Science & Technology Research

Participate in groundbreaking research tackle pressing challenges and drive progress in the fields of science and technology.

The University of South Dakota emphasizes the importance of research in shaping future scientists and offers opportunities for active participation in innovative discoveries. Faculty-supervised exploration of cutting-edge technological advancements, immersive experiences and a commitment to research excellence, supported by advanced infrastructure and ample resources, foster a conducive environment for creativity and collaboration in scientific advancement.

Making an Impact

With expert faculty, incredible research opportunities and strong regional partnerships, USD's research centers foster academic excellence and spur economic growth.

Departments & Facilities

Explore the offices, facilities and centers that contribute to research in the areas of science and technology.
Overview of the Missouri River

Missouri River Institute

Located along the free-flowing Missouri National Recreational River, the Missouri River Institute explores the natural and cultural resources of the river through its focus on research, education and outreach.

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Office of Research & Sponsored Programs

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs supports and expands competitive research and creative scholarship at USD. The office oversees USD's research function, assisting faculty and researchers, generating student opportunities, and establishing and administering policies governing the conduct of research and overseeing the management of research programs.

GEAR, biomedical engineering, lab work, arts & sciences.

GEAR Center

The GEAR Center is a collaborative environment where innovative solutions are sought to relevant problems and where entrepreneurism is encouraged.

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Research Opportunities

Find out more about the variety of research opportunities and resources available to students, faculty and staff.

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