascoma, GM partner in tech effort

Professor Lynd in "Mascoma, GM partner in tech effort"

Top Engineering Schools Hold First Summit About International Exchange

Academic administrators of top university engineering programs in India, Brazil, and China joined U.S. Ivy League counterparts and multinational industry leaders in late June at Columbia University in New York...

MicroStrain Joins Dartmouth in NSF's Partnerships for Innovation

NSF's Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) program awarded Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering a grant to provide up to $600,000 of funding to Ph.D. Innovation Program candidates interested in working with...

Mascoma caps third venture round at $61M

Professor Lynd in "Mascoma caps third venture round at $61M"

Engineers compete in Thayer hybrid car contest

Hybrid racing brings broad mix to Speedway

Formula Hybrid in "Hybrid racing brings broad mix to Speedway"

Teams Try to Build Fastest Hybrid Cars

Formula Hybrid video in "Teams Try to Build Fastest Hybrid Cars"

High speed, high mileage

Formula Hybrid video in "High speed, high mileage"

Tech Tidbits—"Hybrids: High On the List: A student open- wheel hybrid series

Nathanael Greene and Lee Lynd: The land can provide both food and biofuels

Op-ed on biofuels, food prices, and GHG emissions

Professor Lynd in "Op-ed on biofuels, food prices, and GHG emissions"

MS student Shanshan Lu in: Granite Staters React to the Earthquake in Southwest China

MS student Shanshan Lu in: "Granite Staters React to the Earthquake in Southwest China"

Surgical software: Computer program would reduce errors during surgery

Professors Santos and Rosen in "Surgical software: Computer program would reduce errors during surgery"

Harvard, Yale Boost Engineering in Race With China

Dean Helble in "Harvard, Yale Boost Engineering in Race With China"

Micro-robots Dance On Something Smaller Than A Pin's Head

Professor Levey in "Micro-robots Dance On Something Smaller Than A Pin's Head"

North Country needs its own university

Adjunct Professor Jay Buckey writes: "North Country needs its own university"

Kudos: Recognition for Dartmouth faculty, staff and students

Professor Ray, Professor Santos, and Adjunct Professor Rosen in "Kudos: Recognition for Dartmouth faculty, staff and students"

Dartmouth Presidential Search Committee Announced

Dean Helble in "Dartmouth Presidential Search Committee Announced"

Minimize Winding Losses in High-Frequency Inductors

Professor Sullivan's research in "Minimize Winding Losses in High-Frequency Inductors"

McGill Wins Hybrid Race Car Competition

Formula Hybrid in "McGill Wins Hybrid Race Car Competition"

Destiny's child

Professor Rosen in "Destiny's child"

How Tiger Woods Won the Back Surgery Lottery

In a story about golfer Tiger Woods' spinal-fusion operation and subsequent Masters victory, "The New York Times" turns for comment to Dartmouth engineering professor and spinal surgery expert Sohail Mirza...

Tell Hugo Chavez to get lost

Adjunct Professor Jay Buckey writes: "Tell Hugo Chavez to get lost"

Ice researchers chip away

Prof. Albert & Courville Th'03 in "Ice researchers chip away"

Mauled toddler visits Granite State for surgery

Professor Rosen in "Mauled toddler visits Granite State for surgery"

New Hampshire Scientists Study Global Warming

Prof. Albert & Courville Th'03 in New Hampshire Scientists Study Global Warming

Miracle baby in the US

Professor Rosen in "Miracle baby in the US"

Remembering Sailboat Designer Olin Stephens

Professor Richter in "Remembering Sailboat Designer Olin Stephens"

Pres. search decides on candidate criteria

Thayer hosts Engineering in Medicine Symposium

Delivering Green Hydroelectric Power-to-Go in Rwanda

Thayer student group, H.E.L.P., in "Delivering Green Hydroelectric Power-to-Go in Rwanda"

MPedigree's Rx for Counterfeit Drugs

PhD Innovation Program candidate, Ashifi Gogo, in "MPedigree's Rx for Counterfeit Drugs"

How cars can solve the energy crisis

Dartmouth Formula Hybrid in "How cars can solve the energy crisis"

Prof. emeritus Arthur Kantrowitz dies at 95

NH firm says its product thaws icy power lines

Professor Petrenko in "NH firm says its product thaws icy power lines"

Grad schools cut discretionary funds

Dean Helble in "Grad schools cut discretionary funds"

N.H. invention melts ice off power lines

Professor Petrenko in "N.H. invention melts ice off power lines" (subscription required)

Searching the frontiers of science: Invention corner—Frozen Power

Professor Petrenko in "Searching the frontiers of science: Invention corner—Frozen Power"

Power defrost

Professor Petrenko in "Power defrost"

Power Line De-Icing Technology

Professor Petrenko in "Power Line De-Icing Technology"

New Power Line De-icing System Developed

Professor Petrenko in "New Power Line De-icing System Developed"

Shattering News: Electro-Pulse Technology Speeds Ice Removal

Professor Petrenko in "Shattering News: Electro-Pulse Technology Speeds Ice Removal"

Prof. discusses ice-cap impurities

Professor Baker in "Prof. discusses ice-cap impurities"

Electro-Thermal Pulse De-Icing Could Change Your Morning Routine

Professor Petrenko in "Electro-Thermal Pulse De-Icing Could Change Your Morning Routine"

Invention de-ices windshield in seconds

Professor Petrenko in "Invention de-ices windshield in seconds"

Invention Could Prevent Ice Damage

Professor Petrenko in "Invention Could Prevent Ice Damage"

Thayer School of Engineering & Biofuels: The Future of Cellulosic Ethanol Technology

Mascoma opens ethanol plant

Professor Lynd in "Mascoma opens ethanol plant"

Study Finds Integrated Biorefinery Processes Could Be Highly Competitive With Petroleum Fuels

Professor Lynd in "Study Finds Integrated Biorefinery Processes Could Be Highly Competitive With Petroleum Fuels on Efficiency and Costs, While Offering Substantial Reductions in Greenhouse Gas Emissions"

The Evolving Curriculum: New opportunities reflect faculty innovation

Professor Kennedy in "The Evolving Curriculum: New opportunities reflect faculty innovation"

New Gerngross startup Arsanis raises $9.6M

Biotech startup Arsanis Inc.—another creation of Tillman Gerngross and Errik Anderson—has raised $9.6 million in a new round of funding, according to federal documents.


Susan McGrath in "Kudos" (PDF, Page 6)

Dartmouth's LAN Takes to the Air

Edmond Cooley in "Dartmouth's LAN Takes to the Air"

Early results on 3D breast imaging

Keith Paulsen in "Early results on 3D breast imaging"

Sculpture combines comic strip, Olympics

Thayer School student Daniel Schneider '07 in "Sculpture combines comic strip, Olympics"

Snow Sculptors Rely on Weather – and Ingenuity

Thayer School student Dan Schneider in "Snow Sculptors Rely on Weather – and Ingenuity"

Dartmouth Engineer recognized for excellence by CASE

Director of Communications Karen Endicott in "Dartmouth Engineer recognized for excellence by CASE"

The Nineteenth Annual Presidential Lecture

Elsa Garmire to deliver The Nineteenth Annual Presidential Lecture

Mentors teach skills, hard and soft

Energy For A Sustainable Future

Lee Lynd in "Energy For A Sustainable Future"

GE invests in storage unit innovation

SustainX announced it's received $14.4 million in funding from GE subsidiary GE Energy Financial Services, Cadent Energy Partners, Polaris Ventures, and Rockport Capital.

Kudos: Recognition for Dartmouth faculty, staff and students

Susan McGrath in "Kudos: Recognition for Dartmouth faculty, staff and students"

Questions for Kenneth Chang

Victor Petrenko in "Questions for Kenneth Chang" (subscription required)

Microrobot Crawls Under Remote Control

NASA interested in Thayer-designed robot

Laura Ray in "NASA interested in Thayer-designed robot"

In Who's who in biotech

In "Who's who in biotech" (subscription required), Professor Gerngross is shortlisted by the editors of Nature Biotechnology, amongst personalities who have made the most significant contribution to biotech in...

Professor develops machine to melt ice

Victor Petrenko in "Professor develops machine to melt ice"

Time and the Twin Paradox

No More Training Wheels

Hannah Murnen '06, Augusta Niles '07, and Deborah Sperling '06, and Nathan Sigworth '07 in "No More Training Wheels"

Green Houses

Benoit Cushman-Roisin, Peter Robbie, and Sally Smith '05 Th'06 in "Green Houses"

Heating Up the Icemaking Business

Victor Petrenko in "Heating Up the Icemaking Business"

Thayer profs develop efficient ethanol process

Lee Lynd in "Thayer profs develop efficient ethanol process"

Dartmouth's ice control technology

Victor Petrenko in "Video: Dartmouth's ice control technology"

Ladies and Gentlemen: Start Your Hybrid Engines

Doug Fraser and the Formula Hybrid team in "Ladies and Gentlemen: Start Your Hybrid Engines"

National Awards Recognize Undergraduate Achievements

Christina Behrend '07 in "National Awards Recognize Undergraduate Achievements"

Engineering students have patent pending

Hannah Murnen '06, Augusta Niles '07, Deborah Sperling '06, Nathan Sigworth '07, and Peter Robbie in "Engineering students have patent pending"

Professors' patents can pull in cash for College

Victor Petrenko and Laura Ray in "Professors' patents can pull in cash for College"

Hannah Murnen '06, Augusta Niles '07, Deborah Sperling '06, Nathan Sigworth '07 in Start-up aims to

Hannah Murnen '06, Augusta Niles '07, Deborah Sperling '06, Nathan Sigworth '07 in "Start-up aims to ditch kids' training wheels"

Hybrid hotrods take to the track

Doug Fraser and Thayer School students Dana Haffner, Jacob Goodman, Arne Kepp, and Will MacPherson in "Hybrid hotrods take to the track"

Merck to buy N.H. biotech in record bid

GlycoFi in "Merck to buy N.H. biotech in record bid"

Gribble, Pogue Receive Mentor Awards

Brian Pogue in "Gribble, Pogue Receive Mentor Awards"

Mining Data to Nab Terrorists: Fair? Digital Minutiae Could Be Used to Track Terror Networks

George Cybenko in "Mining Data to Nab Terrorists: Fair? Digital Minutiae Could Be Used to Track Terror Networks, But It Could Produce False Positives"

Merck purchases professors' company

Tillman Gerngross and Charles Hutchinson in "Merck purchases professors' company"

Gyrobike triumphs in entrepreneurship contest

Hannah Murnen '06, Augusta Niles '07, Deborah Sperling '06, Nathan Sigworth '07 in "Gyrobike triumphs in entrepreneurship contest"

The Midas List: 2011's Top Tech Investors

Thayer alums and board members Scott Sandell and Terry McGuire are #5 and #29, respectively, on Forbes's list of Top Tech Investors of 2011.

Five students compete in global health contest

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...

Six Students, One Summer and a Resurrected Log Cabin

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...

Testing New Technique to Examine Breast Tissue

Brian Pogue and Shudong Jiang in "Testing New Technique to Examine Breast Tissue"

The battle against counterfeit drugs

CNN's Christian Purefoy reports on how mobile technology is helping to identify counterfeit drugs. Featured is PhD Innovation Program graduate, Ashifi Gogo, co-founder of Sproxil, Inc.

Deep vision

Brian Pogue, Keith Paulsen, Shudong Jiang, and research associate Subhadra Srinivasan in "Deep vision"—Improved diagnostic tool is result of medical, engineering collaboration

Deep freeze - Thayer student to study ice cores

Thayer School student Rachel Obbard and Dean Joseph Helble in "Deep freeze"—Thayer student to study ice cores

Dartmouth Students to Get Parental Leave

"Dartmouth Students to Get Parental Leave" (subscription required)

Dartmouth researchers test new technique to examine breast tissue

Brian Pogue and Shudong Jiang in "Dartmouth researchers test new technique to examine breast tissue"

Outstanding in their Fields: Graduate student awards recognize achievement

Thayer School student Colleen Fox in "Outstanding in their Fields: Graduate student awards recognize achievement"

Qunitus Jett in NovART with a Purpose

Two Graduate Programs Win Federal Grants

Ursula Gibson in "Two Graduate Programs Win Federal Grants"

Engineering course enrolls over 300

Ronald Lasky in "Engineering course enrolls over 300"

Drive to make fuel from plants gets a boost

Lee Lynd in "Drive to make fuel from plants gets a boost"

Thayer evaluates machine safety

Students working in the Thayer School of Engineering machine shop must tie back their hair and wear hats while using equipment.

Dartmouth Reacts To Yale Machine Accident: Thayer Ramps Up Safety Measures

After the Yale accident, Kevin Baron, manager of Thayer School's machine shop, increased supervision so no one would ever be working alone in the shop.

Technological Literacy of U.S. Population Not Well-Assessed

Elsa Garmire in "Technological Literacy of U.S. Population Not Well-Assessed"

From Idea to Enterprise: Dartmouth Regional Technology Center supports local entrepreneurship

Lee Lynd in "From Idea to Enterprise: Dartmouth Regional Technology Center supports local entrepreneurship"

This Old Cabin

Chris Polashenski '07 in "This Old Cabin"

Kudos: Recognition for Dartmouth faculty, staff, and students

Erland Schulson in "Kudos: Recognition for Dartmouth faculty, staff, and students"

Professor: Future looks bright for bio-based alternative fuels

Lee Lynd in "Professor: Future looks bright for bio-based alternative fuels"

Glycosylation Engineering; Controlling Personalities Tame Wild Sugars on Proteins

Tillman Gerngross in "Glycosylation Engineering; Controlling Personalities Tame Wild Sugars on Proteins and Natural Products"

Have Some Sugar with Your Protein

Tillman Gerngross in "Have Some Sugar with Your Protein"—A Tiny Company Engineers Yeast to Make Better Human Therapeutics, a Technique that Could Transform Biotech Manufacturing

Research on Cellulosic Ethanol Technology Yields Results

Lee Lynd in "Research on Cellulosic Ethanol Technology Yields Results"

Dedications Unveil Range of New Buildings

In the Spotlight: New Members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Eugene Santos Jr., Reza Olfati-Saber, and Petia Vlahovska in "In the Spotlight: New Members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences"

Professors Build a Company. Students Start Their Careers.

Tillman Gerngross, Charles Hutchinson, Jaime Mazilu '05, and Robbie Barbero '01 Th'02 in "Professors Build a Company. Students Start Their Careers."

Spotlight On Design for America: DfA x Dartmouth

DfA's founder Liz Gerber first found inspiration for unconventional design education during Dartmouth's outdoors freshmen orientation. "I realized the potential of peer-to-peer learning and transformation outside of the traditional classroom,".....

New Bike Helps Kids Balance

Gyrobike in "New Bike Helps Kids Balance"

The End of Training Wheels

Gyrobike in "The End of Training Wheels"

Riders Wanted—Big Green Bus returns to campus with recruitment in mind

GlycoFi Makes Breakthrough—Biotech firm creates improved delivery method for protein-based the

Tillman Gerngross in "GlycoFi Makes Breakthrough"—Biotech firm creates improved delivery method for protein-based therapies

Dartmouth students win award for GyroBike

Gyrobike in "Dartmouth students win award for GyroBike"

Skype Career Fair Allows Students and Recruiters to 'Meet' Face-to-Face

Thayer School's career services staff—made up of Jennifer St. Laurence and director Holly Wilkinson—worked with the IT team to put on the School's first virtual career fair...

Students present global health care initiatives

A team of Dartmouth students presented its proposed solution to a hypothetical global health problem in East Africa that earned an honorable mention in Emory University’s Global Health Case Competition...

Popular Mechanics' 2006 Breakthrough Awards

Gyrobike in Popular Mechanics' 2006 Breakthrough Awards

SustainX blows open funding round to add $5.6M

SustainX Inc., an energy storage technology company based in West Lebanon, N.H., has bumped its recent funding round up by an additional $5.6 million and added new backer General Catalyst...

Kudos: Recognition for Dartmouth faculty, staff and students

Gyrobike in "Kudos: Recognition for Dartmouth faculty, staff and students"

Endowed Chair Honors Former Thayer Dean

Professor Hutchinson in "Endowed Chair Honors Former Thayer Dean"

Faheys Commit More Than $13 Million—Gifts support Campaign priorities

Peter Fahey '68, Th'69, '70 in "Faheys Commit More Than $13 Million"—Gifts support Campaign priorities

Ethanol company Mascoma brews up $30M in round two

Lee Lynd in "Ethanol company Mascoma brews up $30M in round two"

Making Ethanol from Wood Chips

Professor Lynd in "Making Ethanol from Wood Chips"—One startup is scaling up experimental techniques to demonstrate the commercial potential of cellulosic ethanol

Formula racing team designs hybrid

The Dartmouth Formula Racing Team received second place for design at the fifth annual Formula Hybrid Competition.

NH's SustainX brings in $14.4M from GE and others

SustainX Inc., which is developing technology that uses compressed air for energy storage, has received a $14.4 million investment from GE Energy Financial Services.

Laser vision firm Avedro bumps funding to $13M

Avedro Inc.,—a laser vision correction company based on technology developed by Professor Stuart Trembly—has raised $13.3 million of a planned $15.5 million financing.

The Challenge of Polytrauma—Experts gather at Dartmouth conference

Speed Bump: Formula Hybrid Competition Student Engineers Tripped Up by Complexity

At this year's fifth-annual Dartmouth Formula Hybrid showdown, many teams struggled to translate ambitious gas-electric designs into to reliable racing vehicles.

Simbex extends partnership with Dartmouth Medical School, Thayer School on concussion research

Simbex, Dartmouth Medical School, and Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth were awarded a two-year $1.3M grant from the National Operating Committee on Standards in Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) to expand...

Professor Cellulose: Biofuel pioneer Lee Lynd points the way toward a 'carbohydrate economy'

Professor Lynd in "Professor Cellulose: Biofuel pioneer Lee Lynd points the way toward a 'carbohydrate economy'"

Put A Termite In Your Tank

Professor Lynd in "Put A Termite In Your Tank"—Bio breakthroughs are promising much better ways to make ethanol

Dartmouth's hybrid car rivalry attracts 21 teams

Twenty-one teams turned out as Dartmouth held its 5th annual Formula Hybrid Competition at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H.

Facts and Figures - Joint resolution

Professors Collier and Mayor in "Facts and Figures - Joint resolution"

Expert Commentary for U.S. Senator Dick Lugar's energy initiative

Professor Lynd provides Expert Commentary for U.S. Senator Dick Lugar's energy initiative

Schweitzer Fellow Leads Robot Team to Victory

Kristen Lurie '08, Rose Mutiso '08, and Dean Joseph Helble in "Schweitzer Fellow Leads Robot Team to Victory: Kristen Lurie '08 hopes to increase girls' interest in engineering"

Rediscovering the art of log cabin building

Mo Rocca goes out into the country to find out where today's log cabin builders might be and finds a troop of Dartmouth students who school him in the fine...

New Hybrid Racecar Competition

DFR-Hybrid Team in "New Hybrid Racecar Competition"

Thayer inventor wins $100,000 prize

Professor Lynd in "Thayer inventor wins $100,000 prize"

Souba revitalizes DMS curriculum

As dean of Dartmouth Medical School, Wiley Souba has forged “cross-institutional” links such as a joint bioengineering program with Thayer School of Engineering. Unity with Thayer and the Tuck School...

Not all jobs shipped overseas

Short opinion piece by Dean Joseph Helble about the state of the U.S. job market for graduating engineers.

Dartmouth taps Parametric for robot study

DMS professor may run to replace Sununu in Senate

Professor Buckey in "DMS professor may run to replace Sununu in Senate"

Dartmouth marks Women in Science anniversary

Dartmouth College is celebrating the 20th anniversary of a project aimed at getting more women to major in science, math and engineering.

Robbie '69 emphasizes innovation, creativity

Professor Peter Robbie discussed "design thinking"—a unique method of problem solving that attempts to satisfy individuals’ needs in a manner that is both feasible and profitable—during a Social Enterprise and...

Ice Breakers: Staff, Students Take the Plunge

Thayer School student John Charles Turner in "Ice Breakers: Staff, Students Take the Plunge"

Discovering at Thayer School

Professors Doyley, Paulsen, and Weaver in "Discovering at Thayer School"

Finding Patterns in a Deluge of Data: Researchers say Process Query Systems are best approach

Professor Cybenko in "Finding Patterns in a Deluge of Data: Researchers say Process Query Systems are best approach"

Is Ethanol the Answer?

Professor Lynd in "Is Ethanol the Answer?"

Rivaling Nature: The war in Iraq has increased demand for limb and facial plastic surgeons

Adjunct Professor Rosen in "Rivaling Nature: The war in Iraq has increased demand for limb and facial plastic surgeons"

Tech Startup Uses Cell Phones To Root Out Counterfeit Drugs

PhD Innovation Program graduate, Ashifi Gogo co-founded Sproxil and decided to focus on Nigeria because the government is proactive about fighting counterfeit drugs, and the country has a strong cell...

Power, speed, and highlights of IEDM 2010

The War on Oil

Professor Lynd's Mascoma Corp. in "The War on Oil" (subscription required)

Pentagon Turns to Hollywood for National Security

Dean Helble in "Pentagon Turns to Hollywood for National Security; By Turning Scientists Into Screenwriters, Pentagon Hopes to Attract Young People to Science"

Researchers Present New Data Mining Technique

Professor Cybenko in "Researchers Present New Data Mining Technique"

Entrepreneurs recount tales of success, failure

Shyam Yadati Th '01 in "Entrepreneurs recount tales of success, failure"

Monitoring first responders

Sue McGrath in "Monitoring first responders"

Swirls of hot gas detected above Earth

Research associate Hiroshi Hasegawa in "Swirls of hot gas detected above Earth"

Huge Swirls of Hot Gas Found Above Earth

Research associate Hiroshi Hasegawa in "Huge Swirls of Hot Gas Found Above Earth"

Solar wind's approach to Earth clarified

Research associate Hiroshi Hasegawa in "Solar wind's approach to Earth clarified"

Smart Outsourcing

Robert Graves in "Smart Outsourcing"

New Horizons for the Coed, Fraternity, and Sorority System

John Charles Turner '04 in "New Horizons for the Coed, Fraternity, and Sorority System"

NASA grows ice for space shuttle testing

Erland Schulson in "NASA grows ice for space shuttle testing"

Over a Barrel

Lee Lynd in "Over a Barrel"

The 2004 Scientific American 50 Award: Business Leaders recognizes GlycoFi

The 2004 Scientific American 50 Award: Business Leaders recognizes GlycoFi for outstanding technology leadership in manufacturing

From Hydrocarbons to Carbohydrates

Lee Lynd and Charles Wyman in "Show #419: From Hydrocarbons to Carbohydrates"

Thayer School student Marina Kolomiets in Students Speak Out

Thayer School student Marina Kolomiets in "Students Speak Out"

Thayer School student Katherine Farmer in Public or Private?

Thayer School student Katherine Farmer in "Public or Private?"

Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy of Prostate as an Alternative Tool for Cancer Detection

"Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy of Prostate as an Alternative Tool for Cancer Detection"

Hear, hear!

Thayer School students Rebecca Wang and Kay Kochan, and Professor Laura Ray in "Hear, hear!"—Student innovation protects hearing and earns invitation to engineering competition

EPA Reveals Energy Efficiency Contest Winners at APEC

Dartmouth in "EPA Reveals Energy Efficiency Contest Winners at APEC"

Powering Down - Thayer team develops energy-saving device

Thayer School students Jennifer Pollock, Xi Nan, and Satish Prabhakaran, Magdalena Dale, and Professor Charles Sullivan in "Powering Down"—Thayer team develops energy-saving device

Sign here, please—MacLean Engineering Sciences Center reaches construction milestone

Tuck, DMS and Thayer among best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report

New leadership for Thayer

Joseph Helble in "New leadership for Thayer"

Speakers for professional schools' Class Day, Investiture ceremonies and Baccalaureate Service Sat.,

Of Flying Frisbees and Veggie-Powered Fuel

Helble Appointed Dean of Thayer

Joseph Helble in "Helble Appointed Dean of Thayer"

Green Breakthrough for 'Biodiesel!'

Charles Wyman in "Green Breakthrough for 'Biodiesel!'"

Kudos: Recognition for Dartmouth faculty, staff and students

Lee Lynd in "Kudos: Recognition for Dartmouth faculty, staff and students"

Kudos: Recognition for Dartmouth faculty, staff and students

George Cybenko in "Kudos: Recognition for Dartmouth faculty, staff and students"

Steepening Oil Prices Fuel Search for Alternatives; Renewable Energy Sources

The Big Green Bus and Charles Wyman in "Steepening Oil Prices Fuel Search for Alternatives; Renewable Energy Sources are the Way of the Future"

Tiniest remote-controlled robot created

Christopher Levey in "Tiniest remote-controlled robot created"

MIT researchers build first germanium laser

Dartmouth researchers build world's smallest robot

Christopher Levey in "Dartmouth researchers build world's smallest robot"—Microbot is controllable and untethered

The Big Green Bus returns

Growing Expectations

Lee Lynd and Charles Wyman in "Growing Expectations" (subscription required)

Robot Dust

Christopher Levey in "Robot Dust"

Dartmouth engineering students expand hydropower project in Rwanda

This summer, members of Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering (DHE) will carry on a three-year effort to bring safe, affordable hydropower to rural Rwanda.

