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Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering

Our Vision: Premier Engineering College in the Nation, Recognized for Academic Excellence, Accessibility, Industrial Partnerships and Community Engagement

Learn • Build • Innovate
Solving Tomorrow's Challenges Today

Real-life experiences and opportunities await you

Are you ready for a rewarding career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM)? Whatever your interest, we will prepare you for the future through a rigorous, practical education focused on problem-solving in one of many STEM majors offered in our six departments in the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering.

You can also enhance your degree with many options for real-life work experience right here in Brookings or nearby. Most of our students complete part-time work in their major before graduation at nearby engineering/manufacturing companies who are eager to hire our students and graduates.

We also offer opportunities for world-class research experience and graduate study for those who want to change the world through a career in research and development.

Master of Engineering Degree

The Master of Engineering degree is designed for engineers employed in or preparing to enter technical management roles in business and industry. Contact Suzette Burckhard for more information.

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assistant professor Saikat Basu standing with arms folded in front of a white board

Basu, team draw inspiration from pigs to design novel air filter technologies

Since the beginning of human creative activity, nature has served as a source of inspiration.
Andrew Simpson talks to students

A new kind of fingerprint / Analysis of keyboard dynamics earns student trip to statistics convention

SDSU doctoral student Andrew Simpson has been chosen as one of 22 students to present his poster at the Joint Statistical Meeting of the American Statistical Association in Toronto Aug. 5-10.

Helder named SDSU Distinguished Engineer

Retired researcher and faculty member Dennis Helder, of Volga, has been selected as the 2023 Distinguished Engineer at South Dakota State University.