Work with thought leaders and academic experts in Human Factors and Ergonomics

Companies can greatly benefit from collaborating with academic researchers in the field of Human Factors and Ergonomics. These experts can provide valuable insights and solutions to enhance product design, improve user experience, and optimize workplace safety. By working with a Human Factors and Ergonomics researcher, companies can gain a competitive edge by ensuring their products are user-friendly, efficient, and safe. Researchers can conduct usability studies, analyze user behavior, and provide recommendations for design improvements. They can also help companies identify and mitigate potential ergonomic risks in the workplace, reducing the likelihood of injuries and improving employee well-being. Additionally, academic researchers can contribute to the development of industry standards and guidelines, ensuring companies stay up-to-date with the latest best practices in Human Factors and Ergonomics.

Researchers on NotedSource with backgrounds in Human Factors and Ergonomics include Professor(Dr) Sanjay Rout, Dr. Andrew Raij, Ph.D., IQRAM HUSSAIN, Ph.D., Ryan Howell, Erin Eatough, PhD, Luke Connelly, Mark Ryan, and Shion Guha.

Dr. Andrew Raij, Ph.D.

Orlando, Florida, United States of America
Principal Research Scientist and Lab Director | VR, AR, MR, XR, Spatial Computing, Immersive Technologies
Most Relevant Research Expertise
Human Factors and Ergonomics
Other Research Expertise (14)
Human-Computer Interaction
Virtual Reality
Augmented Reality
Human Factors and Ergonomics
Artificial Intelligence
And 9 more
Dr. Andrew Raij, Ph.D. is a principal researcher at the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, where he leads research on human-centered computing and virtual / augmented / mixed reality. For over 20 years, Dr. Raij has been helping companies unlock the transformative power of immersive technologies through **rigorous user research, strategic guidance, and creative problem-solving**. With a deep understanding of human behavior in immersive environments, he bridges the gap between cutting-edge technology and real-world needs. His career began in academia, where he was an Assistant Professor and Director of the Powerful Interactive Experiences (PIE) Lab at the University of South Florida. Later, he joined Universal Creative, where he applied his expertise to the challenge of using immersive, wearable technologies in the theme park environment. At Draper Labs, his research focuses on applying immersive technologies to training and situational awareness. Dr. Raij earned his Ph.D. in the Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering from the University of Florida in 2009. Prior to this, he completed his M.S. in Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2003 and his B.S. in Computer Science at Northwestern University in 2001.

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New York City, New York, United States of America
Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell University, NY, USA
Most Relevant Research Expertise
Human Factors and Ergonomics
Other Research Expertise (33)
Biomedical & Medical Physics
AI (Machine & Deep Learning)
Sleep Medicine
Human Gait & brain
And 28 more
Iqram Hussain works at the Department of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell University, NY, USA. Earlier, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Medical Research Center, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Seoul National University. He pursued a Ph.D. degree in Medical Physics from the University of Science and Technology (UST), South Korea. He worked as a Research Associate with the Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS), Daejeon, South Korea. He worked on the Knowledgebase Super Brain (KSB) project at the Electronics and Telecommunication Research Institute (ETRI), Daejeon. He received a B.Sc. degree in mechanical engineering from the Khulna University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh, in 2007. He has ten years of work experience in power plant operation and maintenance and power plant project management. His research interests include wearable sleep monitoring, neuroscience, medical physics, human factors, and ergonomics. He has experience in healthcare research, project management, power plant operation, and maintenance. He is a reviewer in IEEE Access, Sensors, Applied Sciences, Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, IEEE Transactions, Science of the Total Environment, Neuroscience Informatics, Brain Sciences, etc. He is a guest editor in special issues of several Journals. Website:

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Erin Eatough, PhD

Traverse City, MI, Michigan, United States of America
Scientist-practitioner with executive experience in HR, talent optimization, & behavioral science; translating research into practical strategy across academia, government, & private sectors.
Most Relevant Research Expertise
Human Factors and Ergonomics
Other Research Expertise (23)
organizational psychology
life and work intersection
And 18 more
**Dr. Erin Eatough is the Chief Science Officer and Co-founder of the research and advisory firm Fractional Insights and is an award-winning psychologist, author, and advisor specializing in employee well-being, leadership development, and work-life integration. Her research on workplace thriving has been widely published, with over 30 peer-reviewed academic articles and book contributions to her name.** **Prior to Fractional Insights, Dr. Eatough spearheaded Labs Go-to-Market at BetterUp, where she transformed a wealth of academic and proprietary customer data into actionable insights, commercial assets, productized experiences, and thought leadership, building the foundation for the human transformation category. Her leadership extended beyond data. Her expertise led to the creation of data-driven strategies demonstrating the ROI of people-focused investment. Dr. Eatough authored five impactful industry reports targeted to CHRO and CXO audiences on crucial topics like resilience, inclusivity, connection, future-minded leadership, and coaching culture. Cumulatively, this research formed the cornerstone of BetterUp's go-to-market strategy, establishing them as a thought leader in the space and winning new business.** **Serving as a scientist on loan and consultant, Dr. Eatough's sought-after expertise supports executives across Fortune 500 companies, driving strategic growth and addressing complex human issues. She combines cutting-edge data-driven insights with practical guidance and experience to help companies reshape thinking, processes, and practices for lasting impact.** **Previously, Dr. Eatough served as a professor at the City University of New York, founding the Occupational Health Psychology Laboratory in the IO doctoral program.** **A frequent speaker on large-scale stages, Dr. Eatough evangelizes and demystifies the science of human potential and thriving, both inside and outside the workplace. Featured in Forbes, Inc, Fast Company, and more, her work as an author and scientist earns widespread recognition. She's a regular guest on podcasts and webinars, and was honored to share the stage with luminaries like Malcolm Gladwell, Tim Ferriss, and Liz Wiseman—where her original research on work-life spillover garnered an award from industry leader, Qualtrics.** **Dr. Eatough brings passion for the science and solutions of the work-life intersection. She is a mother, military spouse, and champion for women in leadership and is passionate about the challenges facing the modern working mother.**

