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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 of varying abilities and experiences in projects related to healthcare; design for aging; technology acceptance; aging-in-place; training and instructional support; and human-robot interaction.


  • Lab Members Receive Awards
    Multiple undergraduate students in the HFA Lab received departmental awards. Cam Jaime-Rivera received the Carol L. Chittenden Scholarship. Fatima Pantoja-Lara received the Joanne M. Carraway & Charles M. Carraway Scholarship. Amy Ni received the Agnes Radich Vidovic Award. Adam… Read more: Lab Members Receive Awards
  • Yao-Lin Receives Chittenden Fellowship
    Congratulations to HFA Lab member Yao-Lin Tsai on receiving the 2024-2025 Chittenden Fellowship! The Chittenden Fellowship is intended to support a doctoral student in the Health & Kinesiology Department who has a research agenda focused on the intersection of… Read more: Yao-Lin Receives Chittenden Fellowship
  • HFA at HFES Health
    Several members of the HFA Lab attended the Human Factors & Ergonomics Society Health Care Symposium. Many lab members gave presentations from current research. To view the conference program, please click here.
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Featured Publications

The laboratory is funded in part by:

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