Dartmouth engineering professor earns DoD Project-of-the-Year award
November 30, 2011
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 Technology Technical Symposium & Workshop in Washington, D.C.
State Prostate Cancer Coalition Funds Cancer Center Research
November 22, 2011 | NCCC
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 little threat to a man's health.
Dartmouth researchers study tool for Alzheimer’s diagnosis
November 21, 2011 | WCAX-TV
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.
New England scores seven ARPA-E awards
September 29, 2011 | Mass High Tech
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 nanocrystalline manganese-aluminum alloys with improved magnetic properties.
Thayer studies granted $2.5 mil.
September 26, 2011 | The Dartmouth
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.
Federal agency awards contract for sea ice study
September 22, 2011 | Associated Press via Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
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 and flows in open waters.
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 their research collaboration on concussions in athletes.
Chip-level advances that may change computing
September 13, 2011 | Computerworld
In February 2010, Michel and his collaborators, Lionel Kimerling and Jifeng Liu, successfully created and tested a functioning circuit that incorporates Ge laser data transfers.
Running Backs Take Hardest Hits to the Head, Linemen Take the Most, U.S. College Football Study Find
September 7, 2011 | Science Daily
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 to discern how hard the hit was, how often each player was hit, and where on the helmet they were hit.
DMS lands grant for regional biomedical research center
August 22, 2011 | Dartmouth Medical School
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 in COBRE's first four research projects include Thayer School of Engineering biostatistician Mark Borsuk.