Dr. Thomas Lacksonen is the Schneider Professor of Engineering in the Operations and Management department at University of Wisconsin-Stout. He was previously a Fulbright Teaching Fellow to Turkey, where he taught Industrial Engineering at Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey. His industrial work experience was at Whirlpool Corporation and Eastman Kodak Company. He has three degrees in industrial engineering, from University of Toledo, University of South Florida, and Pennsylvania State University. His research interests include global and cultural issues in manufacturing systems design, computer simulation games in education, and facilities design.
Scott L. Springer, PE, PhD, is the Fulton and Edna Holtby Manufacturing Engineering Senior Chair and a professor at the University of Wisconsin Stout, where he has been a faculty member since 1999. He previously worked in industry (consulting and research and development) for 12 years. He has 34 publications and 19 patents. He teaches in areas of upper level mechanical design, research and development, advanced manufacturing and capstone.
Devin Berg is an Associate Professor and Program Director of the B.S. Mechanical Engineering program in the Engineering and Technology Department at the University of Wisconsin - Stout.
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