IHE

Industrial & Human Factors Engineering

  • IHE 6010 Ethics in Engineering Research and Practice

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduce new engineering graduate students to ethics of engineering, scientific research, and technical writing. Additional topics include active reading, active listening, effective presentation, faculty-advisor relationships and the thesis/dissertation process.

  • IHE 6120 Probability for Engineers

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Presentation of probability concepts and techniques as applied to engineering applications. Introduces and applies probability distributions, measures of association, inferences on responses, and basic experimental design.

  • IHE 6130 Statistics for Engineers

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Focus on analysis techniques for multiple variables, including ANOVA and multiple regression, as applied to engineering testing, development, and manufacturing. Process analysis and improvement techniques presented along with tools for reliability analysis.

  • IHE 6300 Fundamentals of Human Factors Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Fundamentals of human factors engineering tools and processes as applied to systems development. Emphasis is placed on user-centered design principles. Material is presented through lectures and application-oriented projects.

  • IHE 6310 Ergonomics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the application of ergonomic principles to the industrial environment.

  • IHE 6320 Human-System Interaction and Usability Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    User-centered design and usability testing for product development with an emphasis on human-computer interfaces. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Graduate level IHE 6300 Minimum Grade of D

  • IHE 6330 Engineering in Occupational Safety and Health

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Discusses and demonstrates the role and responsibility of engineers in occupational safety and health related issues. Focuses on human factors engineering design principles as a proactive approach for controlling occupational injuries.

  • IHE 6350 Computational Neuroergonomics and Healthcare Applications

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles and application of computational methods and technologies to neuroergonomics and neuroengineering; analysis of applications related to brain-system interface and augmented sensory perception; articulation of various methods of non-invasive neuroscience measurements.

  • IHE 6400 Engineering Economy

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to analytical methods and techniques for optimizing the economic outcome of technical and managerial decisions.

  • IHE 6410 Technology-Based Ventures

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Train students on methods to develop breakthrough products with an entrepreneurial perspective and managerial outlook. Topics include advanced product development, protecting intellectual property, fostering strategic and creative thinking, effectively leading technology-driven teams.

  • IHE 6420 Innovation and Entrepreneurship Seminar Series

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Seminars meet once a week. Guest lecturers from high-tech companies provide insight on entrepreneurship and innovation. Students gain an understanding of the associated challenges, as well as the resources available within the community.

  • IHE 6510 Computer Applications in IHE

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Design and implement IHE-focused decision support systems built on existing computational modules.

  • IHE 6510L Computer Applications in IHE Laboratory

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for IHE 6510.

  • IHE 6711 Optimization Methods

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introductory course on deterministic models in operation research and their applications in Industrial and Human Systems Engineering.

  • IHE 6711L Optimization Methods Laboratory

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for IHE 6711.

  • IHE 6712 Simulation and Stochastic Models

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Study of quantitative techniques to analyze and predict systems performance.

  • IHE 6712L Simulation and Stochastic Models Laboratory

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    0
    Schedule Type: 
    Lab

    Required laboratory for IHE 6712.

  • IHE 6810 Production and Service Systems

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Explores quantitative techniques as applied to planning and control of systems in production and service industries.

  • IHE 6820 Supply Chain Analysis and Design

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Provides fundamental understanding of supply chain systems and their structure.

  • IHE 6850 Six Sigma for Engineers

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the practical application of Six Sigma tools in production and service contexts.

  • IHE 6980 Graduate Special Topics in Industrial & Human Factors Engineering I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Graduate special topics in advanced industrial and human factors engineering. Topics vary.

  • IHE 6990 Graduate Independent Studies in Industrial & Human Factors Engineering I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Graduate independent studies in advanced industrial and human factors engineering. Topics vary.

  • IHE 7010 Understanding and Aiding Human Decision Making

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Methods, concepts, theories and practice of decision analysis and its role in providing decision-making assistance to human decision makers.

  • IHE 7300 Research Methods in HFE

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to research methods available to human factors engineers. Topics include experimental ethics, experimental methods, non-experimental methods, data analysis, and writing research papers.

  • IHE 7310 Advanced Ergonomics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Design of workstations and hand-tools using physiology and biomechanics approach. Ergonomic analysis of assembly, machining and manual material handling operations.

