Steven Devlin, Associate Dean for Economic Development and Industrial Engagement, Director for Rapid Prototyping
Dean's Office, Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering
Steven Devlin serves as associate dean of economic development and industrial engagement and senior program director of business and communities extension at the University of Missouri. In his roles, Devlin leads a program focused on business development, community development, executive education, regional economic development, public policy and workforce development. Devlin oversees partnerships with federal and state government agencies, local communities, non-profit organizations and private businesses to leverage university expertise and secure funding to improve the lives of Missourians. Additionally, Devlin is director for teaching and service in the 3D Printing Research and Experiences Lab at Mizzou Engineering. Devlin’s research interests include bio-polymers and bio-composites, the biobased products industry and rapid prototyping. Prior to his current roles, Devlin served as Director of the MU Extension Business Program.
Before joining Mizzou in 2013, Devlin served in various roles at the Iowa State University Center for Industrial Research and Service. He also worked as an engineering analyst and product designer for Drafting Works, Inc., contracted to John Deere Des Moines Works, as a design drafter for Hollister Incorporated and for a residential construction company. Devlin is a U.S. Army veteran and a former member of the Missouri Army National Guard and the Iowa Army National Guard.