Ergonomics and Human-Machine Systems

  Employee controls a robot arm using a portable control panel © Mario Irrmischer  

An Overview of the Research Fields

The team of the Department of Ergonomics and Human-Machine Systems researches, develops, teaches, and supports in the following areas:

Workplace and Product Design

Occupational Health and Safety in the Context of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Information Design and Data Visualization

Integrated Research for Work Innovations

Cognitive and Physiological Ergonomics

Human-Robot Interaction

Psychophysical Measurement Methods

Sociotechnical Systems and Human-Machine Interfaces

Usability and UX Engineering

In order to get a detailed description of the respective research field, choose from the list above or navigate via the menu on the left.