What’s New

New HFES Executive Council Members Elected
Thursday, August 30, 2018 – HFES is pleased to announce the results of the 2018 election and congratulates the following newly elected Executive Council members. Their terms will begin at the 2018 HFES Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. read more


Improved Passphrases Could Make Online Experiences Both User-Friendly and Secure
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 – Although passphrases, or phrase-based passwords, have been found to be more secure than traditional passwords, human factors issues such as typographical errors and memorability have slowed their wider adoption.
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Warnings to Texting Pedestrians May Not Eliminate Risks, But They Can Help
Monday, June 19, 2018 – Human factors researchers at the University of Iowa have been looking at ways to harness technology to prevent fatalities among pedestrians who are struck by vehicles while texting. read more

Researchers Challenge the “Levels of Automation” Framework in Automated Vehicles
Monday, June 4, 2018 – The widespread push by car, truck, and drone makers toward increasingly automated vehicles has moved faster than technology and faster than legislation. read more