From New Hampshire to Tanzania—Global Health Initiative launched

Nothing virtual about it

Humanised yeast produce healing proteins

Tillman Gerngross in "Humanised yeast produce healing proteins" (subscription required)

Modified yeast produces fully human proteins

Tillman Gerngross in "Modified yeast produces fully human proteins"

Researchers tweak yeast DNA to produce human protein

Tillman Gerngross and Stefan Wildt in "Researchers tweak yeast DNA to produce human protein"

Eyes on the Ball

Robert Collier in "Eyes on the Ball" (subscription required)

Sugar Added: Cheaper, better protein drugs through sweetening

Tillman Gerngross in "Sugar Added: Cheaper, better protein drugs through sweetening" (subscription required)

Dartmouth Engineers Closer To Mass-producing Therapeutic Proteins

Professors Hutchinson, Gerngross, and Wildt in "Dartmouth Engineers Closer To Mass-producing Therapeutic Proteins"

Sadlon plans to go from Dartmouth to Down Under

Thayer School student Scott Sadlon in "Sadlon plans to go from Dartmouth to Down Under"

How does relativity theory resolve the Twin Paradox?

Ronald Lasky in "How does relativity theory resolve the Twin Paradox?"

Ice storm danger melting away

Victor Petrenko in "Ice storm danger melting away"

Reclaiming Sounds of a Discarded Yiddish Culture

Alex Hartov in "Reclaiming Sounds of a Discarded Yiddish Culture" (subscription required)

Researchers develop insight into ice

Victor Petrenko in "Researchers develop insight into ice"

Future of remote observatories depends on sun and wind

Marc Lessard in "Future of remote observatories depends on sun and wind"

The Present and Future State of Breast Cancer Screening

Two men in a lab wait for failed parts, then leap into action

John P. Collier and Dr. Michael Mayor in "Two men in a lab wait for failed parts, then leap into action"

Hacking Up the Truth On the Internet

George Cybenko in "Hacking Up the Truth On the Internet"

Ricochet Rangers

"Ricochet Rangers"—A team of four Dartmouth College engineering students think they've discovered a way to improve framing nailer safety.

Powering Aircraft of the Future From the Ground, With Lasers

Engineers Develop Electronic Brakes for Skis

Victor Petrenko in "Engineers Develop Electronic Brakes for Skis"

Enlisting Ice as an Ally of Skiers and Aircraft

Victor Petrenko in "Enlisting Ice as an Ally of Skiers and Aircraft" (subscription required)

Skis to get electronic brakes

Victor Petrenko in "Skis to get electronic brakes"

Drew Endy, a 1998 Ph.D. graduate of Thayer School, co-authors an article, titled Modelling cellular

Drew Endy, a 1998 Ph.D. graduate of Thayer School, co-authors an article, titled "Modelling cellular behaviour" (subscription required) vol. 409, 18 January 2001, pp. 391-395

Is 'Green Manufacturing' an oxymoron?

Tillman Gerngross in "Is 'Green Manufacturing' an oxymoron?"

Plastic from plants called costly

Tillman Gerngross in "Plastic from plants called costly"

Making Plastics from Plants May Waste Energy

Tillman Gerngross in "Making Plastics from Plants May Waste Energy"

President Hanlon Announces Founding of Student Innovation Center

The new Innovation Center and New Venture Incubator will be student-designed and managed. Guidance and oversight will be provided by the recently established Office of Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer.

Harnessing Robots to Study Inaccessible Arctic

New robots—including Professor Laura Ray's "Yeti" and "Cool Robot"— undergoing field tests could expand scientists' access to polar regions and improve understanding of climate change.

Dartmouth Engineers Develop New Way to Know Liars' Intent

Professor Eugene Santos Jr. and his team developed a new approach for detecting a speaker’s intent to mislead and better evaluating "fake news." The method’s framework was recently published in...

Getting By, Getting Ahead: Start-Up Entrepreneur Brings High-Tech Talent To Rural N.H.

In some ways, Professor Tillman Gerngross is the father of the Upper Valley’s biotech community. Originally from Austria, Gerngross came here in the late 1990s to be a professor of...

Tracerlock Acquires the Informant; Passes 50,000 Registered Users

The beginning of truly integrated lasers?

Jifeng Liu in "The beginning of truly integrated lasers?"

The One War That The Human Species Can't Lose

"If you approach climate change as a war, there are some really severe consequences across the board," said Professor Donald Perovich in an article about climate change in Antarctica. 

Three Class of 2017 Salutatorians Are Dartmouth Engineers

Three out of four salutatorians named from Dartmouth's Class of 2017 are engineering majors.

It's Time to Re-Engineer the Engineering Curriculum

In the most recent presidential debates, we again heard candidates discuss the significant challenges facing the nation in energy supply, climate change, and health care. The barriers we face...

Dartmouth Hosts High-Powered Student Hackathon

For 24 hours, individuals and teams working at Thayer School of Engineering will build projects, developing actual programs, applications, and devices.

The food versus biofuels debate

Lee Rybeck Lynd from Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth explains more about the food vs fuel debate.

Stick, Press, Diagnosis: Rapid Diagnosis on a Global Scale

Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Gregory Tsongalis and his team are working to develop a test that can produce a quick diagnosis, in collaboration with Axel Scherer and Caltech engineering who is creating the...

Despite lack of major, architecture offerings abound

While Dartmouth does not offer a formal major in architecture, the studio art department offers a three-term sequence in architecture, and the art history, engineering, history, geography and environmental studies...

Studies Show Promising Results for Non-Invasive Treatment of Low Myopia

Avedro’s non-surgical procedure is a promising new treatment for vision improvement for low myopia, according to the results of two studies announced today.

Dartmouth SYNERGY Announces Funding for 2017 Pilot Grants

The SYNERGY Pilot Program seeks to fund proposals with clear potential for translation into patient-oriented care and improved population health.

Dartmouth Startup DoseOptics Gets $2 Million Grant From NIH

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.

HackDartmouth hosts over 200 competitors

Over 200 students participated in the third iteration of Dartmouth’s 24-hour hackathon hosted by Thayer.

NIH awards DoseOptics another $2 million to improve radiotherapy safety

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.

Football Robots Start Practicing with 49ers

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.

NIH awards DoseOptics an additional $2 Million to improve radiation therapy safety

DoseOptics, founded by professors Brian Pogue and Scott Davis Th’08, has been awarded an NIH Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant totaling $2 million over 2 years.

Polar Researchers Harness Robots That Thrive in the Midnight Sun

Professor Laura Ray's battery-powered Yeti and its close relative—a solar-powered version called Cool Robot—could one day expand scientists' access to Earth's poles and enhance their ability to study climate change...

Improving breast cancer detection

Dr. Elijah Van Houten in "Improving breast cancer detection"

GEOS - Reading Ice Cores

Should we be making plastic from plants?

Compostable, biodegradable plastic, made from renewable farm crops—it’s got to be “greener” than petroleum-based plastic ... or is it?  Al Stahler spoke with Tillman Gerngross, professor of engineering at Dartmouth...

On endless ice, searching for clues to our future

Two young Dartmouth College engineering graduates put one potential answer on display, testing Professor Laura Ray's tiny, tractor-like "Yeti" autonomous robot over the ice.

Support Thayer by December 31 ... Get a Tax Break Next April

Give online to the Thayer School Annual Fund by midnight EST, December 31, to qualify for a 2012 tax deduction. Even the smallest gift makes a difference.

The Fiscal Cliff Endangers America's Long-Term Lead in Technology

Dean Joseph Helble shares his thoughts on the looming “fiscal cliff” and potential long-term implications of deep cuts in federal research spending.

Dartmouth Engineering Professor Named National Academy of Inventors Charter Fellow

Professor Eric Fossum is one of 98 innovators elected to National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow status. This year's fellows represent 54 universities and non-profit research institutes and together they...

Innovations in Ice Drilling Enable Abrupt Climate Change Discoveries

Innovations in directional ice drilling engineering are providing scientists and engineers with additional ice from key depths in ice sheets that will help to understand why and how abrupt climate...

Tillman Gerngross' Plan to Revamp Tech Transfer at Dartmouth

Dartmouth has an innovation problem. It’s looking now to one of the area’s most successful biotech entrepreneurs to solve it.

Dartmouth Engineering Students Awarded Almost $15,000 in EPA's Sustainable Technology Competition

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...

MIT Joins Master of Engineering Management Programs Consortium

MIT's System Design and Management (SDM) Program announced it is joining the Master of Engineering Management Programs Consortium (MEMPC).

Dartmouth Graduates 1,782 at 2011 Commencement Exercises

Dartmouth College awarded 1,782 degrees at its annual Commencement exercises on June 12, 2012.

How Gyrobike Reinvented the Bicycle Wheel

Presenting at the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation: Using original design sketches, video footage, and prototypes, Gyrobike Founder and CEO Daniella Reichstetter will demonstrate how...

Medical/Business and Engineering Students Team Up to Win Dartmouth Business Plan Competition

A team of students from three different schools at Dartmouth was declared the winner of the first Dartmouth Medical Technology Business Plan Competition on Friday May 20. Anne Kwei, Ilya...

Dartmouth's Women in Science Project Celebrates 20th Anniversary

The Women in Science Project (WISP) at Dartmouth celebrates its 20th anniversary. The celebration coincides with the annual Karen E. Wetterhahn Symposium, also celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

Hitchcock Foundation funds lung-disease project

With support from the Hitchcock Foundation's inaugural Program Project Grant (HF-PPG), biochemist Dean R. Madden, PhD, will lead a diverse team of Dartmouth researchers in the search for clues to...

Dartmouth Students Recognized by National Scholarship Programs

Engineering student Jeremy Brouillet ’13 has been honored by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program, established by Congress in 1986 to provide the U.S. with a...

Dartmouth's Formula Hybrid Competition draws 33 teams from around the globe

Dartmouth's 5th annual Formula Hybrid Competition will take place on May 1–4 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, NH. Founded and run by Thayer School of Engineering at...

President Kim First "Patient" for Students' Telemedical Invention

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...

GE Energy Financial Services, Other Investors Fund SustainX

New Hampshire-based company SustainX has received $14.4 million from GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE, and other investors to continue developing its technology for energy storage using compressed air.

National Inventors Hall Of Fame Honors 2011 Inductees

Professor Eric Fossum is inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame for the camera technology known as the CMOS active pixel sensor camera-on-a-chip.

Material witness: Virtuosi's choice

Ulrike Wegst shows how the acoustical properties that determine a wood's suitability for a type of instrument – a xylophone bar, say, or a violin's soundboard or a clarinet body...

Partnership Brings Students, Faculty from Kuwait to Dartmouth

Professor George Cybenko works with a University of Kuwait professor on behavioral modeling of telecommunications customers.

Dartmouth Professor Gerngross Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Thayer professor Tillman Gerngross has been elected to The National Academy of Engineering (NAE).

The Dartmouth Aires Advance Again on NBC's The Sing-Off

The Dartmouth Aires—including engineering major Will Hart—advanced to the next round of NBC’s The Sing-Off on Monday, October 24. The Aires were one of seven groups to move on in...

DS SolidWorks Corp. Announces Winners of Green Design Contest

Dassault Systèmes (DS) SolidWorks Corp. officially announces the first-ever grand prize winners and runners up of the Green Design Contest. The panel of judges included Solomon Diamond, Assistant Professor, Thayer...

DMS lands grant for regional biomedical research center

Under an $11-million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Dartmouth Medical School (DMS) will establish an NIH Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE). Faculty serving as principal investigators...

Mascoma files for $100M IPO

Professor Lee Lynd's renewable fuels company, Mascoma Corp., has announced plans for an initial public offering valued at up to $100 million.

Nearly All of Greenland's Surface Melted Overnight in 2012—Here's Why

A Thayer School-led study shows that high temperatures and black carbon from forest fires and fossil fuels combined to push the huge ice sheet over the edge.

Running Backs Take Hardest Hits to the Head, Linemen Take the Most, U.S. College Football Study Find

A new study documents the nature of head blows by player position. Captured data allowed the team of researchers from Brown, Dartmouth, Virginia Tech, and sensor-maker and Dartmouth spin-off Simbex...

The Power of One

After building a homemade windmill to power his Malawi family’s home, William Kamkwamba ’14 brings a new kind of energy to campus.

School of Mines honors world bioenergy expert

The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology has awarded the 2011 Mines Medal to Dr. Lee Rybeck Lynd, co-founder of biofuels start-up Mascoma Corp. and professor of engineering at Dartmouth.

Dartmouth's Cool Robot is literally cool

The Dartmouth engineering group flew to Summit Station on the Greenland ice over the summer to test "Cool Robot," an autonomous robot being designed to wander in Greenland.

New issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine

The newest issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine is now online. Features: "Major Mergers: For modified majors, engineering is just the beginning." | "Formula Hybrid: Thayer School’s international competition races to...

Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering named a winner in IEEE Presidents' Change the World Competition

Team Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering Pico-Hydro Project is the winner of one of five Outstanding Student Humanitarian Prizes in the 2011 IEEE Presidents' Change the World competition.

New Trier grads find themselves competitors for NBC reality show

Engineering major Will Hart '12 will be on the NBC talent show contest "The Sing-Off," which starts a new season Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. on NBC. Hart’s Dartmouth Aires...

NSF's Partnerships for Innovations connects engineering PhDs with small business

Thayer School has been awarded a grant from NSF's Partnerships for Innovations (PFI) program to support students in Dartmouth's Ph.D. Innovation Program and connect them with small businesses involved in...

Federal agency awards contract for sea ice study

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement awarded Dartmouth engineering professor Erland Shulson a contract of nearly a half-million dollars to study how Arctic sea ice fractures, breaks...

Students help deliver power to rural Rwanda

Student members of Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering embark on a two-month quest to improve the hydroelectric power in Rwanda’s remotest region.

Thayer studies granted $2.5 mil.

Thayer School of Engineering recently secured nearly $2.5 million in grants to fund research projects focusing on sports-related concussions, Arctic sea ice behavior and real-world business skill development.

Texting system reveals fake drugs

Ashifi Gogo, a native of Ghana and graduate of Thayer School's engineering Ph.D. Innovation Program, developed the technology as a class project while at Dartmouth.

Gilman grad competing on NBC show 'The Sing-off'

Eric Preston Suan performs with The Dartmouth Aires on NBC's "The Sing-off." They are competing for a top prize of $200,000 and a recording contract.

New England scores seven ARPA-E awards

Included in seven new research projects from universities and organizations in Massachusetts and New Hampshire funded by the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) is Professor Ian Baker's development of bulk...

MicroStrain partners with Dartmouth

MicroStrain, Inc., a Williston-based manufacturer of high-tech sensors, has teamed up with Dartmouth's Thayer School of Engineering to speed the transformation of ideas into businesses through NSF's Partnerships for Innovation...

Internet use decreases privacy, Davidow says

The Internet contributes to modern-day problems such as stock market volatility, according to venture capitalist Bill Davidow ’57 Th’58.

Faculty Selected to Participate in Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium

Professors Vicki May and Charles Sullivan have been selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering's third Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) symposium.

How Green Is My Wintergreen?

Assessing the environmental impact of chewing gum: findings of a student project from Professor Cushman-Roisin's Industrial Ecology class is cited.

MEMs see high employment rates

Students in the Thayer School of Engineering’s Master of Engineering Management degree program experience consistently high success rates in finding employment through a substantial support network operated through both Thayer...

Rev 7: The World's First Removable, Biodegradable Gum?

Worldwide, humans chew some 560,000 tons of gum per year. In the absense of any official reports on its environmental impact, findings of a student project from Professor Cushman-Roisin's Industrial...

Student Engineers Help with Sustainable Technology

Dartmouth students are a welcome sight in the African village of Banda, Rwanda. Thayer School of Engineering’s Theodore Sumers ’12 recently returned from two months in Banda working as a...

Staying Smart: Engineers and Universities Advance Career-Long Learning

Universities are reaching out to practitioners at all career stages, and employers see value in offering or supporting lifelong learning as a retention tool. Dean Helble is quoted on page 2.

Students form new Thai culture group

The Tuk-Tuk Dartmouth Thai Association—a new student group awaiting official approval from the Council on Student Organizations—provides support for Dartmouth engineering exchange students and others.

Global Cleantech 100

Thayer School spin-off SustainX made the Global Cleantech list of the top 100 private companies in clean technology.

Hip Implant Failure

Adjunct Professor of Engineering and orthopedic surgeon Dr. Michael Mayor helps explain why some implants for hip replacement surgery are being recalled and some are loosening prematurely.

SustainX obtains first energy patent

SustainX, which grew out of work conducted at Thayer School of Engineering, received its first U.S. patent last week for a new energy storage technique.

Energy storage a key to wind, solar backup

Founded by Professor Charles Hutchinson and three Dartmouth engineering Ph.D. graduates—Dax Kepshire Th'06, '09, Ben Bollinger '04 Th'04, '08, and Troy McBride Th'01—SustainX aims to capture wind & solar power...

LuminAid helps disaster relief orgs.

The LuminAID — a portable, inflatable solar lamp designed by Anna Stork ’08 (engineering major modified with studio art) — is generating excitement and funding from both outdoor enthusiasts and...

Thayer School's ash tree is gone but not forgotten

After adorning the front of Thayer School for almost 100 years, the large ash tree was deemed structurally unsound and cut down. But faculty and students are finding ways to...

Thayer hosts lego robot challenge

Students from across New Hampshire and Vermont gathered to compete at the fourth annual Lego League Robotics Tournament at Thayer School.

Koppel '09 trains soldiers in Kuwait

Chris Koppel ’09 Th’10, now a lieutenant in the United States Army, traded the mountains of New Hampshire for the expansive deserts of Iraq and Kuwait.

Rosen investigates new rehabilitation surgeries

Increased wartime injuries has spurred advancements in medicine: “The engineer needs to understand how robotics, transplantation and regenerative medicine are coming together,” said DHMC plastic surgeon Joseph Rosen, adjunct professor...

To Build a Better Robot

Elementary and middle school robotics teams from the Upper Valley and beyond met at Dartmouth's Thayer School of Engineering on Saturday to compete in the fourth annual LEGO League Robotics...

Dartmouth researchers study tool for Alzheimer's diagnosis

Professor Solomon Diamond and Ph.D. student Paolo Giacometti show their prototype cap designed to research Alzheimer's disease and its symptoms of memory loss.

Dartmouth engineering professor earns DoD Project-of-the-Year award

For technology that could help rid battle sites of unexploded bombs, engineering professor Fridon Shubitidze received a Project-of-the-Year award yesterday at the Department of Defense’s (DoD) 2011 Partners in Environmental...

Hussey, a standout player, also excels in academic arena

A three-year starting linebacker for Dartmouth and a semifinalist for the William V. Campbell Trophy, Luke Hussey ’11 Th’12 is now taking on a different role as a Thayer Engineering...

For Students Remaining on Campus, a Break From the Bustle Can Be Refreshing

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...

Dartmouth Engineering Students Help Tackle Binge Drinking

President Kim brought a set of problems to challenge Dartmouth's ENGS 21: Intro to Engineering class. The students used engineering problem solving techniques to address four issues related to alcohol...

TMS Names 2012 Class of Fellows

The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) has chosen Professor Ian Baker as one of four individuals for the 2012 Class of Fellows. This is the highest honor bestowed on...

Dartmouth engineers solutions to binge drinking

When professor John Collier learned that Dartmouth President Jim Young Kim planned to visit his class, he decided to have students show off their problem-solving skills by attacking a social...

New technology aims to aid firefighters

Ladder trucks are crucial for fire fighters during fires. Getting a ladder to a window could be the difference between life or death. Students at Dartmouth are using their engineering...

Five Dartmouth Faculty Elected AAAS Fellows

Professor Lee Lynd is one of five Dartmouth faculty members selected as 2011 fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society...

Mascoma and Valero Establish Joint Venture for Commercial-Scale Hardwood Cellulosic Ethanol Facility

Professor Lee Lynd's company, Mascoma Corporation, announced that it has entered into definitive agreements with Valero Energy Corporation to develop and operate a first-of-its-kind 20 million gallon per year commercial-scale...

Quantified biomarkers aid glioma resection

Having developed an algorithm that takes five biomarkers into account, Professor Keith Paulsen's team hopes to detect tumour tissue with significantly higher accuracy.

State Prostate Cancer Coalition Funds Cancer Center Research

A $5,000 grant will help fund a collaborative research project conducted by Dartmouth engineering professor Ryan Halter that uses electrical bioimpedance to distinguish dangerous prostate cancers from those that pose...

Thayer School Annual Fund welcomes last-minute year-end gifts

An online gift to the Thayer School Annual Fund submitted by midnight (Eastern Standard Time) on December 31 still qualifies for a 2011 tax deduction.

Ragon and Dartmouth collaborate to tailor new vaccine approach against HIV

Professor Margie Ackerman will help lead an international consortium that's been awarded approximately $8 million from Partners Healthcare through a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-sponsored Collaboration for...

Graduate students win consulting competition

Graduate students from Tuck School of Business, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth Medical School and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, as well as a number of undergraduate students...

Professor of Engineering Eugene Santos Jr. Named IEEE Fellow

Professor of Engineering Eugene Santos Jr. has been elevated to Fellow by The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). The IEEE Board of Directors cited Professor Santos "for contributions...

Packing some power

Several smaller outfits are developing more efficient forms of compressed-air energy storage (CAES). SustainX, a company spun out of Dartmouth’s engineering school, has developed what it calls “isothermal CAES.&rdquo...

Dartmouth President Kim to Give Keynote Address to Open $300 House Design Workshop

On Wednesday, January 25, Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim will deliver the keynote address at the Tuck School of Business to launch a four-day design workshop for the $300 House Project.

Government touts importance of integrating the Azores in the project SuperDARN

The Government of the Azores met with leaders of the SuperDARN project, including Professor Simon Shepherd, to make an official statement about the importance of the project to promoting cooperation...

Engineers are transforming lives

Technological advances are laying the groundwork for "humanitarian engineering" -- For example, Dartmouth engineering students are building wind turbines in remote regions of Tanzania.

Ode To Ice

Science Friday visited Queens ice sculptor Shintaro Okamoto in his studio and spoke with ice researcher Erland Schulson, of Dartmouth, to find out why ice is an interesting subject for...

Thayer prof. works on HIV vaccine

Engineering professor Margaret Ackerman and her research team have received funding to pursue a new approach to HIV treatment.

Solar-Tectic LLC gets exclusive license for manufacturing single c-Si thin-films on ordinary glass

Dartmouth has granted a world-wide exclusive license to Solar-Tectic LLC for technology invented by Professor Jifeng Liu that enables the first-time commercialization of single crystal silicon thin-film solar cells.

Thin Film Intelligence Brief

Dartmouth has granted a world-wide exclusive license to Solar-Tectic LLC for technology invented by Professor Jifeng Liu that enables the first-time commercialization of single crystal silicon thin-film solar cells.

Germanium-on-silicon laser for 21st century data links

Professor Jifeng Liu describes how the monolithic germanium-on-silicon laser enables large-scale electronic-photonic integration on silicon for high bandwidth, low energy consumption photonic data links.

Thayer team redesigns solar tech.

Professor Jifeng Liu's research team is pursuing a full patent for a process to create less expensive solar cells that are up to twice as efficient as the current technology...

Dartmouth engineering school hosts virtual career fair

There will be match making going on at Dartmouth on Valentine's Day, but romance has nothing to do with it. Thayer School is hosting its second Virtual Career Fair using...

Dartmouth in the News with Nomination of President Kim to the World Bank

The announcement of President Kim's nomination to be the next President of the World Bank has generated a tremendous amount of media attention from outlets around the globe, including The...

The life of a retired athlete: How seniors spend final terms

Amber Bryant ’12 of the volleyball team said that although the seniors are done in the fall, they continue to play together for fun while mentoring the younger girls on...

Student team hones engineering, business skills with hybrid race car project

The UC Davis team is focused on completing its car for the April 30-May 3 Formula Hybrid Competition founded in 2006 by Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth.

Student group named among best innovators

Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering’s hydropower project—which currently operates two sites in Rwanda—was recognized as a semifinalist in both the University of Washingon Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition and the Dell Social Innovation...

Meet Dartmouth's New Faculty

Twenty-four scholars—including Jason Stauth, Thayer ’00—joined the Dartmouth faculty of arts and sciences this academic year, launching their courses and establishing their research programs.

Dartmouth engineering professor appointed Chair of new NIH review panel

Brian Pogue, Professor of Engineering and Dean of Graduate Studies at Dartmouth, was appointed Chair of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s new grant review panel for Biomedical Imaging Technology...

Dartmouth's Formula Hybrid gears up for a 6th year of competition

Founded and run by Dartmouth, the 6th annual Formula Hybrid Competition will take place April 30 – May 3 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Dartmouth Jewish Sound Archive A Treasure Trove

Alex Hartov and Lewis Glinert are two Dartmouth faculty members started the project 10 years ago. They spoke with VPR's Jane Lindholm about the scope and rarity of some of...

Student ventures take $20,000 in prizes

Spiral-E Solutions, founded by Alison Stace-Naughton ’11, won the $3,000 second-place prize for its prototype of a medical device that helps keep the stomach in place during endoscopic surgery. She...

Magleby tapped to lead U.S. team

After graduating from Dartmouth with a bachelor’s degree in engineering sciences, Alexander Magleby ’00 began coaching at Dartmouth in 2001 and has now been named head coach of USA Rugby’s...

Professor of Engineering, Emeritus, Paul Queneau dies at the age of 101

Professor of Engineering, Emeritus, Paul Queneau died on March 31st at the age of 101. A funeral is planned for May 19th at Kendal.

Dartmouth's Pogue to chair NIH biomedical imaging review panel

Brian Pogue, Professor of Engineering and Dean of Graduate Studies at Dartmouth (Hanover, NH), was recently named Chair of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)'s new grant review panel for...

Emeritus professor dies of illness at 101 years old

Engineering professor emeritus Paul Etienne Queneau, a war veteran who held 36 U.S. patents in metallurgical and chemical engineering, died on March 31 at Kendal Retirement Community in Hanover after...

Hybrid Car Races are a Bridge from Students to Carmakers

Some of the world’s top engineering students converged at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway to race hybrid cars. The cars are student designed and built, and for some of those...

Formula racers earn top finishes

After four days of racing and testing, the Dartmouth Formula Racing Team walked away with several top finishes at the 2012 Formula Hybrid Competition at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway...

