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Improving Quality of Life for Adults of All Ages

The Human Factors and Aging Laboratory focuses on understanding the fundamentals of human behavior in the context of technology interactions. Our research engages older adults in projects related to healthcare technologies; design for aging; technology acceptance; aging-in-place; technology training; human-robot interaction; and aging with perceptual, motor, or cognitive disabilities.


  • Congratulations, Megan Bily!
    Megan Bily received an Outstanding Oral Presentation Award for her presentation “What is Aging Independently and What’s a Robot Got to do with it?” at the Undergraduate Research Symposium. Congratulations, Megan! To view the full list of awards, please click here.
  • HFA Undergrads Present at Research Symposium
    Eight undergraduate students presented research posters from the Human Factors & Aging Laboratory at the Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 27th. Congratulations to Afnaan Afsar Ali, Divya Bhookya, Maya Dye, Husna Hussaini, Shelly Manila, Noah Olivero, Olivia Rojas, and […]
  • Afnaan Featured in AHS News
    Afnaan Afsar Ali, an undergraduate research assistant in the Human Factors & Aging Laboratory, was featured in the College of Applied Health Sciences News. She was interviewed about her research poster “Understanding the Role of a Socially Assistive Robot […]
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Featured Publications

The laboratory is funded in part by:

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