Occupational Safety & Ergonomics Center (Spring 2005). Industrial & Systems Engineering Department. Occupational Safety & Health. NIOSH / CDC ERC (Education & Research Center) founded in 1981 Joint between AU INSY Engr / UAB Medicine, Nursing, Public Health
Occupational Safety & Ergonomics Center (Spring 2005)
Dr. Rob Thomas
Dr. Jerry DavisAssistant Professor
Mission: high quality graduate education and research in ergonomics, safety and human factors with funding earmarked for US citizens / permanent residents
Structure: graduate students take regular ISE curriculum with electives, site visits, projects and seminars focused on occupational safety and ergonomics. Can get ISE MS, MISE or PhD degrees.
Graduated 10 PhD and 40 MS students working for Honda, NASA, Delta Airlines, Penn State, General Motors, UPS, Intel, etc. over past 5 years
Current students:5 PhD & 18 MS (14 on-campus: 9 receiving NIOSH support)