Student-Built Hybrids, EVs Compete In New Hampshire

Student-built hybrids and EVs and took over the track for the sixth annual Formula Hybrid competition. This year, 36 teams from all over the world competed in the event, which...


The NH College and University Council estimates that in 2009, the latest statewide impact report available, higher education institutions contributed $4.886 billion, or 8.14 percent, of the state’s gross domestic...

Hybrid formula racing by engineering students at the NH Speedway next week

Next week (Apr. 30-May4) will see the 6th annual competition. Thirty-six teams have registered, including one each from Canada, Taiwan, Spain and Brazil. Seven will compete in the electric-only category...

Sproxil, Inc. Teams with IBM to Help Consumers, Industry, in the Fight Against Drug Counterfeiting

Sproxil, co-founded by Ph.D. Innovation Program alum Ashifi Gogo, is using IBM technology to help the pharmaceutical industry reduce drug counterfeiting and allow consumers to verify the authenticity of prescriptions...

Marc Fenigstein on How BRD Motorcycles Is Changing the Face of Motocross

Marc Fenigstein '01 Th'04, CEO and Co-Founder of BRD Motorcycles is working with the rest of the BRD team to change the face of the motocross industry through their pioneering...

Dartmouth Researchers Investigate the Cognitive Effects of Athlete Head Impacts

Richard Greenwald, adjunct assistant professor of engineering and co-author on the paper, is founder and president of the Lebanon-based company Simbex, and pioneered the innovative Head Impact Telemetry System.

Dartmouth Engineering Student Named Schweitzer Fellow

Thayer School M.S. candidate Rezwan Khan has been named a 2012-13 New Hampshire-Vermont Schweitzer Fellow—joining approximately 240 other Schweitzer Fellows across the country in designing and implementing service projects that...

Formula Hybrid Racing

This year marked the 6th Formula Hybrid International Race in Loudon. The competition is the first of its kind for college students and was founded by Thayer School of Engineering...

DHE receives national recognition

Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering was recently recognized by Dell, Inc. on May 14 and the Environmental Protection Agency on May 12 for its work in Rwanda.

Polar E&P: the iceman cometh

There are major questions to be answered about the survivability of rigs, storage and transport in the Arctic. Nigel Ash talks to Erland Schulson of Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering...

Profs. discuss future of climate change

Thayer School of Engineering professor Donald Perovich said that instead of focusing on predictions about when the last pieces of ice will melt, people should instead realize that the ice...

Report: Grad Schools Slip on Job Help

Thayer has a network of 1,100 alums through the professional networking site LinkedIn, and also uses technology to overcome geographic challenges of attracting major employers to the rural campus in Hanover.

Portraits of Leadership: 2012 Student Marshals

Thayer School 2012 graduates Alden Adolph and Allison McKendry were selected as Student Marshals by fellow students for their citizenship, enthusiasm, positive impact on others, and integrity of character. The...

NASA Discovers Unprecedented Blooms of Ocean Plant Life

Visiting Professor of Engineering Donald Perovich participated in a NASA-sponsored expedition that punched through three-foot thick sea ice to find waters richer in microscopic marine plants, essential to all sea...

Investigator Spotlights

Dartmouth researchers were awarded $5.5 million in new and competing awards during February. Among them are professors of engineering John Collier, Eric Fossum, Kofi Odame, Brian Pogue, and Eugene Santos.

Thinning Arctic Ice Allows Plankton Bloom

Visiting Professor of Engineering Donald Perovich participated in an expedition through the Chukchi Sea off the coast of Alaska that found massive blooms of phytoplankton under the ice. The discovery...

Graduate schools hold individual commencement exercises

Graduate programs at Tuck School of Business, Thayer School of Engineering, Geisel School of Medicine and The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice will host individual graduation activities...

Tiny undersea plants may affect Arctic ocean life

Visiting Professor of Engineering Donald Perovich and his colleagues discovered a massive bloom of the microscopic marine plants called phytoplankton beneath the sea ice—a discovery that could affect the life...

Giant algae blooms thriving under thinning Arctic sea ice

Visiting Professor of Engineering Donald Perovich and his colleagues discovered enormous blooms of algae growing in an area of the Arctic Ocean that they never thought could support the phytoplankton...

EV Technology the Winner at Formula Hybrid Competition

All the results are now in for the international 2012 Formula Hybrid competition, a student design and engineering challenge to create the best high performance hybrid and electric vehicles.

President Kim Bids Farewell as Dartmouth Graduates 1,800 Students

Nearly 1,800 newly minted graduates and President Jim Yong Kim bid farewell to Dartmouth at Commencement exercises on June 10, 2012. Kim will leave Dartmouth after three years to become...

Support the Next Generation of Dartmouth Engineers

Help Dartmouth maintain its excellent and innovative engineering programs by making a gift to the Thayer School Annual Fund before July 6th. All gifts, of any size, make a difference!

Fairfielders roll out a welcome for Dartmouth's Big Green Bus

"The Big Green Bus" left the campus of Dartmouth in New Hampshire Wednesday for its 8th annual summer tour of the country, planning to log about 12,000 miles and travel...

Professor Wegst Selected to Participate in NAE's U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

Professor Ulrike Wegst is one of seventy-eight of the nation's brightest young engineers selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering's (NAE) 18th annual U.S. Frontiers of Engineering...

U.S Olympic Track and Field Trials Update: Sean Furey D'04, Th'05, '06 Headed to London

Sean Furey D’04, Th’05, ’06, finished fourth in the javelin at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials on Monday, June 25, earning him a spot on his first U.S...

Devices help alert teams to potential concussions on the field

The X2 Impact, an electronics-packed mouth guard, joins the Head Impact Telemetry System and Sideline Response System, owned and co-developed by Riddell and adjunct professor of engineering Richard Greenwald's company...

Four Dartmouth Alumni Headed to London 2012 Summer Olympics

Dartmouth will be represented by four alumni at the London 2012 Summer Olympics from July 27 through August 12 including Sean Furey ’04, Thayer ’05 and ’06.

Obama Administration Announces Clean Coal Research Awards for Universities Across the Country

The Energy Department announced that nine universities, including Dartmouth, have won awards for research projects that will continue to support innovation and development of clean coal technologies.

Dartmouth gets grant to boost power plants

Dartmouth has received a $294,072 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy for a research project on strengthening steel alloys with aluminum for the next generation of gas- and coal-fired...

Science in Greenland: It's a Girl Thing

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!"

Ten Professors Honored With Faculty Awards

Professor Vicki May is one of ten faculty members recognized this year for exceptional achievement in scholarship, teaching, and mentoring. The class of 2012 voted for May to receive the...

South Korea outpaces the U.S. in engineering degrees

Dean Helble is quoted in this article about South Korea, where undergraduate students are five times more likely to major in engineering than their counterparts in the United States.

Rugby's Olympic return in sight

Dartmouth engineering major Alex Magleby ’00 is at the forefront of rugby's Olympic return..."After high school, Magleby came east to study engineering at Dartmouth and play rugby."

IGERT Graduate Student Adds to Critical NASA Discovery

Research by Dartmouth Thayer School of Engineering graduate student Kaitlin Keegan has added critical information to a NASA annoucement regarding melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet.

Greenland ice sheet had biggest thaw since 1973 this month, scientists say

Dartmouth engineering Ph.D. student Kaitlin Keegan, who has sampled ice cores taken from Summit Station in central Greenland, said ice core samples indicate such pronounced melting at Summit and across...

New Probe Provides Vital Assist in Brain Cancer Surgery

MD/PhD student Pablo Valdes worked with David Roberts and Keith Paulsen to help develop a probe that uses an innovative fluorescence-reading technology to help brain surgeons distinguish cancerous tissue from...

Furey's college coach says best is yet to come

Carl Wallin isn’t surprised that Sean Furey '04, Th '05, '06 will be throwing the javelin today at the Olympic Games. “To be honest, I always knew he’d be there,&rdquo...

Stretch Students' Limits

Dean Joseph Helble authored this article about the importance of educating students to think outside of their disciplinary boundaries.

New issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine

The newest issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine is now online. Features: "The Engineering Pipeline: It’s not only Dartmouth students who receive a Thayer-inspired education." | "Education for the Technology Ecosystem...

SustainX gets 11 new patents for energy storage

SustainX Inc.—founded by Professor Charles Hutchinson and engineering students Dax Kepshire Th'06, '09, Ben Bollinger '04 Th'04, '08, and Troy McBride Th'01—announced Thursday that it has been issued 11 patents...

Dartmouth Research Imparts Momentum to Mobile Health

Scientists and engineers (including Professor Ryan Halter) are constructing personal mobile health (mHealth) devices—highly functional jewelry, as it were.

Student groups take summer service trips

The Big Green Bus and Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering promoted both sustainability and philanthropic engineering projects through entirely student-led trips this summer.

Genoa Teen Completes Humanitarian Work in Africa

Amelia Ritger ’15, as a member of Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering (DHE), spent the summer in Tanzania working to improve health and environmental conditions.

Lynch surveys future of energy technology

A lecture titled “Oil and the Future of Energy” was the first Jones Seminar on Science, Technology and Society of the academic year and took place in a packed Spanos...

It's the problem, stupid!

Professor Tillman Gerngross makes the case that the world's most exciting, groundbreaking technology is pointless if it is unable to address an urgent and relevant need.

Dartmouth Discovery: Journals

From Medieval studies to neuroscience, the work of Dartmouth researchers produced more than 50 articles in August 2012.

Dartmouth iTunesU: One Channel, Many Ideas

A diverse collection of podcasts and videos produced at Dartmouth is now available on iTunesU, including interviews and seminars from Thayer School.

Dartmouth Is Part of New Initiative for Women in Science

Dartmouth is one of 60 colleges and universities that have signed on to participate in Women in Technology Sharing Online (WitsOn) that provides a forum for students to connect with...

Exit Interview: Brian Pogue, Dean of Graduate Studies

The Graduate Forum interviews outgoing Dean of Graduate Studies and Professor of Engineering Brian Pogue and thanks him for his four years of service.

On the Leading Edge: Improving Artificial Joint Performance

D-H surgical teams are able to meet with one of the world's foremost authorities on why artificial joints fail – retired orthopedic surgeon Dr. Michael Mayor, who has worked with...

Tracking oxygenation during radiotherapy

Professor Pogue's research team is investigating using Cerenkov emission generated by the treatment beam to quantify tissue oxygenation during radiotherapy.

Engineering student team is finalist in Collegiate Inventors Competition

Recent B.E. graduates Elizabeth Chang, Amanda Christian, and Christopher Ng—with advisor Professor Van Citters—will travel to Washington, D.C. to present their invention, "Expandable Hydrogel Sphere for Orbital Implantation," to a...

George Whitesides as Thayer's inaugural Visionaries in Technology series speaker

For the inaugural event of Thayer School's Visionaries in Technology series, Harvard Professor of Chemistry Dr. George Whitesides discusses the simplicity-based approach to research.

Five questions with Ayorkor Korsah '01 Th'03

Ayorkor Korsah ’01 Th’03 [formerly Ayorkor Mills-Tettey] has co-founded the African Robotics Network. AFRON, as the network is called, launched in May and already has more than 300 members in...

I3P Program, Founded at Dartmouth, Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Representatives from 28 member institutions gathered this month at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection (I3P).

Dartmouth Engineers Partner to Develop Water Pump

Four Dartmouth BE students—Robbie Cholnoky, Kevin Dahms, Annie Saunders and Robbie Moss—have been elected to find the most cost-effective water pump solution for Fond des Blancs.

LuminAID Featured on NBC's Today Show

Featured on the Today Show's "Top technology trends for 2013," the LuminAID solar light was developed by Dartmouth engineer Anna Stork ’08 and her classmate Andrea Sreshta at Columbia University’s...

Research at Dartmouth-Hitchcock helps battle brain tumors

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.

Dartmouth Engineering Professor Elected SPIE Fellow

Dartmouth engineering professor Keith Paulsen is one of 68 "members of distinction" elected as new fellows of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics. Specifically, Paulsen was elected for...

Do Fiscal Cliff Issues Continue to Threaten Long-Term U.S. Stability?

Dean Helble's op-ed in Forbes was referenced by The Motley Fool: "In a recent article, the dean of the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth, Joseph J. Helble, investigated the...

Dartmouth Engineering Professor Receives NSF's CAREER Award

Dartmouth engineering professor Jifeng Liu has been named a 2012 recipient of the National Science Foundation's CAREER Award for outstanding young faculty.

Research team develops tumor imaging system

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...

Dartmouth Researchers Studying Vermont Stream Recovery

With support from NSF, earth sciences professor and adjunct engineering professor Carl Renshaw has teamed up with geography professor Frank Magilligan to study the long-term effects of Tropical Storm Irene...

The New Ph.D.

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...

Location, Location Not an Obstacle to Biotech Success

Since Adimab "is essentially a profitable business," Professor Tillman Gerngross said it's an unusual biotech in more ways than its location. He credits much of its success to diligence in...

Students design turbine for use in African town

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.

Quantifying intraoperative fluorescence

A summary of advancements in fluorescence-guided neurosurgery research by MD/PhD candidate Pablo Valdés and professors Frederic Leblond and Keith Paulsen (et al.) originally published in Nature entitled, "Quantitative, spectrally-resolved intraoperative...

Dartmouth Jewish Sound Archive Plays Host to Rare Recordings

Since 2002, Lewis Glinert and Professor Alex Hartov have worked to archive, digitize, restore, and distribute rare audio files through the Dartmouth Jewish Sound Archive (DJSA)—one of the largest online...

New Molecular Imaging Agents Being Developed For Fluorescence-Guided Brain Cancer Surgery

Dartmouth, LI-COR and Affibody have received an NIH grant for development and translation of imaging agents for fluorescence-guided surgery.

Dartmouth Engineering Professor Elected OSA Fellow

Professor Brian Pogue was elected a fellow by The Optical Society (OSA) for having "served with distinction in the advancement of optics," and more specifically, for contributions to optical tomography...

Panel considers value of a liberal arts education

College President Phil Hanlon and Dean of the Faculty Michael Mastanduno moderated a panel—including engineering Dean Joseph Helble—about the value of liberal arts education and its relevance to career preparedness...

Mary Albert: Ice and Snow and Many Hats

Professor Mary Albert’s research looks to ancient ice for answers about climate change today as she trains the next generation of polar scientists and engineers.

Thayer prof. named OSA fellow

With 20 ongoing research projects at any given time, professor Brian Pogue’s bustling research lab in Thayer School of Engineering develops optics and lasers to improve cancer detection and treatment...

Dartmouth Professor Eric Fossum Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Professor of Engineering Eric Fossum has been elected to The National Academy of Engineering (NAE)—among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer.

Sproxil Ranked in Top Ten Most Innovative Companies

Sproxil, co-founded by Ashifi Gogo Th’10—the first graduate of Thayer’s Ph.D. Innovation Program, is ranked #7 on Fast Company's list of "Most Innovative Companies 2013." Sproxil is cited "For sticking...

Dartmouth Engineering Major Selected to Attend National Biodiesel Conference

Engineering major Morgan Curtis ’14 was one of 16 college students given a unique opportunity to grow her passion for biodiesel at the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo last week...


"Ice," with Danish glaciologist Poul Christoffersen; American engineer Mary Albert who studies ancient snow cores for crucial past climate clues; and Camille Seaman, a Native American artist whose photos of...

Faculty Grant Helps Bring Haitian Artists to Campus

Thanks to Jack Wilson, Senior Lecturer in Studio Art and Lecturer in Engineering at Thayer School, ten musicians and a graffiti artist will visit Dartmouth as part of the Porter...

Panelists discuss hopes for Haiti's development

Engineering major Yves-Marie Duperval ’14, who attended three months of classes at an engineering school in Haiti, said he felt lucky to receive an education because many Haitian children do...

How a Robot Is Changing the Game of Antarctic Science

Dartmouth engineering professor Laura Ray’s Antarctic work could preview a new era in the relationship between human scientists and robotic field assistants.

In Greenland and Antarctic Tests, Yeti Helps Conquer Some "Abominable" Polar Hazards

Findings published in the Journal of Field Robotics confirm that Professor Ray's NSF-funded "Yeti" is probably the first robot to successfully deploy in the field that is able to identify...

New issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine

FEATURES: intersections between the arts and engineering; space weather research and avoiding damage from solar storms; re-engineering Thayer School's Machine Shop

Seed funding aims to improve prostate cancer diagnoses

Ryan Halter, assistant professor of engineering and adjunct assistant professor of surgery at Geisel School of Medicine, is working to improve the accuracy of prostate cancer diagnoses.

Robot Called 'Yeti' Finds Cracks in Antarctic Ice

Meet Yeti, a faithful rover of the robotic kind that sniffs out dangerous crevasses for convoys crossing the glaciers of Antarctica and Greenland—developed by a team of students led by...

Robot Yeti Tells You Where Not to Go in Antarctica

Researchers from Dartmouth, including professor of engineering Laura Ray and her students, came up with Yeti, a GPS-guided robot that can drag a ground-penetrating radar around to detect impending doom.

High-tech 'Yeti' may revolutionize exploration near North and South poles

Professor Laura Ray's Yeti is a self-guided polar robot that uses ground-penetrating radar to map what lies beneath the ice — often, a crevasse waiting to claim lives and expensive...

The nation's only Formula Hybrid Competition preps for its 7th year

Dartmouth's 7th annual Formula Hybrid Competition will take place April 29 – May 2 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. This year, twenty teams are registered for the nation's only...

Penguins Adopt New Mode of Transport

A waddle of Emperor penguins surprised researchers in Antarctica today when they commandeered Yeti, an autonomous robot designed to detect crevasses.

In Mexico, A Dartmouth Grad Fights Poverty Through Capitalism

Dartmouth engineer Fernando Orta '08 returned to his hometown of Mexico City and founded a financial services company called Podemos Progresar (“We can move forward") with a mission to create...

Tesla Tech Fair celebrates innovation

A cacophony of hissing Tesla coils and whirring remote control helicopters filled Thayer School of Engineering’s Glycofi Atrium on Thursday afternoon.

Tech Fair Thrills at Dartmouth

Dartmouth students and other Upper Valley residents had a chance to witness the convergence of arts and sciences at the Tesla TechFair at Thayer School of Engineering — a byproduct...

The 'Future Is Bright' for Residential Solar

Charles Sullivan is quoted as an associate professor of engineering at Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth, who specializes renewable energy.

The Dark Side of Music: Clarinets, Woodwinds and the Mpingo Tree

Engineering professor Ulrike Wegst is quoted as a Dartmouth researcher who has studied the construction of musical instruments.

SETAC Best Paper Award for Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management

Professor Borsuk will be awarded the IEAM Best Paper Award for “A Bayesian Network Model for Integrative River Rehabilitation Planning and Management.”

Two Dartmouth Students Win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

As a recipient of an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, Aryeh Drager ’12 will head to Colorado State University to study atmospheric science.

Two to Lead Office of Entrepreneurship & Technology Transfer

The newly established Office of Entrepreneurship & Technology Transfer will be led by engineering professor and biotechnology entrepreneur Tillman Gerngross.

Dartmouth Engineering Professors Discuss Promising Technologies for the Environment

Technological developments are enabling us to live a more sustainable life. We asked professors at Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth: What technologies under development hold the most promise for...

Microwave imaging can see how well treatment is progressing

Professor Paul Meaney's research—published in BioMed Central’s open access journal Breast Cancer Research—shows how microwave imaging can be used to monitor how well treatment for breast cancer is working...

Hassan visiting NH hybrid race car competition

Governor Maggie Hassan is attending the Formula Hybrid race car competition at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Thayer Students Get Elementary With Science

Fifty Thetford students were ready to give the Thayer School After School Science and Engineering program a go.

Some graduates diving right in to business

Alison Stace-Naughton '11 Th'13 talks about "leaping into entrepreneurship immediately after graduation"— to continue working on her start-up, Spiral-E.

Hybrid racer event gets NH college engineers to pull together

A group of Dartmouth electrical and mechanical engineering students are learning how to speak each other's language during the Formula Hybrid Competition at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

PHOTOS: Formula Hybrid racing at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway

This year the Dartmouth team went fully electric. The event, founded by Dartmouth's Thayer School of Engineering took place this week at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Local college students build futuristic race cars

For the seventh year, Dartmouth's engineering school has attracted major car companies to sponsor [Formula Hybrid]. They're just interested in what the teams come up with.

Dartmouth's DAX Week Celebrates Creativity

The week-long series is a collaboration of several academic departments, including Digital Music, Arts, and Humanities, Computer Science, Studio Art, Theater, Film and Media Studies, and Thayer School of Engineering.

Dartmouth Formula Racing Wins for Best Electric Car

The Dartmouth Formula Racing (DFR) team overcame battery problems to run away with first prize for the top electric car at last week’s Formula Hybrid Competition.

Dartmouth Engineering Student Named Schweitzer Fellow

Engineering PhD candidate Kelly Michaelsen has been named a 2013-14 New Hampshire-Vermont Schweitzer Fellow—joining approximately 220 other Schweitzer Fellows across the country in designing and implementing service projects that address...

Subra Suresh Receives 2013 Robert Fletcher Award

The 2013 Robert Fletcher Award recipient is Subra Suresh, President-Elect of Carnegie Mellon University and Former Director of the National Science Foundation.

Dartmouth Engineering Professor Awarded Fulbright Arctic Chair in Norway

The US-Norway Fulbright Foundation and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board has selected Professor Erland Schulson for The Fulbright Arctic Chair in Norway.

Sports Engineering: Material World

In 1995 Ulrike Wegst and Michael Ashby, both then at the University of Cambridge, published the first paper showing how selection charts could be used to identify which materials would...

Thayer Students Tackle a 'Real-World Problem' in Haiti

Four BE students took on the task of fixing an inefficient water system in rural Haiti as part of the two-term senior course, Engineering Design Methodology and Project Initiation/Completion...

David Kelley Receives 2014 Robert Fletcher Award

The 2014 Robert Fletcher Award recipient is David Kelley, founder and chairman of the global design firm IDEO and founder of Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design.

Seven Honored with 2013-14 Dartmouth Alumni Awards

Seven alumni have been chosen by the Alumni Council to receive 2013-14 alumni awards including Ken Johansen '60, Th'62 and E. Stina Brock '01, Th'02.

Graduate programs celebrate investitures

Thayer expects to award 100 bachelor’s degrees, 51 master’s of engineering management, six master’s of science and 21 PhD degrees in engineering sciences.

Portraits of Leadership: 2013 Student Marshals

Marshals are selected by fellow students on the basis of good citizenship, enthusiasm, integrity, and positive impact on others. This year's Marshals include Sharang Biswas ’12, Th’13 and Joe Zabinski...

Prouty cyclist supports own work on cancer research

When Adjunct Professor of Engineering Jack Hoopes does his pioneering research into battling breast cancer, his work is partially paid for with money from the fundraiser known as The Prouty.

Student Scientists Win Goldwater Scholarships

Engineering sciences major Sarah Hammer ’15 has been named a 2014 Goldwater Scholar for being among the top US undergraduate STEM students.

President Hanlon Announces Expansion of Engineering at Dartmouth

President Philip J. Hanlon ’77 announced yesterday that significant expansion of engineering is one of his top priorities for Dartmouth as part of the drive to increase experiential learning opportunities...

Students Volunteer Nationwide Through the Tucker Foundation

Katie Zhang ’16, an engineering major, is one of this year’s 22 Dartmouth Partners in Community Service summer interns, a program run by the William Jewett Tucker Foundation.

Teens attend engineering camp at Dartmouth

High school students from across the country are spending two weeks at Dartmouth College for a summer engineering camp.

Groups foster entrepreneurship

Trip Davis ’90 is working with associate provost and professor of engineering Tillman Gerngross to develop the role of Dartmouth's new Office of Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer.

Fuel for Thought: Travels in Tanzania

In a blog entry for Scientific American, Rachel Margolese ’16 of Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering (DHE) writes about working in Tanzania this summer to promote sustainable and cost-effective cooking fuel.

Dartmouth Takes Holistic Approach In Triaging IP

Professor and entrepreneur Tillman Gerngross comments about research universities looking for better ways to triage the value of their faculty's scientific and technological discoveries.

Dartmouth undergraduate engineering students win first prize...twice!

The ENGS 89-90 Fecal Microbiota Transplantation group captured top honors in both the BMEStart biomedical design competition for undergraduates and NIH's Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) Challenge.

Dartmouth's 'Yeti' Robot Explores Arctic Dangers

Laura Ray, professor of engineering at Dartmouth and project leader for Yeti robot—a polar rover designed by a team of Dartmouth Engineering students—joined Word of Mouth to discuss the technology...

Fuel for Thought: Biomass to Briquettes

In a blog entry for Scientific American, Rachel Margolese ’16 of Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering (DHE) writes about the challenges of using public transportation in Tanzania while working to promote sustainable...

Fuel for Thought: trouble with language

In a blog entry for Scientific American, Rachel Margolese ’16 of Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering (DHE) writes about the challenges of speaking a different language in Tanzania while working to promote...

Dartmouth ranks #8 in "Top Colleges for Engineering Majors"

Dartmouth is #8 in an ranking of the nation's top engineering programs for lifetime return on investment.

Remaking a Classic

Companies—including those started by Professor Tillman Gerngross—are bursting at the seams with tools to engineer pharma’s next magic bullet: the new and improved antibody.

Dartmouth engineering graduate secures funding for bioinformatics startup

Founded by Riley Doyle Th'08, Desktop Genetics Ltd—a UK bioinformatics company  and aiming to revolutionize the way genetic engineers work together—has secured an equity investment of £275,000...

N.H. firm makes a 'battery' out of air, to power hundreds of homes at once

SustainX, a New Hampshire startup spun out of Dartmouth’s engineering school, thinks it can build a better battery using compressed air.

New issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine

The newest issue of Dartmouth Engineer, the magazine of Thayer School of Engineering, is now online. Features: Growth Factors; Room to Operate; Schools of Thought.

