Dartmouth students study wind in remote African areas
February 22, 2011 | Windpower Engineering
A group of Dartmouth engineering students are using a Nomad 2 Wind Data Logger the company donated to study wind in a remote region of Tanzania.
Hangin' With Some Next Gen Biodiesel Scientists
February 13, 2011 | Domestic Fuel
During the National Biodiesel Board Conference (NBB) last week, I had the opportunity to hang out with Lucas Ellis, a student in a graduate Biochemical Engineering program at Dartmouth and a co-chair of Next Generation Scientists for Biodiesel.
Humanitarian Engineering Project uses donated Nomad wind resource data logger
February 12, 2011 | 7thSpace Interactive
Second Wind has donated a Nomad 2 Wind Data Logger to the Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering Project (DHE) to help determine whether winds in Tanzania’s Kigoma region can drive a wind turbine consistently and productively.
The Other MEMs: The Master of Engineering Management Degree
February 11, 2011 | IEEE Spectrum
Engineers who want something more tech-oriented than an MBA are rediscovering an old degree.
Kamkwamba adapts to College life
January 13, 2011 | The Dartmouth
Kamkwamba first began to pursue his interest in engineering when, spurred by the desire to improve the lives of his family members and other village residents, he scavenged through a local junkyard in search of parts to build an electricity-producing apparatus.
A team of Dartmouth engineering students—Sean Currey '11, Broghan Cully '11, and BE program candidates Maxwell Fagin and Michael Kellar—was selected by NASA's 2011 Microgravity University which offers a Reduced Gravity Student Flight Opportunities Program.
Thayer students' project takes flight
January 7, 2011 | The Dartmouth
Using materials such as an air conditioner, cooling pipes and a block of graphite, a team of students from the Thayer School of Engineering is working to design a dehumidifying system for future manned spacecrafts.
Indy 500 to Toy with Next-Generation Auto Technology
January 3, 2011 | Matter Network
Indy 500 Emerging / Clean Tech Day is slated for May 7, and it will host Dartmouth's Formula Hybrid competition featuring student-designed, high efficiency, plug-in high performance vehicles.
Group creates safer surgical sponge
November 5, 2010 | The Dartmouth
The Collegiate Inventors Competition announced this week that Dartmouth students Devon Anderson, Jonathan Guerrette, and Nathan Niparko were the second-place, $5,000 prize winners in the undergraduate category for their creation of an absorbent, bioresorbable surgical sponge.