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 Melissa
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 to
HRI Undergrads Present During Research Week
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
Husna Presents at Stanford Research Conference
Undergraduate research assistant Husna Hussaini recently presented a poster titled “Instructional Assessing the Potential of Voice-Activated Digital Home Assistants for Older Adults with Mobility Disability” at the Stanford Research Conference. Husna was selected as a recipient of a Conference Travel
Human Factors & Aging Laboratory graduate student Mimi Trinh successfully defended her master’s thesis “Understanding Older Adults’ Motivations to Use Digital Health Technology” on April 7. Mimi’s study was very creative and explored an important area of community health.
Samuel Presents at HFES Health
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
Eldrick Surheyao, a former undergraduate research assistant in the Human Factors & Aging Laboratory, was recently selected as a recipient of the F. Patricia Cullen Scholarship Award. Congratulations, Eldrick! To see the full list of KCH 2023 Honors & Awards, please
Emma Lachs Presents at AMIA
Research Assistant Emma Lachs presented “Facilitators and Barriers to Older Adults’ Use of Digital Home Assistants: Implications for Informatics” based off research from TechSAge R2 at the American Medical Informatics Association Informatics Summit earlier this month in Seattle.