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Human Factors Ergonomics Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Ergonomics, Human Factors, Product Based Personal Injury, Personal Injury, Slips, Falls, Traffic Accidents, Patent Infringement, Product Liiability, Product Claims, Medical Device Design, Medical Device Liabilty, Malpractice, Medication Errors, User Interface Design, Warnings, Signage, Professor, Industrial Engineering , Psychology, Industrial Engineering

EDUCATION

Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991
Human Factors and Ergonomics (AKA Engineering Psychology)
Minor: Industrial Engineering, Statistics Faculty Advisor: Dr. Christopher D. Wickens

M.A. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989
Human Factors and Ergonomics (AKA Engineering Psychology)

B.S. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1987 Experimental and Cognitive Psychology Minor: Human Factors and Ergonomics

CERTIFICATION

CPE Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics (BCPE)

EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS

1993 – Present Founding Principal, Interface Analysis Associates, Gilroy, CA and Saratoga, CA.

1993 – Present Adjunct Professor, Departments of Industrial Engineering and Psychology, Human Factors/Ergonomics Graduate Program, San Jose State University

2005 – Present Founding Principal, Lead Human Factors and Ergonomics Expert Witness,
Human Factors Law LLC, Gilroy, CA and Reno, NV

1996 – 2007 Senior Research Associate, San Jose State University Foundation, NASA Ames Research Center

1992 – 1996 Principal Scientist and Senior Design Researcher, Aerospace Human Factors
Western Aerospace Labs, Inc., NASA Ames Research Center

1989 – 1991 President, Andre Research Technologies, Champaign, IL

APPOINTED or ELECTED POSITIONS

2021 – Present Founder and Editor in Chief, Human Factors in Healthcare, Elsevier Publishing

2021 – Present Editor, In Pactice, A Quarterly Column in Ergonomics in Design; Sage Publishing.

2021 – Present Member, Fellows Selection Committee, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

2021-Present Head, IEA Fellows Selection Committee, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

2010 – 2011 President, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2015 – 2018 Co-Founder and Co-Chair, The ErgoX Conference
2011 – Present Founder and Co-Chair, International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care

2012 – Present Editor, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care, Sage Publishing

ADVISORY BOARDS

2020 – Present Advisory Board Member, Jinfinity Precision Medicine 2018 – Present Advisory Board Member, WingoCase – Ambulant Inc.
2019 – Present Advisory Board Member, Master of Science in Health Technology Graduate
Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Undergraduate Courses Taught:
-Human Cognition (Psyc 135-Dept. of Psychology)
-Introduction to Experimental Psychology (Psyc 103-Dept. of Psychology)
-Introduction to Human Factors (Psyc 173-Dept. of Psychology)

Graduate Courses Taught:

-Professional Ergonomics Seminar (ISE290-Industrial & Systems Engineering Dept.)
-User Research and Usability Testing (ISE215-Industrial & Systems Engineering Dept.)
-Advanced Seminar in Human Factors (Psyc 273- Dept. of Psychology)
-Cognitive Engineering (ISE296G-Industrial & Systems Engineering Dept.)
-Introduction to Ergonomics (ISE 210- Industrial & Systems Engineering Dept.)
-Human Factors Experiments (ISE 212 – Industrial & Systems Engineering Dept.)
-Research Methods (Psyc 220- Dept. of Psychology)
-Design for the Disabled (Dept. of Rehabilitation Sciences)

AWARDS/HONORS

2020 Elected Fellow, International Ergonomics Association. The IEA Fellowship is given to recognize extraordinary or sustained, superior accomplishments of an individual. To date, only 134 persons, worldwide, have been elected fellow.

2019 Arnold M. Small President’s Distinguished Service Award, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. This award recognizes individuals whose career-long contributions have brought honor to the profession and the Society. (hfes.org)

2018 Keith Hansen Professional Outreach Award, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. This award recognizes members and nonmembers who engage in significant activities that broaden awareness of the existence of the human factors/ergonomics profession and the benefits it brings to humankind.

