Human Factors Engineering is the study of the interaction of humans with technology. Human Factors Engineering is sometimes also referred to as "Engineering Psychology" or "Ergonomics." This is a rapidly growing field with wide engineering and non-engineering applications.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers two options for MS students:
The program offers specialized courses, training, and research opportunities in the human-centered aspects of engineering activities such as:
Professor of the Practice, Department of Mechanical Engineering