Become a member

Do you think we could do better to design technology to bring out our full human potential?

Are you interested in a career that specializes in bringing disciplines such as psychology, sociology, philosophy, kinesiology, cognitive science, engineering, and design?

We invite you to join our Chapter and take part in an exciting exploration of the Human Factors of engineering, technology, and design. 

All degrees/majors welcome!

Membership benefits:

  • Meet and network with the Human Factors community at the University of Waterloo
  • Participate and organize events like the Intra-University Workshop (IUW).
  • Discounted/free entry to events organized by our Chapter.
  • Stay up to date with the latest job postings, contests, talks, and events related to Human Factors.

Interested? Contact us!

Join our mailing list

Want to stay up-to-date with the latest talks, contests, events, news, and jobs/internships?

Complete this survey where your email address is required for opting-in to our mailing list.

Other ways to get involved:

Research Assistant (RA): Join one of our labs as a Research Assistant and help us do research! We work on exciting projects in a variety of domains:

  • medical
  • military
  • transportation
  • consumer products
  • aviation

We use cutting edge technology such as:

  • Oculus Rift,
  • multi-touch tabletops
  • brain sensors,
  • large walls displays
  • Google Glass
  • financial simulators

Commitment is only 5 to 10 hours per week. Depending on your experience and interests, you could help us with any of the following: running participants, designing interfaces/products, software programming, literature reviews, and data analysis. Contact us for more information.

Participate in a study: We are always running studies and need people like you to try out new technologies. This is a great way to learn about research and interact with cutting edge technology. Studies usually last about 1 or 2 hours and pay about $10/h. Contact us for more information.