Ranjana Mehta is an Associate Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University. She is also a graduate faculty with the Texas A&M Institute for Neuroscience at Texas A&M University, director of the NeuroErgonomics Laboratory, co-director of the Texas A&M Ergonomics Center, and a faculty fellow with the Center for Population Health and Aging and the Center for Remote Health Technologies and Systems. She received her MS and Ph.D. from Virginia Tech, MEng from University at Buffalo, and BE from Mumbai University.
She is the recipient of:
Presidential Impact Fellow, Texas A&M University, 2021
Virginia Tech Engineering Outstanding Recent Alumni Award, Virginia Tech, 2020
TEES Engineering Genesis Award, Texas A&M University, 2020
TEES Faculty Fellow, Texas A&M University, 2020
HFE WOMAN of the Year, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 2019
Creativeness in Ergonomics Practitioner of the Year Award, Applied Ergonomics Society (IISE), 2019
William C. Howell Young Investigator Award, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 2017
James G. Zimmer New Investigator Research Award, American Public Health Association, 2014
Oshin Tyagi has a B.Tech in Production and Systems Engineering from IIT Roorkee and an MS in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University. Her research interests include Neuroergonomics, Stochastic Systems, and Networks, and their applications in designing effective human systems under stress. Oshin wants to establish a research career in academia.
John Kang has a BS in Industrial & Systems Engineering from Georgia Tech and worked in a consulting company for over 6 years. His research interests are in physiological wearables to quantify fatigue and understanding decision-making under fatigue or stress in high-risk environments. He was also awarded Creativeness in Ergonomics Student of the Year from the Applied Ergonomics Society (IISE) in 2021.
Yinsu Zhang has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University. His research interests are in human-automation interactions and in objective measures of dynamic driver trust in autonomous vehicles.
Aakash Yadav has a B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati. His research interests span robotics, human-robot interaction, human factors, cognition, neuroergonomics, and affective computing. Aakash works towards understanding the teaming between robots and humans to improve the combined system performance, efficiency, and safety. He loves to walk, bike, hike, and canoe in his free time.
Shivangi Dwivedi has B. Tech in Electronics and Instrumentation engineering from Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University(Uttar Pradesh, India), M.Tech in Electrical Engineering from Madan Mohan Malaviya Technical University (Uttar Pradesh, India) with thesis work from MNIT (Jaipur, Rajasthan). Her research interests include neuroergonomics, machine learning, and designing compatible systems for vulnerable populations. She is passionate about making a contribution to people’s lives through her research and wishes to establish a career in academia.
Tiash Rana Mukherjee has a B.Tech Degree in Production Engineering from the National Institute of Technology in Agartala, India. Her research interests lie in the intersection of Mechanical Design and Cognitive Psychology. She is aiming for an Applied Research career in the Industry.
John Hayes has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Texas A&M and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering with a focus on Health and Human Systems. His research interests are in applying human factors engineering and neuroergonomics to improve training and performance in aerospace environments. His goal is to pursue a career with NASA.
Hyewon Ji has a Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Texas A&M University. Her research interests include individual/team training design and occupational safety, and studying the influence various human states (e.g., fatigue, cognitive load) integrated with the use of technology have on relevant performance outcomes.
Conner Barnes is an Interdisciplinary Engineering student at Texas A&M University.
Ashley Bailly is a Biomedical Engineering student at Texas A&M University.
Isabella Pedron is a Chemical Engineering student at Texas A&M University.
Whit Saunders is a Biomedical Engineering Student at Texas A&M University.
Joceleen Hardjadinata is a Mechanical Engineering student at Texas A&M University.
Reed Smoot is an Electrical Engineering student at Texas A&M University.
Yixin Zhang is a Statistics student at Texas A&M University.
Kristene He is a Mathematics and Statistics student at Texas A&M University.
Harlyn Nguyen is a Biomedical Engineering student at Texas A&M University.
Russtam Wafayee is an Aerospace Engineering student at Texas A&M University.
Carlos Meisel is an Aerospace Engineering student at Texas A&M University.
Chris Notzon is an Industrial and Systems Engineering student at Texas A&M University.
Joseph Nuamah, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at Oklahoma State University
Joohyun Rhee, Ph.D., Research Associate at Texas A&M Health Science Center
Maher Abujelala, Ph.D., Data Scientist at Exact Sciences
Paul Ritchey, DrPH, Environmental and Occupational Health (2017). Consumer Product Research Scientist at Amway
Yibo Zhu, Ph.D., Industrial & Systems Engineering (2021). Human Factors Design Engineer at Apple Inc.
Sarah Hopko, Ph.D., UX Researcher at Meta Reality Labs
Rohith Kartikeyan, Ph.D., Research and Development Researcher at Apple Inc.
Whitney Mantooth, MPH, Environmental and Occupational Health (2017). Health And Safety Specialist at Koch Ag & Energy Solutions, LLC
Sarah Sparks, MPH, Environmental and Occupational Health (2017). Executive Officer, NR C3F MAO DET FTW
Ashley Shortz, MSPH, Environmental and Occupational Health (2015). Health And Safety Coordinator at Elite Technical Services Group, Inc.
Osofundiya, Olufunmilola, MSPH, Environmental and Occupational Health (2015)
Fall 2021 Zachary Laguna, Computer Science
Fall 2021 Shaye Smith, Environmental Engineering and Bussiness (Minor)
Fall 2021 Margaret Zhuang, Computer Science
2020-2021 Mikash Kothari, Biomedical Engineering
2020-2021 Alekya Konda, Psychology
2020-2021 Joshua Carrizales, Biomedical Engineering
2019-2021 Connor Johnson, Biomedical Engineering
2019-2021 Jingkun Wang, Industrial and Systems Engineering
2020-2020 Slava Konopleva, Electrical and Computer Engineering
2019-2020 Hanna Plate, Mechanical Engineering
2019-2020 Emilie Vawter, Biomedical Engineering
2019-2020 Ethan Vargas, Electrical and Computer Engineering
2019-2020 Santiago Garcia, Industrial & Systems Engineering
Fall 2018 Mariam Khaldoon, Industrial & Systems Engineering
Fall 2018 Jacob Palat, Industrial & Systems Engineering
Fall 2018 Doja Qaraqe, Biomedical Sciences
2017-2018 Alejandro Casas, Public Health Studies
2017-2018 Taylor Layton, Public Health Studies
2016-2018 Hayley Hardwick, Public Health Studies
2016-2018 Rasik Jainik, Public Health Studies
2016-2018 Catherine Pieratt, Public Health Studies
2016-2018 Ecem Kilic, Biomedical Engineering
2016-2018 Madeline Franke, Biomedical Engineering
2015-2018 Taylor Dillard, Biomedical Engineering
2015-2018 Michelle Nvouvo, Philosophy
2015-2016 Maha Rasheed, Sociology
2015-2016 Hannah Baker, Biomedical Engineering
2015-2016 Lynee Herrera, Psychology
2020-2021 Hyewon Ji, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Texas A&M University.
Spring 2020 María Elena Celedón, BS in Industrial Engineering Information Technologies, Pontificia Universidad Catolica De Chile,Santiago, Chile
Summer 2017 Betsy Abraham, Grade 11, Med High School, Mission TX
Summer 2017 Maryshe Zietsman, BS Biology, UT Austin
2016-2017 Yibo Zhu, MS Biomedical Engineering, UT Arlington
2015-2016 Elena Mora, BS Neuroscience, UT Austin