Steve Gutschlag

Steve Gutschlag

Assistant Professor in Residence

    Business and Engineering Convergence Center 4258
    (309) 677-2734



Hobby Interest:

  • Farming

Professional Experience

  • Hydraulic control and diesel engine applications (1978-1981) International Harvestor, East Moline, Illinois
  • Electrical and electronic system design (summer 1982) International Harvestor, Hinsdale, Illinois

Professional development activities in the last 5 years:

  • Implemented the Kiel Integrated Development Environment (IDE) as the laboratory platform for all Intel 8051 based microcontroller system development to provide students exposure to a professional level IDE
  • Expended significant time and effort expanding my knowledge of the VHDL hardware description language, and researching the various hardware and software environments available to determine the most reliable and user-friendly IDE for CPLD/FPGA design in the ECE laboratories


  • Teaching Assistant (1981-1983) Department of Electrical Engineering, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois
  • Full time Instructor (1983-Present) Department of Electrical Engineering, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois


Research and Professional Interests:

  • Professional Race Car Design Engineer (1978-82)
    Johnson's Competitive Enterprises, Kewanee, Illinois
  • Automotive Electrical System Design (1983)
    Classic Coach Interiors; Kewanee, Illinois
  • Electronic Design Consultant (1985 - 1990)
    Technical Commercialization Center, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois
  • Electric Control and Power Systems Consultant (1982-present )
    Gutschlag Electric, Kewanee, Illinois