RAPID CITY, S.D. (March 30, 2017) – South Dakota School of
Mines & Technology students will present their work at the annual Research
Symposium Tuesday, April 4, in the Surbeck Center.
Graduate and undergraduate students will showcase their
research through 41 oral presentations and 63 poster projects on science and
engineering topics that include, among others, neutrino and dark matter
research, dynamic imaging of biological cells, surface modification of
nanoparticles, biotechnology, and materials processing using cold spray,
friction stir welding and other high-tech processes.
The media and public are invited to attend. Oral and poster
presentations will begin at 8 a.m. and continue through 5 p.m.
This year the number of students actively participating in
the symposium has exceeded 100,” said Jan Pyszynski, Ph.D., vice president for
“Strong participation of undergraduate and graduate students
in the symposium is the result of a significant growth of research activities
on the campus and faculty dedication,” Puszynski said.
The media is also invited to cover the evening awards
speaker, Linda Broadbelt, Chair and Sarah Rebecca Roland Professor in the
Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering at Northwestern University.
The awards ceremony will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Surbeck Center ballroom.
currently an associate editor for Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research and on the editorial board for International Journal of Chemical Kinetics. Her honors include selection as
the AIChE Women's Initiative Committee Mentorship Excellence Award winner, a
Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a Fulbright
Distinguished Scholar Award, a CAREER Award from the National Science
Foundation and a McCormick Excellence Award.