Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Ann Arbor, MI
An engaging talk on the role of human factors engineering in making medical devices safer and a tour of the National Center for Patient Safety‘s hands-on museum of medical devices. Brought to you by The Michigan Usability Professionals’ Association and the University of Michigan student chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
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July 24 , 2007
Laura Bix, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Michigan State University School of Packaging
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The following interview was recorded on April 19, 2005.
Dr. Paul Green hosted MIUPA’s December 2004 meeting at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute. Besides describing UMTRI’s mission and projects, he took us upstairs to let us try the driving simulator. Tim Keirnan caught up with Dr. Green four months later to discuss more usability-in-driving issues, current projects at UMTRI, and the value of side-impact airbags in today’s new cars.
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