Inspired by Nature
November 18, 2014 | Berkeley Lab
Researchers, including Dartmouth engineering professor Ulrike Wegst, extoll the virtues of bioinspired structural materials in a scientific review gone viral.
Climate Change Scientists And The Public Debate
November 13, 2014 | VPR
In a story about climate change, VPR’s Vermont Edition turns to Dartmouth engineering professor Mary Albert for her expertise.
Four Projects Win Support From ‘The Pitch’
November 11, 2014 | Dartmouth Now
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.
Canada Firm Buys Mascoma Corp.
November 9, 2014 | Valley News
Professor Lynd's company has sold its chief asset—a genetically modified yeast that makes it cheaper to produce biomass ethanol—to a Canadian firm better known for making yeasts that go into bread than alternative fuels.
Ideas at Collegiate Inventors Competition ‘represent a significant innovative leap’
November 4, 2014 | USA Today College
Dartmouth engineering professor Eric Fossum is a competition judge for the 2014 Collegiate Inventors Competition Expo and Awards in Alexandria, Va.
How does the U.S. Navy prepare for monster waves?
October 27, 2014 | FOX News
Story features Dartmouth engineer Calvin Krishen Th'07, '08, test director at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Washington, D.C.
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 lymph node biopsy.
Bioinspired structural materials
October 26, 2014 | Nature Materials
This review discusses the common structural motifs of a range of natural materials and the difficulties associated with mimicking these designs in the fabrication of synthetic structures with enhanced mechanical properties.
Dartmouth Study Measures Breast Cancer Tumor Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
October 23, 2014 | NCCC
A study lead by Dartmouth engineering professor Shudong Jiang suggests that DOST imaging could be used to predict tumor response before starting treatment.
College aims to focus undergraduate research
October 19, 2014 | The Dartmouth
Two new programs — Stamps Scholars and First Year Research in Engineering — aim to boost the number of student research opportunities.