News and Events

ME Department Head Dr. Michael Langerman and ME Instructor Aaron Lalley were recognized by the South Dakota National Guard for their support of enlisted guardsman, Jay Bestgen. Mr. Bestgen serves in the 842nd Engineering Company for the SDNG, in addition to working as the laboratory specialist in the ME department at SDSM&T. Congratulations to Dr. Langerman and Mr. Lalley, and thank you, Mr. Bestgen, for your service!

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The Department of Mechanical Engineering held its first Design for Manufacturing (DFM) summer camp on July 9-10, 2014. Here are a few pictures from the event (click each to see the larger image). To view the full album, please visit the ME Department's Facebook page!



The ME department's Lisa Carlson, Jay Bestgen, and Aaron Lalley took a handful of students to tour Cloud Peak Energy and L&H Industrial in Gillette, Wyoming on May 13, 2014. Here are some pictures documenting the event.

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One of our ME students has been named KOTA TV's Athlete of the Week. Congratulations to Caleb Shockman for his excellent work! You can click here to view the video.


 The Mechanical Engineering Industrial Advisory Board gathered during M-Week, on Thursday, September 19, 2013, for their bi-annual IAB meeting. Pictured are a portion of our IAB members.

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(Pictured left to right: Larry Pearson, Mike Rizor, Tim Holleman, Dale Wilen, Don Cuperus, Paul Gnirk, Dr. Mike Langerman, Randy Clarksean, Dan Weinacht, Pat Hallauer, and Dave Berg)