Creativeness in Ergonomics (CE) Award

Creativeness in Ergonomics (CE) Practitioner of the Year Award

Sponsored by Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., this award recognizes achievements in the creative application of ergonomics, including process improvement, education, applied instrumentation and product development.

  • Awarded for a specific achievement or for a series of achievements.
  • $3,000 will be awarded to an individual or a group of individuals.
  • The award winner will receive complimentary conference registration and an awards luncheon ticket.
  • The award will be presented at the conference awards luncheon on Thursday, March 28.
  • You will be asked to be a Featured Speaker at the 2020 Applied Ergonomics Conference

Please click here for the nomination form.

The 2019 winner will be announced at the Awards Luncheon on Thursday, March 28.

Congratulations to the 2018 Creativeness in Ergonomics Practitioner of the Year Award:

Stephen Jenkins, Cintas.

The Tom Waters Award

Sponsored by Liberty Mutual in recognition of the Best Manual Handling Presentation at the 2018 Applied ErgonomicsĀ Conference.

The 2019 winner will be announced at the Awards Luncheon on Thursday, March 28.

Congratulations to the 2018 Tom Waters Award Winner:

Smartphone-based Ergonomic Risk Screening
SangHyun Lee, Ph.D., University of Michigan

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Creativeness in Ergonomics (CE) Student of the Year Award

Sponsored by CNA Insurance, this award recognizes achievements in ergonomics application or research, including process improvement, education, applied instrumentation and product development as submitted for presentation in a poster or oral presentation at the Applied Ergonomics Conference.

  • Awarded for a specific achievement or for a series of achievements submitted for presentation in a poster or oral presentation at the Applied Ergonomics Conference.
  • $1,000 awarded to four students, for a total of $4,000.
  • The award winners will receive complimentary conference registration and an awards luncheon ticket.
  • The award will be presented at the conference awards luncheon on Thursday, March 28, 2019.

All students who submit an abstract for a speaker session (deadline August 3, 2018) or a poster session (deadline November 9, 2018) and are accepted to present at the 2019 Applied Ergonomics Conference will be considered for this award. The top finalists will be notified and may be asked to answer a short essay question.

Example questions include:

  1. Why have you chosen to go into the field of Ergonomics?
  2. What excites you about the field of Ergonomics?
  3. Where do you see the field of Ergonomics headed?

The 2018 winners are:

Automated NIOSH Lifting Equation
Meiyin Liu, University of Michigan

Manual Material Handling Mitigation of Musculoskeletal Injury Risks with Simulation and Ergonomic Principles and Tools
Shanon Wooden, University of Central Florida

A Cognitive Ergonomic Assessment of Office Chair Design
Ashley Shortz, Texas A&M University

Design of Roller Coaster Seat from Anthropometry Perspective
Jingwen Li, Penn State University

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