  • IHE 7315 Ergonomic Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Advanced applications from a variety of bioengineering subfields are identified and defined with respect to their importance in the practice of human factors engineering.

  • IHE 7320 Human Factors in Virtual Environments

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Techniques for effectively incorporating human factors considerations in the design and development of virtual environments.

  • IHE 7331 Quantitative Workload Analysis

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Physiological and mathematical methods needed to accomplish a workload analysis as a requisite to a system design or a redesign of an ergonomic system.

  • IHE 7335 Ergonomic Biodynamics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Covers quantitative assessment of human motions. Mathematical descriptions include anthropometry, kinematics, kinetics, and dynamics. The methods of kinesiology, biomechanical modeling, and electromyography are emphasized.

  • IHE 7340 Human Factors Methods in Mobile Computing

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Human factors and user experience concepts related to mobile computing. Application of mobile computing to domains such as consumer electronics, education, healthcare, and military will be covered, as well as an overview of several industry practices.

  • IHE 7360 Cognitive Systems Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Students will acquire knowledge and experience that will aid them in developing quantitative means of modeling, analyzing, and predicting the performance of human-machine systems.

  • IHE 7370 Medical Devices

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    For students who are interested in acquiring a broad-based knowledge in the human factors of medical instrumentation and devices. Approaches the design and implementation of medical technology from the perspective of patient safety and product usability.

  • IHE 7371 Failure Analysis of Medical Devices

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Failure modes of medical devices. Common medical devices such as total joint replacement implants, fixation plates and screws, intermedullary nails, pace makers, other implantable products.

  • IHE 7430 Manual Control and Psychomotor Skills

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Description of human control processes and their models. Analyses of human skills and skill typology.

  • IHE 7510 Data Mining

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Concepts, techniques, and applications of data mining. In addition, students will get hands-on data mining experience through projects. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Graduate level IHE 6130 Minimum Grade of D

  • IHE 7711 Integer Optimization and Heuristics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Theory, formulation and solution algorithms for integer programs. Formulations for applications of integer optimization in industry drawn from diverse areas.

  • IHE 7712 Discrete Event Modeling and Analysis

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Modeling of systems using discrete event techniques. Structures to support discrete event models with experience in building and verifying models.

  • IHE 7713 Stochastic Models for Engineers

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Theory and methods for the analysis and design of probabilistic systems.

  • IHE 7810 Engineering Health Systems

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Applications of quality improvement, reliability and human factors techniques in modern, technology-driven health-care systems. Focuses on issues related to patient safety and overall system performance.

  • IHE 7820 Engineering Supply Chain Systems

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Advanced topics in the design of supply chain systems and planning for their operations. Emphasis on model development and solution using operations research techniques.

  • IHE 7850 Lean Process Improvement for Engineers

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to the practical application of lean manufacturing and kaizen techniques in multiple environments. Includes case studies and team projects based on real world problems and solutions. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Graduate level IHE 6310 Minimum Grade of D

  • IHE 7910 MEIE Team Project I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    First semester of team project for Master in Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship program.

  • IHE 7920 MEIE Team Project II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Practicum

    Second semester of team project for Master in Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship program. Students work in teams to support the development of a new technology-based organization in concert with local businesses, researchers, inventors and entrepreneurial resources.

  • IHE 7930 M.S. Non-Thesis Research in Industrial & Human Factors Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 8
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    M.S. Non-Thesis Research in Industrial and Human Factors Engineering

  • IHE 7950 M.S. Thesis Research in Industrial & Human Factors Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 8
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    M.S. Thesis Research in Industrial and Human Factors Engineering

  • IHE 7980 Graduate Special Topics in Industrial & Human Factors Engineering II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Graduate special topics in advanced industrial and human factors engineering. Topics vary.

  • IHE 7990 Graduate Independent Studies in Industrial & Human Factors Engineering II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Graduate independent studies in advanced industrial and human factors engineering. Topics vary.

  • IHE 8930 Ph.D. Non-Dissertation Research in Industrial & Human Factors Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 8
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Ph.D. Non-Dissertation Research in Industrial and Human Factors Engineering

  • IHE 8950 Ph.D. Dissertation Research in Industrial & Human Factors Engineering

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 8
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Ph.D. Dissertation Research in Industrial and Human Factors Engineering