Human Factors in Medical Devices and Systems

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Human Factors in Medical Devices and Systems (Certificate)

In this certificate program, students will develop knowledge and skills to meet the increasing demand for trained professionals in the field of human factors engineering, who work on the design and evaluation of health and medical systems and technology.

 

Faculty

Michael Wiklund
Professor of the Practice; General Manager, UL-Wiklund
M.S. , Tufts University
Human Factors Engineering
Daniel J. Hannon
Professor of the Practice
Ph.D. , Brown University
Human Factors, Airspace Systems
James Intriligator
Professor of the Practice
Ph.D. , Harvard University
Human Factors Engineering
Gary G. Leisk
Research Assistant Professor
Ph.D. , Tufts University
Machine Design, Non-Destructive Testing
Chris B. Rogers
Department Chair and Professor
Ph.D. , Stanford University
Robotics, Musical Instrument Design, Engineering Education
Behrouz Abedian
Associate Professor
Ph.D. , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Fluid Mechanics, Electrokinetics, Thermal-Fluid Systems
Luisa Chiesa
Associate Professor
Ph.D. , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sustainable Energy, Superconducting Materials
Jeffrey S. Guasto
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. , Brown University, Engineering
Biophysics and Soft Matter, Cell Biomechanics and Sensing, Micro-Scale Fluid Mechanics and Transport Phenomena, Microfluidic Devices
Marc Hodes
Associate Professor
Ph.D. , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Heat Transfer, Apparent Slip, Thermal Management of Electronics, Mass Transfer in Supercritical Fluids and Thermoelectricity
Mark Kachanov
Professor
Ph.D. , Brown University
Fracture Mechanics, Micromechanics of Materials
Erica M. Kemmerling
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. , Stanford University
Medical Engineering, Fluid Mechanics
Douglas M. Matson
Associate Professor
Ph.D. , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Solidification Processes, Thermal Manufacturing, Machine Design
William Messner
John R. Beaver Professor
Ph.D. , University of California at Berkeley
Automatic Control Systems with an Emphasis on Applications to Data Storage Systems, Robotics, Microfluidics, Biological Systems and Instrumentation
Pratap Misra
Professor of the Practice
Ph.D. , University of California, San Diego
GPS, Emerging Satellite Navigation Systems
Dean Jianmin Qu
Jianmin Qu
Dean and Karol Family Professor
Ph.D. , Northwestern University
Micromechanics of composites, interfacial fracture and adhesion, fatigue and creep damage in solder alloys, thermomechanical reliability of microelectronic packaging, defects and transport in solids with applications to solid oxide fuel cells and batteries, and ultrasonic nondestructive evaluation of advanced engineering materials
Jason Rife
Associate Professor
Ph.D. , Stanford University
Navigation, Robotics, Controls
Anil Saigal
Professor
Ph.D. , Georgia Institute of Technology
Materials Engineering, Manufacturing Processes, Quality Control
Igor Sokolov
Professor
Ph.D. , The Mendeleev Institute of Metrology
Nanomechanics of Cells, Molecules, Polymers; Photonic Sensors; Soft Condensed Matter and Biomedical Research; Energy-Related Materials and Sustainability, Surface Science and Engineering
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Kristen Bethke Wendell
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. , Tufts University
Engineering Education, Design Practices, Learning Sciences
Robert D. White
Associate Professor
Ph.D. , University of Michigan
Micro- and Nano- electromechanical systems (MEMS/NEMS), Sensors, Dynamic System Modeling, Acoustics, Vibrations
Iryna V. Zenyuk
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. , Carnegie Mellon University
Electrochemistry, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Renewable Energy
Michael Zimmerman
Professor of the Practice
Ph.D. , University of Pennsylvania
Novel Polymer Electrolytes for Batteries, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Composite Materials

Application Deadline:

Spring: September 15 (international applicants) and December 31 (domestic applicants)
Fall: June 1 (international applicants) and August 1 (domestic applicants)

Application Requirements:

> Application Fee
> Resume/CV
> Personal Statement
> Official TOEFL or IELTS, if applicable
> Transcripts
> One Letter of Recommendation

For questions about this program, including scholarships and assistantships, please contact the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Science & Engineering Complex
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School of Engineering
Tufts University
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Medford, MA 02155
Office: 617-627-3239
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