Human factors professionals make our world run smoothly. They explore the interaction of humans and technology, testing the design of systems, tasks, machines, tools and environments in order to enhance efficiency, ease of use, safety and productivity.
Professor Jan Berkhout's life experiences and travels inspired his first novel, The Tut Clone Contracts.
Our program has long and continuing history of conducting significant research on the drivers of vehicles.
I have been fortunate to work in the HCI field in several contexts, including military human factors, academia and corporate user experience research and accessibility compliance for persons with disabilities.