Faculty

Thomas J. Armstrong, PhDThomas  J. Armstrong, PhD

Professor; Ph.D. (Ergonomics), The University of Michigan, 1976;
Office: 1656 IOE
Phone: 734-763-3742
Email: tja@umich.edu

Ergonomics Laboratory

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Research Interests:

  • Measurement and design of manual work
  • Biomechanical models
  • Analysis and design tools for control of work-related musculoskeletal disorders of the hand and wrist

Don B. Chaffin, PhDDon B. Chaffin, PhD

R.G. Snyder Distinguished University Professor Emeritus
Office: 1638 IOE
Phone: 734-763-2245
Email: dchaffin@umich.edu

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Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests:

  • Biomechanical considerations in manual materials handling
  • Modeling of human motions
  • Digital human modeling in computer aided design

Clive D’Souza, PhDClive D’Souza, PhD

Assistant Professor
Office: G636 IOE
Phone: 734-763-0542
Email: crdsouza@umich.edu

Ergonomics Laboratory

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Research Interests:

  • Inclusive design
  • Digital human modeling of special populations

Alfred Franzblau, MD Alfred Franzblau, MD

Professor
Office: 1835 SPH
Phone: 734-936-0758
Email: afranz@umich.edu

Website

Research Interests:

  • Surveillance and screening for occupational musculoskeletal disorders
  • Respiratory health effects of metalworking fluids

Paul A. Green, PhDPaul A. Green, PhD

Research Professor
Office: 309 UMTRI
Phone: 734-763-3795
Email: pagreen@umich.edu

Ergonomics Laboratory

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Research Interests:

  • Modeling and evaluation of driver interfaces for workload and distraction
  • Human-computer interaction

Richard E. Hughes, PhDRichard E. Hughes, PhD

Associate Professor
Office: 1666 IOE
Phone: 734-936-0147
Email: rehughes@umich.edu

Website

Research Interests:

  • Stochastic biomechanical modeling for orthopaedic, ergonomic, and forensic applications
  • Quality improvement in orthopaedic surgery

W. Monroe Keyserling, PhDW. Monroe Keyserling, PhD

Professor
Office: G620 IOE
Phone: 734-763-0563
Email: wmkeyser@umich.edu

Website

Research Interests:

  • Assessment and control of work-related musculoskeletal disorder risk factors
  • Accident epidemiology

Yili Liu, PhDYili Liu, PhD

Arthur F. Thurnau Professor
Office: G622 IOE
Phone: 734-763-0464
Email: yililiu@umich.edu

Ergonomics Laboratory

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Research Interests:

  • Computational and integrative models of human cognitive performance
  • Theoretical and practical issues of human cognition

Bernard Martin, PhDBernard Martin, PhD

Associate Professor
Office: G650 IOE
Phone: 734-763-0189
Email: martinbj@umich.edu

Ergonomics Laboratory

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Research Interests:

  • Motor coordination and muscle loading
  • Vibration effects on muscle fatigue
  • Quantification of visual fatigue

Matthew Reed, PhD

Matthew Reed, PhD

Research Professor
Office: 428 UMTRI
Phone: 734-936-1111
Email: mreed@umich.edu

Ergonomics Laboratory

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Research Interests:

  • Modeling of human motions
  • Vehicle interior design models based on occupant posture requirements

Nadine Sarter, PhDNadine Sarter, PhD

Professor; Director, Center for Ergonomics
Office: G656 IOE
Phone: 734-763-5773
Email: sarter@umich.edu

Ergonomics Laboratory

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Research Interests:

  • Multimodal interfaces supporting human-computer interaction
  • Human error and error management
  • Decision support systems in complex event-driven domains

Robert Werner, MDRobert Werner, MD

Professor
Office: G660 IOE
Phone: 734-761-7176
Email: rawerner@umich.edu

Website

Research Interests:

  • Surveillance and causes of work-related musculoskeletal disorders
  • Epidemiology of cumulative trauma disorder
  • Outcome studies in industrial rehabilitation

Xi Jessie Yang, PhD

Assistant Professor
Office: 1640 IOE
Phone: 734-763-0541
Email: xijyang@umich.edu

Website

Research Interests:

  • Human factors in healthcare
  • Human-automation/autonomy interaction
  • User experience design