Design Concepts wins GOOD DESIGN Award for its work on Pelvalon's Eclipse System

Human Factors Engineer

Amrish Chourasia

Present
Ensuring that products and systems accommodate people and not the other way around.

Past
UW - Madison
Research - touch screens, ergonomics, hand biomechanics, disability, computer accessibility
Teaching - Human Factors, Occupational Ergonomics and Biomechanics

Passion
Figuring out how the world around us works and using that knowledge to improve things.

Play
Trivia, history of science, answering "why?" questions for my three-year-old son.

What is your first memory of design thinking?
As a boy scout in eighth grade, we built a 30 foot watchtower. I even had scale models for that thing! I was so confident in the design that I was the first one to climb it.