MRI and Optical Scanning During Surgery Accurately Locate Small Breast Cancer Tumors

Dartmouth engineers have collaborated with physicians at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center to develop a new approach to breast-conserving surgery.

Haiti partnership projects on display

Curated by studio art and engineering professor Jack Wilson, the Dartmouth/Haiti Partnership Exhibition incorporates elements of engineering, global health and visual design.

Dartmouth engineer Ariel Diaz argues for "Inverting the Curriculum"

Ariel Diaz ’02 Th’04, CEO of Boundless Learning, makes the case that educational curriculum is upside-down, and explains why starting with big, bold ideas could be the next big thing...

Lung infection identified using 'breath-print'

Identifying the "smell" of different types of lung bacteria could lead to a simple breath test to diagnose infections, a study co-authored by Jane Hill suggests.

Three Big Green Alumni Qualify for Track and Field World Championships

Abbey D’Agostino ’14, Sean Furey ’04, Thayer ’05 and ’06, and Ben True ’08 will represent the United States in Beijing.

NSF Director France A. Córdova to Deliver 2019 Investiture Address

Director of the National Science Foundation France Córdova will deliver keynote address at Thayer’s 2019 Investiture and has been named this year's receipient of the Robert Fletcher Award...

Exploring the Future of Wind and Hydrokinetic Energy

Q&A with Dartmouth professor of engineering Brenden Epps who does research in the fluid mechanics of marine propulsion, wind energy and hydrokinetic energy.

Trustees Discuss Academic Vision, Resources, and Planning

The Dartmouth Board of Trustees received wide-ranging reports on Dartmouth’s mission and future plans for all areas of the institution, including Thayer School of Engineering.

Dartmouth, Clemson Get $1.5 Million NSF Health Tech Grant

With a $1.5 million grant from NSF, researchers from Dartmouth—including engineering professor Ryan Halter—and Clemson University launched the Amulet project to develop computational jewelry for mobile-health applications...

Keraflex® Keratoconus Treatment Study Begins in US

Avedro, Inc. [founded by Professor Stuart Trembly] and Hersh Vision Group announced today that Dr. Peter Hersh has treated the first patient in a physician sponsored Investigational New Drug (IND)...

Majors see shifts in numbers

Fewer Dartmouth students are majoring in the humanities and are shifting toward the social sciences, mathematics and engineering.

Talking About Science

Dartmouth doctoral students in earth sciences, ecology and evolutionary biology, and engineering who are fellows in the Integrated Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) program practice one of the primary...

Sproxil CEO & Founder Ashifi Gogo Wins Inaugural Global Humanitarian Engineering Award

Ashifi Gogo Th'10, Dartmouth's first Ph.D. Innovation Program graduate and CEO & Founder of Sproxil—a leading provider of world-class brand protection for emerging markets—was presented with the inaugural Global Humanitarian...

Dartmouth Engineering Professor Named a 2013 National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Professor Tillman Gerngross has been named a 2013 NAI Fellow for creating or facilitating inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and the welfare...

Hanlon proposes flat tuition, grad. school expansion

College President Phil Hanlon stressed the importance of experiential learning and introduced proposals to keep tuition rates flat with inflation, create a freestanding graduate school and hire faculty in clusters.

Dartmouth Engineering Professor Vicki May Named NH Professor of the Year

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching have jointly named Professor Vicki May as the 2013 NH Professor of...

From Google to Upstart

Q & A with Dave Girouard '88 Th'89 founder and CEO of Upstart, a crowd funding platform that enables soon-to-be and recent college grads to raise capital in exchange for a small share of their future...

SquareOne For iPhone Organizes Your Email, Gives You Better Control Over Notifications

Branko Cerny '13, engineering major James Mock, and designer Sang Lee '13 founded SquareOne, an email app arriving now in beta, which will allow users to designate which emails are...

Dartmouth professor named teacher of the year

Dartmouth Associate Professor of Engineering Vicki May was named the 2013 NH Teacher of the Year by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and Carnegie Foundation for the...

Dartmouth Engineers Sell Gyrowheel Technology to UK Entrepreneur

Four Dartmouth engineering alums have confirmed the acquisition of the intellectual property and patents for their gyrowheel technology by UK based entrepreneur, Robert Bodill.

Professor of Engineering Charles Sullivan Named 2014 IEEE Fellow

Dartmouth Professor of Engineering Charles Sullivan has been elevated to Fellow by The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Two Canadian Dartmouth Students Chosen as Rhodes Scholars

Jonathan Pedde, of Regina, Saskatchewan, is a economics and mathematics double major with a minor in engineering sciences at Dartmouth, and he is planning to receive a master’s degree in...

DCCNE sponsors symposium on immuno targeting and delivery

On Tuesday, December 10th, Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Thayer School of Engineering will host a Cancer Nanotechnology Symposium on Immuno Targeting and Delivery.

Major Motivation: Tales From the Classroom

Emma Steele ’14 talks to other ’14s about the classes that have had a powerful impact on their personal growth and college careers.

Dartmouth Engineering Professor Receives Risk Analyst Award

Professor Mark Borsuk has received the Chauncey Starr Distinguished Young Risk Analyst Award for "outstanding achievement in science or public policy relating to risk analysis and exceptional promise for continued...

Mystery Guest: A CEO's Fight Against Fake Drugs

Ashifi Gogo Th'10—the first PhD Innovation Program graduate—founder and CEO of Sproxil, served as the "Mystery Guest" with Pimm Fox on Bloomberg TV's "Taking Stock."

Polar ice and engineering: Drilling back through time

NSF featured this video edited by Courtney R. Hammond '11 and provided by the U.S. Ice Drilling Program which is overseen by Dartmouth engineering professor Mary Albert.

Sliding heavy stones to the Forbidden City on ice

Professor Erland Schulson presents an engineering analysis of how the Chinese transported heavy stones from a quarry west of Beijing to the site of the Forbidden City in the 15th...

Stocking Stuffers for the Budding Engineer

Dartmouth engineering professor Vicki May gives ideas for inexpensive stocking stuffers that encourage kids to brainstorm, solve problems, and be creative and curious.

Dartmouth Engineering Faculty Awarded National Prize for Educational Innovation

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is awarding the 2014 Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education to four Dartmouth engineering faculty members.

Novel Circuit Shrinks Laptop Chargers, Could Improve Appliance Efficiency

Dartmouth engineering professor Charlie Sullivan is quoted about a new kind of power adapter is barely bigger than a plug.

Tillman Gerngross, the Scientist Turned Scientific Businessman

An in-depth profile of Tillman Gerngross, associate provost of entrepreneurship & technology transfer and a professor of engineering.

School Notes: A More Creative Approach to Engineering

Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering has received a measure of recognition for a program that’s unique to Dartmouth and likely couldn’t have been created anywhere else...

Three Alumnae Biathletes Selected for Sochi 2014

Of the five women named to the 2014 Winter Olympic U.S. Biathlon team, three are Dartmouth graduates—including Dartmouth engineer Hannah Dreissigacker ’09, Thayer ’10.

Physicists, physicians, engineers photograph radiation beams through the Cherenkov effect

Improved precision and safety of radiation treatment in cancer patients may come from helping doctors “see” the powerful beams of a linear accelerator as they enter or exit the body...

Thayer grad applies to Mars mission

Max Fagin Th’11 is one of 1,058 individuals chosen by Mars One—a program that aims to establish a permanent human settlement on the Red Planet—to advance into the second round...

Researchers Developing New Approach for Imaging Dense Breasts for Abnormalities

Dartmouth engineers and radiologists are developing new approaches for diagnostic imaging for breast cancer-MRI with near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) as reported in Academic Radiology.

Giving back is at the very top of Gordon Ehret's must-do list

Gordon Ehret '02, Th'03 '04, an interim operations leader at Hypertherm, has been recognized as one of Union Leader's "40 Under Forty."

The 10 Most Powerful Men In Africa 2014

M.E.M. Program graduate Simdul Shagaya Th'99, founder and CEO of, has been named one of Forbes' 10 most powerful men in Africa.

Mathematics Contest Has a Message: Number-Crunching Is Fun and a Valuable Skill

Mindy Wu of Richmond Middle School won the MATHCOUNTS Lebanon Area Regional competition at Thayer School of Engineering on Feb. 15 to be guaranteed a spot in the state competition.

Near-IR Spectroscopy Performs Challenging Breast Imaging

Engineers and radiologists at Dartmouth have developed a new way to implement MRI/near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) technique for women with dense breasts.

In final projects, engineering students tackle campus issues

For a final project in a design thinking engineering class, Sophie Sheeline ’16 and her team proposed a new social network called the “Granite system” to replace the Greek system...

In Search of the 'Piece of Resistance' to Increase Interest in Engineering

In her second op-ed, Dartmouth engineering professor Vicki May confesses that she is "an engineer who didn't play with Legos."

DHMC inaugurates unique intraoperative MRI and CT suite

Engineers and neurosurgeons at Dartmouth have inaugurated the use of intraoperative MRI within the VISIUS® Surgical Theatre inside the hospital’s Center for Surgical Innovation (CSI).

Students, faculty support Thayer expansion

Students and faculty interviewed said they support the expansion, announced by College President Phil Hanlon last November.

Dartmouth Hosts Three Mile Island Symposium

Thayer School and the Dickey Center—along with Stanford's Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance—will hold a one-day symposium to mark the 35th anniversary of the accident at the Three...

The 2014 Midas List: More Liberal Arts-Trained Tech Investors Than You Might Expect

Six Dartmouth alumni, including three Dartmouth engineers, made the 2014 “Midas List”—those Forbes considers the best venture capitalists in the world.

Prostate cancer: Increasing the potential of prostate biopsies with bioimpedance spectroscopy

Professor Ryan Halter's research is cited in this review artice about integrating electrical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) into the 12-core biopsy protocol.

Dartmouth Engineering Alum Receives Undergraduate Teaching Award

Dartmouth engineer Liz Gerber '98 has been named the 2014 recipient of the IEEE Computer Society Computer Science and Engineering Undergraduate Teaching Award for her contributions to learning.

The Future Of Genomics In Cancer Care

Dartmouth engineer Sean Hogan ’88, VP of Healthcare, IBM, explains why genomic medicine is one of the greatest advances in treating cancer.

Dartmouth Engineering Dean Named to N.H. STEM Task Force

Dean Joseph Helble has been named to Gov. Maggie Hassan’s Task Force on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education.

Dartmouth Students Strike It Big With NSF Fellowships

Alden Claire Adolph and Molly Grear ’11 will use their NSF Graduate Research Fellowships to continue their studies in engineering.

Dartmouth Study Aims to Improve Well Water Safety in NH

Dartmouth received a $93,000 grant to determine how often well owners in NH test their drinking water and what factors keep those owners from testing more often.

Dartmouth hosts nation's only Formula Hybrid Competition at NH Motor Speedway

Dartmouth's 8th annual Formula Hybrid Competition—the nation's only Formula competition focusing on hybrid-car technology—will take place April 28 – May 1 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway...

Student Ventures Sweep Entrepreneurship Competition

Engineering students Krystyna Miles ’16 and Shinri Kamei ’16 won first place, the people’s choice award, and $28,000 in the Dartmouth Ventures entrepreneurship competition.

Engineering students to race hybrid cars at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon

For the eighth consecutive year, Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering will hold its Formula Hybrid Competition, which brings college engineering students from around the world to Loudon for the four-day...

New Hampshire Hosts Formula Hybrid Competition

New Hampshire Motor Speedway is hosting Dartmouth College’s 8th annual Formula Hybrid Competition, founded and run by the school’s Thayer School of Engineering.

Dartmouth Engineering Student Named a 2014-15 NH/VT Schweitzer Fellow

Rachel Glikin '17 is one of 29 NH/VT students working to improve community health and develop lifelong leadership skills with an Albert Schweitzer Fellowship.

Student Spotlight: Nathan Lehrer '14

Though an engineering major, Lehrer has played classical piano all four years at Dartmouth and will play a senior piano recital on May 17.

NAE Presents Nation's Top Prize for Engineering Education to Dartmouth

The May 2 ceremony marked the first time the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) awarded its Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education at the institution...

The 10 Most Entrepreneurial Colleges in the United States

An infographic shows results of a study by Forbes which figured out which schools had the most alumni founders of companies with more than 10 employees.

Greenland's Disappearing Glaciers—A Tale of Fire and Ice

A story on Greenland's melting glaciers mentions work by several Dartmouth engineers including Chris Polashenski '07 Th'07, Zoe Courville Th'03, '07, and engineering PhD candidates Kaitlin Keegan and Carolyn Stwertka.

Liliana Ma '14: On Research and Thinking Outside the Box

Liliana Ma ’14 seeks balance in her own life through a double major in biomedical engineering and music.

Trillions of Plastic Pieces May Be Trapped in Arctic Ice

Dartmouth engineering professor Rachel Obbard has found plastic debris trapped in Arctic sea ice. As the ice melts, it could release a flood of floating plastic onto the world.

Made in India by Students, Car Wins Laurels at US Gig

A hybrid car designed by engineering students from RV College of Engineering (RVCE) in Bangalore won laurels at Dartmouth's Formula Hybrid Competition.

Deirdre Lambert Named Quantum Women's Sailor Of The Year

For the second year in a row, Dartmouth engineering major Deirdre Lambert has been named the Quantum Women’s Sailor of the Year by the ICSA All-America committee.

How So Much Plastic Got Into the Frozen Arctic Sea

Rachel Obbard, a Dartmouth engineering professor who studies polar ice and materials science, was shocked to find that Arctic sea ice contains large quantities of plastic and synthetic particles.

The Fight Against Fake Drugs

While in the PhD Innovation Program at Dartmouth, Ashifi Gogo, who was born in Ghana, developed a bar code system that allowed shoppers to verify products.

Is Renewable Energy Ready for Takeoff?

Dax Kepshire Th'06, '09 co-founder and VP of SustainX, says he first developed the idea for a renewable energy storage system while studying at Thayer with the help of Ben...

To Mars, with no return

Dartmouth Bachelor of Engineering (BE) graduate Max Fagin Th'11 explains why he wants a one-way ticket to Mars.

State, feds team up with Dartmouth on water survey

Dartmouth is helping NH find out how many people test and treat their wells and see if there are obstacles to testing that can be overcome.

Tillman Gerngross: On Biotech and the Entrepreneurial Spirit

Dartmouth engineering professor Tillman Gerngross talks about metabolic engineering and auto mechanics.

Dartmouth students serve up ergonomic tray

This summer, Dartmouth engineering students Shinri Kamei and Krystyna Miles are working full time to launch their business Tray Bien LLC.

Dartmouth welcomes fellows from Africa

Twenty-five participants in President Obama's "Young African Leaders Fellowship Program" are taking business and engineering classes, doing community service, and visiting Burlington and Boston.

Ideas at Collegiate Inventors Competition 'represent a significant innovative leap'

Dartmouth engineering professor Eric Fossum is a competition judge for the 2014 Collegiate Inventors Competition Expo and Awards in Alexandria, Va.

Engineering Student Designs Stander for Disabled Children

Scott Mitchell '15, dual-degree engineering student at Bowdoin and Dartmouth, and his team designed a stander for cerebral palsy patients that not only works, but is also adjustable, comfortable and inexpensive.

Dartmouth Engineer Honored with Young Alumni Distinguished Service Award

Congratulations to Greg Chittim ’01 Th’02 '03 chosen by the Alumni Council to receive a 2014–15 Dartmouth Young Alumni Distinguished Service Award.

Sophomore Summer Series: Matt McFarland

Dartmouth engineering major Matt McFarland ’16 took part in "Bike and Build"—riding across the country raising money for affordable housing and stopping to help local Habitat for Humanity affiliates...

Trillions of Tiny Plastic Pieces Reside in Arctic Ice

Dartmouth engineering professor Rachel Obbard found that sea ice contains up to 240 microplastic particles per cubic meter—as much as 2,000 times the density of the particles in the Great...

Dartmouth Engineering Professor Receives SMPTE's Camera Origination and Imaging Medal

Professor Eric Fossum will receive the 2014 Camera Origination and Imaging Medal in recognition of his leadership in the invention and development of the complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) active pixel sensor...

Dartmouth Team Receives Best Paper Award for Breast Imaging Research

A Dartmouth research team, including engineering professors Paul Meaney and Keith Paulsen, received The Moses and Sylvia Greenfield Award for the best paper published in Medical Physics for 2013.

Graduate Students Take 'STEPS' Toward the Future of Science

A group of Dartmouth graduate students founded the Science Technology and Engineering Policy Society (STEPS) to engage students at the intersection of science and policy.

Dartmouth Expands Use of SOLIDWORKS Applications for Innovative Engineering Education

SOLIDWORKS applications, powered by the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, will now be introduced to all engineering majors as part of the core curriculum at Thayer School.

Seven Faculty Members Named as Society of Fellows Mentors

Professor Bill Lotko is one of seven chosen to serve in the Dartmouth Society of Fellows, a mentoring community supporting the integration of research and teaching excellence.

Space Weather: How the ionosphere gains influence

Professor Bill Lotko and his team investigates why reconnection of Earth's magnetic field lines appears to produce faster plasma flows before midnight compared with after.

Generating Sawtooth Oscillations

Professor Bill Lotko and his team uncovered the mechanism that generates sawtooth oscillations in the Earth's magnetosphere.

If a flight's delayed, could it be that the passengers are at fault?

Dartmouth engineering professor Vikrant Vaze examines the blame-breakdown between airline employees and passengers with regard to the main cause of travel delays.

Symposia Highlight Photonics-based Applications

Professor Jifeng Liu showed his most recent efforts in large-scale silicon photonic integration at CLEO's silicon photonics symposium.

Ice Research for Climate Clues Means Watching for Bears

Dartmouth engineering professor Rachel Obbard will need a way to keep polar bears at bay as she and her team collect samples from newly developed sea ice.

Imaging scheme tracks tumour oxygenation

A Dartmouth team, including engineering professor Brian Pogue, is developing a new method for measuring tumor oxygenation for treatment planning and monitoring.

Faculty prepare for first DartmouthX online classes

Vicki May’s "The Engineering of Structures Around Us” is one of four massive open online courses (MOOCs) that Dartmouth will offer in 2015 through the digital learning platform edX...

Report Examines Health Impacts of Arsenic in Drinking Water from Private Wells in NH

A study by Dartmouth's Thayer School of Engineering, Geisel School of Medicine, and Superfund Research Program estimates that hundreds of cases of cancer could be avoided in NH by removing...

Firm evaluates locations for third Thayer building

Wilson Architects of Boston will present their design study report to Thayer dean Joseph Helble, College President Phil Hanlon, and other officials in January.

New Hampshire report stresses arsenic danger

The report by Dartmouth and the state departments of health and environmental services estimates that 450 to 600 cases of cancer could be avoided through testing and treatment of water...

Report: Cancer Cases Avoidable If Well Owners Test For Arsenic

A new study out of Dartmouth College estimates that arsenic in well water could be causing as many as 830 cases of cancer in the granite state.

Dartmouth Study Measures Breast Cancer Tumor Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy

A study lead by Dartmouth engineering professor Shudong Jiang suggests that DOST imaging could be used to predict tumor response before starting treatment.

Dartmouth Researchers Help Develop Better, Safer Way to Detect Cancer in Lymph Nodes

A team of researchers from the Thayer and Geisel schools have helped developed a new method of determining cancer stage and spread that is safer and more accurate than conventional...

How does the U.S. Navy prepare for monster waves?

Story features Dartmouth engineer Calvin Krishen Th'07, '08, test director at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Washington, D.C.

How else are women pulling one another into the tech world?

"Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth noted, with pride, that nearly half of its students are women."

Inspired by Nature

Researchers, including Dartmouth engineering professor Ulrike Wegst, extoll the virtues of bioinspired structural materials in a scientific review gone viral.

Four Projects Win Support From 'The Pitch'

An engineering project called "SafaPani" was one of four Dartmouth student projects to earn support from the Digital Arts Leadership and Innovation (DALI) Lab and DEN Innovation Center.

The Center for Surgical Innovation at Dartmouth-Hitchcock

CSI combines, in one facility, interoperative imaging capabilities that give surgeons unprecedented ability to see, in real time, the tissue and organs involved in procedures.

New issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine

The newest issue of Dartmouth Engineer, the magazine of Thayer School of Engineering, is now online. Features: Hacking the Hackers; Mastering Engineering Management; Tray Bien.

This Holiday Season, See Why Drinks Are About To Spill A Whole Lot Less Often

Meet the two Dartmouth engineering students who created Tray Bien, and solved a vexing design problem in the process.

Diagnostic screening: Microwave imaging of the breast may be better and safer

New research suggests a better, cheaper, and safer way to look for the telltale signs of breast cancer may be with microwaves.

Engineering Professors Named 2014 National Academy of Inventors Fellows

Professors Elsa Garmire and Axel Scherer are among the 170 distinguished innovators elected as Fellows of the NAI for 2014.

Inside Dartmouth-Hitchcock's high-tech operating facility

Engineering professor Keith Paulsen is interviewed for this story on Dartmouth's new Center for Surgical Innovation.

Martin de Bustamante '08 Th'09 sees success in business

Monica Martin de Bustamante '08 Th'09 majored in engineering sciences and Romance languages all while playing both soccer and rugby and then founded her own biopharmaceutical consulting firm.

Provost Dever Calls for New Cluster Initiative Proposals

Coming up is a second round of interdisciplinary faculty groups solving problems of global importance.

Registration for Second DartmouthX Online Course Now Open

Dartmouth engineering professor Vicki May says she’ll encourage creativity in “The Engineering of Structures Around Us.”

How Lake Forest's Jack Traynor picked Dartmouth

Lake Forest linebacker Jack Traynor wrote an essay for Pioneer Press detailing his decision to attend Dartmouth.

Dartmouth Investigators Conduct Systematic Testing of Deimmunized Biotherapeutic Agents

Dartmouth engineering professor Karl Griswold and his collaborator Chris Bailey-Kellogg have established a novel testing platform for a number of promising new drugs.

How Dartmouth's President Is Trying To Cut The Rising Cost Of College

President Hanlon told each of the schools at Dartmouth — the college, the engineering school, the medical school and the business school — to reallocate 1.5 percent of its spending.

Study: Meltwater Drives the Warming of Greenland Ice Sheet

Professor Chris Polashenski ’07, Thayer ’07, ’11 is lead author of a study that sheds light on the mechanisms that control the melting of the ice sheet.

Graduate Alumni Research Award Recipient: Jilai Zhou

Jilai Zhou, PhD candidate at Thayer School, is a recipient of the Dartmouth Graduate Alumni Research Award funded through the generosity of alumni of Dartmouth graduate programs.

LuminAID co-founders to appear on ABC's 'Shark Tank' on Friday night

Anna Stork '08 and Andrea Sreshta, who designed their first lamps in 2010, are scheduled to appear on ABC’s “Shark Tank” on Friday night, 8pm CT.

Thayer's Mary Albert Awarded $17.4 Million NSF Grant

The grant funds the engineering professor’s U.S. polar ice drilling research through 2018.

Google-style Ranking Used to Describe Gene Connectivity

Adjunct Professor of Engineering Eugene Demidenko introduced a new bioinformatics concept called Gene Rank which reflects how well a particular gene is connected to other genes—similar to the PageRank system...

Flower-like Magnetic Nanoparticles Target Difficult Tumors

Dartmouth/Thayer researchers aim to treat deep-seated tumors by using a flower-shaped magnetic nanoparticle capable of reaching deeper within the human body.

John X.J. Zhang, Ph.D. to be Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the pending induction of Dartmouth engineering professor John X.J. Zhang.

Flower-shaped magnetic nanoparticles may help destroy deep-seated cancer cells

The Dartmouth magnetic nanoparticles form flower-like aggregates which helps them to generate cancer-killing heat while under the influence of low alternating magnetic fields.

Dartmouth Part of National Engineering Education Initiative Announced at White House Today

Thayer is among more than 120 US engineering schools leading a transformative movement in engineering education announced at the White House today.

Dartmouth Investigators Make Photodynamic Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer Simpler, Cheaper

Researchers, including Dartmouth engineering professors Jonathan Elliott and Brian Pogue, have reduced the barriers for late stage pancreatic cancer benefiting from photodynamic therapy.

Researchers Use Nanoparticles to Selectively Target Tumor Cells in Two Cancer Models

Professor Karl Griswold: "The ultimate utility of anti-cancer nanoparticle technologies will depend in large part on their capacity to selectively home to cancer cells."

Immunomagnetic Assay On-a-Chip Captures, Analyzes Circulating Tumor Cells

Professor John Zhang led a team of bioengineers to find a new way to quantify rare tumor markers that allow oncologists to make prognoses and select therapies.

Flight share plan for new Mumbai airport still up in the air

Professor Vikrant Vaze is quoted as an operations research and aviation specialist regarding traffic allocation at the Navi Mumbai international airport.

Plan invests in west campus

The College announced a plan to expand and reconstruct the west side of Dartmouth including a joint engineering and computer science building.

Fine Arts in the Machine Shop: 'A Wonderful Partnership'

Dartmouth’s studio artists find inspiration in Thayer School of Engineering's machine shop.

Dartmouth Investigators Develop Antibacterial Enzymes to Combat Drug-Resistant Bacterial Pathogens

Dartmouth investigators led by Karl Griswold are engineering antibacterial enzymes to target the prevalent drug-resistant bacterium Staphylococcus aureus.

New Faculty Bring Passion and Breadth of Knowledge

Dartmouth welcomes new faculty in the Arts and Sciences and professional schools this academic year including Dartmouth engineering professor John Zhang.

Student Awarded Mazilu Engineering Research Fellowship

Beichen Dai '16 was awarded The Mazilu Engineering Research Fellowship for 2015–2016.

Dartmouth's 9th Annual Formula Hybrid Competition: Experiential Learning on Wheels

Dartmouth's 9th annual Formula Hybrid Competition will take place April 27 – 30 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Three Engineering Professors Selected for SYNERGY Translational Pilot Awards

The SYNERGY Translational Pilot Program facilitates collaborative translational research studies across Dartmouth and affiliated health centers and communities.

