Mr. Carter Barkley was selected as the recipient of the Gary L. Cloud scholarship as recognition for his aspirations to pursue a graduate degree in the field of experimental mechanics and to create new knowledge that leads to sustainable improvements in the human condition.
Summer 2017 Army Education Outreach Program student, Enrique Mandas, who was hosted in the JMP Laboratory, was featured for his work with ultrasonic spot welding of polymers.
Mr. Joseph Newkirk presented his research on Physics-Based Modeling to Advance Research of Innovative Composite Joining Technologies at the 2016 Society of Experimental Mechanics Annual Conference and Exposition in Indianapolis, IN.
The Defense Department announced in a news release today that 176 university researchers at 96 academic institutions have been selected to receive research instrumentation awards. The awards will total $50.1 million and will be made under the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program, according to the release. The program supports the purchase of state‑of‑the‑art equipment that augments current university capabilities or develops new capabilities to perform cutting‑edge defense research and associated graduate student research training.
The Culture and Attitude program aims to attract, retain, and graduate more women and underrepresented students in engineering through scholarships, industry mentors, professional development, and new curriculum that engages diverse learning styles. For more information or to apply for the Culture & Attitude scholarship, please visit https://www.sdsmt.edu/Culture-and-Attitude/.