Dr. Devin Berg

Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Program Director, University of Wisconsin-Stout

College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Management

Office: 330 Fryklund Hall
Phone: 715-232-1133
Email: bergdev@uwstout.edu
Personal website: www.devinberg.com

Professional Interests: Experiential learning in engineering education. International Engineering Development/Global Engineering Design and fabrication of medical devices. Bio-inspired engineering and design. Additive manufacturing.

Education

    • Ph D Mechanical Engineering
      University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
      Twin Cities, MN, 2013
    • MS Mechanical Engineering
      University of Minnesota- Twin Cities
      Twin Cities, MN, 2011
    • BS Mechanical Engineering
      University of Wisconsin- Madison
      Madison, WI, 2008

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Engineering and Technology Department
        Associate Professor
        July 2016 -
      • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Mechanical Engineering
        Program Director
        July 2015 -
      • University of Wisconsin- Stout, Manufacturing Engineering
        Program Director
        July 2014 - June 2016
      • University of Wisconsin- Stout, Engineering and Technology Department
        Assistant Professor
        July 2012 - June 2016
      • University of Wisconsin- Stout, Discovery Center
        Research Scholar
        2015
      • University of St. Thomas, School of Engineering
        Adjunct Faculty
        Present
      • University of Minnesota, Medical Devices Center
        Lab Supervisor
        Present
      • University of Minnesota- Twin Cities, Department of Mechanical Engineering
        Teaching Assistant
        2011 - 2012
      • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
        Graduate Research Assistant
        2008 - 2012
      • University of Minnesota- Twin Cities, Design and Manufacturing
        Teaching Assistant
        2010 - 2011

Intellectual Contributions

    Invited Talk

    • Berg, D. (2015). Engineers Without Borders USA at UW-Stout (Invited Talk). , Menomonie, WI: Menomonie Rotary and Menomonie Sunrise Rotary.

    Conference Proceeding

    • Berg, D. (2015). The Relationship between Class Size and Active Twitter Participation in the Engineering Classroom. , Seattle, WA.
    • Berg, D. (2015). Use of a Rube Goldberg Design Project for Engineering Dynamics. , Seattle, WA.
    • Berg, D. (2014). Evaluation of Student Learning Outcomes Due to Self-Guided Engineering Analysis of Surroundings. , Indianapolis, IN.
    • Berg, D. (2014). HandsOnMechanics.org: A repository for demonstrations and other resources to promote best practices in the mechanics classroom.. , Indianapolis, IN.
    • Berg, D. (2013). Experiences with Inquiry-Based Learning in an Introductory Mechanics Course. , 318–324, Fargo, ND.
    • Capaldi, F., & Berg, D. (2013). Outcomes of Using an Infinitely Explorable Online Learning System. , Atlanta, GA.
    • Berg, D. (2013). Surgical Robotics Under Fluid Power. , Minneapolis, MN.
    • Berg, D., Li, P. Y., & Erdman, A. G. (2012). Achieving Dexterous Manipulation for Minimally Invasive Surgical Robots Through the Use of Hydraulics. , Fort Lauderdale, FL.
    • Berg, D. (2012). Achieving Dexterous Manipulation for Minimally Invasive Surgical Robots Through the Use of Hydraulics. , Fort Lauderdale, FL: ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference.
    • Berg, D., Harder, L. A., & Erdman, A. G. (2012). Generating Interest in Technology and Medical Devices Through an Interactive Educational Game. , San Antonio, TX.
    • Berg, D., Harder, L. A., & Erdman, A. G. (2012). Generating Interest in Technology and Medical Devices Through an Interactive Educational Game. , San Antonio, TX: ASEE Annual Conference.
    • Berg, D., Kinney, T. P., Li, P. Y., & Erdman, A. G. (2011). Determination of Surgical Robot Tool Force Requirements Through Tissue Manipulation and Suture Force Measurement. , Minneapolis, MN: Design of Medical Devices Conference.
    • Berg, D., Kinney, T. P., Li, P. Y., & Erdman, A. G. (2011). Determination of Surgical Robot Tool Force Requirements Through Tissue Manipulation and Suture Force Measurement. , Minneapolis, MN: ASME.
    • Berg, D., Carlson, A., Durfee, W. K., Sweet, R. M., & Reihsen, T. (2011). Low-cost, Take-Home, Beating Heart Simulator for Health-Care Education.. , Newport Beach, CA: Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 18.
    • Berg, D., Carlson, A., Durfee, W. K., Sweet, R. M., & Reihsen, T. (2011). Low-cost, Take-Home, Beating Heart Simulator for Health-Care Education.. AABRI Journal of Aviation Management and Education, Newport Beach, CA.
    • Berg, D., Li, P. Y., Erdman, A. G., Cui, T., & Kinney, T. P. (2010). Robotic, Multi-Articulated Endoscopic Surgical Tools for Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery. , Chicago, IL.
    • Berg, D., Li, P. Y., Erdman, A. G., Cui, T., & Kinney, T. P. (2010). The Application of Fluid Power to Meet the Needs of Surgical Robotics. , Minneapolis, MN: LifeScience Alley Conference & Expo.
    • Berg, D., Li, P. Y., Erdman, A. G., Cui, T., & Kinney, T. P. (2010). The Application of Fluid Power to Meet the Needs of Surgical Robotics. , Seattle, WA: North American Summer School in Surgical Robotics and Simulation.
    • Berg, D., Li, P. Y., Erdman, A. G., Cui, T., & Kinney, T. P. (2009). Robotic Multi-Articulated Surgical Tools for NOTES. , Minneapolis, MN: Institute for Engineering in Medicine Innovation Showcase.