2016 Inaugural Award Winner, Ergonomist Practitioner of the Year, Presented by the Foundation for Professional Ergonomics. The Foundation for Professional Ergonomics (FPE) initiated the annual award to recognize colleagues who have demonstrated outstanding contributions to the practice of ergonomics through their professional lifetime achievements and/or specific implementation projects.

2012 Elected Fellow, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Election to Fellow status is an honor conferred by distinguished colleagues to recognize outstanding achievement, consistently superior professional performance, exceptional contributions, personal service to the Society, and other meritorious accomplishments by Society members.

2010-2012 Elected President, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

2009 Winner of the 2009 User-Centered Design Award for the design of the Cardiac Science G3 Plus AED, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES)

2009 2009 Outstanding Lecturer of the Year, Davidson College of Engineering, San Jose State University

2008 Certified Professional Ergonomist, Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics (BCPE)

2008 Marquis Who’s Who in America 2009

2008 Winner, Best New Life Science Product Award, Scientist’s Choice Awards 2008 (for StepOne Real-Time PCR System).

2006 Winner, Best Ergonomics in Design Article Award, for the article, “Better Taxiway Surface Markings, Safer Airports.”

2006 NASA Space Act Software Award for T-NASA (ARC-15246-1)

2006 NASA Group Achievement Award, System Level Integrated Concept (SLIC) Development Team

2000 “Best of Track” award (Air Traffic Management Track) for paper presented at the 19th AIAA/IEEE Digital Avionics Systems Conference, (Hooey, Foyle, Andre, and Parke, 2000).

1999 SAE Wright Brothers Memorial Award for “An Evaluation of the Taxiway Navigation and Situation Awareness (T-NASA) System in High-Fidelity
Simulation,” (SAE Paper No. 985541). This award is given to ‘the best paper relating to the invention, development, design, construction or operation of an aircraft and/or spacecraft.”

1998 National Aviation and Space Agency (NASA) Group Achievement Award, Low-Visibility Landing and Surface Operations Flight Validation Team “For significantly impacting the safety and efficiency of airport surface
operations in all-weather conditions through the development, integration, and demonstration of key navigation and situation awareness technologies.”

1996 Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) Gold Award for “A Human Factors Analysis of Wayfinding at Tampa International Airport”
1996 First Recipient of the Earl Alluisi Award for Early Career Achievement, American Psychological Association (APA), Division 21 of Applied Experimental and Engineering Psychology
1990 California Department of Motor Vehicles Research Fellowship
1990, 1991 Society for Information Display (SID) Research Presentation Travel Award
1990 Transportation Research Board (TRB) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Graduate Aviation Research Award

DESIGN PATENTS

1999 User Interface of a Front Control Panel,

1999 User Interface of a Front Control Panel

1999 User Interface of a Front Control Panel

1999 User Interface of a Front Control Panel

1999 Housing Enclosure for a Microprocessor Controller

OTHER PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

2021 – Present Member, Fellows Selection Committee, HFES 2021 – Present Chair, IAE Fellows Selection Committee, HFES
2017 – 2019 Annual Human Factors Training Coordinator, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

2019 Member, HFES Annual Meeting Optimization Task Force

2016 Member, HFES Blue Ribbon “Future of the Society” Task Force

2012 Member, HFES Website Redesign Task Force

2011 – Present Chair and/or Member, HFES Specialized Meetings Committee

2011 Vice-Chair, Host Committee, 2011 HFES Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV 2010 – 2011 President, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
2010 Member, Technical Expert Panel on “Understanding Development Methods from Other Industries to Improve the Design of Consumer Health IT”, US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

2011 Member, Scientific Advisory and Program Board for the 1st International Conference on the Human Side of Service Engineering

2010 Member, Scientific Advisory and Program Board for the International Conference on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare

