An underwater drone capable of carrying seven sensors and taking leaf and soil samples is increasing research capabilities at the South Dakota Water Resources Institute.
Assistant mechanical engineering professor Saikat Basu will be working with a multi-institutional team to design and develop a respirator mask that captures and kills the coronavirus.
For the third consecutive time, the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering at South Dakota State University has been selected as a site for undergraduate research.
Associate professors Stephen Gent and Greg Michna are using SDSU’s high-performance computing cluster to predict how argon circulates within the particle detectors to be constructed 1 mile beneath the earth’s surface. These particle detectors will help physicists answer key questions about the Big Bang theory. The detectors are part of the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment at the Sanford Underground Research Facility near Lead.
Associate professor Reinaldo Tonkoski and assistant professor Tim Hansen will model power systems that integrate large amounts of renewable energy through their first U.S. Department of Energy grant.
Students who identify themselves as engineers early in their educational careers are more likely to complete their college degrees.
Three years ago, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dhiraj Sharan decided to start a company to help midsize to large companies protect themselves from cybersecurity threats.