    Journal Article

    • Berg, D. (2015). Twitter in the engineering classroom. Journal of Online Engineering Education, 6(2).
    • Liu, Z. G., Berg, D., Vasys, V. N., Dettmann, M. E., Zielinska, B., & Schauer, J. J. (2010). Analysis of C1, C2, and C10 through C33 particle-phase and semi-volatile organic compound emissions from heavy-duty diesel engines. , 44(8), 1108–1115.
    • Liu, Z. G., Berg, D., Swor, T. A., Schauer, J. J., & Zielinska, B. (2009). A Study on the Emissions of Chemical Species from Heavy-Duty Diesel Engines and the Effects of Modern Aftertreatment Technology. .
    • Schmidt, J., Berg, D., Ploeg, L., & Ploeg, H. L. (2009). Precision, repeatability and accuracy of Optotrak optical motion tracking systems. , 1(1), 114–127.
    • Liu, Z. G., Berg, D., & Schauer, J. J. (2008). An analysis of methods for measuring particulate matter mass emissions. .
    • Liu, Z. G., Berg, D., Swor, T. A., & Schauer, J. J. (2008). Comparative Analysis on the Effects of Diesel Particulate Filter and Selective Catalytic Reduction Systems on a Wide Spectrum of Chemical Species Emissions. , 42(16), 6080–6085.
    • Liu, Z. G., Berg, D., & Schauer, J. J. (2008). Detailed effects of a diesel particulate filter on the reduction of chemical species emissions. .
    • Liu, Z. G., Berg, D., & Schauer, J. J. (2008). Effects of a Zeolite-Selective Catalytic Reduction System on Comprehensive Emissions from a Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 58(10).

Presentations

    Oral Presentation

    • Berg, D. (2015). Engineers Without Borders USA at UW-Stout. Menomonie Rotary and Menomonie Sunrise Rotary, Menomonie, WI.
    • Berg, D. (2014). HandsOnMechanics.org: A repository for demonstrations and other resources to promote best practices in the mechanics classroom. ASEE Annual Conference,
    • Berg, D. (2013). Surgical robotics under fluid power. ASME,

    Uncategorized

    • Berg, D., Li, P. Y., & Erdman, A. G. (2012). Achieving dexterous manipulation for minimally invasive surgical robots through the use of hydraulics. ASME,
    • Berg, D., Li, P. Y., Erdman, A. G., Cui, T., & Kinney, T. P. (2010). Robotic, multiarticulated endoscopic surgical tools for natural orice translumenal endoscopic surgery. In Doctoral Consortium for Medical Simulation and Robotics, American College of Surgeons Accredited Education Institutes Consortium, Chicago, IL.

Grants, Contracts, and Sponsored Research

    Grant

    • Buchanan, E., Berg, D., & Lee, T. Humanitarian Service Learning, Engineers without Borders, and UW-Stout’s Polytechnic Approach. Sponsored by NSF, $450000.
    • Shi, W., Berg, D., & Liu, C. C. (2015) Research Incubator Grant: Development of an NSF REU Proposal in Robotics and Control Systems.. Sponsored by University of Wisconsin Stout, $10000.
    • Berg, D., & Capaldi, F. M. (2014) An Intelligent Innitely Explorable Online Learning. Sponsored by National Science Foundation - STTR Phase I, $224802.
    • Berg, D. (2014) Professional Development: Presentation at the 2015 American Society. Sponsored by University of Wisconsin Stout, $1874.
    • Berg, D., & Stary, W. R. (2014) STEPS for Girls and FIRST LEGO League Competition. Sponsored by Xcel Energy Foundation, $8000.
    • Berg, D. (2013) Initiation Grant: Design and Control of a Desktop Laser Welder Positioning System. Sponsored by University of Wisconsin - Stout Discovery Center, $15834.
    • Berg, D. (2013) Professional Development: Presentation at the 2014 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference. Sponsored by University of Wisconsin Stout, $1550.

Reviewer / Editor

    Editor, Associate Editor

    • Directory of Open Access Journals

      http://doaj.org/ (2014 - Present)

    Reviewer, Conference

    • ASEE Annual Conference (2013 - Present)
    • International Conference on Transformations in Engineering Education (2014)
    • ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (2012 - 2013)

    Reviewer, Journal

    • Soft Robotics, Mary Ann Liebert Inc. Publishers (2014)

    Session Moderator

    • ASEE Annual Conference (2014)

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Award

    • ASEE Mechanics Division Best Paper Award, (2014)

    Fellowship

    • 3M Science and Technology Fellowship, (2012)
    • 3M Science and Technology Fellowship, (2011)
    • 3M Science and Technology Fellowship, (2010)
    • 3M Science and Technology Fellowship, (2009)
    • 3M Science and Technology Fellowship, (2008)

Professional Memberships

  • Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA)
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Pi Tau Sigma
  • Tau Beta Pi

Service

    Professional

    • Director, ASEE Mechanics Division Executive Committee (2013 - Present)
    • Trustee, ASEE Mechanics Division (2013 - Present)