Thomas J. Armstrong, PhDThomas  J. Armstrong, PhD

Office: G656 IOE
Phone: 734-763-3742
Email: tja@umich.edu
Ergonomics Laboratory
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
Research Interests:
  • Biomechanical considerations in manual materials handling
  • Modeling of human motions
  • Digital human modeling in computer aided design

Alfred Franzblau, MD Alfred Franzblau, MD

Professor Emeritus
Office: 1835 SPH
Phone: 734-936-0758
Email: afranz@umich.edu
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
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
Research Interests:
  • Stochastic biomechanical modeling for orthopaedic, ergonomic, and forensic applications
  • Quality improvement in orthopaedic surgery

W. Monroe Keyserling, PhDW. Monroe Keyserling, PhD

Emeritus Professor
Email: wmkeyser@umich.edu
Research Interests:
  • Assessment and control of work-related musculoskeletal disorder risk factors
  • Accident epidemiology

Yili Liu, PhDYili Liu, PhD

Arthur F. Thurnau Professor; Director, Center for Ergonomics
Office: G622 IOE
Phone: 734-763-0464
Email: yililiu@umich.edu
Ergonomics Laboratory
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
Research Interests:
  • Motor coordination and muscle loading
  • Vibration effects on muscle fatigue
  • Quantification of visual fatigue
  • Stroke rehabilitation
  • Mobility of wheelchair users

Matthew Reed, PhD

Matthew Reed, PhD

Don B. Chaffin Collegiate Research Professor
Office: 428 UMTRI
Phone: 734-936-1111
Email: mreed@umich.edu
Ergonomics Laboratory
Research Interests:
  • Modeling of human motions
  • Vehicle interior design models based on occupant posture requirements

Nadine Sarter, PhD

Richard W. Pew Collegiate Professor
Office: 1656 IOE
Phone: 734-763-5773
Email: sarter@umich.edu
Ergonomics Laboratory
Research Interests:
  • Human-autonomy teaming and human-robot interaction
  • Multimodal interfaces, including tactile displays
  • Attention and interruption management
  • Decision support under time pressure and uncertainty in complex event-driven domains

Leia Stirling, PhD

Associate Professor
Office: G634 IOE
Phone: 734-647-6828
Email: leias@umich.edu
Research Interests:
  • Human-automation / robot interaction
  • Design and evaluation of multimodal human-machine interfaces that distribute information across vision, audition and touch
  • Decision support systems/decision aiding
  • Cognitive task/work analysis
  • Human and posture/motion modeling
  • Job/Task Analysis Procedures

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Oshin Tyagi, PhD

Assistant Professor
Office: 1638 IOE
Email: otyagi@umich.edu
Research Interests:
  • Fatigue
  • Stress
  • Aging
  • Mind-Motor-Machine Interactions (Exoskeletons, Virtual Reality-based Trainings)
  • Neuroergonomics
  • Neuromodulation
  • Occupational Biomechanics
  • Graph Theory for Neural Data

Robert Werner, MDRobert Werner, MD

Emeritus Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Email: rawerner@umich.edu
Research Interests:
  • Surveillance and causes of work-related musculoskeletal disorders
  • Epidemiology of cumulative trauma disorder
  • Outcome studies in industrial rehabilitation

Xi Jessie Yang, PhD

Associate Professor
Office: 1640 IOE
Phone: 734-763-0541
Email: xijyang@umich.edu
Ergonomics Laboratory
Research Interests:
  • Human factors in healthcare
  • Human-automation/autonomy interaction
  • User experience design