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SPACT Researchers Garner Prestigious NSF National Research Traineeship Award

SPACT Researchers have been awarded a 5 year $3M award from the National Science Foundation as part of the National Research Traineeship (NRT) program.  The NRT program is NSF’s flagship graduate student training program. The SPACT NRT program is entitled Cyber-Physical-Social System for Understanding and Thwarting the Illicit Economy. Click Here to see the NRT […]

By |March 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|

SPACT Researchers Selected for NSF EAGER Award to Blunt the Illicit Economy

SPACT researchers Jon Kellar and Grant Crawford have partnered with Colorado State University researcher Steve Simske on a National Science Foundation award Advanced Analytics, Intelligence and Processes for Disrupting Operations of Illicit Supply Networks. Click Here to see the research award abstract.

By |March 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Dr. Stanley May (USD) in Featured Podcast

Dr. Stanley May was featured recently in a podcast at the University of South Dakota. Dr. May discusses his group’s accomplishments as they relate to SPACT. Click Here to listen to the podcast.

By |September 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Drs. Crawford and Kellar featured on SD Public Broadcasting Innovations

Clear the following link to hear the audio archive of the interview—CLICK HERE

By |August 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|

SPACT Researchers Featured in B9Creations Article on 2.5 and 3D Printing for Security and Anti-counterfeiting Applications

Great article from B9Creations that describes recent SPACT research. Click Here To Read The Article

By |July 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

SPACT Researchers Work to Develop Latent Fingerprint and DNA Collection System

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By |April 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

SPACT-based startup selected for U.S. Air Force initiative aimed at fostering innovation

A Rapid City-based company using anti-counterfeit technology developed at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is making its mark thanks to an U.S. Air Force initiative aimed at fostering innovation. Click Here to read the full article.

By |April 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|

SPACT Center research team awarded National Institute of Justice award!

A SPACT Center team led by Dr. William Cross was recently awarded a National Institute of Justice research award entitled “Security Crystals: NIR-To-NIR Upconverting Nanoparticles for Fingerprint Identification and DNA Extraction.” The research will be performed by researchers at the University of South Dakota and the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. The […]

By |October 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

NP Systems Integration awarded National Science Foundation STTR Grant!

NP Systems Integration was recently awarded an NSF STTR Phase I grant. Click here to read the award abstract.

By |June 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|

NP Systems Integration wins Giant Vision business competition with SPACT Center Technology!

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NP Systems Integration, LLC (NPSI) is a South Dakota tech startup that was created in collaboration with Mines researchers. “Our founders have extensive experience in supply chain management and the supply chain technology industry. Our research partner is The Center for Security Printing and Anti-Counterfeiting Technology (SPACT),” said […]

By |April 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|