Welcome to the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES), University of Waterloo Student Chapter

The University of Waterloo HFES Student Chapter is organized to serve the needs of the human factors profession at the University of Waterloo. Its purpose is to promote and advance the understanding of the human factors involved in the design, manufacture, and use of machines, systems, environments and devices of all kinds. This is accomplished through the interchange of knowledge and methodology in the behavioural, biological, and physical sciences and in industrial, computer science and other relevant engineering disciplines.

The University of Waterloo HFES Student Chapter is established as an affiliate of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. 

Related Labs

Prof. Catherine Burns' Advanced Interface Design Lab (AIDL)

Prof. Shi Cao's Human Optimization Modelling Lab (HOMLab)

Prof. Carolyn McGregor's Usability and Interactive Technology Lab (Use-IT)

Prof. Jim Wallace's Human-Computer Interaction and Health Lab (HCI+Health)

Prof. Kerstin Dautenhahn's Social and Intelligent Robotics Research Lab (SIRRL)

Prof. Edith Law's lab

Prof. Laura Middleton's Brain and Body Lab

Prof. Mark Hancock's Touchlab

  1. Feb. 25, 2021Professor Lecture Series - Episode 2
    Professor Lecture Series, Episode 2 featuring Dr. Shi Cao

  2. Feb. 2, 2021Student Research Rounds - Episode 1
    Student Research Rounds, Episode 1 featuring Advanced Interface Design Lab

    The University of Waterloo Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Student Chapter is preparing to host the first episode of Student Research Rounds as part of the series titled "You, Me and the Technology".

  3. Jan. 25, 2021HFES UW Student Chapter has a new logo
    HFES UW student chapter logo

    The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) student chapter at the University of Waterloo has a new logo for the 2021 academic year.

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