Congratulations, Megan!

Graduate student Megan Bayles earned an honorable mention in the Stretch Robot Pitch Competition sponsored by TechSAge in collaboration with Hello Robot and P&G. Learn more about the competition and Megan’s design. Congratulations, Megan!

Congratulations, Maurita!

Doctoral candidate and HFA Lab member Maurita Harris has been selected as a recipient of a 2021 American Psychological Association (APA) Dissertation Research Award. The award of $5,000 is to be used to help offset dissertation research costs. The title of her dissertation is “Addressing Gaps in Equity through Wearables (AGE-Wear).” Congratulations, Maurita!

START Students Join the HFA Lab

Eldrick Surheyao and Kyreon Williams recently joined the Human Factors and Aging Laboratory as part of the Student Aging Researchers in Training (START) program. START takes place over a full academic year and focuses on providing undergraduate students from underrepresented backgrounds with hands on research experiences, academic enrichment, and community support. Learn more about START. […]

Congratulations, Maurita and Kenny!

They received an Aging Technical Group Student Best Paper Honorable Mention for their paper Smartphone and Digital Home Assistant Use Among Older Adults: Understanding Adoption and Learning Preferences. They presented at the Human Factors & Ergonomics Society International Annual Meeting earlier this month.

Welcome to our Visiting Scholars!

Dr. Lizandra Vergara and Doctoral Student Juliana Tissot have joined the HFA Lab as Visiting Scholars from Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil). While they are here, they will be using the LIFE Home to conduct research on supportive environments for older adults aging in place. Welcome, Lizandra and Juliana!