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South Dakota School of Mines and Technology - 2016

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Engineering Information

Areas of Expertise

Engineering Departments Areas of Expertise
Biomedical Engineering
  1. Cardiovascular mechanics, pathology and devices
  2. Biomaterials (nanomaterials, bioadhesives, tissue engineering, etc.)
  3. Computational biomedical engineering
  4. Assistive technology/rehabilitation engineering (advanced prosthetics, control, biomimetics, etc.)
Chemical and Biological Engineering
  1. Interphase chemistry and nanomechanics
  2. Processing of nanopowders and nanoenergetic materials
  3. Application of compressed and super-critical fluids
  4. Polymer processing and composites
  5. Combustion synthesis and densification of inorganic mat.
  6. Reaction Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
  1. Water resource engineering
  2. General civil
  3. Advanced concrete technology
  4. Environmental engineering
  5. Geotechnical engineering
  6. Structural engineering
  7. Transportation engineering
  8. Construction management
Computer Science
  1. Distributed and parallel computing
  2. Performance monitoring of secured internet services
  3. Database design, including data warehousing and data mining
  4. Image processing, signal processing, and computer vision
  5. Pattern recognition, with applications to remote sensing
  6. Neural networks and machine learning
  7. Robotics and intelligent autonomous systems
Electrical and Computer Engineering
  1. Real time and embedded computer systems
  2. Applied electromagnetics and artificial electromagnetic materials
  3. Ultra-wideband antennas and wireless communications
  4. Direct-write fabrication of electromagnetic devices
  5. Signal processing and pattern recognition
  6. Neural networks, fuzzy logic and computational intelligence
Geology & Geological Engineering
  1. Structural geology
  2. Remote sensing and geologic mapping
  3. Ground water resources and quality
  4. Engineering & environmental geology; geologic hazards
  5. Environmental remediation
  6. Geographic Information systems
  7. Rock, soil, and slope stability
Industrial Engineering
  1. Ergonomics
  2. Safety
  3. Operations Research
  4. Statistical Analysis & Quality Control
  5. Simulation
  6. Integrated Manufacturing
Materials and Metallurgical Engineering
  1. Nanomaterials
  2. Composite Materials / Biomaterials
  3. High-Temperature Extractive Metallurgy
  4. Welding and Joining
  5. Physical and Mechanical Metallurgy
  6. Aqueous Metallurgy and Mineral Processing
Mechanical Engineering
  1. Turbulence and heat transfer
  2. Composite research, computational mechanics
  3. Intelligent controls
  4. Advanced material processing
  5. Smart structures and vibrations
  6. CAD/CAM
  7. Computational Mechanics
Mining Engineering and Management
  1. Explosives engineering
  2. Rock slope engineering
  3. Mine management and economics
  4. Mine design
  5. Rock mechanics
  6. Ventilation
Nanoscience/Nanoengineering
  1. Synthesis and characterization of nanocomposite materials
  2. Structural/optical characterization of nanomaterials for solar energy, bio-fuels, renewable energy