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Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering

Our Vision: Premier Engineering College in the Nation, Recognized for Academic Excellence, Accessibility, Industrial Partnerships and Community Engagement

Learn • Build • Innovate
Solving Tomorrow's Challenges Today


Dean’s Message:

Sanjeev Kumar, Dean

Welcome to “This Place” we proudly call the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering, one of the premier colleges of engineering in the nation. This is the place where our students get top quality education, our faculty innovates through world-class research and scholarship, and our staff provide dedicated support to our faculty and students to ensure their success. This is the place where we have trained thousands of alumni who went on to become successful entrepreneurs; distinguished engineers, scientists, and mathematicians; and thoughtful citizens serving the communities they live in.

This is the place where you start a new chapter of your life, you realize your dreams, you build relationships forever, and you create life-long memories. This place is waiting for you to start your educational journey; ready to lend a helping hand as you sail through uncharted waters, which may be rough sometimes; and enjoy the Jack’s commitment and hospitality designed with only one goal in mind - your success. Bring your passion to learn and leave rest to us. Please visit us and allow us to show you what the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering has to offer.

This is the place we call our home. We are the Engineering Jacks! I would like to have the opportunity to personally welcome you to “This Place.” GO JACKS!

Explore Our Majors and Careers

Real-life experiences and opportunities await you.

Are you ready for a rewarding career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM)? Whatever your interest, we will prepare you for the future through a rigorous, practical education focused on problem-solving in one of many STEM majors offered in our six departments in the Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering.

You can also enhance your degree with many options for real-life work experience right here in Brookings or nearby. Most of our students complete part-time work in their major before graduation at nearby engineering/manufacturing companies who are eager to hire our students and graduates.

We also offer opportunities for world-class research experience and graduate study for those who want to change the world through a career in research and development.

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Preserving South ֱ's bridges and roads

South ֱ State University recently received a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to help preserve and maintain South ֱ's infrastructure.