Including the Human Element

Improving health technology by factoring how people will engage with it.


Health and Human Systems

Research in health & human systems seeks to improve human-system interactions for everyone involved – health care professionals, patients, and family members – by connecting data, people, and systems.  Engineers at Speed School are committed to innovative research to transform the healthcare system and experience.  Enhancing the safety and usability of health information technology and virtual care tools, along with improving the larger healthcare delivery and organizational structure through data analytics and optimization, are key focus areas.

Faculty Story

In our Center of Human Systems Engineering (CHSE), we integrate sensing technology and extended reality to study cyber-physical-biological systems with the goal of developing decision support tools for manufacturing and healthcare applications.

- Dr. Faisal Aqlan

Facility Center for Human Systems Engineering

The Center for Human Systems Engineering houses a multidisciplinary human science laboratory to conduct research and applied projects in cognitive, physical, and organizational ergonomics.

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