SDSMT

The South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is South Dakota’s premier STEM university, highly regarded by the industry for producing talented engineers, scientists and professionals with strong work ethics. Learn from some of the best professors in the country and experience hands-on learning opportunities that prepare you to step easily into your first job. Our students go on to successful careers around the world and here at home. SD Mines is committed to excellence in science and engineering academics and research, and to developing the next generation of leaders and problem-solvers. The university offers a wide array of bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees.

The Science of Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream

Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream is a Neutrino Day favorite. Although we'll miss eating our ice cream cones this year, Micheal Dowding and the Society of Physics Students at South Dakota School of Mines share a bit about the science behind this tasty treat! 

Bill Roggenthen

Bill Roggenthen

Bill Roggenthen is a Research Scientist with the Dept. of Geology and Geological Engineering at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSMT). He has been working with the development of the project since its inception over 19 years ago and has been involved in numerous experiments related to geology and geophysics underground. Roggenthen's talk will focus on the relation between the exposures of rock in the Open Cut and local-regional geology.

Open Cut Geology

The Open Cut in Lead, SD offers a geologic glimpse on the formation of the region and North America. Bill Roggenthen's talk will focus on the relation between the exposures of rock in the Open Cut and local-regional geology.