Montague Wellness and Health Enhancement Engineering Laboratory (WHEEL)а

The Wellness and Health Enhancement Engineering Lab (WHEEL), focuses on improving health and wellness systems, and technologies using user-centered design and usability engineering approaches.аThe lab's mission is to conduct exploratory, experimental and field research involving human interaction with computers, technologies and systems. аThe majority of our projects involve understanding persuasion, emotion and trust in health information technologies (HIT), consumer health information technologies and technology mediated collaboration in health (patient to patient, patient to provider and provider to provider).

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WHEEL Lab Personnel

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Dr. Enid Montagueа WHEELаLab Director

Graduate Students

Onur Asan, MSаis a PhD student at the University of Wisconsin Madison, department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. His research explores clinician information sharing with patients in primary care. Onur is also a recipient of the Richard S and Harriet K Fein Scholarship.а

Jie Xu, MSаis a PhD student at the University of Wisconsin Madison, department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. His research explores technology mediated collaboration in teams with unequal roles. He is particularly interested the role of emotion in these interactions.аа а

Erin Chiouаis a PhD student at the University of Wisconsin Madison, department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. Her research explores the role of interruptions in complex systems. Erin is also a recipient of the Graduate Engineering Research Scholars and the National Science Foundation Graduate fellowships.а

Jennifer Perchonock, MSаis an incoming PhD student in the Technology and Social Behavior program at Northwestern University. Her research is in the area of culturally informed designed, particularly for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health consumers. Jennifer is also a recipient of theаAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) graduate fellowship.

Undergraduate Students

Nick Lamper,аDavid Leinweber,аDhruv Mahtta,аMartia Hunt andаMitchelle Lyle

High School Studentsа

Carrie Alexander, John Graham. Carrieаand John are both students in the prestigiousаInformation Technology Academy.

Lab Alumni

Frederick Sua, MSаа

Research Interests:аThe dynamic nature of trust, especially in аregards to website usage.аThe effect of computer mediatedаcommunication on cooperation.а

Ping-yu Chen, MSаа

Interests: Human-computer interaction, human behaviour, cognitive systems engineering.а

ай Enid Montague