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2008 Newsletters

Autumn

Highlights:

  • A Distribution Ergonomics Research Group established at OSU
  • Which Human Factors’ "Best Papers" of the past 50 years were authored by Institute members
  • A summary of a Computer-Aided Engineering Symposium held at Ohio State's COHAM facility
  • Involvement by Institute members at the recent annual conference of the Human Factors & Ergonomics Society

Spring/Summer

Highlights:

  • HFES Student Chapter members host "Backpack Day"
  • OSU's COHAM facility improves automotive design and assembly processes
  • Emily Patterson receives College of Engineering Lumley Award
  • Report on the NAS/NRC Committee on Human Factors

Winter

Highlights:

  • Dr. William Marras publishes new book, "The Working Back"
  • Resilience Engineering is applied to emergency situations
  • Institute announces dates for its 2008 Ergonomics Short Course
  • New OSU courses offered for Spring Quarter, 2008