The Oprahs Of Biotech: People Who Can Go By First Name Only

Dartmouth engineering professor Tillman Gerngross has become of the few people in biotech who the insiders know by first name alone.

Poster Session Features Graduate Students' Research

Students presented their work to faculty members, peers, and others in the community.

Dartmouth Grad Brings Green Energy to the Eiffel Tower

Jan Gromadzki ’10, Th’11, managed a job that brought wind-generated energy to the Paris landmark.

Speedy UVic students all revved up

University of Victoria engineering students will take their race car to Dartmouth's 9th annual Formula Hybrid Competition.  

Thayer School of Engineering proposing exchange program

Thayer School and Technical University of Denmark are finalizing a proposal to create an exchange program between the two schools.

Student Awarded Sonnerup Fellowship for Energy Technologies Research

Jocelyn Shyong '16 was awarded The Bengt Sonnerup Fellowship for 2015–2016, part of the Energy Challenge Initiative to support research in the area of energy technologies.

Formula Hybrid 2015 In Pictures

A collection of photos and comments from social media: #FormulaHybrid15.

Steamboat grad looks forward to earning engineering degree

Lorin Paley '15 is a strong advocate for wearing helmets, whether she is biking, skiing or paddling and is looking forward to graduating with a degree in engineering from Dartmouth.

NSF Picks 16 for Graduate Research Fellowships

The winners include three Dartmouth engineers that were among the 2,000 selected from 16,500 applicants nationwide.

Dartmouth Students Named NH/VT Schweitzer Fellows, Promote STEM

Madeleine Yi ’18 and Juergen Buchsteiner ’18 plan to help 6- to 9-year-old students develop an interest in engineering and science through participation in Junior FIRST® LEGO® League.

Food Dye, Near Infrared Light Can Aid in Breast Resection

Investigators at the Optics in Medicine Lab led by professors Brian Pogue and Keith Paulsen—with first author and PhD candidate David M. McClatchy III—devised a novel approach to help prevent...

Hybrid race car team from University of Waterloo wins international competition

Waterloo beat out teams from top engineering universities at the Formula Hybrid competition founded and run by Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth.

Dartmouth Researchers Engineer Drug Micro-factory to Attack Tumor

Dartmouth investigators, including professors Barjor Gimi and Karl Griswold, have engineered therapeutic cells inside nanoporous capsules to secrete antitumor molecules from within the tumor.

Dartmouth Research Cited as Key to Meeting Engineering "Grand Challenges"

Dartmouth engineering professor Vikrant Vaze was cited in a report invited by the National Science Foundation (NSF) last year, and recently made available, regarding the field of operations research.

For Delta, It's Up to You, New York

Professor Vikrant Vaze is quoted as an transportation studies researcher regarding Delta's attempt to build a new hub operation at La Guardia.

Sailing and Science in the South Pacific and the Sargasso

Dartmouth engineering major studies biodiversity and climate change in a classroom on the high seas.

DartmouthX: One Course Underway, One Coming Back

Professor Vicki May's engineering course is being taught now and “Introduction to Environmental Science” returns June 15.

Dartmouth Researchers Take Aim at a Deadly Infection

Professors Karl Griswold and Chris Bailey-Kellogg are researching ways to redesign a protein capable of killing deadly MRSA bacteria.

Steven Chu Receives 2015 Robert Fletcher Award

The 2015 Robert Fletcher Award recipient is Steven Chu, Professor of Physics and Molecular & Cellular Physiology at Stanford and former US Secretary of Energy.

Health Care, Globalization Each Get a $10 Million Gift

Dick Levy ’60 and an anonymous donor fund gifts to support faculty teams.

Tackle This: Football's Newest Most Valuable Player is a Robot

The MVP robot tackling dummy takes hits so football players won’t have to.

Nadworny: Young African Leaders Initiative

"I’ve been teaching 25 African entrepreneurs at Dartmouth ... The focus is design, innovation and entrepreneurship."

Graduate Studies Holds Its First Investiture Ceremony

The June 13 event will celebrate the accomplishments of the Dartmouth graduate community.

Dartmouth researchers work to fight MRSA

Professors Karl Griswold and Chris Bailey-Kellogg think they've found a way to mutate a protein known to fight MRSA bacteria.

FDA Visits Thayer to Learn About Medical-Device Failure

Members of the Dartmouth Biomedical Engineering Center explained how they analyze retrieved artificial knees, hips, and other orthopedic implants.

NIH awards DoseOptics $1.4 Million for Radiation Therapy Imaging

The company was co-founded by William Ware Th’94 and professors Brian Pogue and Scott Davis Th’06 to translate discoveries made by Thayer School and the Geisel School of Medicine...

Little Known Characters in America: Sylvanus Thayer

Known as “the Father of West Point” Sylvanus Thayer (June 9, 1785 - Sept. 7, 1872) first attended Dartmouth College, graduating in 1807 as valedictorian of his class.

Portraits of Leadership: 2015 Class Marshals

Meegan Daigler '14 Th'15 and Drew Matter Th'15 were chosen to be class marshals by their fellow students for their enthusiasm, integrity, and more.

Dartmouth prof developing TB breath test

Dartmouth engineering professor Jane Hill is working to develop a breath test that determines if the patient is infected with tuberculosis.

Prism Podcast: Mobile Virtual Player

ASEE interviews Quinn Connell '13 Th'14, co-inventor of The Mobile Virtual Player which was featured in the October Prism magazine.

FOE Alumni Spotlight

Professor Ulrike Wegst is featured on the NAE's Frontiers of Engineering program alumni spotlight.

How food allergy drove this entrepreneur to start a company

Conversations are ongoing with Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering to develop the prototype of an allergen detecting device.

Dartmouth to Host Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

For the second year, Dartmouth welcomes 25 of Africa’s brightest emerging business leaders and entrepreneurs for a six-week academic and leadership institute.

Deimmunizing A Big Antibiotic

Researchers at Dartmouth led by protein engineer Karl Griswold have shown that a variant of lysostaphin may treat methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections more effectively.

Dartmouth Names New Director of Technology Transfer

Nila Bhakuni joins Dartmouth engineering professor Tillman Gerngross on the Office of Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer executive team.

Indian American playwright, director Sharang Biswas makes audience part of his play 'The Institute'

In an unusual interactive plot by Indian American playwright and director Sharang Biswas '12 Th'13, the audience becomes part of the cast.

Department of Defense Announces Research Equipment Awards

DoD announced today that 225 university researchers at 111 academic institutions have been selected to receive research instrumentation awards.

Empowering Educators at the School of Ice

A dozen geoscience professors got a lesson in ice core science by the US Ice Drilling Program Office (IDPO) based at Dartmouth.

Engineering Students Work With 3-D Renderings of Museum Objects

Students engaged in a “Learning to Look” exercise that related the museum’s collection to the academic engineering experience.

Imaging Technique Identifies Early Metastasis in Lymph Nodes

NIBIB-funded researchers, including professor Geoffrey Luke, have developed an ultrasound-guided technique that could eliminate need for lymph node biopsies.

Tech Tidbits From Across NH

Dean Helble will serve on Gov. Maggie Hassan's task force on STEM education to oversee the implementation of an earlier group’s recommendations.

Dartmouth-bound Colby ready for the challenge

Trevor Colby will run track and field next year at Dartmouth, studying biomedical engineering when he isn't busy traversing the 800 meters.

To dye for: Breast cancer on the margins

Dartmouth researchers have devised a new way to perform near infrared optical measurements of resected breast tissue for potential follow-up surgeries.

Dartmouth Football Kicks Off High-Tech Season

This week Dartmouth unveils the first robotic mobile tackling dummy called a Mobile Virtual Player (MVP). The wheeled, self-righting, remotely-controlled device was developed at Thayer School of Engineering.

How We Launched a Successful Distillery

A profile piece on a California-based craft-distillery, Ventura Spirits Company, started by Andrew Caspary Th'06.

Obama Hails Dartmouth Fellow at Young African Leaders Event

White House summit culminated leadership, entrepreneurship training at US colleges.

Facilitating Gender Parity: One Engineering School's Journey

At Thayer the tide is turning where women make up nearly half of the junior and senior undergraduate engineering classes.

Thayer will offer free mini-courses during winter interim

Some students will spend time in Hanover during winter break learning new skills at Thayer School of Engineering, which will offer several free, skills-based courses.

Stephen Colbert Tackles the Dartmouth Football Dummy

Host of The Late Show interviews football Coach Buddy Teevens ’79 and Elliot Kastner ’13, Thayer ’14 and then tackles the MVP robot on stage.

Seeing the Light ... and Measuring It

Professor Eric Fossum and PhD candidate Jiaju Ma built a new kind of pixel for the Quanta Image Sensor—a breakthrough for photography.

Football Tackling Dummy to Debut on Colbert's 'Late Show'

The Mobile Virtual Player (MVP) developed jointly by Thayer School and Coach Buddy Teevens, will take center stage Thursday on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

Study Finds a Way to Prevent Fires in Next-Generation Lithium Batteries

Adding chemicals could make future battery technology safer.

The inventor of the CMOS is working on a revolutionary 1-billion pixel sensor

Dartmouth engineering professor Eric Fossum and PhD student Jiaju Ma are one step closer to having "1 billion pixels on the sensor and we'll still keep the sensor the same...

Engineering researchers produce breakthrough for photography

At Dartmouth's Thayer School of Engineering, an innovation may usher in the next generation of light sensing technology.  

Low-light photography to become far better through a new image sensor

The Quanta Image Sensor (QIS) is in development by Eric Fossum, inventor of the CMOS and professor at Darmouth's Thayer School of Engineering, in collaboration with Thayer PhD candidate Jiaju...

Spelling Victory With Victor: Big Green Receiver Puts It All Together in Senior Year

Dartmouth engineering major Victor Williams leads the Ivy League in receiving yardage per game. He caught the engineering bug in junior high.

Image sensor research now underway promises to overhaul low-light photography — eventually

A brand new image sensor — the Quanta Image Sensor (QIS) — now under development at Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering could fundamentally revamp the field of low-light photography...

Magnetically controlled battery could store energy for power grids

Dartmouth engineering professor Weiyang (Fiona) Li and her team have built a battery containing a magnetic fluid that can be moved in any direction by applying a magnetic field.

Microplastics found in waters off Svalbard

Professor Rachel Obbard is cited for her finding of numerous types of bright-colored plastic bits embedded in sea ice.

Flying to N.Y. or D.C.? Get Ready to Pay the 'Babysitters'

Professor Vikrant Vaze is quoted about how airlines play the system of takeoff and landing slots to block the competition at America's busiest airports.

Do liberal arts students learn how to collaborate?

A Dartmouth professor of film and media studies responds with illustrative examples from Thayer School.

The startup craze has alumni writing checks for entrepreneurs instead of libraries

Dartmouth is cited for its not-for-profit investment fund started by alumnus John Ballard '55 TTh'56 to fund companies founded by professors and students.

Here are some more reasons why liberal arts matter

Dartmouth engineering professor Peter Robbie is quoted on why liberal education is so critical to engineering training.

Paris Conference: Pair of cyclists approaches city in time for climate summit after 5 month journey

Dartmouth engineer Morgan Curtis ’14 pedalled through Canada, Scandanavia and western Europe on her way to the climate change conference in Paris.

Inside the newest addition to Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Dartmouth engineering professor Ryan Halter is interviewed as part of a sneak peek at the new Williamson Translational Research Building.

Student Awarded 2016–17 Mazilu Engineering Research Fellowship

Jack Kirsch '17 was awarded this year's Mazilu Engineering Research Fellowship supporting his work with Professor Karl Griswold to develop novel antibiotics.

Dartmouth engineering a run at Ivy League football title

Football players can be engineers and engineers can be football players. That is the message of a video featuring Kyle Bramble '16 and Brian Grove '16.

Startup Gets $1.4 Million From NIH

DoseOptics, founded by professors Brian Pogue and Scott Davis, received $1.4 million from the National Institutes of Health for their technology to proceed to clinical trial. 

Dartmouth Engineering Professor Named AAAS Fellow

Ian Baker is one of two Dartmouth faculty members selected as 2015 Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and...

Dartmouth Engineering Professor Named a 2015 National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Dartmouth Professor of Engineering (Emeritus, Adjunct) Robert C. Dean Jr. has been named a 2015 NAI Fellow for creating or facilitating inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of...

Sigma Xi Announces 2015 Election Results

The results are in and Dartmouth engineering professor Eugene Santos Jr. is Northeast Region Associate Director for three years beginning July 1, 2016.

Late Flights Rose After US Bid to Stem Traveler Tarmac Holdups

Professor Vikrant Vaze is quoted about a study he conducted with MIT researchers on how a US rule designed to spare travelers time on the tarmac has actually spurred additional...

Rule to prevent flight delays causes more delays

Researchers at Dartmouth published a study looking at the effect of the US Department of Transportation rule in 2010 that limits tarmac delays. Is air travel better now?

Flight canceled? The government may be to blame

The 2010 Tarmac Delay Rule has led to a jump in the rate of flight cancellations according to a study by researchers at the MIT and Dartmouth.

Rule to prevent tarmac delays backfires for airline passengers: study

A rule intended to keep airline passengers from being stuck for long stretches on the tarmac has resulted in more delays, according to a study co-authored by Professor Vikrant Vaze.

Researchers propose tweak to three-hour rule for tarmac delays

Experts, including Professor Vikrant Vaze, have called into question whether passengers truly are benefiting from the US Department of Transportation's “three-hour rule” for tarmac delays.

Study: Tarmac delay rule just makes things worse

The tarmac delay rule put in place by the Department of Transportation to protect fliers from being stranded for hours has actually made overall delays longer.

To Sustain Astronauts' Mental Health, Dartmouth-Led Team Testing New Virtual Reality Tech in Arctic

Adjunct professor of engineering, Dartmouth physician, and former astronaut Jay Buckey is leading an investigation of whether simulated natural beauty can relieve the psychological challenges of living in isolated confinement.

New Rules to Prevent Airline Delays Are Backfiring

New regulations have “significantly increased” the number of passenger delays, according to a new study by Dartmouth and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Dementia Discovery Fund Chooses Alector for First Investment

Alector, founded by Professor Tillman Gerngross, is developing drugs to address what its founders believe could be the root cause of dementia.

Stranded at the Airport: A rule to stop tarmac delays leads to more flight cancellations

A new Dartmouth-MIT study finds that the Obama Administration’s Tarmac Delay Rule has backfired on passengers by causing more flight cancellations.

Study: tarmac stranding rule creating more delays

Dartmouth-MIT researchers say it's another example of unintended consequences.

Introducing Dartmouth's Three Newest Faculty Clusters

The clusters will strengthen fields in which Dartmouth has a history of achievement.

Thayer's Board of Overseers Welcomes Two New Members

Thayer School is pleased to announce two additions to the Board of Overseers: Catherine Sellman '93 and Andrew Silvernail '94.

Dartmouth Professor Brian Pogue Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the induction of Dartmouth engineering professor Brian Pogue to its College of Fellows.

Trustees Establish School of Graduate and Advanced Studies

The school is Dartmouth's first new school in more than a century.

Five New DartmouthX Courses Announced

Dartmouth engineering professor Rachel Obbard will teach “Materials in Gear”—sports gear, that is—as one of five new DartmouthX courses.

Nation's Top MEM Schools Compete in "Business War Games"

Members of the Master of Engineering Management Programs Consortium (MEMPC) will go head-to-head in the PriSim Business War Games Competition starting today.

More than half of Dartmouth's engineering graduates this year were women

This spring, Dartmouth became the first national research university to graduate more women than men from its undergraduate engineering program.

Elsa Garmire on Her Groundbreaking Career in Engineering

The Thayer professor discusses connections between physics and God, lasers and graffiti, and more.

Ivy League Moves to Eliminate Tackling at Football Practices

A new rule inspired by Dartmouth, where full-contact practices were eliminated by Coach "Buddy" Teevens '79. Instead, Dartmouth players practice tackling with the "Mobile Virtual Player."

Mutant Yeast Are Cranking Out Pharma's Next Superdrug

Professor Gerngross's Adimab is using yeast to cure practically any disease for which a treatment is so ambitious doctors only dare to dream about it.

Thayer, Geisel Deans Plan for the Future

The professional school leaders, including Dean and Professor of Engineering Joe Helble, discussed the road ahead at a town hall meeting.

Student Spotlight: Sculptor Ham Sonnenfeld '16

A senior with a double major in engineering and studio art, F. Hambelton “Ham” Sonnenfeld ’16 has always enjoyed creating projects.

Dartmouth Top Team from East at NCAAs; Fifth Overall

Dartmouth engineering major Mary O’Connell '16 helped Dartmouth hold on to its fifth-place standing at the NCAA Skiing Championship.

Pipelines, Platforms, and the New Rules of Strategy

Professor Geoffrey Parker and his co-authors explain a phenomenon called “network effects” which is central to platform strategy and is transforming competition.

Dartmouth Engineering Professor Co-Authors New Book on Networked Markets

Professor Geoffrey Parker is co-author of "Platform Revolution" — out on the shelves today.

These are the invisible cameras of the future

Professor Eric Fossum's work is cited in this article about the future of hidden cameras.

Remote-controlled tackling dummy puts on a show at college football practice

The Mobile Virtual Player (MVP), a motorized tackling dummy created at Dartmouth, was put through its paces by Rogers Athletic Company.

Tuberculosis kills thousands of people every day — we aren't doing enough to stop it

Op-ed by Dartmouth engineering professor Jane Hill who is developing a diagnostic breath test for tuberculosis.

Dartmouth wins April Fools Day with tackling dummy video

Dartmouth announced Friday (April Fools Day) that it will field an entire team of MVPs with its players controlling the dummies via remote control.

The Light-Based Technologies Inside Your Favorite Digital Camera

GoPro and smartphone photo apps like Snapchat have these three inventors to thank.

Fiona Li Finds New Ways to Save Today's Energy for Tomorrow

The Dartmouth engineering professor is exploring innovative ways to improve energy storage batteries.

Engineering Students Build Hybrid and Electric Cars at Formula Hybrid

"Where do the world’s largest auto makers go to recruit the best employees? Many attend [Dartmouth's] Formula Hybrid Competition that takes place each spring at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway."...

Professors Ackerman and Halter Receive Faculty Mentor Awards

This year, Margaret Ackerman and Ryan Halter, both from the Thayer School of Engineering, were selected for the award.

Milwaukee School of Engineering Named Hybrid Champs at Dartmouth Competition

For the first time in its 11-year history, a student-built hybrid car completed the entire 44-lap endurance run at the international Formula Hybrid Competition.

Dartmouth funded as an NSF Innovation Corps Site

The National Science Foundation grant will strengthen the bridge between technological innovation and Dartmouth's suite of entrepreneurial services offered through OETT and DEN.

NSF Picks 17 from Dartmouth for Research Fellowships

Seventeen Dartmouth students and alumni have been awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships (GRF) including three for engineering.

Dartmouth's Formula Hybrid Competition: 10 Years of Experiential Learning

Dartmouth's 10th annual Formula Hybrid Competition will take place May 2 – 5 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Stop telling kids you're bad at math. You are spreading math anxiety 'like a virus.'

This article features an op-ed by Dartmouth engineering professor Petra Bonfert-Taylor.

Student Awarded Sonnerup Fellowship for Energy Storage Research

Max Saccone '17 was awarded The Bengt Sonnerup Fellowship for 2016–2017, part of the Energy Challenge Initiative to support research in the area of energy technologies.

Researcher Follows a Thin Line to Improve Solar Power

Dartmouth engineering professor Jifeng Liu tests technology to create less costly, more efficient solar cells.

Geoff Parker: Designing a Leaner, More Reliable Energy Grid

The new director of Thayer's Master of Engineering Management program talks business and tech.

NEPDC and TREAT Award $150K to Medical Device Innovators

Four winners announced in 2016 Target Challenge grant competition held by New England Pediatric Device Consortium (NEPDC), Center for Translation of Rehabilitation Engineering Advances and Technology (TREAT), Pediatric Orthopaedic Society...

Engineering Project Could Help Runners Avoid Injury

SmartSole shows potential as a high-tech solution to runners’ foot problems.

Dartmouth's Women in Science Project Celebrates 25th Anniversary

The same year the Hubble Space Telescope was launched and the first web page created, WISP was founded by Carol Muller ’77, former associate dean at Thayer School.

SYNERGY Announces 2016 Pilot Grant Awards

Two Thayer School faculty — Ursula Wegst and Alex Hartov — are among 6 final awardees.

SYNERGY Grant Funds Collaborative Breath Work

Professor Jane Hill has discovered that a single exhaled breath contains thousands of molecules that can reveal what's happening inside a person's lungs.

Engineering contest at the Speedway shows that hybrid racecars are twice as complicated

When you’re training engineers, electric cars have a drawback compared with gasoline-electric hybrids: they’re kind of boring.

Dartmouth MOOC Uses Cartoons To Teach Engineering Basics

A MOOC at Dartmouth uses illustrations made by the Vermont Center for Cartoon Studies to help teach basic engineering concepts.

New Faculty Bring Wide-Ranging Expertise to Dartmouth

The 32 faculty members include four new professors of engineering.

The Inspiration Behind a Land Speed Record

How Charlie Nearburg '72 Th'73, '74, guided by the memory of his son, set a land speed record and why he keeps competing.

Time, Technical Challenges Thwart Dartmouth Formula Racing Team

The Dartmouth Formula Racing team was competing at the 2016 Formula Hybrid competition at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Steelers using robotic tackling dummies during workouts

The Pittsburgh Steelers are running offseason workouts with robotic tackling dummies, thanks to new technology from Dartmouth.

Professor Eric Fossum Selected for the 2016-17 Class of AAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassadors

Professor Fossum joins the program that serves as a platform for inventors to demonstrate their role as change agents in society.

Innovator of the Week: Lidia Valdés, Co-Founder of Lodestone Biomedical

Lidia Valdés D'14 Th'15 is co-founder and CEO of Lodestone Biomedical—a spinoff from Professor Solomon Diamond's lab.

Nivi Nagaraj '16—an Engineer and a Dancer

The biomedical engineering major researches orthopedics and performs Indian dance.

Two Thayer Students Selected as 2016 Class Marshals

Graduates are chosen by their fellow students for their enthusiasm and integrity.

Dartmouth Is First National Research University to Graduate More Women Engineering Majors Than Men

2016 marks the first time a US national research university’s graduating class of engineering undergraduates is over 50% female.

Dartmouth graduated more women than men in engineering this year

Dartmouth just became the first national research university to graduate more women than men in the engineering department.

First lady of lasers

Elsa Garmire will be retiring from Dartmouth's faculty in October. She has worked in the field of laser technology since the 1960s.  

Lee Lynd Discovers New Ways to Turn Plants Into Fuels

“I am about trying to find things that work,” says the professor of engineering.

Dartmouth's Gerngross and Davis Set Sights on New Challenges

From the Office of Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer, the two are embarking on new ventures.

New Wide-Field Imaging Technique Is One Step Closer to Helping Cancer Surgeons

Researchers from Dartmouth and NIST have published a new study on their method of quickly scanning large fields of view for microscopic-level details.

Dartmouth Makes History by Graduating a Majority-Female Engineering Class

“By thinking creatively about the content, context, and delivery of engineering education, Dartmouth has achieved a milestone.”

School of Graduate and Advanced Studies Opens July 1

F. Jon Kull ’88 is dean of the first new school Dartmouth has established in over a century.

Thayer first in the country to graduate more women than men

For the first time since the school was established in 1867, Thayer School of Engineering graduated more female than male engineers.

Robots are invading NFL training camps

They are the love children of robots and tackling dummies, and they are not technological fads.

The Platform Revolution

Moe and Geoffrey Parker talk about how networked markets are transforming the economy, and how to make them work for you.

Out to Lunch

Geoff Parker is the author of Platform Revolution, a bestselling biz book that explains how new-economy companies like Uber and Facebook succeed.

Some like it hot

Dartmouth engineering professor Lee Lynd is cited as leading a team that investigates the use of thermophiles in the production of biofuels.

Dartmouth Hosts Fellowships for Young African Leaders

The business and entrepreneurship institute is part of an Obama administration initiative.

Dartmouth's Furey Following the Manual in Javelin

Sean Furey '04, Th'05, '06 nailed the Olympic A standard to qualify for Rio last year days after the qualification window opened.

NIH Funds Dartmouth Study of Cellular Disease Processes

The five-year, $12.45 million grant supports an interdisciplinary project for junior faculty including engineering professor Karl Griswold who will co-direct the "molecular tools core."

How a Robot Football Player Will Prevent Concussions

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.

Dartmouth Develops New Formulas for Renewable Energy Integration into the Electric Grid

Researchers from Dartmouth, MIT, and the United Arab Emirates’ Masdar Institute of Science and Technology have developed critical new formulas for the smooth integration of renewable energy into the electric...

Record-setting Philanthropic Support for Thayer School

Support for Thayer School's expansion plans now exceeds $90 million, affirming Dartmouth's goal of offering every undergraduate the opportunity to explore technology.

Professor John Zhang Receives NIH Transformative Research Award

Professor Zhang received one of 88 grants to "highly creative and exceptional scientists with bold approaches to major challenges in biomedical research."

Memorial Service for Chris Vale '18 to Be Held Sunday

The 21-year-old engineering major died while climbing in Yosemite National Park.

Lessons From the Sharing Economy: Beyond lectures

Dartmouth engineering professor Petra Bonfert-Taylor makes a case for the use of instructional videos as a tool to effectively enhance active learning.

The Coming Platform Revolution in Financial Markets

Guest post by Dartmouth engineering professor and MEM Director Geoffrey Parker who argues that, in trading and financial services, there are early signs that a platform-industry structure might be emerging.

Search Begins for Inaugural Irving Institute Director

The search committee will soon invite faculty, students, and staff to meetings to discuss the search process and the vision for the Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy and Society.

