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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Engineering programs have been a vital part of SDSU since 1881, and graduates of the College of Engineering programs have extended the bounds of science and improved our lives in many ways. The College has a rich history and long tradition of providing outstanding graduates who are well prepared for exciting careers in engineering, science, and technology. 

As a part of the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering, the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department offers a broad range of major and minor programs, each with unique features that ensure the student of both depth and breadth in their field of study.

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Computer Science Department to offer Ph.D.

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National Robotics Champions


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Michael Ropp

Knabach Award / Former SDSU prof Ropp cited for Excellence in Power

Eleven years after his mentor was honored, former South Dakota State University associate professor Mike Ropp received the Wayne E. Knabach Excellence in Power Award.

It was presented at the South Dakota Regional Power Conference, which this year was a virtual event Oct. 5.

Dakota State, SDSU to offer joint doctorate in computer science

The South Dakota Board of Regents has announced approval of a new joint degree in computer science to be offered at Dakota State University and South Dakota State University. The doctorate is the first of its kind in computer science in South Dakota.

Hansen receives Graduate of the Last Decade Award

South Dakota State University faculty member Tim Hansen received the Graduate of the Last Decade Award from the Milwaukee School of Engineering. Hansen is MSOE’s first-ever recipient of the award.