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Human Factors and Ergonomics Lab

Human Factors and Ergonomics is the discipline of designing products and systems to match the abilities of people in order to improve productivity, safety, performance, and user satisfaction.

Directed by Associate Professor Diana Schwerha, the Human Factors and Ergonomics Laboratory studies a range of human factors that affect workplace outcomes. In 2012, Schwerha and Associate Professor Gary Weckman were awarded a NIOSH Training Project Grant in Occupational Safety. We currently have funding for MS graduate students for the 2017-18 academic year. For more information, contact Diana Schwerha at 740.593.1577.