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Luke Connelly

Professor of Health Economics, The University of Queensland, CBEH
Most Relevant Research Expertise
Human Factors and Ergonomics
Other Research Expertise (43)
Health economics
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
Human Factors and Ergonomics
And 38 more
Luke Connelly is Professor of Health Economics at the Centre for the Business and Economics of Health. He also holds a Professorial appointment (part-time) at The University of Bologna, to which he was appointed in 2017 via the Italian “Direct Call” ([link]( process. In 2019 he was appointed as Honorary Professor at The University of Sydney. His main interests are in health economics and insurance economics and the effects of institutions (including legal constructs) on incentives and behaviour. He has also worked in other fields of applied microeconomics, including education economics and transport economics. His publications include papers in *Review of Income and Wealth*, *Health Economics*, *Journal of Health Economics*, *Journal of Risk and Insurance*, *Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance*, *Accident Analysis and Prevention*, *Journal of Law and Medicine*, *Journal of Clinical Epidemiology*, *European Journal of Health Economics*, *International Journal of Health Economics and Finance*, *Social Science and Medicine*, *Economic Papers*, *Economic Analysis and Policy*, *Journal of Transport Economics and Policy*, *Labour Economics*, *Economics and Human Biology* as well as in a range of clinical journals, including *Lancet*. Luke has served on a number of public committees including the Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC), which advises the Australian Minister for Health on the safety, efficacy, effectiveness, and cost-effectiveness of new and extant listings on Australia's Medicare Benefits Schedule. He has extensive service on other public committees and taskforces as well as extensive teaching and consulting engagements with industry. Over his career he has been a chief investigator on research grants and contracts totalling more than $67m. He is a member of the Editorial Boards of European Journal of Health Economics and the International Journal on Environmental Research and Public Health. He is a member of the International Health Economics Association's Arrow Awards Committee, which awards an annual prize in honour of Nobel Laureate Kenneth Arrow for the best paper in the field. He is currently Guest Editor (with Christophe Courbage) on a Special Issue of the Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance on Insurance and Emerging Health Risks. His current research interests include health service innovations to improve the health of people with chronic kidney disease(CKD). Ongoing interests include the economics of disability and insurance, compensable injury compensation schemes, and the determinants of health. Luke enjoys and has considerable experience teaching economics and health economics at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. In 2014 he was awarded the School of Economics Distinguished Teaching Award for his teaching on UQ's Master of Health Economics Program. In July 2016 and July 2019 he also taught summer schools in Health Economics and the Economics of Insurance at The University of Lucerne, Switzerland. Over the past 10 years he has been a chief investigator on grants totalling more than $70m.

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Shion Guha

Assistant Professor at University of Toronto
Most Relevant Research Expertise
Human Factors and Ergonomics
Other Research Expertise (25)
Human-Centered Data Science
Public Interest Technology
Responsible AI
Human Computer Interaction
Computer Networks and Communications
And 20 more
Shion Guha is an accomplished scholar and researcher in the field of Information Science and Statistics. He earned his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 2016, after completing his M.S. in Information Science from the same institution in 2014. Prior to that, he obtained an M.S. in Information Science from the Indian Statistical Institute in 2010. Dr. Guha's research focuses on the intersection of information science and statistics, with a particular interest in data mining and machine learning. He has published numerous articles in top journals and presented his work at international conferences. His research has also been funded by prestigious organizations such as the National Science Foundation. In addition to his academic achievements, Dr. Guha has also gained valuable teaching experience. He has served as an Assistant Professor at both the University of Toronto and Marquette University, where he taught courses on data mining, information retrieval, and statistical methods. Dr. Guha is highly regarded by his colleagues and students for his expertise, dedication, and passion for his field. He continues to push the boundaries of information science and statistics through his research and teaching, and is a valuable asset to any academic institution.

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Example Human Factors and Ergonomics projects

How can companies collaborate more effectively with researchers, experts, and thought leaders to make progress on Human Factors and Ergonomics?

Product Design Optimization

A Human Factors and Ergonomics researcher can collaborate with a company to optimize the design of their products. By conducting user studies, analyzing user feedback, and applying ergonomic principles, the researcher can identify areas for improvement and suggest design modifications that enhance usability and user satisfaction.

Workplace Safety Assessment

Companies can collaborate with Human Factors and Ergonomics researchers to assess workplace safety. The researcher can analyze workstations, equipment, and workflows to identify potential ergonomic risks and recommend ergonomic interventions. This collaboration can help reduce the risk of work-related injuries and improve employee well-being.

User Experience Evaluation

Human Factors and Ergonomics researchers can evaluate the user experience of a company's products or services. Through usability testing, user surveys, and user behavior analysis, the researcher can provide valuable insights into how to improve the user interface, interaction design, and overall user satisfaction.

Training and Education Programs

Collaborating with academic researchers in Human Factors and Ergonomics can help companies develop effective training and education programs. Researchers can apply their expertise to design training materials, assess training effectiveness, and provide recommendations for optimizing learning experiences.

Human-Machine Interaction Design

Companies can benefit from collaborating with Human Factors and Ergonomics researchers to improve the design of human-machine interfaces. By applying principles of cognitive ergonomics and user-centered design, researchers can help create intuitive and efficient interfaces that enhance user performance and reduce errors.