The Materials Evaluation and Testing Laboratory (METLAB) is a mechanical engineering test laboratory on the campus of South Dakota State University (SDSU) in Brookings, South Dakota. METLAB's focus is on research, analysis, and development of materials, testing equipment, and testing techniques.
METLAB's primary objectives are to:
- Provide testing and evaluation services to industry in our region.
- Improve research and education at South Dakota State University.
- Provide testing to the Department of Defense upon request.
“Our lab seeks to provide regional industries with expertise and testing services that will save them time and money,” – Fereidoon Delfanian, Director of METLAB