Wendy R Stary

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

Office: 229 Jarvis Hall-Technology Wing
Phone: 715-232-1161
Email: staryw@uwstout.edu

Office Hours

Day Time
Tu We 10:00 - 11:00

Education

    • Ph D Work and Human Resource Education
      University of Minnesota
      Minneapolis, MN, 2013
    • MS Manufacturing Engineering
      University of Wisconsin-Stout
      Menomonie, WI, 2008
    • BS Manufacturing Engineering
      University of Wisconsin-Stout
      Menomonie, WI, 2001

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Plastics
        Concentration Director
        July 2015 -
      • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Department of Engineering and Technology
        Associate Professor
        2014 -
      • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Department of Engineering & Technology
        Assistant Professor
        2008 - 2014

    Academic - P-12

      • University of Wisconsin-Stout
        Program Director
        June 2015 -

    Industry

      • Phillips Plastics Corp.
        Project Engineer
        Present
      • Phillips Plastics Corp.
        Engineer in Training
        Present
      • Phillips Plastics Corp.
        Manufacturing Engineering Assistant
        Present

Intellectual Contributions

    Conference Proceeding

    • Stary, W. R., & Schultz, J. (2013). Developing long term student and facutly exchanges with a German university: Challenges and successes. .
    • Springer, S. L., Schultz, J., Stradins, L. U., & Stary, W. R. (Accepted). Design and Manufacture of Polymer Components for an Ink Pen: an Example of Project Based Curriculum in Engineering Technology at UW-Stout. , ASEE North Midwest Section Conference on Active Learning in Engineering Education.

Presentations

    Uncategorized

    • Stary, W. R. (February, 2012). . University of Applied Sciences,
    • Basu, L., Stary, W. R., Rodriguez, G., & Hashmi, M. P. (2011). Mothers and Academic: Balancing the Shifts of Work, Motherhood and Me. Mayday Conference, Menomonie, WI.
    • Basu, L., Stary, W. R., Rodriguez, G., & Hashmi, M. P. (2011). Mothers and Academic: Balancing the Shifts of Work, Motherhood and Me. Mayday presentation, Menomonie, WI.
    • Stary, W. R. (February, 2010). . Infusing Sustainability into the Curriculum Seminar,

Grants, Contracts, and Sponsored Research

    Grant

    • Berg, D., & Stary, W. R. (2014) STEPS for Girls and FIRST LEGO League Competition. Sponsored by Xcel Energy Foundation, $8000.

Professional Memberships

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

Service

    Department / School

    • Committee Member, Search and Screen Committee, Department of Engineering & Technology (September 2011 - May 2012)
    • Committee Member, Search and Screen Committee, Department of Engineering & Technology (September 2010 - May 2011)
    • Committee Member, Search and Screen Committee, Department of Engineering & Technology (September 2008 - May 2009)

    College

    • Coordinator, Engineering and Technology Program, Plastics Concentration (September 2009 - Present)
    • Coordinator, Sustainable Design and Development Minor (September 2010 - May 2012)
    • Interviewer, STEM Scholarship (February 2010 - May 2010)
    • Coordinated strategic planning, Plastics Engineering program (February 2009 - December 2009)
    • Faculty Advisor, STEM Career Day (September 2009)
    • Faculty Advisor, STEM Career Day (September 2008)

    University

      UW Stout

      • Representative, Faculty Senate (February 2012 - Present)
      • Committee Member, Environmental Sustainability Steering Committee (September 2011 - Present)
      • Advisory Board Member, Engineering and Technology Advisory Board (September 2008 - Present)
      • Advisory Board Member, Plastics Engineering Advisory Board (September 2008 - Present)
      • Committee Member, Sustainability Across the Curriculum Network (September 2011 - May 2012)
      • Alternate, Faculty Senate (September 2011 - December 2011)
      • Committee Member, Sustainability Across the Curriculum Network (September 2010 - May 2011)
      • Mentor/Judge, Advanced Science Technology Engineering Preview (STEPs) Camp (June 2010)
      • Plastics instructor, Science Technology Engineering Preview (STEPs) Camp (June 2008 - June 2010)
      • Advisory Board Member, B.S. Manufacturing Engineering (September 2009 - May 2010)
      • Advisory Board Member, B.S. Plastics Engineering (September 2009 - May 2010)
      • Mentor/Judge, Advanced Science Technology Engineering Preview (STEPs) Camp (June 2008)
      • Mentor/Judge, Advanced Science Technology Engineering Preview (STEPs) Camp (June 2007)
      • Mentor/Judge, Advanced Science Technology Engineering Preview (STEPs) Camp (June 2006)

    Professional

    • Event Assistant, Skills USA (September 2012)
    • Event supervisor/assistant, Science Olympiad State Tournament (September 2011 - December 2011)
    • Judge, FIRST Lego League regional tournament (February 2011)
    • Event supervisor/assistant, Science Olympiad State Tournament (September 2010 - December 2010)
    • Attendee, Meeting, Adventures for Women in Science 2010 Day (February 2010 - May 2010)
    • Event supervisor/assistant, Science Olympiad State Tournament (September 2009 - December 2009)
    • Judge, FIRST Lego League regional tournament (February 2009)
    • Event Assistant, Skills USA (September 2008)
    • Judge, FIRST Lego League regional tournament (February 2008)
    • Judge, FIRST Lego League regional tournament (February 2007)