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. Oliver Schneider's Haptic Computing Lab

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

Prof. Ed Lank, Prof. Dan Vogel, Prof. Edith Law, and Prof. Jian Zhao's Human Computer Interaction Lab

Prof. Laura Middleton's Brain and Body Lab

Prof. Mark Hancock's Touchlab

  1. Mar. 20, 2021Student Research Rounds - Episode 3
    Student Research Rounds, Episode 3 featuring Ubiquitous Health Technology Lab

    The third episode of our Student Research Rounds series will be held online using Microsoft Teams on March 25th, 2021 at 4-5PM EST.

  2. Mar. 15, 2021Professor Lecture Series - Episode 3
    Professor Lecture Series, Episode 3 featuring Dr. Plinio Morita

    Episode 3 of the Professor Lecture Series under the title "You, Me and the Technology" will be held online using Microsoft Teams on March 16, 2021 at 4-5PM (EST)

  3. Mar. 4, 2021Student Research Rounds - Episode 2
    Student Research Rounds, Episode 2 featuring Human Optimization Modelling Lab

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

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