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University of South Dakota awards Hongli Sun, Ph.D. with Research Excellence  Published by: Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan VERMILLION — The University of South Dakota has awarded grants for outstanding research to three biomedical faculty members who were chosen by external reviewers for their research accomplishments, publications and grant success. The 2016 award recipients, who receive a $3,000 grant and a plaque: President’s Award for Research Excellence, New-Mid Career Faculty: Hongli Sun, Ph.D., assistant professor in the department of biomedical engineering. Sun’s research is focused on developing novel nano-biomaterials-based strategies for bone repair. As a junior faculty, Sun has authored…

SD EPSCoR and The Division of Career and Technical Education are now accepting grant applications!  SD EPSCoR – Education /Workforce Development is looking for innovators in the area of CTE that would like to create, improve, or innovate a program that allows students to explore STEM related disciplines.  At least $170,000 will be granted to schools this December.  Grant awards will cap at $30,000 each.  Please read on to learn more and find out how you can apply! What is EPSCoR?   The Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research was established by the National Science Foundation to strengthen research and education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics…

Sustainable socio-economic, ecological, and technological scenarios for achieving global climate stabilization through negative CO2 emission policies This NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Track-2 Focused EPSCoR Collaboration (RII Track-2 FEC) award is a collaboration among three institutions in Montana, Wyoming, and South Dakota including Montana State University (MSU), University of Wyoming (UW) and University of South Dakota (USD).This project establishes a coalition to examine the consequences of an economy based on bioenergy and “carbon capture and sequestration” (the process of capturing waste carbon dioxide from power plants and at other sites so the greenhouse gas is kept out of the atmosphere)…

USD Part of NSF Environmental Research Project on Upper  Missouri River Basin  Published by: Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan VERMILLION ­- The University of South Dakota will receive nearly $2 million as part of a National Science Foundation effort to research the intersection of food, energy and water systems. USD researchers will work on the project with col­ leagues from lead institution Montana State University and the University of Wyo­ming. They will examine the consequences of an economy based on bioenergy and “car­bon capture and sequestra­tion.” That is the process of capturing carbon dioxide so that levels of the greenhouse…

South Dakota Receives US Small Business Administration FAST Grant (http://www.sdreadytowork.com/SD-FAST-GRANT.aspx) PIERRE, S.D. – The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) has been awarded a $125,000 FAST (Federal And State Technology) grant from the United State Small Business Administration (SBA) to support technology based entrepreneurs and commercialization of innovations. “The SBA FAST project is focused on developing management teams involving business and technical expertise to not only develop innovative new products but also bring them to market,” said GOED Commissioner Scott Stern. “Development and growth of these innovative new businesses will help to fuel continued growth of South Dakota’s economy.” With…

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