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NSF project to analyze new battery material

Assistant professor Yue Zhou of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, is leading a three-year, nearly $450,000 National Science Foundation project to determine how lithium metal improves battery performance.

Rosie Nold Awarded South Dakota State University Edward Patrick Hogan Award for Teaching Excellence

For her efforts in providing instruction to hundreds of students every year, coordinating the department’s undergraduate curriculum and many other contributions, professor of animal science and assistant department head Rosie Nold has been awarded the 2021 Edward Patrick Hogan Award for Teaching Excellence at South Dakota State University. The award was established to recognize faculty excellence

SDSU student wins national leadership honor

Paris Marcy, a South Dakota State University senior from Minnetonka, Minnesota, is one of six nationwide to receive a student leadership award from the nation’s leading civil engineering organization. Marcy, a civil and environmental engineering major, was notified in a July 23 letter that she had been selected as a 2021 Student Leadership Award winner by the American Society of Civil Engineers,

South Dakota producers reap rewards of cover crops

The longer farmers use cover crops, the more likely they are to see the benefits and to use the conservation practice on a higher percentage of their farmland, according to a survey of eastern South Dakota producers.

SDSU receives 2021 EPEAT Purchaser Award

South Dakota State University has been recognized as one of the 2021 EPEAT Purchaser Award winners for excellence in sustainable procurement of electronic equipment. SDSU and other organization were honored by the Green Electronics Council July 28 in a virtual ceremony. Overall, 74 organizations, including cities, states, U.S.

Cellulose from ag residue to make clear biodegradable film

Making a transparent, biodegradable film from crop residue and native grasses—that is the goal that South Dakota State University assistant professor of dairy and food science Srinivas Janaswamy is pursuing through a three-year, $481,618 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant.

Computer vision may revolutionize structural inspection

Inspecting structures after an earthquake, hurricane or flood is essential to saving lives, but that can be difficult to accomplish in a timely manner. “Trained inspectors need to decide whether to keep a bridge open, to restrict traffic to first responders only or to close it—and this must happen within a short time,” explained associate professor Mostafa Tazarv of South Dakota State University’

Accreditation assessment team invites public to comment on UPD

The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators will have an assessment team examine all aspects of the South Dakota State University Police Department’s policy and procedures, management, operation and support services starting Sunday, according to SDSU Chief Tim Heaton. “Becoming the first accredited university police department in the state and multistate region was trul

Genant receives national medical laboratory science scholarship

As a scientist, Kailee Genant had to make sure the answer she received was real. A senior-to-be at South Dakota State University, she read the email one more time to verify she was receiving an Alpha Mu Tau Fraternity national endowed scholarship. After reading it again, Genant realized she received the fraternity’s Martha Winstead Memorial Scholarship.

YourLocalSecurity.com ranks SDSU No. 1 for third-straight year

For the third-straight year, South Dakota State University has been ranked the safest college campus in South Dakota by YourLocalSecurity.com, an ADT authorized provider and partner of SafeStreets. YourLocalSecurity.com uses a methodology that accounts for school size, type of crimes, student surveys and other relevant data.