Paul Schwartz

Assistive Technology Lead
Assistive Technology Lead
Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute
College of Education, Hospitality, Health and Human Sciences

Office: 102 Vocational Rehabilitation Building
Phone: 715-232-2378
Email: schwartzpa@uwstout.edu

Brief Biography

Paul Schwartz, M.S., ATP, RET, CPE is a Rehabilitation Engineer and Assistive Technologist for the Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute (SVRI) at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. He provides job and home site accommodations, computer access and ergonomics services to agencies, schools and industry, state agencies. He has taught graduate classes at UW-Stout in assistive technology and ergonomics and trains assistive technology professionals nationwide. He is an active member of Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America’s (RESNA), previously serving as Board of Directors member and Treasurer and has been named a RESNA Fellow of RESNA for his contributions to the field of assistive technology.

Teaching Interests: assistive technology, rehabiliation engineering, ergonomics, job accommodations

Research Interests: assistive technology, rehabiliation engineering, ergonomics, job accommodations

Professional Interests: assistive technology, rehabiliation engineering, ergonomics, job accommodations

Roles/Responsibilities

Provide job accommodations and assistive technology solutions to schools, agencies and industry.

Education

    • MS Industrial and Systems Engineering
      Ohio University
      Athens, OH, United States, 1989
    • BS Civil Engineering
      Penn State University
      University Park, PA, United States, 1984

Licensures and Certifications

  • Rehabilitation Engineering Technologist: RESNA
  • Certified Professional Ergonomist: Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics
  • Asstive Technology Professional: RESNA

Intellectual Contributions

    Journal Article

    • Lawler, M. J., Schwartz, P., & Milchus, K. Transporting students with disabilities. Rehabilitation Resources. .

Presentations

    Uncategorized

    • Lawler, M. J., Schwartz, P., Annis, J., & Hubbard, J. (2004). . Preparatory Assistive Technology Practitioner Program,

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Honor

    • 2011 Fellow Award, RESNA (June 24, 2011)

    Award

    • 2003 Mentor Award, RESNA (June 22, 2003)

Professional Memberships

  • Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Association of North America (RESNA)