Welcome To Human Factors and Ergonomics Society @ Iowa
The student chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society at the University of Iowa is a student organization which strives to raise awareness of human factors issues throughout the academic and outside communities through speakers, programs and seminars.
Student Chapter Purpose:
The University of Iowa student chapter of HFES exists to provide a link for students to research at the University of Iowa and other universities conducting human factors research.
To become involved with HFES @ Iowa, please contact us.
What is Human Factors?
The International Ergonomics Association provides this definition: "Ergonomics (or human factors) is the scientific discipline concerned with the understanding of interactions among humans and other elements of a system, and the profession that applies theory, principles, data, and other methods to design in order to optimize human well-being and overall system performance."