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. 

Human Factors labs

Dr. Catherine Burns' Advanced Interface Design Lab (AIDL)
Dr. Stacey Scott's Collaborative Systems Laboratory (CSL)
Dr. Carolyn McGregor's Usability & Interactive Technology Lab (USE-IT)
Dr. Shi Cao's Human Optimization and Modeling Lab (HOML)
Dr. Jonathan Histon's Humans in Complex Systems Lab (HCOM)

  1. Nov. 16, 2019Successful Inter University Workshop (IUW'2019) Event
    IUW event

    The 2019 Inter-University Workshop (IUW) held Nov. 16, 2019 attracted over seventy attendees. Students from three different universities - University of Toronto, University of Waterloo, and University at Buffalo - presented their research through podium and poster presentations. The events also includes keynotes from both industry and academia as well as several networking sessions over the breaks.

  2. Oct. 7, 2019Inter-University Workshop (IUW) 2019

    University of Waterloo's Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Student Chapter is pleased to host the 20th Annual Human Factors Engineering Inter-University Workshop (IUW) on November 16th from 8:30am - 8:00pm in E7. 

  3. May 1, 2015Congrats to Prof. Stacey Scott on getting tenured

    Congratulations to Prof. Stacey Scott on getting tenured! Dr. Scott directs one of our Human Factors labs (Collaborative Systems Lab).

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