How knowledge is formed and represented by novices and experts in order to accomplish their goals and how people use engineerings systems. 

Research in auditory graphs for blind students, interative toys and software for kids' music learning and story-telling.

Human-Centered Design

Focuses on the integration of the human mind, speech, non-speech, music, noise, and machinery (i.e. mobile devices).

Human Performance

Individual difference in human performance such as cognitive abilities, motivation, emotion, expertise, and personal values.

Physical Ergonomics

The application of ergonomics data and principles to improve safety, productivity, and aualitv of work.


Examines factors that affect teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics material.