2010 Chair, Meetings Policy Committee, 2010 HFES Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA
2010 Chair, Host Committee, 2010 HFES Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA 2009 Chair, Policy and Planning Committee, Human Factors and Ergonomics
Society
2009 Member, Executive Committee, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2009 Member, Collaborative Technologies Task Force, Human Factors and
Ergonomics Society

2009 Member, Finance and Budget Committee, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

2009 Member, Nominations and Elections Committee, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

2009 Member, President’s Media and Technology Uber Task Force, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

2008 Member, Continuance of Certification Committee, Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics (BCPE)

2009 Member, President’s Media and Technology Uber Task Force, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

2009 Member, Education Strategic Initiative Tiger Team, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
2007 Member, Policy and Planning Committee, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
2008 Co-Lead, Virtual HFES Task Force, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
2008 Member, Financial Investment Sub-Committee, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
2008 Member, Operating Rules Sub-Committee, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
2007 Domain Leader, Internal Affairs, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
2005 Chair, Student Affairs, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
2006 Chair, Host Committee, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA
2004 – 2018 Faculty Adviser, HFES Student Chapter at San Jose State University
2002 – 2010 Advisory Board, Healthycomputing.com
2001-2003 Member, Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Surface Operations Display Subcommittee
1998 – 2003 Advisory Board, Typing Injury FAQ, CTD Resource Network
1997 – 2003 Editorial Board, International Journal of Aviation Psychology
1997 – 2007 Editorial Board, Journal of the Society of Human Performance in Extreme Environments.
1997 – 1998 Program Chair, Aerospace Systems Technical Group of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
1996 – 2002 Chair, Professional Development and Education, National Program Committee, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
1996 – 2000 Member, Education Committee, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
1996-1999 Education and Professional Development Chair, Annual Meeting Technical Program Committee (TPC)

1995 – 1999 Member, Technical Program Committee, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
1995 – 1998 Director, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Bay Area Chapter
1995-1997 Director, Bay Area HFES Local Chapter
1995 -1998 Technical Advisor and Charter Member, Society of Human Performance in Extreme Environments.
1995 Guest Editor, “Pilot Workload: Contemporary Issues”
International Journal of Aviation Psychology, Volume 5 (1)
1994 – 1996 Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) National Speaker
1994 – 2001 Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) National Speaker
1994 – 2001 Scientific Committee, Automation Technology and Human Performance Society
1994 – 1995 Program Chair, Visual Performance Technical Group of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
1993 – 1996 Member, Board of Directors, Silicon Valley Ergonomics Institute
1992 – 2005 Contributing Editor and Columnist, Ergonomics in Design: The Magazine of Human Factors Applications.
1992 – 1996 Head, Control-Display Evaluation Laboratory, NASA Ames Research Center, Flight Management and Human Factors Division
1990 – 1996 Secretary/Treasurer, Aerospace Systems Technical Group, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
1993 – 1994 Member, Applied Vision/Human Factors Program Committee, Society for Information Display
1990 – 1991 President and Co-Founder, University of Illinois Student Chapter of the Human Factors Society
1988 – 1991 Head Psychology Tutor, Departments of Psychology and the Center for Sensory Impaired, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1987 – 1991 Graduate Research Assistant, Departments of Aviation, Industrial Engineering, and Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

CONFERENCE LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

2020 Chair and Producer: HFES Townhall Webinar: Facing the Coronavirus (COVID-19): Human Factors Considerations

2020 Chair, Producer and Presenter: COVID-19 Ergonomics Summit: Guidelines for Safe and Healthy Work or School from Home

2019 Co-Chair, Joint HFES-CIEHF Virtual Seminar on Medical Device Human Factors

2014 – Present Coordinator and Chair: Annual FDA Human Factors Workshops at the International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care

2016 Chair, HFES Annual Meeting Innovation Task Force, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

2015 – 2018 Co-Founder and Co-Chair, The ErgoX Conference

2011 – Present Founder and Co-Chair, International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care (hcs2021.org)

2006 Host Chair, Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 2010 Host Chair, Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
2016 Chair, HFES Annual Meeting Task Force Chair, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2021 Journal Article Reviewer, Healthcare

2019 – Current Journal Article Reviewer, Ergonomics in Design

2016 – Current Journal Article Reviewer, Journal of Air Transportation

2016 – Current Journal Article Reviewer, Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science

2010 – Current Submission Reviewer, Medical and Drug Delivery Device Track, HFES International Sympossium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare.

