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Adelaine named vice chair of FCC task force

Michael Adelaine, chief information officer emeritus and special adviser to the president at South Dakota State University, is working on his second term on a federal task force to identify the connectivity needs of precision agriculture. Adelaine has also been selected the task force’s vice chair and will work with chair to create agenda’s and advise the various working groups of the task force.

Berdanier leaves Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering

Bruce Berdanier, the Jerome J. Lohr Endowed Dean of South Dakota State University’s Jerome J.

NSF research leads Minnesota native to SDSU doctoral program

A love for chemistry combined with an aptitude for machines led Princeton, Minnesota, native Kyle Burch to do undergraduate research on anti-counterfeiting technologies in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at South Dakota State University. That experience gave him the opportunity to continue working on the new technology as a graduate research assistant while pursuing a Ph.D.

Society of Physics Students honors SDSU chapter

Another year, another honor from the Society of Physics Students for South Dakota State University.   For the fourth-straight year, South Dakota State University’s Society of Physics Students chapter was named an outstanding chapter.

SDSU accounts for 45% of Board of Regents' overall economic impact

South Dakota State University accounts for 45% of the overall economic impact of public higher education in South Dakota, according to a study recently released by the South Dakota Board of Regents using FY19 data.   The six degree-granting regental institutions and the BOR office produce an annual economic impact of $2.1 billion, while sustaining more than 12,000 jobs.

SDSU Recognized for 20 Top Programs in the U.S., a trusted resource for online/on-campus program rankings and higher education planning, has included South Dakota State University in its list of programs assessed for 2022.

Compelling Review on Ketene N,O Acetal Synthesis

Congratulations to Timothy Paris regarding an elegant review on Ketene N, O-acetals synthesis. Ketene N, O-acetals are robust and versatile synthons. Herein, we outline the synthesis of stable ketene N, O-acetals in the twenty-first century.

Synthesis Surrounding the Synthesis of α-Ketoacetals is Featured on the Cover of JOC

Work performed by Timothy Paris was once again featured on the cover of the Journal of Organic Chemistry, congratulations Tim! A one-step synthesis of α-ketoacetals via electrophilic etherification of α-alkoxy enolates and monoperoxyacetals can be found at the following link: 

Research helps SDSU senior refine career path

When Sioux Falls native Zachary Lehmann came to South Dakota State University, he set his sights on becoming a medical physicist. “In AP physics class (at Washington High School), I was exposed to the field of medical and health physics, such as radiation therapies for cancer. That piqued my interest (in medical physics),” Lehmann said.

POET Bioproducts Institute to transition research to marketplace

A new laboratory will bring researchers from South Dakota State University and South Dakota Mines together with industry partners to transition bench-scale bioprocessing and bioproducts research to the marketplace. The POET Bioproducts Institute “will provide structure and simplicity for private enterprise to collaborate with university scientists to develop products,” according to SDSU Vice Pres