Psychologist Carryl Baldwin of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, USA, and colleagues there and at the Sentara Norfolk General Sleep Center, emphasize how fatigue poses a persistent threat to transportation safety.
GMU's Human Factors Students will have 12 hours to tackle real-world projects presented by professional usability companies. Students will leverage their backgrounds in human performance and cognition along with their knowledge of usability and task analysis to develop innovative and valuable solutions.
When was the last time you were interrupted in the middle of an important conversation or writing an email, completely derailing your train of thought? This was the basis for a new line of research being explored by Cyrus Foroughi, a doctoral student at George Mason University – how do interruptions affect performance beyond time and error?
The mission of WTS is to “transform the transportation industry through the advancement of women.” At WTS, we feel that education is a vital tool to facilitate that advancement, and every year, WTS awards scholarships to deserving young women who are studying transportation at undergraduate and graduate programs.
The purpose of the HFES accreditation program is to enhance and maintain the quality of graduate education in human factors/ergonomics. HFES accreditation serves the public by helping to ensure that accredited HF/E educational programs appropriately prepare students for entering their careers in the field, whether in research or practice.