Tech tidbits From Around NH
DoseOptics gets $1.4m funding … and more
Erica Johnson, director of the University of New Hampshire’s Interoperability Laboratory, will be the speaker at the NH High Tech Council’s next TechWomen Power Breakfast, to be held from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, at the Manchester Country Club in Bedford. Johnson will be sharing her personal story as well as her experience running a business at a large institution. Tickets are $15 and open to all. Register online at nhhtc.org or call 603-935-8951.
DoseOptics, a company founded by two engineering professors at Dartmouth College’s Thayer School of Engineering, has received $1.4 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health.
The startup has developed imaging technology aimed at providing a live visualization of radiation therapy while it is being administered to a patient. The funding will be used to allow the firm’s technology to proceed to clinical trial.
Brian Pogue, a Thayer engineering sciences professor and co-founder of DoseOptics, said he expects clinical trials with patients to begin at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in the fall of 2016.
Set to begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 9, the program
will offer a look at what Smashing Magazine has called "the mustachioed hipster of programming paradigms,”! In this talk, I’ll shed some light on our hipster friend and show how a few new features in ECMAScript 6 can make writing functionally easier than ever.
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FirstLight Fiber will begin providing high-speed Internet and voice services to Holderness School, an independent, private boarding and day school for grades 9–12 in Plymouth Hampshire. FirstLight will provide the school with a 400 Mbps Internet connection to allow faster wireless and network access and VoIP to all students, faculty and administration campus-wide.
NHTI, Concord’s Community College, will launch six new information technology certificate programs in the spring. The programs are all designed to accelerate training or preparation for industry-recognized certifications and qualify students for entry level to mid-range jobs in the IT field.
The certificate programs are:
• Entry Level Software Development Certificate
• Advanced Software Development Certificate
• Microsoft Servers Certificate
• IT Virtualization Certificate
• IT Security Certificate
• Linux Certificate
B2W Software of Portsmouth, a provider of enterprise-class construction software, services and solutions, has announced that C.A. Hull, a bridge and heavy civil construction firm based in Walled Lake, Mich., has begun leveraging B2W’s suite of software to streamline enterprise-wide operations.
Two Dartmouth College faculty members have been selected as 2015 Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and the publisher of the journal Science.
Ian Baker is the Sherman Fairchild Professor of Engineering, senior associate dean for academic affairs at the Thayer School of Engineering. Andrew Friedland is the Richard and Jane Pearl Professor in Environmental Studies and a faculty member in Dartmouth’s Environmental Studies Program.