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The Fourth Annual Human Factors and Ergonomics career panel takes place on October 4th, 2023. We are honored to have Bianca Sfalcin, MHK . Senior Manager at VelocityEHS, and Cherrie Bacon, MHK, Principal Technical Product Manager, Vehicle Design Ergonomics at Amazon, be part of this event.

HSLab's research investigating driver interaction with semi-autonomous vehicles featured in local and national media.

Preliminary findings of University of Windsor study shows driver assistance systems reduces attentiveness

Some drivers 'tune out' on the road when using semi-autonomous vehicles, early study data suggests



The third Annual Human Factors and Cognitive Ergonomics career panel takes place on October 6th, 2022. We are honored to have Joanne Harbluk, PhD. Human Factors Specialist at Transport Canada, and Erika Lopetrone , MHK, Validation Engineer - HMI at Stellantis, be part of this event.

Dr. Biondi’s featured article in The Conversation addresses the implications that the adoption of biometric systems has for Cognitive Freedom.

The University of Windsor launched its first Human Factors and Ergonomics Certificate in collaboration with the Canadian College for the Certification of Canadian Ergonomists . The certificate fast-tracks completing the requirements to become a Canadian Certified Professional Ergonomist. More information can be requested contacting Dr. Kevin Milne , the Associate Dean of Academics in the Faculty of Human Kinetics.



Dr. Biondi and Dr. Balasingam are awarded research grants to develop a machine vision eye-blink detection application for the monitoring of Zoom fatigue.

Dr. Biondi is interviewed by Emily Atkins for The Globe and Mail article on When it comes to automated driving, passenger vehicles may take a backseat to freight transport

Dr. Biondi interviewed on the future of autonomous driving on the Deseret News .

The Human Systems Lab was part of one of only 10 teams worldwide to pitch to the NATO Innovation Hub committee on the role that trust has on automation use in military applications.

Dr. Biondi published an article on The Conversation on COVID-19 has fuelled automation — but human involvement is still essential


Dr. Biondi publishes an article on The Conversation on the Legal Responsibilities of Autonomous Driving

Dr. Biondi presents his findings in The Dangers of ADAS webinar organized by iNAGO’s as part of its Intelligent Assistant Series.

Province selects University of Windsor for autonomous vehicle study (Windsor Star)

Ontario Ministry of Transportation funds the Human Systems Lab to investigate on-road human interaction with autonomous vehicles.

Dr. Biondi’s article ranks 7th most viewed in 2019 (The Conversation)