Dartmouth Engineering Professor Uncovers the Role of Mechanical Forces in Embryonic Development

Professor Zi Chen and his team clarify, for the first time, the mechanical origin of brain torsion and its role in left-right asymmetry in early development.

The pop-up effect: Why buoyant spheres don't always leap out of the water

A study co-authored by Dartmouth engineering professor Brenden Epps may clarify topics related to water exit dynamics and ocean engineering.

Student's TED Talk: Renewable Energy From Chicken Fat and Feathers

“Speaking at TED was a truly rewarding experience and an honor,” says Anela Arifi ’20.

Dartmouth Professors Named to Prestigious Science Society

Four faculty members, including Dartmouth engineering professor Gene Santos, are honored for “scientifically- or socially-distinguished” work.

Madden and Fossum to Head Research, Tech Transfer Efforts

Dartmouth engineering professor Eric Fossum is one of two faculty appointed to lead key elements of Dartmouth’s research and enterprise work.

Dartmouth's Astronaut-Physician Remembers John Glenn

Jay Buckey, Dartmouth professor of medicine and adjunct professor of engineering, met John Glenn in 1998 as they prepared for space shuttle missions at Kennedy Space Center.

The Whatchamacallit Economy

Professor Geoffrey Parker is cited in this opinion piece about an emerging sector of the economy in need of an accurate label.

Thayer's Greenwald Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Richard M. Greenwald Th'88, Co-Founder of Simbex and iWalk, Co-Director at TREAT, and Adjunct Professor of Engineering at Dartmouth was honored for his work in the area of sports injury...

Thayer School Celebrates 150 Years of Engineering at Dartmouth

Visit our 150th Anniversary site, join in our events, and share your thoughts, photos, and memories to pay tribute to the past and future of Thayer School.

Students Make Musical Instruments for Thayer's Birthday Party

In a four-day intensive course offered by Thayer in partnership with the Hopkins Center for the Arts, eight students designed and built an array of musical instruments.

MEMPC PriSim Business War Games Competition

The 5th annual MEMPC PriSim Business War Games Competition kicks off including a team of Dartmouth MEM students.

NASA Selects 16 Proposals for MaterialsLab Investigations Aboard the International Space Station

One proposal was from Dartmouth engineering professor Ulrike Wegst for "Structure-Property-Processing Correlations in Freeze-Cast Biomimetic Materials."

Our Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

"We’re investing in entrepreneurship and innovation: to develop the creative minds of our students, to nurture their self-confidence, to build their resilience and to support our students’ desires to make...

Dartmouth Prof. Fossum Wins Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering

The global award honors Eric Fossum for an innovation that benefits humanity: the image sensor technology used in every digital camera today.

Meet the Inventors Who Helped Put a Camera Phone in Everyone's Pocket

"Next time you're photographing your brunch, perhaps you should use the hashtag #Fossum."

The inventor responsible for smartphone cameras says selfies and cat videos were biggest surprise

Fossum is one of four engineers to be awarded the £1 million Queen Elizabeth Prize on Tuesday for his invention.

Meet The Inventors Who Turned Billions Of Phones Into Cameras

A trio of engineers behind the invention of the image-sensing technology found in billions of smartphones, camera phones, PCs and hospital scanning technology, won the £1 million ($1.3 million) Queen Elizabeth Prize...

Helping to shrink digital cameras wins a big prize for Dartmouth professor

"When I called Eric Fossum at Dartmouth to talk about receiving the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, I immediately asked for his Eureka story."

Thayer celebrates its 150th year

This year, Thayer is celebrating its 150th anniversary with a calendar of events through December, commemorating the school’s history and outlining goals for the future.

Dartmouth Is Helping Brain Surgeons See Tumors More Clearly

Research showing the effectiveness of a new targeted fluorescent agent for guiding brain tumor surgery—a dye recently FDA-approved for a first in-human study—was published in Clinical Cancer Research...

Professors Who Invent Attract Engineering Students – Here's Why

A look at how professors — including Dartmouth engineering professor Eric Fossum — who invent can often be a college’s best recruiters for top engineering students.

Thayer Engineers Work on NASA Snow Satellite Design

Three Thayer engineers are traipsing across a mountaintop in western Colorado, digging deep in the Rocky Mountain snow as part of a new NASA project known as SnowEx.

SYNERGY Announces 2017 Translational Pilot Grant Awards

Four Thayer School faculty were among the awardees selected for their innovative interdisciplinary research proposals.

Dartmouth Engineers' Project Explores Methods For Measuring Snowpack

Christopher Polashenski '07 Th'11, adjunct engineering professor and geophysicist at the Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, discusses NASA's research project SnowEx.

Engineering PhD student receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program award

Ethan LaRochelle, a PhD candidate working with Brian Pogue and Scott Davis on medical imaging technologies, is one of three Dartmouth graduate recipients of 2017 NSF GRFP awards.

Student Awarded 2017–18 Mazilu Engineering Research Fellowship

Dual-Degree student Catherine Carey '17 was awarded The Mazilu Fellowship to work with Professor Amro Farid on improving and optimizing energy and water systems.

Investing in a 'Winner Take All' Economy

Dartmouth engineering professor Geoffrey Parker is quoted about how networking effects are creating an economy dominated by a relatively few big players.

Student Scientists Win Goldwater Scholarships

Engineering sciences major Kevin Kang ’18 is one of three Dartmouth students to be named a 2017 Goldwater Scholar.

Top Engineering Students Compete to Build the Best Hybrid and Electric Cars at Dartmouth Competition

Dartmouth's 11th annual Formula Hybrid Competition will take place May 1 – 4 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

The Platform-Revolution

Professor Geoffrey Parker warns traditional corporations that the quicker they understand who the new players are that they are dealing with in the digital world, the better.

Study: Climate Change Is Affecting NH Seasons

Engineering PhD student Alden Adolph ’11 and Professor Mary Albert find that winters are ending sooner, with a longer wait for spring’s greening.

Frances Arnold Receives 2017 Robert Fletcher Award

The 2017 Robert Fletcher Award recipient is Frances Arnold, the Dickinson Professor of Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, and Bioengineering at the California Institute of Technology.

Ocean 'conveyor belt' brings billions of plastic particles into Arctic waters

Dartmouth engineering Professor Rachel Obbard is quoted in an article describing how "the seafloor has become 'the great reservoir of plastic debris.'"

Engineering students rev up for competition at Dartmouth

Pre-event coverge of Thayer School's annual Formula Hybrid Competition taking place this week at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Formula Hybrid races highlight technical car designs and future job prospects

Dartmouth's Formula Hybrid Competition is described as a good opportunity for both job recruiters and 'recruitees.'

Instruments Designed By Dartmouth Engineering Students Debut New Composition

Joshua Elliott, Thayer '17, is featured in a segment about composer Molly Herron debuting a piece of music played on student-designed instruments.

Engineering inspiration: Thayer meets its composer

Molly Herron's flexible turn of mind makes her a good match for students and faculty in Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering.

Thayer-made musical instruments make their debut

May 4 was the culmination of the third STEM Arts project by the Hopkins Center for the Arts, this one in partnership with Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering.

Graduate Poster Session Celebrates Students' Research

Fifty-seven graduate students shared their work at Dartmouth’s annual Graduate Poster Session. Engineering PhD candidate Xiaotian (Dennis) Wu was one of five students to receive an award.

New Hampshire — The Next Medical Manufacturing Hub?

Professor Tillman Gerngross and Dean Joe Helble are referenced and Professor Laura Ray is quoted in an article that highlights Dartmouth's unique approach to the intellectual property (IP) generated by...

Dartmouth-led Study Produces Functional Fine-tuned Curlycues

A recent study featured on the cover of Applied Physics Letters has advanced our ability to predict, program, fabricate and fine-tune curved structures and devices.

Live Free or Die: A Look at New Hampshire's Medical Technology Sector

Thayer School is highlighted in this article about why New Hampshire is home to numerous medical technology companies.

My Turn: Support federal investment in science

Professor Eric Fossum writes about how "the White House’s fiscal year 2018 budget proposal seeks to walk away from the investments in scientific research and development that made America great."...

Losing international engineering students: bad for universities, bad for the economy

An op-ed by Dean Joseph Helble about seeing up to 30% decreases in international student applications and the impending impact of that on research, education, and technology development.

NH's Engineering Boom

Dean Joseph Helble is quoted about the expansion of Dartmouth's engineering program to meet the increasing demand.

School's out, but universities are still fighting for their international students in wake of travel

Dean and professor of engineering Joseph Helble is quoted about what Thayer is doing to counter a decline in international graduate student applications in the wake of President Trump's travel...

Q&A: Platform Sprawl Leaves No Industry Behind

Dartmouth engineering professor and 2017 Platform Strategy Summit co-chair Geoffrey Parker is asked to offer a snapshot of the platform market today, and to share some highlights of the new...

EIS and EIT assess surgical margins

Research from Professor Ryan Halter's lab is featured that has potential to improve surgical success rates in the treatment of prostate cancer.

Joseph Helble Reappointed to Fourth Term as Thayer Dean

Under Helble, Thayer has seen research funding grow to record levels and enrollment nearly double.

Platform Sprawl Leaves No Industry Behind

Dartmouth engineering professor Geoffrey Parker is co-author of this blog post about how platforms are no longer restricted to retail or high-tech — and the trend is accelerating.

Dartmouth's School of Ice

Eighteen university and college professors from Dartmouth’s School of Ice recently visited the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s laboratory.

Dartmouth Is on the NAI's Top 100 List for U.S. Patents

The report ranks universities worldwide by the number of utility patents granted in 2016.

On the Research Path, Engineering Students Make Discoveries

Engineering and a love of sports propelled the two students who developed a research project, wrote the proposal, and secured funding.

New Composition Asks Listeners To Open Up To 'Wildly Different Approaches To Making Sound'

An interview with Molly Herron who recently unveiled a new piece at Thayer played entirely on student-made instruments.

Dartmouth professors seek to revolutionize the energy grid

Engineering professors Geoffrey Parker and Amro Farid are exploring how to capture excess power and put it back into the energy grid.

Dual Degree Student Pursues Engineering in Medicine

Eldred Lee Th'17 is taking an innovative approach to health care needs as an engineer.

Dartmouth Tops the Ivy League in Nature's 2017 Innovation Index

Rankings are based on the number of scientific papers that lead to patents.

Interview with Quinn Connell of the MVP Tackling Dummy

Founding engineer Quinn Connell '13 Th'14 spoke with AAC about iterative prototyping, crowdfunding, and the power of having a cause.

Philanthropy Advances Academic Programs, Leadership

Alumni invest in scholarship and teaching, student experiences, and financial aid.

Four Materials Illustrate Hazards Of Electronics Manufacturing

Dartmouth engineering professor Benoit Cushman-Roisin is quoted about the manufacturing processes for electronics relevant to the Foxconn factory debate in Wisconsin.

Hidden gems: Lesser known departments at Dartmouth

Thayer School's human-centered design minor is mentioned in this article about "programs unique to the College that may encourage students to think broadly."

Engineered for Learning

With the help of DCAL’s Gateway initiative and EDA Playground—software that allows students to build in simulation—Professors Eric Hansen and Geoffrey Luke set to work redesigning ENGS 31: Digital Electronics. ...

Material witness: A symphony of materials

A review of Molly Herron's composition Assembly for which she worked with students at Thayer "to design instruments from scratch, in collaboration with materials scientist Ulrike Wegst and engineer and...

Engineering PhD Student Wins Anna Valicek Bronze Medal

Keji Wei was a bronze medalist for the 2017 Anna Valicek graduate student paper competition sponsored by the Airline Group of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies.

Meet the newest piece of technology aiming to curb concussions in football

A feature story about how the University of Calgary Dinos are using the Thayer-student-invented Mobile Virtual Player (MVP) in their practices.

How 'Rudy' the robot helps Brebeuf learn tackling

Brebeuf Jesuit High School football is using the Thayer-student-invented "MVP" mobile tackling dummy at practices, in an effort to reduce concussions and potential injuries.

Ghana's Adaptation of Dartmouth's Intro to Engineering Course is Flourishing in its 4th Year

Project iSWEST—a 3-week summer intensive innovation bootcamp for high school students—has steadily grown and offered free admission to girls in order to boost their enrollment.

Hartford Trail Project Gets Grant

Dartmouth engineering students are helping build a walking trail to link the Latham Works Lane neighborhood with downtown White River Junction.

Thayer, Irving, US Army to Develop Arctic Energy Systems

Thayer School will collaborate with Dartmouth's Irving Institute and CRREL to assess ways to improve energy services, delivery, storage, and mobility for military bases in the Arctic...

Early Warning System May Prevent Brain Damage

ASME describes a system being developed by Professor Ryan Halter and his team that could allow for swifter treatment of traumatic brain injury by sensing a change in pressure on...

The grand challenge of cellulosic biofuels

Dartmouth engineering professor Lee Lynd on "Why cellulosic biofuels have fallen short of expectations and what we can do about it."

Dartmouth Engineers Design Implantable Micro-Devices for Self-Charging Pacemakers

The interdisciplinary research team has published promising results of a new way to power pacemakers and other implantable medical devices.

The Disappearing American Grad Student

Dean Joseph Helble is quoted about how a sustained decrease in international student applications could negatively impact research and entrepreneurship at American universities.

Students and staff apply design thinking

Thayer School lecturer Eugene Korsunskiy organized a three-hour interactive “Designing Your Life” workshop with activities that challenged students’ perceptions and encouraged open-mindedness.

Dartmouth's Helble Named to Prestigious Science Society

Thayer School of Engineering Dean Joseph Helble has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Students and community members begin work on Hartford trail

Five Dartmouth engineering students have started design work on a walking trail connecting the Latham Works Lane neighborhood with downtown White River Junction.

STEM program draws inspiration from ENGS 21

An article about Project iSWEST, founded by George Boateng ’16 Th’17, a "summer program for high school students in Ghana based in part on the College’s curriculum for Engineering Sciences...

How NASA helped the digital camera soar to success

The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering provides some background on Professor Eric Fossum and his co-winners before the award ceremony at Buckingham Palace in December.

Three Dartmouth Scientists Named IEEE Fellows for 2018

Dartmouth Professors Hany Farid, Paul Meaney, and Rahul Sarpeshkar are being honored as 2018 Fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Global report highlights increasing influence of engineering on the economy

A report coinciding with the presentation of the 2017 QEPrize, the highest international engineering accolade, to George Smith, Nobukazu Teranishi, Michael Tompsett, and Dartmouth engineering professor Eric Fossum.

Prince Charles Presents Royal Prize to Thayer Professor

Dartmouth engineering professor Eric Fossum received a 2017 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering from Prince Charles in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

Did consolidation cause traffic drop at midsize airports?

Research by Dartmouth engineering professor Vikrant Vaze is featured relevant to a recent analysis by the Eno Center for Transportation finding mixed results of airline consolidation for medium-size airports.

Fraying ties among academia, industry, and government hurt scientists and science

Dartmouth's PhD Innovation Program is cited as a promising example in doctoral training, where engineering PhD students do research dissertations while also learning industry and business practices.

Dartmouth engineers produce breakthrough sensor for photography, life sciences, security

The Quanta Image Sensor enables new imaging capability in accessible, inexpensive process

Dickey's African Leadership Trainers Build Ties During the Break

Ayorkor Korsah ’01 Thayer ’03, Design Fellow Robert Halvorsen Thayer ’17, and Professor Peter Robbie are mentioned for their involvment in the Dartmouth Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).

How a NH professor invented the technology inside your digital camera

WMUR looks at how Dartmouth engineering professor Eric Fossum's invention has taken the art-form of photography into the 21st century.

Dartmouth's Olympic Reputation Hailed as Final Teams Named

Fifteen athletes with ties to the College, including Dartmouth engineer Dave Chodounsky ’08, will compete in the 2018 Winter Games.

Thayer team develops innovative bike brake

Six members of the fall section of Engineering Sciences 21, "Introduction to Engineering," created a bike emergency brake which uses centrifugal force to cap the maximum speed of a bicycle.

Exploring Applications of Technology in Health and Wellness

George Boateng '16 Th'17 puts computer science and engineering degrees to work.

Super Sensitive Sensor Sees What You Can't

Dartmouth engineering professor Eric Fossum is interviewed about his new technology, "QIS," for Quanta Image Sensor.

Revolutionary New Sensor Will Allow Photographers to Shoot in the Dark

Quotes Dartmouth engineering professor Eric Fossum about how he and his team have developed the Quanta Image Sensor (QIS) which radically improves on our ability to take high-quality images in...

So You Want To Be an Engineer?

Dozens of Vassar students have completed the Thayer Dual-Degree Program, combining their liberal arts education at Vassar with a fast-track engineering curriculum at Dartmouth.

TechWomen to honor three women at April 4th luncheon

The NH High Tech Council's TechWomen|TechGirls Committee announced that Dartmouth engineering professor Petra Bonfert-Taylor has been named the 2018 TechTeacher of the Year.

New scheduling model puts airlines on equal plane while easing congestion

Air traffic congestion that causes frustrating delays and cancellations can be reduced through flight schedules that don't systematically favor certain airlines over others, according to a new study from Dartmouth...

Student Awarded 2018–19 Mazilu Engineering Research Fellowship

Dual-Degree student Lisa Je '18 was awarded The Mazilu Fellowship to work with Professor Jifeng Liu on environmentally-friendly and economical materials for solar cells.

Integrating Engineering, Computer Science, Entrepreneurship

The disciplines will share a $155 million facility proposed to be built on the west end and linked to Thayer’s MacLean Engineering Sciences Center and Cummings Hall.

Dartmouth Engineering Professor Receives Award for Promoting Women in STEM

Professor Petra Bonfert-Taylor is 2018 TechTeacher of the Year for her efforts to advance the role of women and girls in technology.

Light-Based Technique Helps Surgeons Excise Brain Cancer

Frédéric Leblond and his team, including Michael Jermyn, are developing a handheld Raman spectroscopy probe that can detect cancer cells that infiltrate healthy tissue.

Joe Palca Receives 2018 Robert Fletcher Award

The 2018 Robert Fletcher Award recipient, and Thayer Investiture speaker, is Joe Palca, Science Correspondent for National Public Radio (NPR).

Dartmouth's 12th Annual Formula Hybrid Competition: Experiential Learning on Wheels

Dartmouth's 12th annual Formula Hybrid Competition will take place April 30 – May 3 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Dartmouth Is Runner-Up in MEMPC PriSim Business War Games Competition

The annual MEMPC PriSim Business War Games Competition concluded in March, with Dartmouth’s "Green Motor Company" finishing in second place.

Dr. Richard Greenwald Inducted into American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the induction of Richard Greenwald, Co-Founder and President of Simbex, Co-Founder of iWalk, Co-Director of TREAT, and Adjunct Professor...

New computer science and Thayer building designs to be submitted to town for review

Designs for a joint building that will host the College’s computer science dept and Thayer School of Engineering will be submitted for review at Hanover’s planning board meeting...

Researchers develop equitable flight scheduling model

A new study by engineering professor Vikrant Vaze and Carnegie Mellon professor Alexandre Jacquillat sought to remedy expensive delays by applying game theory to flight scheduling models at airports.

Scientists Develop Model To Ease Air Traffic Congestion Without Sacrificing Equity

Dartmouth engineering professor Vikrant Vaze is cited for developing a new model for airport flight scheduling that promises to manage congestion without favoring certain airlines over others.

Maps of in vivo oxygen pressure with submillimetre resolution and nanomolar sensitivity

Dartmouth engineering professors Pogue, Davis, and Gladstone are authors of this paper on inducing Cherenkov excitation of luminescence in tissue to enable in vivo mapping of tumours.

Dartmouth Formula Racing gears up for competition

Next week, Dartmouth’s formula racing club will hit the gas on the tracks in the annual Formula Hybrid competition run by Thayer School of Engineering.

New Imaging System Makes Back Surgery Safer, Faster and Less Expensive

Dartmouth engineers and physicians developed an innovative intraoperative stereovision system.

Dartmouth Launches Capital Campaign

Dartmouth has announced the launch of a $3 billion capital campaign, "The Call to Lead," which includes plans to transform the west end of campus into a hub of technological...

Professor Fossum Receives 2018 Yale Science & Engineering Association Award for Advancement of Basic and Applied Science

Dartmouth engineering professor Eric Fossum is recognized for having "transformed the way that billions of people see and record their daily lives ... revolutionized optical sensor array technology and made...

Top Courses at Tuck, According to Students

A series of student testimonials including one about Platform Design Management and Strategy with Dartmouth engineering professor Geoffrey Parker, Director of the Master of Engineering Management Program.

Joseph Helble Named Dartmouth's Next Provost

As Thayer School dean, Helble has brought national prominence to the engineering school.

Graduate Poster Session Celebrates Excellence in Research

The top five presenters, including engineering PhD candidates Michael Kokko and Audrey Martin, are honored for clear and engaging displays of their research.

Spring Break in Coal Country: An 'Energy Immersion' Trip

Dartmouth engineering major Lily Zhang ’18 was part of a group of students who headed south to learn how small Appalachian communities are weathering changes in the coal industry.

Dartmouth to Award Six Honorary Degrees at Commencement

Thayer board member Peter M. Fahey ’68 Th’69 ’70 is one of six accomplished women and men Dartmouth will recognize with honorary degrees at commencement on Sunday, June 10.

Strengths and Decision-Making: The Rockefeller Professional Preparation Program

Thayer School Lecturer Eugene Korsunskiy invited participants in the Rockefeller Professional Preparation Program to wrestle with the idea of how we make decisions in life.

Engineering Major Receives Dartmouth Scholar-Athlete Award

Dartmouth engineering major and football player Jack Traynor ‘19 received a Class of 1948 Scholar-Athlete Award, given “to one male and one female of the junior class, who have combined outstanding...

Meet the speedsters of the plant world

Dartmouth engineering professor Zi Chen is cited as a researcher who studies the mechanism involved in the Venus flytrap.

Dartmouth expands commitment to startups

An article about DEN becoming The Magnuson Family Center for Entrepreneurship to be located in Thayer School's new building.

Portraits of Leadership: 2018 Class Marshals

Maria Rapetti Th’18 and Shaun Sengupta ’17 Th’18 were among the 19 graduates chosen by their fellow students for their service and initiative.

Engineering Major Named One of Six Salutatorians

Kevin Kang ’18, a biomedical engineering major, was named a 2018 salutatorian, earning no less than a 3.99 grade point average.

The competition between airlines and high-speed trains

Professor Vikrant Vaze is part of a team of researchers that developed a model to optimize the decision making of airlines against their competitors.

New aircraft-scheduling models may ease air travel frustrations

Dartmouth engineering professor Vikrant Vaze and his team have developed models to help create schedules that are less susceptible to delays and easier to fix once disrupted.

Do platforms work?

Dartmouth engineering professor Geoffrey Parker's book Platform Revolution is cited in this article about how "the distributed network has gobbled the hierarchical firm."

MVP Football Robot Part of $7-billion USD Revenue Spike

An article about how the Dartmouth student invention, The Mobile Virtual Player (MVP), is being used to avoid injuries to pro football players in the National Football League.

Liz Lempres '83 Th'84 One of Four New Members of Dartmouth Board of Trustees

The Board announced four new members, paid tribute to retiring trustees, and participated in graduation activities, culminating in commencement ceremonies on June 10.

The consumer data collection industry is about to explode

Professor Geoffrey Parker writes about how data from systems and individuals is being gathered ever more quickly. The value of this data combined with platform technology is significant, so how...

Dartmouth Expands Commitment to Entrepreneurship With New Center

The new center, named the Magnuson Family Center for Entrepreneurship, will be an innovation hub located at Thayer for faculty, student, and alumni connected to any department or school at...

Jeremy Faludi: exploring sustainable design beyond 3D printers

Dartmouth engineering professor Jeremy Faludi is interviewed about his work in sustainable design including sustainable innovation, green design methods, and digital product design.

DoseOptics Releases the World's First Radiation Beam Imaging System

Professor Brian Pogue's company, DoseOptics LLC, launched the world’s first Cherenkov imaging system designed to work with radiation therapy linacs, C-Dose™ RESEARCH. 

In pursuit of Alzheimer's, cancer, growing Alector lands $133 million

Dartmouth engineering professor Tillman Gerngross' brainchild, Alector, raised one of the largest, if not the biggest, venture rounds in biotech this year.

Going to Mars will involve all sorts of risks. Going bonkers might be the biggest.

NBC reports that Dartmouth adjunct professor of engineering Jay Buckey, a former astronaut, has been doing research to help alleviate astronauts’ feelings of isolation, depression, and anxiety.

TREAT Recognized by RESNA with Leadership Award

The Center for Translation of Rehabilitation Engineering Advances and Technology (TREAT)—with Thayer School as a member organization— was presented with the 2018 Leadership Award from RESNA, the Rehabilitation Engineering and...

Dartmouth's Network of Young African Leaders Continues to Grow

The six-week program involves intensive business and entrepreneurship training, instruction and practical work in design thinking led by Thayer School of Engineering Lecturer Eugene Korsunskiy.

Hanover-based DoseOptics launches radiation beam imaging system

A new imaging system from Thayer School spin-off DoseOptics enables direct imaging of radiation delivery on a routine basis. 

Profile: Smyers to enter Hall of Fame

Donna Smyers '79 Th'88 is one of four people to be inducted as part of the ninth class of the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame, honoring her three decades of...

Laura Ray to Be Interim Dean of Thayer

Laura Ray, whose research includes developing robots to support science in polar regions, will take over as interim dean at Thayer School of Engineering in late October.

Data Ownership, Regulation, and Blockchain Dominate Platform Markets

Dartmouth engineering professor Geoffrey Parker is co-author of this article on digital platforms following the July 13 Platform Strategy Summit at MIT.

Less Fire, More Power: The Secret to Safer Lithium-Ion Batteries

Dartmouth engineering professor Weiyang (Fiona) Li and Stanford engineering professor Yi Cui are co-authors of this article about how to make batteries less likely to go up in flames.

