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Gregory Bertsch

Instructor

BEACOM SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Beacom Hall

Phone: (605) 658-6566

Email: Gregory.Bertsch@usd.edu

Bio:

Dr. Bertsch has been an entrepreneur in the biotech sector, and has also served on leadership teams of several organizations. He has a PhD degree in Biomedical Engineering from The University of South Dakota.


Teaching Interests:

Entrepreneurship, New Product Development


Research Interests:

Lean startup, diffusion of innovation, antimicrobial surfaces


Education:

  • Ph D, Biomedical Engineering, University of South Dakota, 2018
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, 1993
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, 1988

Research:

  • Brainstorming , University of South Dakota, (2020 - 2020)

Grants:

  • Moscequest - Addressing a Critical Barrier to Drug Abuse Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2020 - 2021)
  • Halamine Inc. I-Corps Project, National Science Foundation. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2018 - 2018)
  • Biologically-Derived Targeted Antifungals for Textile Applications, US Department of Defense. (2017 - 2018)

Awards and Honors:

  • US Army XTechSearch 5.0 Competition Phase II Quarterfinalists, US Department of Defense, 2020
  • US Army XTechSearch 2.0 Competition Phase I, US Department of Defense, 2019

Presentations:

  • Wang, Zhenqiang, McFadden, Lisa, Bertsch, Greg, Shepherd, Jewel, Lambeth, Beth. Novel Potential Emergency Drug Intervention for Methamphetamine Overdose. Presented at the Mission: Possible ? Reducing the Impact of Substance Abuse and Mental Illness in Our Communities, Virtual Conference. (August 19, 2020)