Some graduates diving right in to business
April 28, 2013 | The Boston Globe
Alison Stace-Naughton '11 Th'13 talks about "leaping into entrepreneurship immediately after graduation"— to continue working on her start-up, Spiral-E.
Two to Lead Office of Entrepreneurship & Technology Transfer
April 11, 2013 | Dartmouth Now
The newly established Office of Entrepreneurship & Technology Transfer will be led by engineering professor and biotechnology entrepreneur Tillman Gerngross.
Four Dartmouth engineering undergraduates came up with a handy smartphone application and sweat collection device called DiagnosMe that allows for early disease detection.
In Mexico, A Dartmouth Grad Fights Poverty Through Capitalism
March 30, 2013 | Forbes
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 products and services that change people’s lives.
At the annual Motorcycle Speed Trials on Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats, Bob Mighell ’85 Th’86 gunned it as fast as his tilting wheels would take him down the mile stretch at an average record-breaking speed of 132.339 miles per hour.
Who Needs Batteries? Seacoast Firm Stores Energy With Air
March 1, 2013 | NHPR
NHPR interviews the VP of energy storage company SustainX, founded in 2007 by Professor Charles Hutchinson and engineering students Dax Kepshire Th'06, '09, Ben Bollinger '04 Th'04, '08, and Troy McBride Th'01.
Sproxil Ranked in Top Ten Most Innovative Companies
February 11, 2013 | Fast Company
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 it to anyone selling fraudulent goods."
Location, Location Not an Obstacle to Biotech Success
January 16, 2013 | BioWorld Today
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 partnering.
The New Ph.D.
January 15, 2013 | ASEE Prism
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 small enterprises or as entrepreneurs.
LuminAID Featured on NBC’s Today Show
January 1, 2013
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 Graduate School of Architecture.