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Ergonomics in Design

Members

Chair
Prof. Pierre-Henri Dejean
Universite Technologique de Compiegne
BP 60319 – 60206 Compiegne Cedex France
Tel +33(0)3 44 23 46 00
Fax +33(0)3 44 23 52 13
Email: Pierre-Henri.Dejean@utc.fr

Co-Chair
Lina Bonapace
Ergosolutions, consultants
Via Budua 13 -2059 Milano, Italy

Alan Chan
Department of Manufacturing Engineering and Engineering Management
City University of Hong Kong

Jorgen Eklund
Linkoping University of Technology
Ergonomics and Product Design

Sung Han
Pohang University of Science and Technology,
Department of Industrial and Management Engineering

Jettie Hoonhout
Philips Research Laboratory
The Niederland

Roel Kahmann
Consultant in Ergonomics

Mariann Karlsson
Chalmers University of Technology
Design department
Head of industrial design master

Michel Nael
Consultant Expert in User Interaction

Samanta Porter
Loughborough University,
Ergonomics and product design

Kerstin Roese Tu
Kaiserslautern Germany

Steve Vezeau
Universite du Quebec a Montreal
Design Department

Contact Prof. Pierre-Henri Dejean for more information or to join this Technical Committee
Email: Pierre-Henri.Dejean@utc.fr


Objectives

  • To improve and increase the ergonomics knowledge for application in design
  • To improve the relationship between ergonomists and other actors involved in design product design, interaction design, engineering, marketing, management, sustainability, etc.
  • To improve communication and transfer of knowledge between the ergonomics fields for workers and ergonomics for consumers (from avoiding pain to gaining pleasure)
  • To improve knowledge transfer from ergonomics in design research to practice and increase feedback from the applications to the academic community.
  • To improve the relationship between ergonomists and other actors involved in design product design, interaction design, engineering, marketing, management, sustainability, etc.
  • To promote ergonomics in the design process.
  • To promote ergonomics in design to the public at large.


Structure

To implement the above objectives, this TC creates Working Groups such as :
Cultural factors in ergonomics
Ergonomics tools for design process
Emerging issues: sustainable innovation


2007-2008 Ergonomics in Design Report


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Action Plan

Activities Description Responsible Milestones
/Timeline
Deliverable
/Timeline
1. Coordination
Contact with other organizations involved in Design including IEA TC and EQUID
ICSID, IDSA, Design Council
TC Affective Design
Comon program 2009
2. Methods and Tools
Review of existing knowledge and tools/ improvement/dissemination
Assessment advices
List of tools
3. Symposium and Panel
Presentation of research papers and panel discussion on common theme
All
EQUID Forum 1 paper
SELF One session
International Event
St Malo 2007
Call in 2007 Event in 2008

Links

Click here to learn about this area of ergonomics:
http://iea.cc/upload/technical_Candidates_Ergonomics_in_Design_Conference.pdf