Adam Kramschuster

Program Director, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Engineering & Technology Department
College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Office: 271 Jarvis Hall-Technology Wing
Phone: 715-232-1221
Email: kramschustera@uwstout.edu

Education

    • Ph D Mechanical Engineering
      University of Wisconsin-Madison
      Madison, WI, 2008
    • MS Mechanical Engineering
      University of Wisconsin-Madison
      Madison, WI, 2005
    • BS Manufacturing Engineering
      University of Wisconsin-Stout
      Menomonie, WI, 2001

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin-Stout, B.S. Plastics Engineering
        Program Director
        September 2009 -
      • University of Wisconsin-Stout
        Assistant Professor
        Present
      • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Polymer Engineering Center
        Graduate Research Assistant
        Present

    Industry

      • The Madison Group
        Plastics Consulting Engineer
        Present
      • Phillips Plastics Corporation
        Development Engineer
        Present

Intellectual Contributions

    Book, Chapter

    • Kramschuster, A. (2011). Fabrication of Tissue Engineering Scaffolds. Handbook of Biopolymers and Biodegradable Plastics , Elsevier.

    Journal Article

    • Kramschuster, A. (2010). An Injection Molding Process for Manufacturing Highly Porous and Interconnected Biodegradable Polymer Matrices for Use as Tissue Engineering Scaffolds. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part B - Applied Biomaterials, 2(92B), 366-376.
    • Kramschuster, A. (2007). Injection Molded Solid and Microcellular Polylactide and Polylactide Nanocomposites. Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy, 1(1), 37-45.
    • Kramschuster, A. (2007). Injection Molded Solid and Microcellular Polylactide Compounded with Recycled Paper Shopping Bag Fibers. International Polymer Processing, 5(22), 436-445.

Presentations

    Uncategorized

    • Kramschuster, A. (September, 2012). . Milwaukee SPE Section Education Night,
    • Kramschuster, A. (February, 2010). . International Polymer Colloquium,
    • Kramschuster, A. (February, 2009). . Medical Design and Manufacturing West Conference,
    • Kramschuster, A. (September, 2008). . SPE Milwaukee MiniTec,
    • Kramschuster, A. (February, 2008). . Rheology Research Seminar,
    • Kramschuster, A. (February, 2008). . SPE ANTEC, Madison, WI.
    • Kramschuster, A. (September, 2007). . Wood & Biofiber Plastic Composites, Madison, WI.
    • Kramschuster, A. (September 26, 2007). Highly Porous Injection-Molded Biodegradable Polymer Foams for Tissue Engineering Scaffolds. Biofoams 2007, Capri, Italy.
    • Kramschuster, A. (January, 2007). . Biofoams 2007 Conference, Portland, OR.

Grants, Contracts, and Sponsored Research

    Grant

    • Kirk, J. S., Patterson, M., & Kramschuster, A. MRI-R2: Instrument Acquisition for Advanced Nanomaterials and Characterization. Sponsored by UW-System ARRA Grant Program, $19816 (Funded).

Reviewer / Editor

    Reviewer, Journal

    • (On-going)
    • (On-going)
    • (September 2009 - Present)

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Award

    • University of Wisconsin-Stout Outstanding Teacher Award,

    Honor

    • G.A. Taft Manufacturing Engineering Professorship,

    Fellowship

    • Chester E. and Flora Jane LeRoy Fellowship,

Professional Memberships

  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE)

Service

    College

    • Plastics Lab Host, Campus Preview Day (September 2009 - Present)
    • Plastics Lab Host, STEM Career Day (September 2009 - Present)
    • Representative, College Governance Committee (September 2009 - May 2011)

    Professional

    • Communications Chair, SPE Injection Molding Division, Board of Directors (February 2009 - Present)
    • Advisory Board Member, SPE Next Generation (February 2009 - Present)
    • Moderator, SPE Annual Technical (ANTEC ) Conference (February 2009 - May 2012)