Six faculty named Summer Research Scholars
June 24, 2014
Six faculty members at University of
Wisconsin-Stout have been named Summer Research Scholars. Each will receive partial
and their research projects are:
- Anne Kerber, speech
communication, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
- Marlann Patterson, physics,
College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
- Sylvia Tiala, education,
College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
Kerber, Patterson and Tiala will research digital technologies in the Discovery
Center Fab Lab to develop competencies in creating low-cost science
- John Dzissah, operations and
management, College of Management, will apply Fab Lab tools in creating
- Ann Parsons, biology, College
of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, is researching and
building a medical device certificate program, focusing on curricular
development pertaining to regulatory issues in the medical device
- Wei Shi, engineering and
technology, College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, is
developing intelligent control systems for medical devices.
Randy Hulke, director of the Fab Lab, is overseeing the program. “Faculty
members, working in a collaborative environment, have the potential to create
meaningful products and advance higher-level research proposals to arrive at
practical solutions for real-world issues,” Hulke said.
the fall, the group will meet to share their results.
The Fab Lab at
UW-Stout is part of the Discovery Center, a cross-disciplinary umbrella
organization that advances the university’s mission through collaboration with
business and industry.