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Professor Sung H. Han Receives the IEA Fellowship

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The International Ergonomics Association (IEA) selected Professor Sung H. Han (Department of Industrial Management Engineering) as the recipient of the prestigious IEA Fellowship.

Professor Han is a world-renowned scholar in the fields of human-computer interaction, usability engineering, affective/adaptive user interface design, user interface design for mobile devices and user experience. He is the Founder and Chairman of the Asian Conference on Ergonomics and Designs and sits on numerous editorial boards and committees.

The IEA Fellowship is awarded in recognition of “extraordinary or sustained, superior accomplishments of an individual” in the field of ergonomics. Selection for this honor is highly competitive and only 120 individuals have been selected as IEA Fellows in 60 years. Professor Han will receive the award at the 20th Congress of IEA in Florence, Italy.

Established in 1959, the IEA is a federation of 51 ergonomics organizations from around the world. Its mission is to “elaborate and advance ergonomics science and practice, and to expand its scope of application and contribution to society to improve the quality of life, working closely with its constituent societies and related international organizations.”