WITC President Information
Dr. Bob Meyer's Biography
On July 1, 2008, Dr. Robert M. Meyer started his duties as president of Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College. Meyer had been the Special Assistant to the Chancellor for State and Federal Relations; Director, Stout Technology Transfer Institute, Wisconsin.
He received a BS in Industrial Education (1980) and an MS in Management Technology (1983) from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Meyer earned a PhD in Industrial Engineering (1995) from the University of Minnesota.
As the former assistant to the Chancellor for State and Federal Relations, Meyer coordinated the development of the University of Wisconsin-Stoutís federal and state funding priorities and advocates for funding initiatives that serve the mission of the university. As the past Director of the Stout Technology Transfer Institute (STTI) and its 13 outreach centers, clients reported impacts resulting from STTI assistance exceeding $90 million and these services also created more than 200 jobs.
Previously, Meyer served as Dean of the College of Technology, Engineering, and Management (CTEM). Prior to assuming his role as CTEM Dean, Meyer has served UW-Stout as the CTEM Associate Dean of Outreach and as the Director of UW-Stoutís Manufacturing Engineering Program. He has also served as the Director of the Northwest Manufacturing Outreach Center (NWMOC), and Director of UW-Stoutís Advanced Design and Manufacturing Simulation Center (ADMSC).
Meyer has taught a variety of manufacturing-related courses during his 25 years as a professor at UW-Stout, and has also provided consulting services to industry relating to strategic planning, lean manufacturing and quick changeover techniques.
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