Professor Gindy J Neidermyer PhD

Full Professor, University of Wisconsin Stout
Program Director, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Operations and Management Department
College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Management

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

Teaching Interests: Leadership and Leadership Technology for Education Functional and Technical Clothing Garment Production and Engineering CAD/CAM

Research Interests: Functional and Technical products Higher Education Leadership

Education

    • Ph D Leadership for Higher Education
      Capella University
      Minneapolis, MN, United States, 2008
    • MS Management Technology
      University of Wisconsin Stout
      Menomonie, WI, 1998
    • BS Apparel Design / Manufacturing
      University of Wisconsin Stout
      Menomonie, WI, 1996

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin Stout
        Full Professor
        January 1, 2009 -
      • University of Wisconsin-Stout, Apparel Design & Development
        Program Director
        August 2004 -
      • University of Wisconsin Stout, Apparel Design & Development Program
        Assistant Professor
        2005 - 2009
      • University of Wisconsin Stout, Apparel Design/Manufacturing Program
        Lecturer
        1998 - 2005
      • University of Wisconsin - Extension
        Dunn County 4-H Summer Agent
        1998 - 1998
      • University of Wisconsin Stout
        Associate Lecturer
        Present
      • University of Wisconsin- Stout, Apparel, Textiles and Design Department
        Graduate Assistant
        1997 - 1998
      • University of Wisconsin- Stout, Apparel, Textiles, and Design
        Assistant to Professor
        Present

    Industry

      • BetterGolf Products, Inc.
        Consultant
        2010
      • Kimberly Clark
        Consultant
        Present
      • Lands'End
        Faculty Intern
        August 2002
      • Polaris Inc.
        Consultant
        2001
      • Textile Clothing/Technology Corporation
        Faculty Fellow
        1999

Intellectual Contributions

    Presentation

    • Neidermyer, G. J. (2013). Frivolous Fashion? (Presentation). .

    Book

    • Neidermyer, G. J. (2010). Emerging fashion designers 2. , Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. 2.

Presentations

    Uncategorized

    • Neidermyer, G. J. (2014). Fashion industry careers; intern case studies.. Family and Consumer Sciences Education Conference, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Neidermyer, G. J. (2013). Frivolous Fashion?. Family and Consumer Sciences Education Conference, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Neidermyer, G. J., Haltinner, U., & Stanislawski, D. (2012). Best practices in assessment; beyond the test.. Wisconsin Association for Career & Technical Education Annual Conference, Appleton, WI, United States.
    • Neidermyer, G. J. (2011). Fashion design students: what they need to know now and in the future.. Family and Consumer Sciences Education Conference, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Neidermyer, G. J., & Hulke, R. (2011). Ballistic undergarments.. Wisconsin Security Research Consortium, Madison, WI, United States.
    • Neidermyer, G. J. (2010). Make the Connection.. Apparel Industrial Advisory Board Meeting, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Neidermyer, G. J. (2009). Make the Connection.. Apparel Industrial Advisory Board Meeting, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Neidermyer, G. J. (2009). How to Research, Execute, and Analyze an Apparel Competitive Analysis. Family and Consumer Sciences Education Conference, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Neidermyer, G. J. (2009). Professionalism. Silhouettes Fashion Show Organizaton, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Neidermyer, G. J. (2009). Functional Clothing and Protective Products. Stout Research Day, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Neidermyer, G. J. (2008). Technical Designers: What they Need to Know Now and In The Future. American Apparel and Footwear Association Global Forum, New York, NY, United States.
    • Neidermyer, G. J. (2008). A Model of continuous feedback for aligning curriculum of Bachelor of Science degree programs with the changing needs of technical industries.. Apparel Industrial Advisory Board Meeting, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Neidermyer, G. J. (2008). Make the Connection.. Apparel Industrial Advisory Board Meeting, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Neidermyer, G. J. (2008). Functional Clothing Design and Creative Problem Solving Techniques. Family and Consumer Sciences Education Conference, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Neidermyer, G. J. (2008). Functional Clothing and Protective Products. Stout Research Day, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Neidermyer, G. J. (2007). Make the Connection.. Apparel Industrial Advisory Board Meeting, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Neidermyer, G. J. (2006). Make the Connection.. Apparel Industrial Advisory Board Meeting, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Neidermyer, G. J. (2006). . Guest on Mass Media Productions radio talk show, Eau Claire, WI, United States.
    • Neidermyer, G. J. (2006). Trend could hurt casual Fridays. Visions Conference, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Neidermyer, G. J. (2005). Make the Connection.. Apparel Industrial Advisory Board Meeting, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Neidermyer, G. J. (2005). Careers in Apparel Design and Development. Visions Conference, Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Neidermyer, G. J. (2003). Developing Fit Garment from Body Measurements. , Neenah, WI, United States.
    • Neidermyer, G. J. (2002). Developing Fit Garment from Body Measurements. , Neenah, WI, United States.
    • Neidermyer, G. J. (1999). Digital Printing and the Men's Neckwear Manufacturing Industry. , Cary, NC, United States.
    • Neidermyer, G. J. (1997). Benchmarking: A Total Quality Management Tool. , Menomonie, WI, United States.

