Human Factors is psychology with an engineering focus. Their interests are very related to our lab's.
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From: Regina Tyree <email@example.com> The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society is hosting a cookout to introduce our field to students interested in Design in Computer Science.
Human Factors is applicable to the fields of Computer Science and Design in many ways. We research how humans interact with interfaces and apply the findings to improve upon various factors influencing these interactions. This can include anything from reducing errors or mistakes in usage to streamlining work flow. The ultimate goal is to use design principles and behavioral theories founded through research to optimize human well-being, system usability, and overall system performance.Come to our cookout to learn more about HFES! Here are the details:Day: Thursday, September 13Time: 5pm to 8ish (feel free to stop by anytime)Location: Owen/Tucker Beach on NCSU campusActivities: Beach volleyball, corn hole, musicA yearly membership with HFES is only $5. Become a member at the cookout and get free food! As a member of HFES, you will receive emails for job postings, be invited to social events and guest lectures, plus have a nationally recognized society to put on your resume or CV!We hope you will join us at the cookout!