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 Melissa
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 to
An oral presentation session of the Undergraduate Research Symposium titled “Robotic Advancements in Support of Aging Populations” was filled by undergraduate students Jade Marks, Saathveek Gowrishankar, and Megan Bily, members of the HFA Lab’s Human-Robot Interaction team. All three delivered
Husna Hussaini received an award for “Best Undergraduate Paper” from the Department of Sociology for the proposal she wrote as part of her Honors Senior Thesis in the Human Factors & Aging Laboratory. The paper was titled “Older Adults’ Perspectives
Postdoctoral research associate recently presented at the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Health Care Symposium in Orlando. His presentation was titled “A participatory design project to evaluate benefits and workload costs for a domestic assistive robot.” To learn more about
Congratulations to Drs. Kenneth Blocker, Maurita Harris, Qiong (Tina) Nie, and Madina Khamzina who all earned their PhDs this year. We cannot wait to see where you will go from here and will miss having you in the lab!
Postdoctoral research associate George Mois was awarded a $10,000 trainee pilot grant for his project “Leveraging Presence through Virtual Reality to Support Social Connectivity.” The award is part of the the Center for Research and Education on Aging and Technology
Dr. Wendy A. Rogers and the McKechnie Family LIFE Home were featured on the Illinois homepage. Click here to learn more about how the LIFE Home is used “to define the future of independent living for all ages and abilities.”
The Fall 2022 TechSAge Newsletter is now available. Please click here the view the PDF of the newsletter.
The Center on Health, Aging, and Disability Annual Report is now available. Please click here to read about the highlights from 2021-2022.