Robot Yeti Tells You Where Not to Go in Antarctica
March 7, 2013 | IEEE Spectrum
Researchers from Dartmouth, including professor of engineering Laura Ray and her students, came up with Yeti, a GPS-guided robot that can drag a ground-penetrating radar around to detect impending doom.
New issue of Dartmouth Engineer magazine
March 5, 2013
FEATURES: intersections between the arts and engineering; space weather research and avoiding damage from solar storms; re-engineering Thayer School's Machine Shop
Robot Called ‘Yeti’ Finds Cracks in Antarctic Ice
March 5, 2013 | LiveScience
Meet Yeti, a faithful rover of the robotic kind that sniffs out dangerous crevasses for convoys crossing the glaciers of Antarctica and Greenland—developed by a team of students led by Dartmouth engineering professor Laura Ray.
Cerenkov technique eyes linac QA
February 25, 2013 | Medical Physics Web
Summary of study published in Physics in Medicine and Biology led by engineering PhD candidate Adam Glaser showing "a fast and flexible way to profile the imparted dose from an X-ray photon linac beam in two dimensions."
Panelists discuss hopes for Haiti’s development
February 22, 2013 | The Dartmouth
Engineering major Yves-Marie Duperval ’14, who attended three months of classes at an engineering school in Haiti, said he felt lucky to receive an education because many Haitian children do not have the same opportunity.
Engineering major Morgan Curtis ’14 was one of 16 college students given a unique opportunity to grow her passion for biodiesel at the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo last week in Las Vegas.
Quantifying intraoperative fluorescence
January 18, 2013 | Medical Physics Web
A summary of advancements in fluorescence-guided neurosurgery research by MD/PhD candidate Pablo Valdés and professors Frederic Leblond and Keith Paulsen (et al.) originally published in Nature entitled, "Quantitative, spectrally-resolved intraoperative fluorescence imaging."
Students design turbine for use in African town
January 17, 2013 | The Dartmouth
Using only local supplies like aluminum, bricks, fuel, sand and wood, Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering plans to build a hydropower turbine in the Rwandan town of Musange this summer.
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.
Research team develops tumor imaging system
January 14, 2013 | The Dartmouth
Researchers from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Thayer School have developed a quantitative imaging system to detect low-grade brain cancer cells and make tumor removal more precise, according to engineering professor and research group co-leader Keith Paulsen.