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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.


  • CREATE Center Receives $14.7 Million Grant
    Dr. Wendy Rogers is the principal investigator for the Illinois site of the multi-institutional, interdisciplinary Center for Research and Education on Aging and Technology Enhancement […]
  • Carson Smith featured in AHS News
    HFA Lab member Carson Smith was recently featured by the College of Applied Health Sciences News & Features. Carson joined the lab as a freshman […]
  • Megan Bayles Receives Fellowship
    PhD Candidate Megan Bayles has been chosen as the recipient of the 2022-2023 Chittenden Fellowship. This is a prestigious fellowship at Illinois meant to support […]
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Featured Publications

The laboratory is funded in part by: