Dr. Jay Goldberg

Jay Goldberg
Dr. Jay GoldbergMarquette University

Olin Engineering Hall, 501

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-6059ResearchGate Profile

Professor of Practice in Biomedical Engineering

Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

Professional Preparation

  • Ph.D., 1998, Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University
  • M.E.M., 1986, Engineering Management, Northwestern University
  • M.S., 1980, Bioengineering, University of Michigan
  • B.S., 1979, General Engineering, University of Illinois

Industry Experience

  • Director of Technology and Quality Assurance, Milestone Scientific, Inc., 1997–1999
  • Group Leader, Research and Development, Surgitek, Inc., 1986–1993
  • Senior Project Engineer, Medical Engineering Corp., Racine, WI, 1984–1986
  • Principal Engineer, Travenol Laboratories, Inc., 1982–1984
  • Product Development Engineer, DePuy, Inc., 1980–1982 

Courses Taught

BIEN 3400 Clinical and Regulatory Issues in Medical Device DesignObservations of clinical procedures and the development of clinical and regulatory literacy

BIEN 4920 Principles of Design—Structured product design and development processes

BIEN 4998 Senior Design ProjectStudent team design projects focusing on detailed design, prototyping, and testing design concepts




Recent Publications

Tranquillo, J., Goldberg, J., and Allen, R. Biomedical Engineering Design, Academic Press (Elsevier), June 2022.

Goldberg, J. "Identifying Alternate Resources and Adjusting Expectations for Senior Design Projects During the COVID-19 Pandemic of 2020", Biomedical Engineering Education, Vol. 1, No.1, pp. 25–30, 2021.

Howe, S., and Goldberg, J.  Engineering Capstone Design Education: Current Practices, Emerging Trends, and Successful Strategies”, Design Education Today, D. Schaefer, G. Coates, and C. Eckert, eds., Springer, 2019, pp. 115–148.

Goldberg, J. and Rank, D A Student-Centered Learning Approach to Design for Manufacturability: Meeting the Needs of an Often-forgotten Customer”, International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 34, No. 2(B), pp. 599608, 2018.

Goldberg, J. and Malassigne, P.  Lessons Learned from a 10-Year Collaboration Between Biomedical Engineering and Industrial Design Students in Capstone Design Projects”, International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 33, No. 5, pp. 15131520, 2017.

Goldberg, J. and Howe, Susannah. Virtual Capstone Design Teams: Preparing for Global Innovation”, International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 31, No. 6(B), 2015, pgs. 17731779.

Recent Grants

  • J. Goldberg (Principal Investigator) and J. Ogilvie (co-Principal Investigator); “Enhancing the Entrepreneurial Mindset Through Business Literacy”, Sponsored by The Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Family Foundation, Inc. (July 2023).
  • K. Ropella (Principal Investigator), J. Goldberg (Co-Principal Investigator);  “Adding Value to KEEN while Building a Sustainable Entrepreneurial Ecosystem at Marquette University.” Sponsored by The Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Family Foundation, Inc. (May 2017).
  • J. Goldberg (Principal Investigator), “Pilot Program for Creation of a Center for Assistive Technologies.” Sponsored by the Strategic Innovation Fund, Marquette University (July 2016).
  • J. Goldberg (Principal Investigator) “Multidisciplinary Team-Based Design Education to Create Biomedical Engineering Innovators.” Sponsored by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, Team-Based Design in Biomedical Engineering Education, R25 (June 2016).

Investigator working in the lab.

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