Undergraduate students who have conducted research in metallurgical engineering and other topics this summer are set to present their work at a symposium in Pierre.
The more than 100 students who will participate in Friday's event attend the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and other universities nationwide. The event is sponsored by the National Science Foundation.
The topics students researched this summer include anti-counterfeiting and security printing and communications. Students who conducted their research at the School of Mines and Technology explored antennas for use in ground-penetrating radars, as well as technology that allows for the detection of tumors.
The event Friday is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel.