Thayer Students Tackle a ‘Real-World Problem’ in Haiti
June 4, 2013 | Dartmouth Now
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.
$300 House Update!
May 31, 2013 | The Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science
Under the guidance of Senior Lecturer Jack Wilson of Dartmouth’s Architecture Program and Thayer School of Engineering, the $300 House Project has grown.
White House Highlights Ashifi Gogo as an Immigrant Innovator “Champion of Change”
May 29, 2013 | Sproxil
On May 29th, the White House will honor Dr. Ashifi Gogo [Th’10—Dartmouth's first Ph.D. Innovation Program graduate] as one of eleven people who are Immigrant Innovator “Champions of Change.”
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.
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.
Avedro Completes $43 Million Series D Financing
March 5, 2013 | Business Wire
Founded by Professor Stuart Trembly, Avedro, Inc. announced today the completion of a $43 million Series D financing led by Abingworth along with a significant investment by Third Point.
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.