Industrial Engineering

Received NSF grant to explore institutional resilience to the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID Impacts

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically altered practices of engagement within institutions of higher education. In particular, STEM students who study a technical trade have been greatly disadvantaged by the imposition of a virtual classroom setting. Whereas prior to the pandemic STEM students could undertake hands-on technical work in labs or factories, COVID-19 has made this […]

Collaborative VR Systems for Moderated Remote Usability Testing

wonderland computer screen

The vast majority of workplaces and educational settings have been forced to adopt either a virtual or a hybrid (jointly virtual and in-person) setting. Collaborative work in particular has been inhibited by the necessity of social distancing, as multi-faceted teams of facilitators and participants are now forced to conduct their work while geographically separated. For […]