Wayne P. Pferdehirt

Faculty Associate/Program Director

Room: 320
Lowell Center
610 Langdon Street
Madison, WI 53703

Ph: (608) 265-2361
Fax: (608) 265-2361
wppferde@wisc.edu


Profile Summary

  • Assistant Department Chair
  • Director, Engineering Graduate Distance Degree Programs
  • Director, Master of Engineering Management Program
  • Co-Director, Printers' National Environmental Assistance Center (PNEAC)

 

  • Member, College of Engineering Master of Engineering Oversight Committee, 2010 - present
  • Member, College of Engineering Education Innovation Committee, 2013 - present
  • Member, UW Graduate School Restructuring Ad Hoc Committee. 2014 -present
  • Program Chair, American Society for Engineering Education, Continuing Professional

 

Research Interests

  • project management
  • distance education
  • engineering leadership
  • engineering management
  • pollution prevention
  • solid waste management
  • recycling
  • technical assistance to manufacturing
  • environment management systems
  • ISO 14000

Awards, Honors and Societies

Societies:  American Society for Engineering Education; International Association for Continuing Engineering Education; Project Management Institute; American Society of Engineering Management; Engineers without Borders

Certifications:  Registered Professional Engineer; American Institute of Certified Planners (1985-2012)

Committees:  College of Education Education Innovation Committee (2014-present); College of Engineering Master of Engineering Oversight Committee (2008-present); Graduate School Reorgaization Committee (2014-2015); Chair, Dept. of Engineering Professional Development Curriculum Committee

Publications

  • Invited Keynote Speaker, Rutgers/NJIT RU Online/Hybrid Learning Conference, 2015.
  • Invited Panelist: \"Are There Limits to Online Education?\" National Academy of Engineering, Frontiers of Engineering Education, Irvine, CA, 2014.
  • W. Pferdehirt, \"The Move to Online:Transmission or Transformation?\" International Association for Continuing Engineering Education, Stanford U., 2014.
  • W. Pferdehirt, \"The Move to Online: More of the Same or Re-Creating Enguineering Education?\" Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, June 2013.
  • W. Pferdehirt, J. S. Russell, J. Nelson, A. Shenot, Design and Delivery of a Graduate-Level Project Management Course for Experienced Engineering Professionals: Collaborative, Applied Learning for Distributed Teams, Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, June 2008.
  • W. Pferdehirt, T. Smith, K. Al-Ashkar, \"The University of Wisconsin-Madison\'s Master of Engineering in Professional Practice (MEPP) Program: the Road to Quality Online Graduate Engineering Education,\" Journal of Asynchronous Learning, June 2005. http://www.sloan-c.org/publications/jaln/v9n2/index.asp
  • W. Pferdehirt, \"Designing a Web-Based Graduate Degree Program Optimized for Adult Professionals Learning at a Distance,\" Using Distance Education Technology: Effective Practices, University of Wisconsin-Extension, 2002. http://www.uwex.edu/disted/training/effect/studies/pferdehirt.htm
  • W. Pferdehirt, Asynchronous Learning Effective Practice: Integrated Assessment System for Courses, Overall Program and Post-Program Career Impacts, Sloan Consortium, 2004. http://www.sloan-c.org/effective/details3.asp?LE_ID=61
  • P. Eagan and W. Pferdehirt, \"Expanding the Benefits of Environmental Management Systems through DFE,\" Environmental Quality Management, Summer 1998.
  • W. Pferdehirt, \"Collection and Transfer,\" Chapter 4, Decision Makers\' Guide to Solid Waste Management, Volume II, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1995, EPA530-R-95-023.

Links

Secondary Contact

741
Extension Building
432 North Lake Street
Madison, WI 53706

Alt Ph: (608) 332-6055
Alt Email: wppferde@wisc.edu

Profile Summary

  • Assistant Department Chair
  • Director, Engineering Graduate Distance Degree Programs
  • Director, Master of Engineering Management Program
  • Co-Director, Printers\' National Environmental Assistance Center (PNEAC)

 

  • Member, College of Engineering Master of Engineering Oversight Committee, 2010 - present
  • Member, College of Engineering Education Innovation Committee, 2013 - present
  • Member, UW Graduate School Restructuring Ad Hoc Committee. 2014 -present
  • Program Chair, American Society for Engineering Education, Continuing Professional

 


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