Faculty and Staff

Department Head and Professor
Email: Magesh.Rajan@sdsmt.edu
Phone: 605-394-1219
Office: EEP 310
B.E., University of Madras
M.B.A., Texas A & M
M.S., University of Tennessee
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
Associate Professor
Email: Randy.Hoover@sdsmt.edu
Phone: (605) 394-2458
Office: ECE / EP 320
B.S., Idaho State University
M.S., Idaho State University
Ph.D., Colorado State University
Instructor
Email: Lowell.Kolb@sdsmt.edu
Phone: 605-394-1221
Office: EEP 321
B.S., South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
M.S., South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Lecturer
Email: Elaine.Linde@sdsmt.edu
Phone: (605) 394-5196
Office: EEP 318
B.S., South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
M.S., Colorado State University
Associate Professor
Email: Thomas.Montoya@sdsmt.edu
Phone: (605) 394-2459
Office: ECE / EP #325
B.S., South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
M.S., University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
Lecturer
Email: Shannon.Thornburg@sdsmt.edu
Phone: 605-394-2452
Office: EP 315
B.S., South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
B.S., South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
M.S., Stanford University
Ph.D., Stanford University
Associate Professor
Email: Charles.Tolle@sdsmt.edu
Phone: (605) 394-6133
Office: ECE / EP 323
B.S., University of Utah
M.S., Arizona State University
Ph.D., Utah State University
Assistant Professor
Email: yanxiao.zhao@sdsmt.edu
Phone: (605) 394-1223
Office: ECE / EP 324
B.S., Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology
M.S., Xi'an Jiaotong University
Ph.D., Old Dominion University
Program Assistant II
Email: Jessica.Miller@sdsmt.edu
Phone: 605-394-1220
Office: EP 316
B.S., South Dakota State University
Equipment Technician
Email: Scott.Silbernagel@sdsmt.edu
Phone: 605-394-2456
Office: EP 329
B.S., University of Massachusetts-Lowell
Administrative Assistant (Secretary)
Email: Leslie.Billings@sdsmt.edu
Phone: 605-394-2451
Office: EP 311

Faculty Emeritus

Michael Batchelder, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus
C. W. Cox, M.S., P.E., Professor Emeritus
R. D. McNeil, M.S., P.E., Professor Emeritus
A. L. Riemenschneider, Ph.D., P.E., Professor Emeritus
L. A. Simonson, Ph.D., P.E., Professor Emeritus
R. L. Opp, Ph.D., M.Sc., P.E., Professor Emeritus