Faculty and Staff

Interim Department Head / Professor
Email: scott.kenner@sdsmt.edu
Phone: (605) 394-2513
Office: CM 313
B.S., M.S., South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Ph.D., University of Florida
Registered Professional Engineer (Colorado, South Dakota, Wyoming)
Assistant Professor
Email: Lois.Arneson-Meyer@sdsmt.edu
Phone: (605) 394-2446
Office: CM 121
B.S., Dakota State University
B.S., South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
M.S., University of South Dakota
Research Scientist IV
Email: Sangchul.Bang@sdsmt.edu
Phone: (605) 394-2440
Office: CM 238
B.S., Seoul National University, Korea
M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Davis 
Assistant Professor
Email: Jennifer.Benning@sdsmt.edu
Phone: (605) 394-2425
Office: CM 241
B.S., Rutgers University
M.S., Virginia Tech
Ph.D., University of Alaska Fairbanks
Interim Construction Management and Engineering Program Coordinator
Email: Clifford.Bienert@sdsmt.edu
Phone: 605-394-2439
Office: CM 245
B.S., South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
M.S., South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Professor
Email: thomas.fontaine@sdsmt.edu
Phone: (605) 394-5173
Office: CM 315
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
Assistant Professor
Email: Venkata.Gadhamshetty@sdsmt.edu
Phone: 605-394-1997
Office: CM 237B
B.S., Osmania University
M.S., National University of Singapore
M.S., New Mexico State University
Ph.D., New Mexico State University
Instructor
Email: Kathleen.Hanley@sdsmt.edu
Phone: (605) 394-2439
Office: CM 120
B.S., South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
M.S., South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Assistant Professor
Email: Soonkie.Nam@sdsmt.edu
Phone: (605) 394-1970
Office: CM 242
B.S., Ajou University
M.E., Ajou University
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Associate Department Head / Associate Professor
Email: Marc.Robinson@sdsmt.edu
Phone: (605) 394-2563
Office: CM 243
B.S., Utah State University
M.S., Utah State University
Ph.D., University of California-San Diego
Assistant Professor
Email: Christopher.Shearer@sdsmt.edu
Phone: 605-394-2268
Office: CM 319
B.S., Ohio Northern University
M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
Associate Professor
Email: James.Stone@sdsmt.edu
Phone: (605) 394-2443
Office: CM 314
B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Fabrication Technician
Email: Forest.Cooper@sdsmt.edu
Phone: (605) 394-6677
Office: CM 221
Program Assistant II
Email: Ellen.Haffner@sdsmt.edu
Phone: (605) 394-2490
Office: CM 119
B.S., Black Hills State University
Secretary
Email: Arlene.Lichtenecker@sdsmt.edu
Phone: (605) 394-2439
Office: CM 118