Interim Associate Dean: Douglas Reindl

Engineering Professional Development (EPD) resides in the College of Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison. The interim associate dean, Douglas T. Reindl, leads EPD and its Executive Committee in delivering the best learning experience for our customers.



Douglas Reindl, PhD

UW Madison
Department Chair Doug Reindl standing in front of a compressor


Douglas Reindl, PhD, PE is a professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Departments of Engineering Professional Development and Mechanical Engineering. He currently chairs the Department of Engineering Professional Development which delivers over 350 continuing education courses, both credit and non-credit, in a wide range of technical specialties. He has extensive experience in mechanical systems – including industrial ammonia refrigeration systems. As the founding director of the Industrial Refrigeration Consortium, he works extensively to improve the safety, efficiency, reliability, and productivity of ammonia refrigeration infrastructure. Dr. Reindl received his BS in mechanical engineering technology from the Milwaukee School of Engineering, MS in mechanical engineering from UW–Madison, and PhD in mechanical engineering from UW–Madison. He is a registered professional engineer in the State of Wisconsin.