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Engineering Research Reviews

Engineering Research Reviews from past years


Emphasis: Jacks new research initiatives


  1. Kavasseri launches new research initiatives
  2. Power Jacks develop techniques to integrate renewable energy
  3. Data-driven model helps mix renewable, traditional energy sources
  4. National laboratories fuel technology commercialization, student success
  5. Energy management algorithms improve grid resiliency
  6. SDSU engineers use satellite images to protect national security
  7. Computer vision may revolutionize structural inspection
  8. Senior design teams build human-carrying rotorcraft
  9. NIH grant to improve genomic analysis website
  10. College, university honor Ge, Zhou


Emphasis: sampling of the diverse research being conducted in the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering and features several of the interdisciplinary research ventures in which our junior faculty members are engaged


  1. New materials improve performance of lithium-ion batteries
  2. Aerosol modeling helps trap coronavirus, deliver medications
  3. Robot helps patients perform rehabilitative exercises
  4. Researcher develops biomaterials using cellulose fibers
  5. Study examines degradation of plant-based plastics
  6. Underwater drone expands water quality testing capabilities
  7. Statistician assesses agricultural data to increase productivity
  8. Awards


Emphasis: Research Park at SDSU to develop industrial research with local and regional companies


  1. Helder recounts journey building world class image processing labor
  2. Researchers build test bed to verify sprayer nozzle simulations
  3. Data scientists evaluate credit risk to help lenders, borrowers
  4. Team develops sensor to monitor blood sugar through breath
  5. Cybersecurity startup finds supportive business climate, student talent
  6. Power systems researchers help integrate renewable energy into electric grid
  7. Engineering researchers receive college, university awards
  8. Grants Winship Awards


Emphasis: Microscopy resources our faculty use to perform their research


  1. Removing disinfection byproducts from wastewater protects ecosystem, human health
  2. Statisticians help Sanford increase effectiveness of weight-loss program
  3. Asphalt research helps make South Dakota roads more durable
  4. 8Microscopes give macro, micro, nano view of materials
  5. Researcher develops 3D printing for biomedical, space applications
  6. Grants Winship Awards
  7. Engineering Awards


Emphasis: New faculty, collaborative research and nonfederal funding


  1. New sensor design more accurately determines blood glucose levels.
  2. Capping material helps alum inactivate phosphorus in lake water.
  3. Statistician develops efficient predictive algorithms.
  4. Timber bridges viable option for county, township roads.
  5. Structural engineers test fully precast concrete bridge for local roads.
  6. Remaining-useful-life algorithms enhance lithium-ion battery management system.
  7. Balancing energy demand can reduce peak power usage.
  8. Engineering researchers win college, university awards.


Emphasis: Collaborative partnerships with other disciplines and industries


  1. Plasma processing decreases cost, improves biochar activation.
  2. Satellite calibration crucial to world's scientists.
  3. Worldwide search identifies new calibration sites.
  4. Precision ag group to develop predictive model for white mold in soybeans.
  5. Computer scientists develop software for new tumor imaging technology.
  6. Decision-making analytics help business developers, customers and data centers. 


Emphasis: Junior faculty members increase Jerome J. Lohr college funding.


  1. CFD modeling confirms improved blood flow with new stent design.
  2. Statisticians evaluate probability models for crime scene evidence.
  3. Oscillating heat pipes help cool high-power electronics.
  4. Grid connection method improves double-tee girder performance.
  5. Civil Engineers help formulate recipe for Wisconsin prestressed bridge girders.
  6. Steel byproducts trap phosphorous in agricultural drainage water
  7. Microgrids help data centers use renewable energy, maintain reliability.


Emphasis: Groups of investigators collaborate in the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering.


  1. Bioinformatics help scientists make sense of genomic data.
  2. Maps help public health officials fight malaria, West Nile Virus.
  3. North Dakota-South Dakota engineers develop materials, components for solid state cell phone.
  4. Statisticians uncover major reason behind cancer survivors' choices.
  5. Crash reporting helps reduce fatalities, improve roads on tribal lands.
  6. Operations management expert, Mayo Clinic researcher helps improve health-care delivery for patients with blood poisoning.
  7. ISEE supports grant development.


Emphasis: Finding funding through commercial and municipal funding opportunities


  1. Testing, simulation improve corn dryer efficiency.
  2. Structures lab bridges research gap.
  3. Search for materials applications was successful.
  4. Water research partnership benefits Sioux Falls.
  5. Networking expands image-processing opportunities.
  6. Predictive analysis energizes graduate program.