The top 25 colleges that produce the most startup founders

Dartmouth is named among the universities with the most graduates who went on to receive venture capitalist funding after leaving school.

How Foreign-Born Students Fill America's Demand for Skilled Workers

Dartmouth engineer Brad Ficko is cited as a perfect example of how foreign-born students are helping to meet the demand by American employers for highly skilled workers.

Energy 101: A Community-Wide Seminar Series Debuts This Fall

The Irving Institute is partnering with the Tuck School of Business, Thayer School of Engineering, and the Dartmouth Office of Sustainability to offer an eight-week seminar series.

Dartmouth's Formula Hybrid Wins Coveted Award

The race car design competition Formula Hybrid has been awarded one of the most coveted prizes in engineering education, the ABET Innovation Award.

Eric van Hove brings the Mahjouba Initiative to Dartmouth

Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering's Mahjouba Project works with artist Eric Van Hove in Morocco to design a fully electric moped built out of handmade Moroccan Craft.

How Buddy Teevens '79 Transformed Football Forever

Thayer student invention, the Mobile Virtual Player, is featured in this story about Coach Teevens who "reorganized his staff and started a radical experiment: no tackling in practice."

Look Who's Talking: Kevin Baron

Q&A with Thayer School Machine Shop Director Kevin Baron by Dartmouth Alumni Magazine.

How Platform Strategies Continue to Create Value

Dartmouth engineering professor Geoffrey Parker is co-author of this article on lessons for business leaders from the 2018 MIT Platform Strategy Summit.

New Hampshire colleges to develop biomaterials

Dartmouth engineering faculty have joined a statewide research effort recently awarded a $20 million five-year grant by the National Science Foundation.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock awarded $3 million to develop new trauma technology

Doctors and researchers at DHMC, Dartmouth, Thayer School of Engineering, and Geisel School of Medicine, hope to improve care for seriously injured patients with a $3 million Precision Trauma Care...

Joseph Helble on Dartmouth, Running, and Becoming Provost

A chemical engineer and professor of engineering, Helble was named provost in May after more than 13 years as Thayer School dean.

Research team to develop device to help trauma care

A team of researchers at Dartmouth, including engineering profs Jonathan Elliott, Ryan Halter, and Vikrant Vaze, are developing a device to help clinicians more quickly determine the condition of their patients...

Gems in Stem

An opinion piece about how, though the gender gaps in STEM have narrowed over the years, they have still not fully been eliminated.

New D-H precision diagnostics may save more trauma patients

A story about the new $3 million Precision Trauma Care Research Award from the Department of Defense’s Combat Casualty Care Research Program.

Town hall draws over 150 attendees

Students, faculty and community members gathered at a town hall to hear from Thayer School of Engineering Dean Joseph Helble, the new provost of the College.

The Ivy League Becomes the Future of Football

An article about how, at Dartmouth, the players practice football without tackling, thanks to some engineering students' invention.

Dartmouth Receives $10 Million for Engineering-Computer Science

An article about the $10 million gift from Lisa and Scott Stuart ’81 in support of efforts "to strengthen design capabilities at the intersection of engineering and computer science."

Rick Greenwald and Simbex Receive NH Business Excellence Award

Dartmouth engineering professor Rick Greenwald was among 16 recipients honored at NH Business Review's annual award reception.

Dartmouth Engineers to Help Create the Next Generation of High-Efficiency Solar Power Systems

The Dartmouth project, led by engineering professor Jifeng Liu, was selected by the US Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office to advance concentrating solar-thermal power research and development.

Geisel, Thayer, and Tuck Name Professors to Endowed Chairs

Four leading faculty members from Dartmouth’s professional schools have been named to endowed professorships including engineering professors Eric Fossum and Brian Pogue.

Their Graduates in Demand, Engineering-Management Programs Gain in Popularity

Ross Gortner Th’03 ’04, Associate Director of Dartmouth's Master of Engineering Management (MEM) program, is quoted in this article on the growing demand for MEM graduates.

Sarpeshkar elected to the National Academy of Inventors

Rahul Sarpeshkar, professor of engineering and the Thomas E. Kurtz Chair in the William H. Neukom Academic Cluster in Computational Science, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors...

Scary warming at poles showing up at weird times, places

Article quotes Dartmouth engineering professor Donald Perovich about NOAA's annual Arctic Report Card detailing the second warmest year on record.

Greenland is losing ice at fastest rate in 350 years

Quotes dartmouth engineering professor Mary Albert about new research that found ice melt across Greenland is accelerating, and the volume of meltwater running into the ocean has reached unprecedented levels...

Morphy, the College's corpse flower, blooms early

"[Professor Jane Hill's] research focuses on breath analysis to diagnose patients with tuberculosis and cystic fibrosis. By using the same technology, they are analyzing the volatiles released over time by Morphy."...

Senior Design Challenge faculty receive award

DCAL announced that design thinking lecturer Eugene Korsunskiy and engineering professor Peter Robbie won the 2018 Apgar Award for Innovation in Teaching.

This Tech Teacher of the Year Wants To Stomp Out Math Phobia and Level the Playing Field

Dartmouth engineering professor Petra Bonfert-Taylor has developed several programs to make engineering and math accessible.

The Platform Economy

Experts, including Dartmouth engineering professor Geoff Parker, say that companies have the chance to create platforms of their own, jointly create platforms, or leverage other platforms to their advantage...

In Greenland and Antarctica, supposedly "safe" ice is melting alarmingly fast

Ninety-seven percent of the surface of Greenland’s ice sheet melted in 2012, a level of ice melt the island hasn’t seen since 1889, according to Kaitlin Keegan, a Dartmouth engineering research...

Engineering Sciences Major Modified with Public Policy

Tyler Baum ’20 and Hunter Cohen ’20 both chose the Engineering and Public Policy major, a joint offering of the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and Thayer School of...

Dartmouth Engineering Professor Elected Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors

Keith Paulsen Th’84 Th’86, Dartmouth’s Robert A. Pritzker Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has been named to the NAI's inaugural class of Senior Members...

Shape-Shifting Robots Show Promise as Drug-Delivery System

Researchers from Dartmouth and City U of Hong Kong have developed a new shape-shifting micro robot that may someday be able able to swim through the blood stream to deliver drugs...

Low battery: finding alternative ways to power medical devices

Researchers have created devices which "will be self-charged by the energy harvested directly from the human body,” as explained by study lead and Dartmouth professor of engineering John Zhang...

Learning Fellows See Both Sides of Remote Classes

ENGS 20 learning fellows—undergraduates hired as "near-peer mentors" for students—have had to adapt quickly to the new reality.

Improving Energy Use and Access in the U.S. and Abroad

Zachary Berzolla Th’19 believes energy-efficient modular homes should be cheaper and be “active participants in supporting the grid’s transition to 100 percent renewables."

Researchers create 'flying whale' robot to move around within body

Engineers at Dartmouth and City University of Hong Kong have created a tiny 3D-printed robot that incorporates a flapping whale-flukes-like tail and wings that can fold up or down as...

Toy transformers and real-life whales inspire biohybrid robot

Researchers at Dartmouth and City University of Hong Kong have developed a swimming robot with a light-controlled cellular engine that can perform highly-targeted drug delivery.

Dartmouth Works With Middle Schools to Enhance STEM Education

Engineering professor Vicki May and education professor Michele Tine are leading a collaboration between Dartmouth, the Montshire Museum of Science, and area middle schools to create new STEM programs for students and teachers...

Dartmouth Students Are Nominated to U.S. Alpine Ski Team

Engineering sciences major Brian McLaughlin ’18, who graduates this year, is among the Dartmouth skiers nominated for the team.

How Sim Shagaya revolutionalised the traditional method of commerce in Nigeria

Profile of Dartmouth MEM alum Simdul Shagaya Th'99, founder of, "an e-commerce platform that changed the traditional method of shopping in the country and in Africa at large."  ...

Dartmouth Engineering PhD Student Wins Inaugural AUS New Venture Challenge

PhD Innovation Program candidate Danielle Castley and her team won the Middle East’s most prestigious hard science investment competition for their radiation shielding materials company, Neutroelectric LLC.

Students Win at Solar District Cup with Engineering Design Capstone Project

Caroline Goggins ’20 Th’20, Evangelia Stoikou Th’20, Henry Talma Stheeman Th’20, and John Greene Th’20 took home a prize at the DOE's energy systems design competition...

Thayer researchers embark on historic Arctic expedition

In a race against time, Dartmouth engineers have joined researchers from around the world on the largest polar expedition in history to better understand the scale of climate change.

Irving Energy Institute Funds First Research Projects

Dartmouth engineering professors Mary Albert, Ian Baker, Amro Farid, and Fiona Li are among the first recipients of Irving Institute research grants.

Team Dartmouth Is a Finalist in NASA's Mars Greenhouse Design Challenge

Eight Dartmouth engineering students make up one of five university-team finalists selected by NASA and the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) for their Marsboreal greenhouse design.

Dartmouth Professor Jane Hill Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

Professor Hill has been inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows, one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to a medical and biological engineer...

Thayer Student, Faculty Win Top Honors at Dartmouth Entrepreneurs Forum

Start-up company founded, in part, by Thayer PhD student and faculty, along with Interim Dean Laura Ray and Associate Professor of Engineering B. Stuart Trembly were honored with top awards at...

Grow Kale on Mars? Dartmouth Team Will Show NASA How

Dartmouth engineering students will head to NASA’s Langley Research Center to pitch a Mars greenhouse concept that has the potential to grow enough crops to sustain a small human colony...

Student Awarded 2019–20 Mazilu Engineering Research Fellowship

Camilo Toruno '20 was awarded The Mazilu Fellowship to work with Professor Rahul Sarpeshkar on biological cellular chemical production for sustainability.

Top Engineering Students Build Earth-Friendly Cars at Formula Hybrid

Hundreds of the world’s top engineering students are expected at Dartmouth’s one-of-a-kind Formula Hybrid competition when it starts April 29th.

Dartmouth's Mars Greenhouse Wins 2019 NASA BIG Idea Challenge

A team of Dartmouth engineering students are the winners of the 2019 NASA BIG Idea Challenge for its innovative design for a Mars greenhouse that can grow food and sustain a crew...

Self-charging pacemakers are powered by patients' heartbeats

Colleagues at Thayer and UT Health San Antonio have invented a dime-sized device that turns the kinetic energy of the heart into electricity that could power a range of implantable...

Scientists want to power pacemakers with energy from your heart

Researchers at Dartmouth are working on a thin polymer applied to existing pacemakers that could harvest the heart's mechanical energy to charge the battery.

Energy-harvesting gizmo powers medical implants using your own heartbeat

“In this work, we developed a new design for energy harvesting that can be miniaturized and integrated within existing pacemakers,” says Dartmouth engineering professor Zi Chen.

New Device Enables the Heart to Power Life-Saving Devices

A device developed by researchers from Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth as part of a study funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Tiny Device Harvests Energy from the Heart

Dartmouth engineers have developed a tiny device that can be integrated into pacemakers to harvest energy from the heart, eliminating the need for batteries.

Students advance in NASA competition

A team of eight Dartmouth students was one of five finalists for NASA’s Breakthrough, Innovative and Game-Changing Idea Challenge.

New Thayer School dean specializes in sustainable energy technology

Alexis Abramson, a mechanical engineer and co-director of the Cleveland-based university’s Great Lakes Energy Institute, will take the helm at Thayer in mid-June.

Helping Hands: Engineering a Better Cot for the Haven

When the Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering team asked about problems faced by the Haven, she mentioned that the cots in the seasonal shelter had harmful effects on the community.

Incoming Thayer dean Abramson looks to raise the school's profile

Coming to Dartmouth as the next step in a career that has spanned the private sector, government and academia, Alexis Abramson has been named the next dean of Thayer School...

Senior Spring: Jack Traynor '19 engineers an outstanding career

Linebacker and co-captain Jack Traynor ’19 is good at tackling: tackling the most high school opponents in Illinois history, tackling the second-most foes in the Ivy League last year and tackling an...

Thayer professor Jane Hill awarded AIMBE fellowship

Dartmouth engineering professor Jane Hill has was inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows.

Dartmouth Hits $2 Billion Mark in Fundraising Campaign

Major building projects funded so far include the expansion of the Hood Museum of Art, construction of a new Moosilauke Ravine Lodge and a new engineering and computer science building.

U Victoria & Georgia Tech Take First Place at Dartmouth's Formula Hybrid Competition

UVic Hybrid and Georgia Tech's HyTech Racing team secured first place finishes in the hybrid and electric categories, respectively.

Grow kale on Mars? Dartmouth students say: You bet!

The Granite Geek blog covers Team Dartmouth being one of five finalists for NASA’s 2019 Breakthrough, Innovative, and Game-changing (BIG) Idea Challenge.

Thayer School team presents Mars farming plan to NASA

"Eight Dartmouth engineering students have been plotting the ideal garden for future inhabitants of Mars" for NASA’s BIG (Breakthrough, Innovative and Game-changing) Idea Challenge.

Piezo-Based Energy Harvesting for Medical Implants May Transcend Alternative Approaches

Dartmouth engineers developed a prototype energy-harvesting transducer for medical implants, such as pacemakers, using normal motion of the heart-related blood vessels to generate critical power.

Dartmouth Students Win Mars Greenhouse NASA Challenge

A team of Dartmouth engineering students has won a NASA competition that sought innovative ideas for the design of a greenhouse on Mars.

NHMS To Host World's Top Engineering Students For 13th Formula Hybrid Competition

The world’s top engineering students will design and build earth-friendly cars as part of the 13th Formula Hybrid Competition, April 29 – May 2.

Demystifying the Dartmouth Grad Student Experience

Mo Zhu, a master of engineering management student at Thayer School of Engineering, chose Dartmouth for the parallels he drew to his undergraduate lifestyle.

Dartmouth project going to Mars; greenhouse design wins NASA competition

A group of Dartmouth engineering students won the NASA BIG Idea Challenge with their greenhouse designed for a mission to Mars.

Still skiing at a high level

Dennis Page ’13 Th’14: “I’m going to keep doing eight to 10 races a year until I can’t ski anymore.”

Dartmouth Engineering Student Team Selected to Represent US at Global Grand Challenges Summit

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) announced Dartmouth as one of five teams selected from more than two dozen competitors to represent the US in a business plan competition at the 2019 Global Grand Challenges Summit...

Engineering students from around world build cars to compete at NHMS

Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth is running the annual Formula Hybrid Competition. The competition, now in its 13th installment, began as a way to get engineering students of various...

Dartmouth students win Mars greenhouse NASA competition

Team Dartmouth’s winning project was a unique greenhouse design that would theoretically support a four-person crew.

Student Design for Space Colony Greenhouse Wins NASA Praise

A greenhouse with a hydroponic growing system designed by undergrads at Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering could sustain four astronauts on a 600-day mission to Mars.

Dartmouth Engineering Students Win NASA Competition To Design Greenhouse For Mars

A group of Dartmouth engineering students recently won a challenge from NASA to design a greenhouse for Mars. 

Shape-changing robot promises targeted drug delivery

“With this technology we can create soft transformable robots with unprecedented manoeuvrability,” said Zi Chen, a professor of engineering at Dartmouth.

Dartmouth Engineers Honored at Celebration of Athletic Excellence

Engineering majors David Emanuels '19 and Jack Traynor '19 received The Timothy Wright Ellis 1955 Memorial Award and the Kenneth Archibald Prize, respectively, as part of honoring the achievements of teams and individuals throughout...

Engineering Major Named One of Six Valedictorians

At Sunday’s commencement ceremony, Alexander Sullivan ’19 is one of six valedictorians to be recognized for earning the highest grade point averages in the Class of 2019.

Portraits of Leadership: 2019 Class Marshals

Each year, class marshals are selected by their fellow students on the basis of good citizenship, enthusiasm, integrity, and positive impact on others.

Transformable drug-delivery robot could take a fantastic voyage through the bloodstream

An international team of engineering researchers has created a heart-cell-propelled soft robot that transforms when exposed to infrared light.

Dartmouth professor's technology drives the world's smartphones and web cameras

Quotes Dartmouth engineering professor Eric Fossum about the keynote address he delivered at the New Hampshire Tech Alliance's Entrepreneur of the Year event.

Magnetic Materials Help Explain How Arctic Ice Melts

Dartmouth engineering professor Donald Perovich is quoted about research by Kenneth Golden '80 on the relationship between melting sea ice and magnets, which could help produce better models of global climate.

Roadside Emergency Warning Device Wins Thayer's Jackson Award

Jaymie Wei '22, Brandyn Humberstone '22, and Julia Kern '19 won summer term’s Jackson Award for best overall performance in ENGS 21: Introduction to Engineering.

Dartmouth Engineering Professor Fridon Shubitidze Awarded Georgia's Medal of Honor

Professor Shubitidze, a member of the Georgian diaspora, was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Salome Zourabichvili for his contributions to science and technology.

MVP's Robotic Dummies Now a Fraction of the Cost

Mobile Virtual Player (MVP)—Thayer spinoff and maker of football's first robotic tackling dummies—redesigned their robots to lower the price and increase accessibility.

Energy harvesting gets really personal

Researchers from Dartmouth and UT Health San Antonio developed a new way to build a piezo-based harvesting transducer for pacemakers and other medical devices.

The Four Biggest Challenges Digital Platforms Need to Address

Dartmouth engineering professor Geoff Parker is co-author of this article about regulation, growth, and how new technologies may become roadblocks for once unstoppable firms.

Largest ever polar expedition will soon be frozen in drifting sea ice

Dartmouth engineering professor Don Perovich is quoted as a participant in "the biggest scientific project ever to take place in the Arctic."

The Many Shades Of VC/Repeat Entrepreneur Relationships

Chair of Thayer's Board of Advisors and Co-founder and Managing General Partner of Polaris Venture Partners, Terry McGuire Th'82 writes about "repeat entrepreneurs" including Dartmouth engineering professor Tillman Gerngross...

Staff Snapshot: Lee Schuette

The operations manager of Thayer’s machine shop teaches “transferrable” skills.

Magnet and Neuron Model Also Predicts Arctic Sea Ice Melt

Quotes professor Donald Perovich about a 1920s magnetism model that can predict the formation of melt ponds on Arctic sea ice: "There's something magical when you get these mathematical frameworks that explain things as varied as magnetism and...

Dartmouth Engineering Researcher Receives Early Career Award

Evan Thomas, former post-doc and current engineering research scientist at Dartmouth, has been recognized by the American Geophysical Union with a "Basu United States Early Career Award for Research in...

Dartmouth Launches Major Conference on 3D Printing's Future

The two-day conference, held Aug. 12 and 13, brings together a wide range of representatives from academia, including chemistry, engineering and computer science, as well as those from the 3D printing industry.

Feds funnel millions to Dartmouth, UNH in science, engineering and math push

NSF awarded $3.8 million to Dartmouth and UNH for programs related to science, technology, engineering and math education.

Dartmouth professor who flew on NASA mission backs future exploration of space

An article about adjunct professor of engineering Jay Buckey Jr's lifelong interest in space exploration and research. 

Making it in Vermont: Concept2 sets new standards for elite rowing gear

An article about Judy Geer ’75 Th’83 and her career as an engineer at a family business that makes rowing machines.

Dartmouth Tiny House No Small Wonder

A team of faculty and students from across courses and disciplines have designed a tiny house for the Dartmouth Organic Farm that pushes the envelope on sustainability and is intended...

Making it in Vermont: Football practice robots inspire military training technology

An article about how Elliot Kastner '13 Th'14 and Quinn Connell '13 Th'14, co-founders of MVP, are tailoring the football tackling dummy for military and law enforcement training...

Dartmouth Engineering Professor One of Ten Finalists for 2019 edX Prize

Dartmouth engineering professor Petra Bonfert-Taylor, working with Rémi Sharrock from IMT, is one of ten finalists for the 2019 edX Prize for Exceptional Contributions in Online Teaching and Learning...

Quintessential Dartmouth Classes

An opinion piece about how ENGS 12: Design Thinking is "quintessentially Dartmouth" and "beloved by Dartmouth students of all majors."

STEM grant links Dartmouth, Montshire to middle schools

Article about the $1.3 million Science Education Partnership Award for a five-year project to connect Dartmouth professors—including engineering professor Vicki May—and the Montshire Museum with public schools to build STEM-focused lessons emphasizing...

Top of the Class: 'It's probably one of my proudest accomplishments, making it through'

Article cites the Dartmouth Emerging Engineers (DEE) program that aims improve the first-year experience of students with an interest in engineering through academic support and mentoring services...

Highlights from Dartmouth Student Blogger Isabel Burgess '20, Engineering Major

Select posts from Dartmouth Admissions blogger Isabel Burgess ’20, engineering sciences major modified with studio art (architecture) with a minor in Spanish.

Dartmouth Engineering PhD Student Awarded Department of Energy Fellowship

Eldred Lee Th'17, PhD candidate with professor Jifeng Liu, is one of four graduate students chosen for a fellowship for those working in selected areas important to national security...

Dartmouth Engineering Professor Selected as Women in Mathematics Fellow

Professor Petra Bonfert-Taylor has been selected as a member of the 2020 class of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) Fellows. 

Dartmouth Engineering Student Honored with Airline Research Award

PhD candidate Keji Wei Th’19 received the Anna Valicek Award at the Airline Group of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies Symposium in Seattle on October 3.

Dartmouth Engineering Research Funded by DoD to Improve Night-Vision Systems

Professor Jifeng Liu is Co-PI on a Department of Defense (DoD) Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) award to develop a new generation of infrared imaging sensors.

Optical imaging provides quality assurance for small radiotherapy beams

A study by PhD student Ramish Ashraf, professor Petr Brůža, MacLean professor Brian Pogue, adjunct professors Ben Williams and David Gladstone, and colleagues at NCCC proved optical scintillation imaging may be effective for cancer treatment monitoring...

Revamped Crew Scheduling Model Cuts Airline Delays by as Much as 30%

Professor Vikrant Vaze is quoted about a new model that “can lead to significant overall benefits, fewer flight delays, more importantly fewer worst-case delays, fewer crew infeasibilities, and lower passenger...

Dartmouth Idea Could Cut Flight Delays

Professor Vikrant Vaze and his team have developed a product to assuage delays and disruptions in airline operations that result in billions of dollars of additional cost to airlines and passengers...

Magnuson Center Announces Entrepreneurs Hall of Fame

The Magnuson Center for Entrepreneurship has announced the creation of the Dartmouth Entrepreneurs Hall of Fame to honor alumni who have made positive contributions to the world through their entrepreneurial...

Scientists in historic Arctic expedition choose ice floe where they'll spend the next year

“The data will be the legacy of this expedition,” said Don Perovich, a Dartmouth geophysicist and one of the co-leaders for MOSAiC’s sea ice experiments.

SBA Announces $50,000 Award to TREAT Through Growth Accelerator Fund

Members of the Center for Translation of Rehabilitation Engineering Advances and Technology (TREAT) consortia include Simbex, Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth, the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical...

Searching For Solid Ice As Scientists 'Freeze In' To Study A Warming Arctic

MS candidate Ian Raphael '18 is pictured and quoted in a story on the Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC).

The Common Link: Creating Communities of Shared Passion

Engineering professor Eugene Korsunskiy is quoted about a new student group called the Dartmouth Design Collective which was partly inspired by his course in "Design Thinking."

Dartmouth Engineers Partner with Arctic Residents to Bolster Resilience and Sustainability

Dartmouth engineering professor Mary Albert has been awarded a $2.6 million NSF grant to partner with a community in northern Greenland to help transition to renewable energy and a sustainable future...

Dartmouth to Offer New Professional Certificate in Data Science

With demand for data scientists at an all-time high, applications are now open for the first six-month course which is based on professor Geoff Parker’s popular "Data Analytics" class...

Dartmouth Joins the Association of American Universities

Dartmouth has joined the Association of American Universities (AAU), a consortium of 65 of America's leading public and private research universities—including all of Dartmouth's Ivy League peers...

Engineering Faculty Joins Academic Clusters

Engineering professor Colin Meyer is one of three new members of Dartmouth's academic cluster initiative to tackle some of humanity's greatest challenges.

Geoffrey Parker Wins Thinkers50 Award

Professor Geoffrey Parker, director of Dartmouth's Master of Engineering Management program, won the Thinkers50 Digital Thinking Award along with his partner Marshall Van Alstyne of Boston University.

NH professor gets $2.6M federal grant to wean remote Greenland town off fossil fuels

An article focused on Professor Mary Albert's NSF grant to help the people of Qaanaaq, Greenland transition to renewable energy.

Paulsen Elected to National Academy of Inventors

Keith Paulsen Th’84 Th’86, Dartmouth’s Robert A. Pritzker Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has been named an NAI Fellow, the highest professional distinction for academic inventors.

Dartmouth Engineers Prepare for Project in Greenland

Article about Dartmouth engineering professor Mary Albert's $2.6 million NSF grant to partner with a community in northern Greenland to help transition to renewable energy.

Green2Go Recycle Station Wins Jackson Award

A team of undergraduate students designed new Green2Go food container return stations earning this term's Phillip R. Jackson Award for best overall performance in ENGS 21: Introduction to Engineering.

Dartmouth Students Receive Schwarzman Scholarships

Biomedical engineering major Delia Friel ’20 and Colleen O'Connor ’19 (human-centered design minor) will begin a year of study at Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China in August 2020. ...

Dartmouth professor wins award for online education program

"Dartmouth professor Petra Bonfert-Taylor is being honored for her work in designing an online education program through the edX Consortium."

Engineering PhD Students' Arctic Discovery Leads to Safer Airplane Engines

Dartmouth engineering PhD students Joshua Elliott and Austin Lines used their autonomous robot, FrostyBoy, to find and retrieve a malfunctioning engine part that was lost in the Greenland ice sheet...

One Word Defined Tech Companies' Growth. It Is Now 'Exploding in Their Face.'

