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South Dakota Mines is partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Engineer Research and Development Center’s Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) on a new project called “Materials and Manufacturing for Cold Regions.”

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Tuesday, July 27, 2021
South Dakota Mines student Kaytie Barkley is researching a process called ultrasonic welding that utilizes low amplitude, high frequency vibrations to fuse two pieces of plastic together.
Monday, July 26, 2021
The winners of South Dakota Mines first ever Junior Bladesmithing Championship are taking home cash prizes for knife and sword blades they crafted from scratch.  
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
A team of students and professors from South Dakota Mines assisted Air Force personnel in employing cold spray technology to repair a broken hinge tied to the fuselage of a B-1B Lancer
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Mines chemical engineering students overcame pandemic restrictions to take part in an annual exchange with the Technical University of Darmstadt, Provadis School of International Management and Technology.  In a normal year, students travel to Germany to take part in the hands-on chemical process design project, this year the projects unfolded virtually.  
Thursday, July 8, 2021
For 91-year-old Lowery Smith resiliency is the key to a long, fulfilling life. Smith graduated from South Dakota Mines in 1951 with a degree in geological Engineering and is a multiple gold medal winner at the National Senior Games.
Tuesday, July 6, 2021
The Department of Chemical Engineering was established in 1921 at South Dakota Mines.  
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
South Dakota Mines has 28 students selected by the South Dakota Space Grant Consortium (SDSGC) for scholarship and research funding from NASA. Though Mines is the smallest public university in South Dakota, it had the largest representation of students funded by the SDSGC in 2021.
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