2009 Book Reviewer, Taylor and Francis Group, LLC, Publishers

2009 Book Reviewer, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers

2008 Reviewer, CHI (Computer Human Interaction) 2009 Conference

1998 – Present Journal Article Reviewer, International Journal of Aviation Psychology

1998 – Present Journal Article Reviewer, Human Factors

1995 – 2010 Invited Lecturer, US Air Force Department of Behavioral Sciences, US Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO.

1999 Session Chair, “Ergonomics in Computerized Offices,” Ergocon ’99, San Jose, CA

1999 Session Chair, “Surface Navigation,” 10th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Columbus, Ohio

1998 Submission Reviewer, International Symposium on Aviation Psychology

1998 Session Chair, “Successful Strategies for Human Factors and Ergonomics Consultants,” 42nd Annual Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Meeting, Chicago, IL.

1998 Session Chair, “Aerospace Systems,” 42nd Annual Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Meeting, Chicago, IL.

1998 Session Cochair, “Transitioning From Student to Professional: What’s in Your Future?” 42nd Annual Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Meeting, Chicago, IL.

1998 Session Chair, “Interfaces for Human-Automation Interaction,” Third Automation Technology and Human Performance Conference, Norfolk, VA

1998 Article Reviewer/Board Member, Typing Injury FAQ (TIFAQ)

1997 Book Reviewer, The American Journal of Psychology

1997 Journal Article Article Reviewer, Journal of Applied Ergonomics

1996 Journal Article Article Reviewer, Journal of Human Performance

1996 Session Chair, “Situation Awareness in Aviation,” First International Conference on Engineering Psychology & Cognitive Ergonomics, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK

1996 Session Chair, “Science and Psychology,” American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada

1996 Article Reviewer, Journal of the Society for Information Display
1996 Session Chair, “Cockpit Automation,” Second Automation Technology and Human Performance Conference, Cocoa Beach, FLA
1995 Journal Article Article Reviewer, International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction
1995 Session Chair, “Graphical User Interfaces,” Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA
1995 Session Chair, “Aerospace Displays,” Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA
1995 Session Chair, “Air Traffic Control: Automation,” 8th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Columbus, Ohio
1994 Session Chair, “Vigilance, memory, and mental workload,” Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee
1994 Session Chair, “Human Factors in Consumer Behavior and Product Design,” American Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA
1994 Session Co-Chair, “User Interface and Performance Issues,” Society for Information Display Annual Meeting, San Jose, CA
1994 Session Chair, “Medical Systems” Automation Technology and Human Performance Conference, Washington, D.C.
1993 Session Chair, “Aerospace System Displays,” Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington
1993 Session Chair, “Training in Dynamic Environments,” American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada
1992 Session Co-Chair/Organizer, “Visual Requirements for Human-Vehicle Simulation,” IEEE SMC Conference, Chicago, Illinois
1992 Session Chair, “Object and Graphical Displays,” Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS (current and past) Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES)

-Forensics Professionals Technical Group
-Healthcare Technical Group
-Product Design Technical Group Association of Aviation Psychologists (AAP)
American Psychological Association (APA), Division 21 American Psychological Society (APS)
Society of Human Performance in Extreme Environments (HPEE) Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
Society for Information Display (SID) BayCHI
Usability Professionals’ Association (UPA)
Board of Certified Ergonomics Professionals (BCPE)

UNIVERSITY LECTURES

Cal State Northridge Cal State Long Beach
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Stanford University
University of Illinois University of Central Florida Old Dominion University
US Air Force Academy, Department of Behavioral Sciences Redding University, UK
University of California, Santa Cruz University of Southern California (USC)

 

 

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