We want to give a special thank you to Dr. Mahmudur Rahman of the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for speaking to the chapter. It was a great webinar!
During the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society in Seattle, student chapter members coordinated a meet up with alumni and graduate students from Rice University’s Human Factors Program.
It was great catching up with friends and colleagues. The Chapter hopes to see you all again at next year’s meeting in Chicago!
The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society student chapter at Texas Tech University received the gold level award for 2019 at the 63rd Annual HFES Meeting. This designation is presented by the national Human Factors and Ergonomics Society to recognize student chapters for their outstanding contributions to the discipline of human factors and ergonomics. Gold is the highest level of recognition for this award. Activities and events such as our chapter networking trip to the D.C.-Virginia Area, participation in HFES conferences and symposiums, guest speaking events, outreach and chapter socials helped us achieve gold status recognition this year.
This will be the 12th consecutive year that the Texas Tech chapter has received gold status.
Additionally, congratulations to chapter member Natalie Lodinger for receiving the Student Member with Honors award!
Congratulations to the 2018-2019 chapter members who helped Texas Tech achieve gold status this year, and thank you to the alumni for your continuous support!
Student chapter members attended the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society that was held in Seattle, Washington.
In total, our chapter members presented 6 posters and chapter member Theresa Nguyen also co-hosted a panel titled, “HFE in Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice: A Practical Primer.”
Congratulations to our presenters, and thank you as always to the National Chapter and all those who worked hard to put together another great annual meeting!
The posters presented by Texas Tech students are listed below with the presenter's name emphasized:
An examination of compensatory effort in a vigilance task using transcranial Doppler sonography - Eric T Greenlee, Texas Tech University, Tiffany G Lui, Texas Tech University.
Blood Flow Velocity of the Middle Cerebral Arteries: A Real-Time Measure of Attentional Load in the Laparoscopic Surgery Environment? - Martina I Klein, Texas Tech University, Eleanor E Foster, Texas Tech University, Eric T Greenlee, Texas Tech University.
Does Restricting an Observer’s Arm Movements Degrade their Judgments of Others' Reaching abilities? - Nicholas A Garcia, Texas Tech University, Keith S Jones, Texas Tech University, Benjamin P Widlus, Texas Tech University
Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Review of Human Factors Considerations and Usability Testing Guidelines - McKenna Tornblad, Texas Tech University, Keith S Jones, Texas Tech University, Fethi A Inan, Texas Tech University.
Neuroergonomics and Vigilance: Probing the Event-Related Cerebral Hemodynamic Response - Eric T Greenlee, Texas Tech University, Emily L Maw, Texas Tech University.
Stress Linked to Reports of Simulator Sickness in Vigilance: A Factor Analysis of the SSSQ and the SSQ – Eric T Greenlee, Texas Tech University, Lucas Hess, Texas Tech University.
Over the summer, our chapter members partook in our annual networking trip. The networking trip is a great opportunity for our members to visit, connect with, and learn more about human factors and ergonomics related organizations that are outside of the lab and classroom. This year, TTU HFES visited the Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia area.
We would like to thank the following organizations for hosting TTU HFES.
Medstar Institute for Innovation
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab
Army Research Lab at the Aberdeen Proving Ground
US Consumer Product Safety Commission
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