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Gindy Neidermyer

Ph.D.
Apparel and Communication Technologies

Office: 320 Heritage Hall
Phone: 715/232-1106
Email: neidermyerg@uwstout.edu

Education

Ph.D. Capella University, 2008, Leadership for Higher Education. Dissertation: A Model of Continuous Feedback for Aligning Curriculm of Bachelor of Science Degree Programs with the Changing Needs of Technical Industries.

M.S. University of Wisconsin-Stout, 1998, Management Technology. Operational Specialty: Information Technology. Thesis: Telephone System Recommendations for the West Central Wisconsin Private Industry Council.

B.S. University of Wisconsin-Stout, 1996, Apparel Design/Manufacturing. Concentration: Apparel Manufacturing. Emphasis: Apparel Design and Business Administration.

Courses Taught

 • APRL – 101 Introduction to Apparel Design and Development
 • APRL – 140/145 Textiles
 • APRL – 166 Apparel Construction
 • APRL – 174 Apparel Manufacturing
 • APRL – 180 Pattern Development
 • APRL – 202 Quality Analysis of Sewn Products
 • APRL – 274 Fashion Industries
 • APRL – 275 Apparel Grading and Marker Making
 • APRL – 355 Special Topics: Cut and Sewn Knits
 • APRL – 381 Functional Clothing Design
 • APRL – 398 Field Experience
 • APRL – 4XX Co-op/Internships
 • APRL – 415 Apparel National Study Tours
 • APRL – 470 Portfolio Development
 • APRL – 474 Apparel Product Development
 • APRL – 485 Apparel Design Studio

Consultant Experience:

 • Product Development for Fit and Pattern
 • Technical Packing Writing and Specification Development
 • Incorporating functional design with aesthetic principles
 • Product sequencing and construction details including stitch and seam classification

 

Publications:

Neidermyer, G. (2008). Technical Designers: What They Need to Know Now and In The Future.  
         American Apparel and Footwear Association, Arlington, VA. www.americanapparel.org.

Neidermyer, G. (2008) A Model of continuous feedback for aligning curriculum of Bachelor of Science
        degree programs with the changing needs of technical industries.  Capella University. 
        Minneapolis, MN.  Copyright.  Pro-Quest-CSA. Ann Arbor, MI.

 

Awards and Honors:

  • Lenore Landry Professorship, College of Technology, Engineering and Management, University of Wisconsin-Stout, 2006-2009; 2010-2013.
 • Industrial Fabrics Association International Design Competition. Student designs 1st and 3rd place, 2009; 3rd place 2010; 1st place, 2011.
 • Partnership Award for Outstanding Service, School of Education, UW-Stout, 2010.
 • Orientation Leaders & Resident Advisors, 2006.  Recognized as a faculty member “who established a positive connection and provided exceptional transitional support for first year students.”
 • Professional Development Grant, “Professional Development in Apparel Technical Design Management.” University of Wisconsin-Stout, 1999.
 • Robert S. Swanson Alumni Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Stout, 1999.

 

Memberships and Committees

 • Industrial Fabrics Association International, Safety and Protective Products Division, 2009 – Present.
 • American Apparel and Footwear Association, Human Resource Leadership Council, 2004 – Present.
 • Eau Claire Area School District’s School-to-Careers Council, 2007 – Present.
 • Stout Apparel Society, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Technical Advisor/Technical Development Judege, 2002 – 2011
 • Textile Clothing/Technology Corporation, 1999 – Present.
 • Visions Conference Committee, 1997 – 2006.