Faculty and Staff

Department Head/Professor
Email: robb.winter@sdsmt.edu
Phone: (605) 394-1237
Office: CBC 2202A
B.A. Dickinson State University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Utah
Associate Professor/Associate Department Head
Email: Kenneth.Benjamin@sdsmt.edu
Phone: (605) 394-2636
Office: CBC 2202E
B.S., University of Michigan
M.S., University of Colorado at Boulder
PhD., University of Michigan
Assistant Professor
Email: Timothy.Brenza@sdsmt.edu
Phone: 605-394-1766
Office: CBEC 2202B
B.S., Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Assistant Professor
Email: Maria.CarreonGarciduenas@sdsmt.edu
Phone: 605-394-2421
Office: CBEC 3307

Ph.D., University of Louisville

Professor
Email: david.dixon@sdsmt.edu
Phone: (605) 394-1235
Office: CBEC 2209
B.S., M.S., South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Ph.D., University of Texas
Professor
Email: Patrick.Gilcrease@sdsmt.edu
Phone: (605) 394-1239
Office: CBEC 2208
B.S., Colorado School of Mines
M.S., Colorado State University
Ph.D., Colorado State University
Associate Professor
Email: Lori.Groven@sdsmt.edu
Phone: 605-394-5117
Office: CBEC 2212
B.S., South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
M.S. South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Ph.D. South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

Professor
Email: Todd.Menkhaus@sdsmt.edu
Phone: (605) 394-2422
Office: CBEC 2210
B.S., University of Wyoming
Ph.D., Iowa State University
Professor
Email: David.Salem@sdsmt.edu
Phone: (605) 394-5271
Office: CAPE/TDL CBE/CBEC 2202D
B.S., University of Bradford, U.K.
Ph.D., University of Manchester, U.K.
Professor
Email: Rajesh.Sani@sdsmt.edu
Phone: (605) 394-1240
Office: CBEC 2211
B.S.C., Meerut University
M.S.C., Indore University
Ph.D., Institute of Microbial Technology/Panjab University
Professor
Email: Rajesh.Shende@sdsmt.edu
Phone: (605) 394-1231
Office: CBEC 2207
B.S., Nagpur University
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Institute of Chemical Technology, University of Mumbai
Lecturer
Email: Suvarna.Talluri@sdsmt.edu
Phone: 605-394-2421
Office: CBEC 3307

B.S., Acharya Nagarjuna University
M.S., Periyar University
Ph.D., South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

CBE Postdoctoral Researcher
Email: Mingyang.Tan@sdsmt.edu
Phone: 605-394-2543
Office: CBEC 3309

B.E., Jilin University
M.S., University of Southern California
Ph.D., Oregon State University

Assistant Professor
Email: Travis.Walker@sdsmt.edu
Phone: 605-394-2543
Office: CBEC 3310
B.S., South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
B.S., South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
M.S., Stanford University
Ph.D., Stanford University
Post-Doctoral Researcher
Email: Vinod.Amar@sdsmt.edu
Phone: 605-394-5146
Office: CBEC 3308

B.S., Acharya Nagarjuna University
M.S., South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Ph.D.,  South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

 

Research Scientist III

Email: Saurabh.Dhiman@sdsmt.edu
Phone: 605-394-5146
Office: CBEC 3308
M.S., K.U. Kurukshetra
Ph.D., K.U. Kurukshetra
Research Scientist III
Email: Navanietha.Rathinam@sdsmt.edu
Phone: 605-394-2828
Office: CBEC 1111
B.S., Kalasalingam University
Ph.D., National Institute of Technology Durgapur
Chemical Equipment and Instrumentation Specialist
Email: Ivan.Filipov@sdsmt.edu
Phone: (605) 394-1280
Office: CBC 224
M.S., Prof. Dr. Asen Zlatarov Higher Institute of Chemistry and Technology-Bourgas
Senior Secretary
Email: JoAnn.Strommen@sdsmt.edu
Phone: 605-394-2421
Office: CBEC 2202

B.A., Bethel University

Research Project & Office Coordinator
Email: Kristine.Starmer@sdsmt.edu
Phone: 605-394-2498 (CBE) / 605-394-5279 (CAPE)
Office: CBE 2202D / CAPE

B.S., National American University
M.S., Bellevue University

Emeritus Faculty

Sookie Bang – Professor Emeritus of Chemical and Biological Engineering 
Larry Bauer – Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering
Sister Marmion Howe – Professor Emerita of Biology
James Munro - Professor Emeritus of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering 
Jan Puszynski – Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering