Special Virtual Event

Boosting your Career in Ergonomics: A Discussion and Networking Event

7 p.m. ET Tuesday, Feb. 28

Join us for a virtual panel and discussion/networking session targeted to students and young professionals entering the ergonomics profession.

This FREE online event aims to provide attendees with perspectives from varying paths within the ergonomics profession, including industry, consulting, academia and government roles.

We will have a panel of professionals to have a moderator-led discussion on the topic, which will include their paths in ergonomics, glimpses into their daily work and tips for a job search. The panel will be followed by breakout discussions where the audience members will be able to engage with the speakers and each other.


  • Justin Haney, research biomedical engineer, NIOSH
  • Rong Huangfu, senior research scientist, Amazon
  • Jim Mecham, owner/partner, Occupro
  • Akash Shettannavar, staff ergonomist, Tesla
  • Maryam Zahabi, assistant professor, Texas A&M University