Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
Houston Chapter




Program for One Day Symposium

April 26th 2019: The main event - Symposium

8:00am - 9:00am   Registration/Continental Breakfast - Sponsored by <Your company>
9:00am - 10:00am Keynote Address - Putting more human in human factors
Frederick L Oswald, Professor, Rice University
10:00am - 11:00am   Session 1: Applied/Unique Environments (Chair - Melissa Meingast)
Contextual Inquiries and Interviews to Support Crew Autonomous Operations in Future Deep Space Missions - Natalia Russi-Vigoya
Neural Efficiency of Training Under Stress - Yibo Zhu
Human-Robotic Interactions (HRI) during Natural Disasters - Ranjana Mehta
Electronic procedure design for crewed missions beyond low earth orbit - Ernest V. Cross III
11:00am - 11:15am Lightning Session A  (Odd) (Chair - Nick Kelling)
11:15am - 11:30am Coffee Break Sponsored by KBRwyle
11:30am - 12:00noon   Poster Session A (Odd) (Chair - Nick Kelling)
12:00noon - 1:00pm   Session 2: Safety and Health (Chair - Christy Harper)
An investigation in Beaumont crashes using Classification and Regression Trees Method - Elahe Abbasi
Towards Harmonizing Safety Databases - Arjun Rao
Safety Critical Design - Tom Shephard
Health & Wellness as enabler to Human Performance - Ryan Amato
1:00pm - 2:00pm   Lunch Sponsored by <Your Company>
Cletis Booher Service Award
2:00pm - 3:00pm   Session 3: Design Considerations (Chair - Natalia Russi-Vigoya)
Theories to Quantify Attractiveness of UI Designs - Shelby Thompson
Human Factors Considerations and Usability Testing Guidelines for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder - McKenna Tornblad
User experience of an activity tracker for active aging seniors - Byung Cheol Lee
Designing for Veterans - Arjun Rao
3:00pm - 3:15pm   Lightning Session B (Even) (Chair - Claudia Z-A)
3:15pm - 3:30pm   Coffee Break Sponsored by <Your Company>
3:30pm - 4:00pm   Poster Session B (Even) (Chair - Claudia Z-A)
4:00pm - 5:00pm   Session 4: Fatigue/Performance (Chair - Carroll Thronesbery)

A New Category of Fatigue in Nursing : Liminal Fatigue - James Flores
The Effect of Smartphone Using Postures And Tasks On Neck Flexion, Upper Extremity Muscular Fatigue And Users Discomfort - Nirupom Paul
Validity Assessment of a Real-Time Indicator of Attentional Load and Task-Induced Fatigue among Novices in the Laparoscopic Surgery Environment - Theresa Nguyen
Evaluation of Localized Muscle Fatigue among Radial Drilling Operators in Pump Manufacturing Industry - Ashok Pushparaj
5:00pm - 5:30pm   Awards Ceremony (Chair - Chris Parker)
Presentations of: Best Student Paper Award sponsored by Andrew Muddimer
Best Paper Award sponsored by KBRwyle
Best Student Poster Award sponsored by Chris Parker
Best Poster Award sponsored by KBRwyle
Poster Session A - Details

  15 posters (Odd numbers)

1. Workarounds - Mary Gordon
3. The Creation of a Subjective Measurement of User Trust in Autonomous Vehicles - Ian Robertson
5. Investigating the Efficacy of Using Hand Tremors for Early Detection of Hypoglycemic Events- Karim Zahed
7. A Systems Approach to Investigate Unnecessary Admissions and Readmissions in Emergency Departments (EDs) - Samuel Bonet
9. Handheld Grass Cutter Machine with Supporting Wheel - Lokesh Kolhe
11. Important Takeaways from Purchasing a Low/Mid-range Eye Tracker - Michael Pickett
13. Towards the Development of a Smart Opiate-withdrawal Symptoms (SOS) Technology - Joseph Nuamah
15. The Impact of Contextually Evoked Emotions in High Stakes Environment on Decisions - Robin Richter
17. Analyzing Heart Rate as a Physiological Indicator of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder- Mahnoosh Sadeghi
19. A Comparison Between Government and Hospital Incident Management Teams during Hurricane Harvey - Changwon Son
21. Behavior Change and Persuasive Components in mHealth: A Scoping Literature Review - Karim Zahed
23. A Cognitive-Centric Approach to Safety Critical Task Design - Tom Shephard
25. Ergonomic improvements in heavy duty four wheel cart with pelvis support - Jaimin Patel
27. Effectiveness of Feedback Modalities under Stress is Gender-dependent - Joseph Nuamah
29. Investigating Triggers and Daily Challenges for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - Carolina Rodriguez-Paras


Poster Session B - Details  
16 posters (Even numbers)

2. Impulsivity in the Cyber World of Phishing Emails - Sibbie Priestly
4. Modeling Cross Category Search on a Car Infotainment Screen - Shivam Pandey
6. Could Providing Tactile Feedback and Improving Surgeon?s Mental Models Reduce Accidental Common Bile Duct Transections in the Cholecystectomy? - Eleanor Foster
8. Ergonomics evaluation of material handling task using a tilt table cart - Saumil Patel
10. Learning Drivers? Behavior using Social Networking Service - Acyut Kaneria
12. An examination of the relationship between peformance-approach goal orientation and task performance in competitive environment - Joseph Hendricks
14. Are Politics Worth the Effort? Trends in Modern Voting Behavior -William Althoff
16. System Level Investigation of Cognition in Incident Management Teams for Adaptive Coordination - Jukrin Moon
18. Drowsy Driving Among Shift Work Nurses - Alec Smith
20. Resilience Factors of Incident Management Teams during Hurricane Harvey - Changwon Son
22. Text Mining Tweets on Driving Safety and Cellphone Use - Chao Qian
24. Exploring the effects of weather, lighting condition and traffic volume on driver behavior - Guanlong Li
26. Application of Mind Mapping to Organize and Recall Lessons Learned - Ingry Ruiz-De la cruz
28. Investigating Night Shift Nurse Preferences for a Drowsy Driving Mitigation Device : A Qualitative Data Analysis - Alec Smith
30. Does the design of procedure hazard statements and personal culture impact compliance? - Cara Armstrong
32. “Development of Customized Swimming Goggles based on 3D Facial Scan Data.” - Jangwoon Park