Gail Gillis, Lecturer (Emeritus) ~ Management Department UW-L


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Camping On Grand Mesa Colorado with Our American Eskimo Dogs ~ August 2006



After receiving my B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1981, I worked in industry for almost 20 years for the following companies: The Trane Company in La Crosse, Wisconsin; Badger Equipment Company in Winona, Minnesota; and TRW Automotive Electronics in Winona, Minnesota.  After that, I worked as an Instructor of Mechanical Design for Western Technical College in La Crosse.  During that time, I taught and wrote curriculum for the following courses: Advanced Parametric Design, Design Analysis, Design Problems, Interpreting Engineering Drawings, Mechanisms & Dynamics and Statics & Strength of Materials. After teaching for 11 years at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in the College of Business Administration's Management Department, I retired in May of 2017 with the rank of Lecturer Emeritus.


If you would like to see some photos of me, my husband Rick, some of my friends, my favorite travel photos and some of our American Eskimo dogs (past and present), click Here.


Education and Certifications:


Certified Global Business Professional - NASBITE International - 2007

Certificate for teaching Mechanical Design Technology - Wisconsin Technical College - 2003

Professional Mechanical Engineering License State of Minnesota - 1997

M.B.A. - University of Wisconsin-La Crosse - 1993

B.S. Mechanical Engineering - University of Wisconsin-Madison - 1981


Membership in Professional Societies:


American Society for Mechanical Engineers


Hobbies and Personal Interests:


SCUBA Diving - PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

Amateur Radio - Technician Class Operator's License (KCYMP)

Travel and Photography

Hiking and Backpacking

Knitting and Crocheting