For most of their history, the tech companies were so focused on the challenges of fast growth that tending to what was on their platforms wasn’t as urgent, says Geoffrey...

Plans for Graduate and Professional Student Housing Move Forward

Plans consist of an approximately 300-unit graduate and professional student apartment complex on Mt. Support Road in neighboring Lebanon, NH.

National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine to Visit Campus

On Jan. 13 and 14, representatives from the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) will be on campus to discuss the findings of the academies' 2018 consensus report on sexual harassment.

The hunt for ancient ice that witnessed West Antarctica's collapse

Dartmouth engineering professor Mary Albert is quoted as head of the US Ice Drilling Program, which advises the NSF.

Scientists Capture for First Time, Light Flashes from Human Eye During Radiotherapy

A Dartmouth research team, including engineering PhD student Irwin Tendler, has captured evidence of the common phenomenon of seeing flashes of light during brain radiotherapy and can explain how the light is produced in the eye. ...

Dartmouth Students Named Marshall, Schwarzman Scholars

Biomedical engineering major Delia Friel ’20 and Colleen O'Connor ’19 (human-centered design minor) will begin a year of study at Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China in August...

Frozen in Dwindling Ice, a Historic Expedition Finds a "New Arctic"

MS candidate Ian Raphael '18 is quoted about the conclusion of the first leg of the yearlong Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) Expedition.

Foreign Case Analysis on Road Accidents Due to Black Ice

Professor Erland Schulson provides expertise regarding black ice on This Morning, an English-language Korean podcast.

Dartmouth Engineers and MIT Create New Airline Scheduling Tool

The researchers, including Dartmouth engineering professor Vikrant Vaze, have developed an original approach to flight scheduling that could result in not only better flight options but also increased airline profits.

The Voyage to the End of Ice

Professors Donald Perovich and Christopher Polashenski '07 Th'07 Th'11, as well as Ian Raphael '18 Th'21, are quoted about the Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) expedition.

New NSF Industry-University Collaborative Research Center at Dartmouth Aims to Transform Power Electronics

Led by engineering professors Charlie Sullivan and Jason Stauth, Dartmouth is partnering with four electrical tech companies to form the first NSF-funded Industry-University Collaborative Research Center focused on integrated power...

Researchers capture first images of oxygen in cancer tumors during radiation therapy

Using specialty cameras and an oxygen probe drug injection, Dartmouth researchers, including Professor Brian Pogue's team, can now image oxygen from within cancer tumors during radiation while the probe is excited...

Meet Dartmouth's Newest Teacher-Scholars

Engineering professors Jiwon Lee, Yan Li, Colin Meyer, and William Scheideler are among the 30 faculty members who joined the Dartmouth community in 2019-20.

Members Named to Energy and Sustainability Advisory Groups

A new "Ad Hoc Working Group on Energy" includes Dean and Professor of Engineering Alexis Abramson and Queneau Distinguished Professor of Engineering Lee Lynd, created to advise Dartmouth on energy...

No Flights When You Want Them? Throw Some Math at the Problem!

“It’s a very challenging problem. It’s the most difficult of the strategic problems that the airlines face,” said Vikrant Vaze, an assistant professor of engineering at Dartmouth, of flight scheduling...

Dartmouth Engineering Professors Elected Senior Members of the National Academy of Inventors

Professors Laura Ray and Stuart Trembly have been named to NAI's 2020 class of Senior Members, chosen as active faculty from NAI Member Institutions who have demonstrated remarkable innovation producing impactful technologies along with...

Tech Tidbits From Around NH

A roundup of business news from the state of New Hampshire mentions that two members of Dartmouth’s engineering faculty have been named to the National Academy of Inventors’ 2020 class of...

NASA Unveils Student-Made Technologies For Exploring Moon's Dark Side

NASA's Breakthrough, Innovative and Game-Changing (BIG) Idea Challenge has awarded teams from eight universities, including Dartmouth, with a grant of almost $1 million to develop new technologies for the Moon...

Dartmouth Engineering and OpEx90 Partner to Train Professionals on Agile, Lean and Lean Six Sigma

OpEx90 and Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth are pleased to announce a new global collaboration to support the on-going Agile, Lean and Lean Six Sigma courses for professionals and participants seeking certifications...

Engineering Students Seek a Second Win in NASA Competition

For the second consecutive year, a team of Dartmouth engineering students has been named a finalist in NASA’s Breakthrough, Innovative and Game-changing (BIG) Idea Challenge.

Two of Three DALI Lab Pitch Prizes go to Dartmouth Engineers

Winter term's DALI Lab Build Prize and $10k Magnuson Center Grant went to PhD student Chase Yakaboski for "Aerial Burial," and fellow PhD students Amogha Tadimety and Alison Burklund won the...

Sustainable energy: a challenge nearly as great as global warming

"Conceived and coordinated by Lee Lynd, a researcher at Dartmouth and a pioneer in the study of converting biomass to energy, the GSB project involves scientists from across the globe...

Lee Rybeck Lynd: The transition will be smooth

The US researcher says that cellulose ethanol and sugar cane ethanol promise to be more complementary than their competitors.

Global sustainable bioenergy project offers a new approach to key bioenergy issues

Dartmouth engineering professor Lee Lynd is interviewed about the future of bioenergy.

Eric Fossum Named Edwin H. Land Medal Recipient

The Optical Society (OSA) and the Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T) recognize Fossum for the invention and commercialization of advanced CMOS optical sensor imaging technology and the Quanta...

Tech Tidbits From Around New Hampshire

Eric R. Fossum was named the winner of the 2020 Edwin H. Land Medal by the Optical Society and the Society for Imaging Science and Technology.

How Scientists Are Keeping Irreplaceable Research Going During the COVID-19 Pandemic

“We’ll lose the summer data from that and so it will put us back that way… but it’s definitely not a show-stopper,” says Dartmouth Professor Mary Albert in an article...

Dartmouth Engineering Honored by ASEE for Diversity Efforts

The American Society for Engineering Education designated Dartmouth's Thayer School of Engineering as an exemplar recipient of the Bronze Award in its Diversity Recognition Program.

Human-Centered Design Graduate Wins Knight-Hennessy Scholarship

Devyn Greenberg '17, who minored in human-centered design, is one of four Dartmouth-affiliated winners of the scholarship who will pursue graduate study at Stanford University.

Q&A with Professor Eugene Korsunskiy: Turning Hands-On to Online

"What we’ve done is stepped back and looked at the core skills and learning outcomes that each of our projects seeks to instill in students," said Professor Eugene Korsunskiy...

Ex-Astronaut Launches Training Kit for Coping with Self-Isolation

“It’s challenging to be isolated with a small group of people and to not be able to get away,” said Adjunct Professor of Engineering Jay C. Buckey Jr...

Q&A: The Future of Africa's Power Sector

"I came into energy from this scientific perspective, but quickly realised how influential energy is to our lives, underpinning our economic growth and quality of life," said Rosie Mutiso '08 Th'08.

Former Astronaut Jay Buckey Talks About Dealing With Isolation

The professor of medicine and adjunct professor of engineering addresses stress, depression, and conflict during the pandemic.

Making the "Breath Biopsy" a Reality

"We hope to explore the opportunity to combine a number of technologies to drive COVID-19 identification," said Associate Professor Jane Hill.

Dartmouth Engineering PhD Student Receives NSF Fellowship

PhD candidate Andrew Hamlin has won support from NSF's Graduate Research Fellowship Program for his work to develop low-cost fabrication methods of thin-film solar photovoltaics. 

Dartmouth Labs Put COVID-19 Research on the Fast Track

A coalition of scientists, including engineering professor Jiwon Lee, are working around the clock to improve testing and develop new therapies.

Spreading Tattoo Ink Reveals Radiation-Induced Necrosis

"In the last few years, our lab has done a great deal of radiotherapy research focused on imaging the radiation beam delivered to the patient in real time using time-gated...

On Reframing Spring

Dartmouth student Cristian Cano '20 reflects on taking ENGS 12, “Design Thinking" virtually this term.

Dartmouth Engineering PhD Student Named Schmidt Science Fellow

PhD candidate Jennifer Lai was selected as a 2020 Schmidt Science Fellow along with just 21 other early-career scientists from across the world.

Dartmouth's Entrepreneurial Community Pivots to Face Pandemic

Eric Fossum, Dartmouth's Krehbiel Professor for Emerging Technologies and associate provost for entrepreneurship and technology transfer, says this expanding virtual community offers a crucial way to confront the demands of the...

Engineering Undergraduate Selected as Stamps Scholar

Engineering major Maxwell Holden ’22 is one of ten Dartmouth students chosen and plans to use the scholarship to research energy solutions for developing countries. 

Lone Pine Excellence Award Honors Thayer Registrar

The winners of the Lone Pine Excellence Awards for 2019 include Thayer School registrar Daryl Laware, recipient of "The Unsung Hero Award" for going above and beyond without fanfare.

Professors try new techniques to engage students online

Engineering professors Eugene Korsunskiy and Petra Bonfert-Taylor are cited as examples of using adaptive teaching to promote online student engagement.

Out & About: Dartmouth student set to return to Arctic for project

“I’m really, really excited to go back … to see how things have changed when I have been gone and to do new science,” said Ian Raphael '18 in an...

Dartmouth researchers studying COVID-19 antibodies

"(We are) trying to understand what helped them get healthy and can we adapt or learn anything from that," said postdoc researcher in the Ackerman Lab, Joshua Weiner, in a piece...

Thayer Builds a Better Face Mask

Dartmouth engineering professor Solomon Diamond is heading up Thayer School's high-performance mask project to provide a higher level of protection than standard cloth masks.

Rebooting Research, Phase One

Provost Helble spoke with three guests, including Professor Margie Ackerman, about how labs will start to reopen May 26.

The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Halted Most US Arctic Field Research for 2020

“I actually never thought I would see a pandemic during my life, yet here it is,” said Mary Albert, professor of engineering. “It is very disappointing not to go to Greenland...

Dartmouth Engineers Offered Fulbright Fellowships

Two engineering students, Mary Tobin '20 and PhD candidate Chase Yakaboski, are among the nine Dartmouth alumni and students offered the teaching or research grants.

Healthcare and Biotechnology Course Adapts to Pandemic

Engineering professors Robbie and Rosen, who co-teach “ENGS 005: Healthcare and Biotechnology in the 21st Century,” had no idea just how relevant the course they’ve been teaching for two decades...

Russian Tanker Crosses Arctic in Early Season Voyage as Ice Grows Thinner

To be sure, it is becoming easier to cross the Arctic, given how quickly the ice is melting, said Donald Perovich, engineering professor at Dartmouth College’s Thayer School of Engineering...

Dartmouth Is on the NAI's Top 100 List for U.S. Patents

The new report ranks universities worldwide by the number of utility patents granted in 2019 and highlights the vital role patents play in university research and innovation.

Our work ahead in support of the black community

"I am exceedingly aware that this burden weighs more heavily on our black students, friends, and colleagues, and that the impact of violence and systemic racism is compounded by a...

Neukom Research Prize Winner

This year's winners included Megan McCabe '20 Th'20 with a 1st Prize for Outstanding Undergraduate Research in Computational Science.

Arctic Report Card: Dark Times Ahead

The widespread reduction in snow and ice cover leads to enhanced warming. “The Arctic is one of Earth’s mirrors and that mirror is breaking,” said Donald Perovich, an Arctic researcher...

Dartmouth Bioengineers Develop Humanized Yeast

Professors Gerngross, Wildt, and Hutchinson in "Dartmouth Bioengineers Develop Humanized Yeast"

2002-2003 National Scholarship Winners: Christian Vorys '03

Warm Up, Cook, Recharge: A Smart Tool Born of Hurricane Sandy Aftermath

It was originally meant for hikers, but the BioLite CampStove [co-founded by Jonathan Cedar ’03 and Jonathan den Hartog ’03 Th’05], which converts wood-burning fire into electricity to charge cellphones...

Alumni Portrait: Molly Grear '11 Th'12

Molly Grear's research into the risks marine mammals face from emergining tidal energy technology recently secured her a place on the Forbes “30 Under 30” list of young energy professionals...

Bright Idea Helps those Facing Disaster

LuminAID — a portable, inflatable solar lamp designed by Anna Stork ’08 (engineering major modified with studio art) — was featured on the CNN segment, "Start Small, Think Big."

Cool Companies

Dartmouth Engineer features seven innovative companies that were founded or cofounded by young alumni.

Dartmouth Celebrates Environmental Activists

At the 3rd Annual Sustainability Awards, Jack Wilson, professor of studio art and of engineering, received the faculty award and engineering major Morgan Curtis '14 received the student award.

Chris Miller '20 Wins Kemeny Computing Prize

Chris Miller ‘20 has won the Kemeny Computing Prize for his “Group Assignment Tool” created as part of a research project with engineering professor Petra Bonfert-Taylor.

Avedro Completes New $32 Million Round of Financing

Avedro, Inc., founded by Dartmouth engineering professor Stuart Trembly, received a new round of financing focused on global corneal cross-linking opportunity.

Curiosity's Cousins: Autonomous Polar Robots Explore Earth's Extremes

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...

2012 Formula Hybrid Competition: Final Score Breakdowns

Wrap-up video and final scoring breakdowns for Dartmouth's 2012 Formula Hybrid Competition.

What is the Future of Microwave Technology in Diagnostic Imaging?

Professor Paul Meaney has been working on microwave engineering for more than 15 years, primarily with Keith Paulsen, co-director of the CIR, and the Pritzker Professor of Biomedical Engineering; professor...

Clare Boothe Luce Graduate Fellowships

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 Dartmouth's Thayer School of Engineering has been awarded a grant to support two women as Clare Boothe Luce Graduate Fellows in Thayer's new Ph.D. Innovation...

William Kamkwamba

Co-author of "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind" CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 1-603-646-3943 FREE public lecture Monday, October 19th, 4:15pm Spanos Auditorium, Cummings Hall Like most boys in his village...

2010 Formula Hybrid International Competition

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 1-603-646-3943 Founded and run by Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth, the 4th annual Formula Hybrid International Competition will take place next week on May 3–6 at...

2008 Formula Hybrid International Competition

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 Founded and run by Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth, the 2nd annual Formula Hybrid International Competition will take place on May 5–7 at the New...

2010 Formula Hybrid: The Results

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 Last week, at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway, 26 teams (out of 30 registered) gathered to compete in the 4th annual Formula Hybrid International Competition. Founded...

2009 Formula Hybrid: The Results

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 Last week, at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway, 22 teams (out of 30 registered) gathered to compete in the 3rd annual Formula Hybrid International Competition. Founded...

2008 Formula Hybrid: The Results

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 This May, at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway, 14 teams from around the world gathered to compete in the 2nd annual Formula Hybrid International Competition. Founded...

Baker awarded Fairchild Chair

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 603/646-3943 Ian Baker Ian Baker has been appointed Dartmouth's next Sherman Fairchild Professor of Engineering. The Fairchild Chair was established in 1980 with a gift from the...

Dartmouth Awarded Clean Energy Technologies Grants

CONTACT: Catharine Lamm 1-603-646-3943 U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced last week an award of $92 million through the Department of Energy's (DoE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E)...

Big Green Bus tour highlights environmental awareness

Over the past six weeks, 13 students from Dartmouth College have been driving across the country in a former Greyhound bus.

'Next Generation' Scientists Join Forces to Support Biodiesel

'Bionic Man and Super Woman': DCMS fall series in Manchester

Big Green Bus ready for 6th-annual cross-country educational tour

Barry MacLean D'60 Th'61 to receive Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters

2010 Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation

Dartmouth and SolidWorks: from Outrageous Stuff to Commercial Products

Dartmouth awarded $2.5 million to work with middle schools to foster science interest and creativity

Engineering professor Vicki May is part of Dartmouth’s "GK-12" team that was awarded $2.5 million from the National Science Foundation.

Dartmouth competes in RecycleMania 2010

AT in a Day: Dartmouth students and alumni attempt to hike entire Appalachian Trail on Oct. 10

Dartmouth #1 in first U.S. News ranking of 'Best Undergraduate Teaching'

30 teams to compete in Dartmouth's international hybrid racecar competition

Cellulosic biofuel technology will generate low-cost green fuel, says major study

Dartmouth College's Board of Trustees Elects Five Alumni as New Trustees

Dartmouth awarded NSF grant for new polar sciences, engineering grad program

Dartmouth College campaign reaches $1.1 billion after record-breaking fund-raising year

Committee named to lead search for Dartmouth's 17th President

Dartmouth designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research

Dartmouth campaign reaches $1 billion mark

Crossing disciplines to address mercury pollution

Dartmouth and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory establish partnership

Alternative-Fuels Pioneer Receives First-Ever $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Sustainability

Announcing a new inductor technology

Views from the Green: The Big Green Bus

Dartmouth College, Johnson & Johnson, and Borealis Ventures announce new program to seed medical

Dartmouth and GlycoFi Report Full Humanization of Therapeutic Proteins from Yeast

Cypress's SunPower Subsidiary Powers Dartmouth's "Big Green Bus"

Canoe Club hosts Big Green Bus send-off

Big Green Bus goes on big green tour

Charitable gifts to Dartmouth reach record high in 2004

Alternative / supplemental breast imaging methods tested

Dartmouth Converges Voice onto Wireless Data Network using Cisco Infrastructure and IP SoftPhones

Unleashed with wireless—Experts to discuss 'wi-fi' technologies at conference

Dartmouth Bioengineers Develop Humanized Yeast

Cyber exercise was practice for possible attacks

Wireless network presents location-dependent opportunities

Crushing Mechanism Revealed

Wireless Computer Network Coming to Dartmouth

Alternative Breast Imaging Techniques Sort Abnormal from Normal Tissue

Professor Paulsen in "Alternative Breast Imaging Techniques Sort Abnormal from Normal Tissue"

Cool Robot, new icebreaker to gather polar data

Professor Ray in "Cool Robot, new icebreaker to gather polar data" Also in The New York Times - 3/15/2007 ABC News - 3/15/2007 Sydney Morning Herald - 3/15/2007 The...

Boffins Aim to Tame Information Overload; Dartmouth College Researchers Tout Process Query Systems

Professor Cybenko in "Boffins Aim to Tame Information Overload; Dartmouth College Researchers Tout Process Query Systems" Also in ITNEWS (AUSTRALIA) - 1/12/2007

Dartmouth Announces The Charles E. Hutchinson '68A Professorship in Innovation

Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth has officially announced establishment of the Charles E. Hutchinson '68A Professorship in Innovation funded by a gift from John H. Krehbiel Jr.

VoIP at Dartmouth

"VoIP at Dartmouth" (subscription required) Entering freshmen at Dartmouth College this fall can use their computers as telephones using the institution's voice-over-Internet protocol (VoIP) system, which runs on the...

Unleashed with wireless—Experts to discuss 'wi-fi' technologies at conference

Unleashed and Unplugged


Tillman Gerngross in "Bioengineering"

2012 Image Sensors Conference to Showcase Latest Developments in 3D Imaging Technology

Featuring Professor Eric Fossum as the keynote speaker, the 2012 Image Sensors conference, March 20-22 in London, will showcase the latest technology including 3D cinematic applications, gesture control, non-visible spectrum...

Blazing a Trail for Women, Smith College Prepares to Graduate the Country's First All-Female Class

Smith College's Picker Engineering Program will make history when it awards the first engineering bachelor's degrees ever offered at any of the nation's women's colleges.

Alternatives to Mammograms on Horizon

"Alternatives to Mammograms on Horizon" (subscription required)

Can a Robot Predict Space Weather?

Marc Lessard in "Can a Robot Predict Space Weather?"

Bringing Data Retrieval into the 21st Century

George Cybenko in "Bringing Data Retrieval into the 21st Century"

College, students give annual teaching awards

George Cybenko in "College, students give annual teaching awards"

A growing area of graduate education mixes the art of management with the technology of engineering

Michelle Batt in New Skill Sets: A growing area of graduate education mixes the art of management with the technology of engineering

Cathy Zoi Th'85 nominated for Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Vision tech firm Avedro sees $10M financing round

Professor Trembly's company in "Vision tech firm Avedro sees $10M financing round"

UVM Students Develop High-End Hybrid Car

Formula Hybrid in "UVM Students Develop High-End Hybrid Car"

Company Finds Faster, Cheaper Way to Make Ethanol

Professor Lynd's company in "Company Finds Faster, Cheaper Way to Make Ethanol"

Beneficial Biofuels - The Food, Energy, and Environment Trilemma

An easier way for special needs kids to ride a two-wheel bike is coming this fall

Gyrobike in "An easier way for special needs kids to ride a two-wheel bike is coming this fall"

Adimab believes its yeast-based antibody discovery system could change how biotherapeutics are found

Professor Gerngross in "Adimab believes its yeast-based antibody discovery system could change how biotherapeutics are found"

Big Green Bus completes national trip

Mike Wood '10 in "Big Green Bus completes national trip"

Adimab grabs Series D funds, led by Google Ventures

Professor Gerngross in "Adimab grabs Series D funds, led by Google Ventures"

'Boy who harnessed the wind' comes to College

College hosts robotics tournament

A high-tech solution to drug counterfeiting

PhD candidate Ashifi Gogo in "A high-tech solution to drug counterfeiting"

'On a freshly fallen silent shroud of snow': Winter's white blanket traps sounds that explode in sum

PhD candidate Si Chen in "'On a freshly fallen silent shroud of snow': Winter's white blanket traps sounds that explode in summer"

Dartmouth Anesthesiologists' Surveillance System Decreases Post-Op ICU Visits

Professor McGrath's project in "Dartmouth Anesthesiologists' Surveillance System Decreases Post-Op ICU Visits"

$30B for Small Biz

Prof. Sullivan's project in "$30B for Small Biz"

Undergraduates take traditional college courses but also get degree in engineering in five-year prog

Under the Olympic radar: A look at some of the lesser known sports at the Winter Games

College farm seeks sustainability

PhD candidate Chris Polashenski in "College farm seeks sustainability"

VCJ 20 Most Promising Startups

SustainX in "VCJ 20 Most Promising Startups"

Cell Phones Help Fight Fake Drugs in Nigeria

PhD candidate Ashifi Gogo in "Cell Phones Help Fight Fake Drugs in Nigeria"

Zoi Th'85 calls for clean energy use

Dartmouth celebrates Earth Week

Biofuel Roundup

Professor Lynd in "Biofuel Roundup"

What It Takes To Be A Biotech Entrepreneur

Professor Gerngross in "What It Takes To Be A Biotech Entrepreneur"

Yield Projections for Switchgrass as a Biofuel Crop

Professor Lynd in "Yield Projections for Switchgrass as a Biofuel Crop"

What's Next for The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind?

Cabin rebuilt, the old-fashioned way

With new program, college takes on the mission of preventing health care from breaking the bank

Dean Helble in "With new program, college takes on the mission of preventing health care from breaking the bank"

College receives $12.8-million grant for cancer research

Professor Baker in "College receives $12.8-million grant for cancer research"

Borderless Learning

Dean Helble in "Borderless Learning: Schools offer more options for engineering, construction students to become global citizens"

Wells native part of team trying to build a better surgical sponge

MS candidate Jonathan Guerrette in "Wells native part of team trying to build a better surgical sponge"

Casey discusses music technology

Coffee husks: the new stove fuel

Baby boomer inventions that changed the world

Professor Fossum in Baby boomer inventions that changed the world (see #22)

Avedro's laser surgery tech attracts $6.3M

Laser vision technology startup Avedro Inc. has added almost $1.7 million to a securities offering that brought the company $4.6 million in July.

US college launches Formula Hybrid

DFR-Hybrid Team in "US college launches Formula Hybrid"

Big Green Bookshelf

Alumni market sustainable stove

An ecologically-conscious and affordable stove was developed by BioLite, a company run partly by Thayer School of Engineering alumni that specializes in energy-efficient products.

With microwaves, prof tests mammography alternative

Professor Meaney in "With microwaves, prof tests mammography alternative"

Business Week's list of best design schools

Thayer School makes Business Week's list of best design schools

Zoi calls for greater focus on 'climate crisis'

Yeti robot designed to detect polar crevasses

The Yeti robots’s ground-penetrating radar will allow polar researchers to safely navigate crevass-filled ice caps.

Yeti and "Cool Robot," the Rovers Tough Enough to Explore Greenland's Ice Sheet

Professor Laura Ray's autonomous robots built for the arctic get ready to aid climate studies in Greenland, running on battery and solar power.

Check This Out: "From Idea to Success"

Dartmouth's Entrepreneurial Network has a new book that anyone hoping to start his or her own business should read: From Idea to Success: The Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network's Guide for Start-Ups...

College woodsmen vie for top honors at Colby

Engineering major Emily Kyker-Snowman in "College woodsmen vie for top honors at Colby"

Cold Truths: new issue of Dartmouth Engineer

The latest issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine explores ice research, sustainable living, start-up ventures, and more.

Coming soon: Self-guided, computer-based depression treatment

Professor Buckey in "Coming soon: Self-guided, computer-based depression treatment"

4 Wild New Cars for Mega MPG @ HybridFest 2008 (See car #3)

Formula Hybrid in "4 Wild New Cars for Mega MPG @ HybridFest 2008" (See car #3)

Catalysts for Change

The Big Green Bus in "Catalysts for Change"

Better Bug to Make Cellulosic Ethanol

Professor Lynd in "Better Bug to Make Cellulosic Ethanol"—A new strain of bacteria could make cellulosic ethanol cheaper

A Breakthrough in Biofuel

Professor Lynd in "A Breakthrough in Biofuel"

We can't have cheap oil and alternative fuels

Adjunct Professor Jay Buckey writes: "We can't have cheap oil and alternative fuels"

WebExtra: DUJS Science News

Professors Hoopes and Lynd in WebExtra: DUJS Science News

Adimab's antibody discoveries attract more funding

Professor Gerngross in "Adimab's antibody discoveries attract more funding"

Beaker Fuel

Professor Lynd in "Beaker Fuel"