Houston HFES (@HoustonHFES)

  • The Houston Chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomic Society serves Houston and outlying areas.
  • Our membership includes people in varied disciplines such as Aerospace, Human-Computer Interaction, Education/Training, Health Care, Ergonomics, Safety, and more.
  • Members are part of organizations such as NASA, Lockheed Martin, Schlumberger, Hewlett Packard, local universities such as Rice and University of Houston, and many others.
  • Houston HFES hosts several events throughout the year.
  • If you would like more information about our group please contact the current president or if you would like to become a member we would be happy to have you as part of our organization.
  • Keep in touch - LinkedIn Group - HFES Houston Chapter, Twitter @HoustonHFES and #HHFES, Facebook

April 2017 Quarterly Meeting Hosted by Maersk Training
Wednesday 12th April at Maersk Training Facility
Guest Speaker and tour of Maersk Training Facility
Dinner at 6.30pm

Southwest Regional Human Factors & Ergonomics Society
One-Day Symposium

Call for Submissions

Date - June 9, 2017 Location - San Antonio, Texas


We invite you to submit an abstract to the Southwest Regional HFES One-Day Symposium, a forum for sharing information, case studies and new ideas within our community. This community consists of human factors and ergonomics engineers, researchers, designers, developers, designated company specialists and students in the Southwest Region.


Please consider how you can support the local human factors community and participate by presenting examples of your work, practical applications, or research interests/open questions using one of the following formats:

  • Lecture (for a more formal presentation or demonstration)

  • Panel (good for industry contributions as no presentations are required)

  • Poster (excellent for great conversations about a topic, problem or research)



March 9, 2017 - On-Line Registration Opens

April 14, 2017 - Deadline for abstract submissions

May 5, 2017 - Notification of acceptance

June 6, 2017 - On-Line Registration Ends

June 9, 2017 - Southwest Regional HFES Symposium




The deadline for submitting abstracts is April 14, 2017.

To submit a 250-500 word abstract using the online abstract submission form visit: http://www.houstonhfes.org/2017SouthwestRegionalSymposium/submissions.html


Direct your questions to the program committee - submissions@houstonhfes.org

February 2017 Quarterly Meeting

Usability Pecha Kucha…

Wednesday 8th February at UHCL

Presentations: were in the Pecha Kucha style http://www.pechakucha.org/

 Michael Merta, Angie Avera, Phil Kortum, Camille Peres, Christie Sauers.

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