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Steven Zwickel

Expert on technical communications, public speaking, interpersonal communication skills

Faculty associate, engineering professional development College of Engineering Work: 608-262-5172 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Technical presentations: researching and organizing presentations, creating and using visual aids, audience analysis, persuasion, team presentations
  • Technical writing: creating documents for business and industry, document design, persuasive writing, technical graphics and illustration, electronic document design
  • Document design: desktop publishing, integrating text and graphics, photographic illustration, elements and principles of design, use of color
  • Interpersonal skills: dealing with anger, coping with stress, team skills, persuasive writing and speaking, leadership, time management, listening and responding, improving communications in the workplace


  • Lead facilitator, Camp Badger Exploring Engineering (weeklong residential program for young teens)
  • Author, "Pocket Guide to Technical Presentations and Professional Speaking"
  • Volunteer teacher, Summer English Program in China (teaching conversational English to high school sophomores
  • Faculty adviser, Wisconsin Engineer magazine