HFES STTG gathers at the 2023 Transporation Research Board (TRB) meeting

Always great to see fellow members!
  Hello all, I hope everyone is enjoying their new year! I know some STTG members will be in attendance at TRB next week. In an effort to get together, communicate, network, etc. in between HFES Annual Meetings, it would be great for STTG members to get together (in-person) while in DC over lunch or in the evening. Please fill out this Google Poll ( ) to indicate your availability to get together during TRB week by January 7. Best regards, ------------------------------ Shannon Roberts, PhD Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering at UMass Amherst Chair of the Surface Transportation Technical Group (STTG) At-large Member of HFES Executive Council

PostDoctoral Research Fellow opening in UMTRI Biosciences!

  The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) Biosciences group is seeking a PostDoctoral Research Fellow.  The Biosciences Group conducts research that spans anthropometry, ergonomics, biomechanics, human factors and modeling, focusing on vehicle design, occupant protection, and safety assessment. We are currently seeking a postdoc to participate in ergonomics and human factors research related to analyzing and modeling vehicle occupant behavior and/or response in automated vehicles (AV). To apply visit . Please contact Monica Jones, PhD with questions at . Matt Reed will also be at   #HFES2022   if interested in more info. ------------------------------ Monica L.H. Jones, PhD, BCPE Associate Research Scientist University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) ------------------------------

PhD student positions in Human-System Interaction Lab at Texas A&M University

  Hello Everyone, There are two openings for PhD students in my lab at Texas A&M University starting Fall 2023. For more information, please see the attached flyer. Thanks, Maryam Zahabi    

STTG 2022 Ballot - please vote by 9/26/2022

Dear members, Please see below for bios of all candidates for  STTG 2023 program chair and 2023-2024 technical group chair. Please cast your vote  by 9/26  via STTG 2022 Ballot - please vote by 9/26/2022 Program chair: Na Du, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh Na Du is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Informatics and Networked Systems, School of Computing and Information, at the University of Pittsburgh. Her research interests include human factors in smart cities, computational modeling of human behaviors, and human-centered design. She received her Ph.D. in Industrial & Operations Engineering from University of Michigan. She is a recipient of HFE Women Rising Star Award and HFES Student Member with Honors Award. She has served as a newsletter editor for the HFES Aging and Surface Transportation Technical Groups, and committee member of HFES Diversity Committee.  Technical group chair: Shannon Roberts, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Universit

Ergonomics Job opening - Volvo Trucks North America

Volvo Group is currently seeking a high energy Ergonomics & Human Factors Feature Leader to join our team in Greensboro, NC!   Our team, Cab Engineering, is part of Volvo Group Trucks Technology (GTT), a division of Volvo Group North America. Cab Engineering North America has the responsibility for delivering Cab Projects, Cab Architecture solutions, and Cab Features for the Mack Truck and Volvo Truck brands. We develop new and advanced cab solutions for our future trucks while continually adapting our current products to new and different market and customer demands. Working in an international environment is an ever evolving and exciting challenge!   What You Will be Doing As a Feature Lead Engineer you will provide technical and functional expertise in the areas of ergonomics and human factors to enhance the design, manufacturability, and serviceability of equipment and controls for the vehicle cab and surrounding areas (with a particular focus on the Cab Body, Exterior and Int