Personnel

Director: Dr. Dolan
Associate Director: Kimberly Osberg
Manufacturing Specialist: Ryan Koontz
Electronics Specialist:  Steven Lawler

Dolan, Daniel Osberg, Kimberly

Dr. Dolan
ME / CM 207
Phone: (605)394-1273
Daniel.Dolan@sdsmt.edu

Kimberly Osberg
CM 246A
Phone: (605)394-2500
Kimberly.Osberg@sdsmt.edu

Koontz, Ryan Steven Lawler

Ryan Koontz
CM 208
Phone: (605)394-6885
Ryan.Koontz@sdsmt.edu

Steven Lawler
EP244
Phone: (605)394-2219
Steven.Lawler@sdsmt.edu

Dr. Dolan joined the faculty of the SDSM&T in 1981 after completing a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota and a Post Doctoral Fellowship at the University of Duisburg in Germany. He has taught courses in thermodynamics, dynamics, controls and manufacturing. He enjoys teaching in all of these areas, but especially in vehicle development courses such as IC Engines and Vehicle Dynamics . He has worked in industry for General Motors and Onan on engine development and at MTS on manufacturing control system development. He has co-authored over 30 technical papers, six of which have been published in the last three years. Dr. Dolan is also the co-inventor on six patents.

Kimberly Osberg, Associate Director for the Center for Advanced Manufacturing & Production (CAMP). Kim earned her B.S. from South Dakota State University in 1995 and is pursuing her M.S. from SDSM&T as well. Kim has spent much of her post graduate work in the area of Graphic Design. She maintains the CAMP website and facilitates other PR events. Kim helps mentor students, works with team projects as well as faculty and staff and co-advises the Human Powered Vehicle.

Ryan Kootz has a B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from SDSM&T. Ryan completed his B.S. degree in 1998 and M.S in 2001. His masters thesis was a study of spark-induced disturbance in a supersonic flow. After his masters degree he stayed on as an instructor for the ME department until the position of Manufacturing Specialist opened in 2002. As the Integrated Manufacturing Specialist for CAMP Ryan assists students, faculty and staff with design and manufacturing of parts for use in CAMP sponsored projects. He also acts as producibility engineer for all senor design projects and other student projects which involve use of the advanced manufacturing lab machines.

Steven Lawler holds AAS, BS, and MS degrees from the University of South Dakota and South Dakota State University.  He shares his technical expertise with students at both CAMP and the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.

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