Applied Research

    Uncategorized


    • Sizing Systems for Adaptive Clothing (2010 - Present)

    • Safety and Protective Clothing (2004 - Present)
    • WiSys
      The Turtle Back Jacket (2004 - Present)

    • Student Jobs Research (2012 - 2014)

    • University of Wisconsin Library Research Fellow (2013)

    • Wisconsin Security Research Consortium (2011 - 2012)

    • Wisconsin Security Research Consortium (2011)

    • UW-Stout Research Day (2008 - 2009)
    • (Merrill, WI)
      JMI Group (2006)
    • WiSys
      Removable Lining (2005 - 2006)

Grants, Contracts, and Sponsored Research

    Grant

    • Neidermyer, G. J. Professional Development in Apparel Design & Development Human Resource Leadership. (Funded).
    • Neidermyer, G. J. Professional Development: Model of Continuous Feedback for Technical Skill Development: ITAA Professional Presentation. (Funded).
    • Neidermyer, G. J. UW System Applied Research Prototype Development Fund. "Turtleback Garment & Shelter.".

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Honor

    • Honored as faculty member who supports LBBTQIA+ students, University of Wisconsin-Stout (May 2015)
    • Tenure to the University of Wisconsin- Stout, (2011)
    • 2009 Lenore Landry Apparel Design/ Manufacturing Professorship, (2009)
    • Lenore Landry Apparel Design/Maufacturing Professorship, (2006)

    Fellowship

    • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Researcb Fellow, (2013)
    • Faculty Fellowship, Textile Clothing/Technology Corporation (1999)
    • Robert S. Swanson Alumni Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Stout (1999)

    Award

    • Mentor, Cooperative Education Meritorious Awards, (2012)
    • Mentor, Cooperative Education Meritorious Awards, (2011)
    • Partnership Award for Outstanding Service, School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Stout (2010)

Professional Memberships

  • Industrial Fabrics Association International, Saftety and Protective Products Division
  • Eau Claire Area School District's School-to-Careers Council
  • Silhouettes Fashion Show Organization (previous Stout Apparel Society), UW-Stout, Technical Advisor/Technical Development Judge
  • Textile Clothing/Technology Corporation
  • ATDA Design Contest Board
  • Apparel, Textiles and Design Association
  • American Apparel and Footwear Association

Service

    Department / School

    • Personnel Committee, Apparel and Communication Technologies Department (2012 - Present)
    • Apparel Search and Screen Committee, Apparel and Communication Technologies Department (2012 - 2013)
    • Apparel Search and Screen Committee, Apparel and Communication Technologies Department (2011 - 2012)
    • Faculty Senate, Apparel and Communication Technologies Department Representative (2006 - 2012)
    • Apparel Search and Screen Committee, Apparel and Communication Technologies Department (2006 - 2007)
    • Lab Supervisor (1998 - 2007)
    • Grievances Representative, Technology Department (2004)

    College

    • College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Council (2008 - Present)
    • Grievances Representative, College of Technology, Engineering and Management (2005 - Present)
    • Committee Chair, Advisory Committee: Apparel Design & Development (2004 - Present)
    • College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Council (2004 - Present)
    • Facilitator, STEM Career Day (2009 - 2010)
    • STEM Scholarship Interview Committee (2008)
    • Chippewa Valley Technical College Camp (2007)
    • Visions Conference Committee (1997 - 2007)

    University

      UW Stout

      • Creative Original Research Experiences (CORE) Advisory Board (2009 - Present)
      • Advisory Committee: Retail Merchandising and Management (2008 - Present)
      • Judge, Fashion without Fabric, Art Program (2007 - Present)
      • Registered as Apparel Industry Expert on UW-Stout Expert List, University Communications (2007 - Present)
      • Director: Stout Technology Transfer Institute, Apparel Design and Manufacturing Center (2006 - Present)
      • Advisory Committee: Family and Consumer Sciences Education (2004 - Present)
      • Chairperson, Chancellor's Charge. Program Director Job Description Committee. (2014)
      • Emerging Research Committee (2013)
      • Faculty Senate Representative, Search and Screen Committee, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs (2012)
      • Educational Support Review Committee (2009 - 2012)
      • Polytechnic Focus Group (2010)
      • Graduation Follow-up Study Committee, Budget, Planning & Analysis (2007 - 2008)
      • Search and Screen Committee, STEM Dean: Apparel and Communication Technologies Department Representatitve (2007 - 2008)
      • College of Technology, Engineering, and Management Council (2004 - 2008)
      • College for Kids (1997)
      • Committee Member, Visions Conference Committee (1997)

    Professional

    • Member, Design Show Board (1994)