Human Factors & Ergonomics Program

Background image: business people developers and designers working together with computers touch screen devices and robots.

Our Mission

Through research, education and community outreach, we aim to understand the mechanisms leading to Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WRMSDs), then identify and evaluate equipment designs and work practices that reduce the risk of WRMSDs and contribute to the health and wellbeing of workers, while optimizing their performance.

Student Highlights

HFES Conference

Yishu Yan presents her computer mouse research at the HFES International Meeting

Hotel Housekeeping Research Study

Alumn Duyen Vivian Dinh-Dang's publish's paper about hotel housekeeper cardiovascular load

Exoskeleton Research Presentation

Issabella Demetz presents her internship project about Exoskeletons in Construction

Lab Overview Video

University of California Ergonomics Research & Graduate Training Program - Lab Overview - 2020