Polar E&P: the iceman cometh
March 23, 2012 | Offshore-Technology.com
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 about the behaviour of ice and its impact on engineered structures.
Cold Truths: new issue of Dartmouth Engineer
March 9, 2012 | Dartmouth Now
The latest issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine explores ice research, sustainable living, start-up ventures, and more.
Thayer team redesigns solar tech.
February 9, 2012 | The Dartmouth
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’s Cool Robot is literally cool
February 2, 2012 | Nashua Telegraph
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.
Government touts importance of integrating the Azores in the project SuperDARN
January 13, 2012 | Azores Government
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 with the U.S. and the positive development of the Azores.
Thayer prof. works on HIV vaccine
January 6, 2012 | The Dartmouth
Engineering professor Margaret Ackerman and her research team have received funding to pursue a new approach to HIV treatment.
Cold hard facts
December 31, 2011 | AUVSI
Professor Laura Ray's Yeti robot is featured in Mission Critical, the electronic publication of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI).
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 AIDS Vaccine Discovery.
Quantified biomarkers aid glioma resection
December 12, 2011 | Medical Physics Web
Having developed an algorithm that takes five biomarkers into account, Professor Keith Paulsen's team hopes to detect tumour tissue with significantly higher accuracy.
Buried Threat: Military Tests Device to Find Unexploded Bombs
December 8, 2011 | InnovationNewsDaily
U.S. military has funded new technology that can better track buried threats from past wars. Professor Fridon Shubitidze and his colleagues have created computer algorithms capable of sorting through the low-frequency electromagnetic signatures of buried explosives.