Human Factors at University of Houston-Clear Lake

Human Factors at University of Houston-Clear Lake Applied Cognitive Psychology subplan at University of Houston-Clear Lake In Applied Cognitive Psychology (ACP), principles and methods associated with Cognitive Psychology are applied to the Human-Machine Interface to improve the usability and effectiveness of the interface.

Human Factors is a common term associated with ACP and includes research regarding humans' psychological, social, physical, and biological characteristics. The sub-plan at UHCL is primarily focused on the application of that information to the design, operation, or use of products to optimize performance, health, or safety. Upon graduation, student are prepared to work in industry. The sub-plan includes a course sequence that can prepare the student to take the exam to become a Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE) or Certified Human Factors Professional (CHFP). Additionally, students who are interested in going on to doctoral programs associated with Applied Cognitive Psychology can work closely with the ACP faculty at UHCL on research to prepare them for advanced research at a doctoral institution. UHCL has one of the few Master's programs in the state of Texas explicitly designed to prepare people to work in industry upon graduation.

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Houston HFES Symposium 2016
06/07/2016

Houston HFES Symposium 2016

Dr. Kelling's Panda Lab
05/26/2016

Dr. Kelling's Panda Lab

Dr. Kelling's Panda Lab
05/26/2016

Dr. Kelling's Panda Lab

Completing challenges on a drone simulator app
05/25/2016

Completing challenges on a drone simulator app

Dr. Sutherland and Murali discussing a game Murali is creating for Dr. Sutherland to use in a future study.
05/17/2016

Dr. Sutherland and Murali discussing a game Murali is creating for Dr. Sutherland to use in a future study.

Learning Inquisit
05/17/2016

Learning Inquisit

Dr. Farzan Sasangohar from Texas A&M to do a guest lecture on April 25 at 1 pm in Bayou 2311.Dr. Sasangohar will be disc...
04/19/2016

Dr. Farzan Sasangohar from Texas A&M to do a guest lecture on April 25 at 1 pm in Bayou 2311.

Dr. Sasangohar will be discussing his research centered around understanding and improving decision-making and performance in healthcare, aviation, process control, surface transportation and finance.

At the HHFES meeting, Dr Mehta gave an interesting and informative presentation on fatigue and the impact it has in the ...
01/28/2016

At the HHFES meeting, Dr Mehta gave an interesting and informative presentation on fatigue and the impact it has in the oil and gas industry.

#HFES #HHFES #UHCL

Much thanks to HFES president, Bill Marras, for attending our HHFES meeting at UHCL#HFES #HHFES #UHCL
01/28/2016

Much thanks to HFES president, Bill Marras, for attending our HHFES meeting at UHCL

#HFES #HHFES #UHCL

Arbor Building room 1315
11/03/2015

Arbor Building room 1315

Arbor Building room 1315

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