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Dr. Montague invited to speak at the Epstein Institute Seminar at the University of Southern California.

The HCI lab Hosted an event for PEOPLE (the Pre-College Enrichment Opportunity Program for Learning Excellence)

PEOPLE is a pre-college pipeline for students of color and low-income students, most of whom are the first in their families to potentially attend college. Their journey prepares them to apply, be successfully admitted and enroll at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. PEOPLE accepts highly motivated students into a rigorous program to build study skills, explore and strengthen academic and career interests, and gain a positive experience on a world-class campus.


Dr. Enid Montague and the HCI lab hosted an interactive talk about human-centered computing and engineering. The students participated in a  series of interactive activities to show why human capabilities and limitations are necessary for good designs.  The students then used participatory design methods to work on teams to brainstorm about solutions to an important problem; texting while driving. Graduate students from the human factors and ergonomics society student chapter helped with the activities and spoke about what inspired them to become engineers and  why they really love what they do. Dr. Barker a professor from Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at the University of Missouri joined in the activities and plans to give a similar presentation to junior high students at Missouri later this summer.



Talk at Design Concepts

Dr. Montague will be giving a talk about "Trust and Technology" at  Design Concepts  on July 29th in Madison WI. Design Concepts is an award-winning product design firm offering industrial design, mechanical and electrical engineering and prototyping services.

Trust and technology spotlight session

Dr. Montague will be speaking at the SASS conference and NIATx summit in a spotlight session on Trust and Technology July 11 2010.

Keynote for Brazilian Ergonomics Congress

Dr. Montague has been invited to be a keynote speaker for the Brazilian Ergonomics Congress and Latin American Ergonomics Congress. She will speak about Trust in Technology as a Macroergonomic Intervention for Sustainability; the conference is Aug 6th 2010 in Rio de Janeiro Brazil.

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) awarded a $583,125 grant for a project called "Dust-Control Usage: strategic Technology Intervention (DUSTI)." The HCI Lab will work with OCHRE on this project.

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has awarded a $583,125 grant to a team including Industrial and Systems Engineering Assistant Professor Enid Montague for a project on Dust-control Usage: Strategic Technology Intervention (DUSTI). More information about the OCHRE lab and the press release.

Holtz Center Talk Oct 1st

Dr. Montague will be presenting on Socio-technical Systems Perspectives of eHealth to the Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies on October 1st.

Dr. Montague receives Kl2 Translational Research Career Award

Dr. Enid Montague received a Kl2 Translational Research Career Award. This prestigious award provides up to $430,000 in support for four years as part of grant 1UL1RR025011 from the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program of the National Center for Research Resources, National Institutes of Health. The Institute of Clinical and Translational Research program, is a 5- school UW-Madison initiative to expedite translation of health information from the bench to the bedside. More information can be found here.

Google Tech Talk

Dr. Montague gave tech talk at Google about socio-technical systems perspectives of trust in eHealth. 

WISE TRUST Fellowship

Dr. Montague received a fellowship to attend the WISE workshop for TRUST team research for ubiquitous systems technology at the University of California-Berkeley.

RWJF Fellowship

Dr. Montague received a fellowship to attend the Robert Wood Johnson New       Connections Symposium in Princeton NJ.

Industrial and Systems Engineering Acclaimed Alum

On December 2008  Dr. Montague was named an Industrial and Systems Engineering Acclaimed Alum

Dr. Montague honored by Compact

On November 2008 Dr. Montague was honored by the Compact for faculty diversity. The article can be found here: Compact for Faculty Diversity honors Virginia Tech grad 

Dr. Montague joins UW ISYE department

August 2008 Dynamic new faculty members can make a mark on research and education

Announcing Chicago Workshop on 'Usability and User-Centered Design for Consumer Health Information Technologies '

Workshop #2: Usability and User-Centered Design for Consumer Health Information Technologies 
Presented by Enid Montague, Northwestern University and Rupa Valdez, University of Virginia

This workshop will introduce attendees to the field of usability engineering and user-centered design (UCD) as it applies to the growing field of consumer health information technology. Attendees will learn about the fundamentals of user-centered design and usability evaluation that have been used to develop and test consumer products and technologies, which can be applied to e-health applications and interventions.

Participants will learn about key standards-related UCD, usability and accessibility applicable to designing products, information technologies, or Web interventions. They will learn about the key personnel who are needed to evaluate user needs and usability in a variety of contexts (e.g., home, work, mobile, and clinical environments) and for a variety of user characteristics (e.g., cognitive capabilities, culture, age, and clinical need). Finally, participants will learn techniques for incorporating UCD and usability testing into stages of the health informatics development process, including generating ideas, identifying end users, developing product concepts, testing products, implementing products, and promoting adoption. Case studies of UCD concepts and methods will be presented, and participants will have opportunities to try UCD activities and usability-testing techniques during interactive breakouts.

When: The workshop will take place on Sunday, March 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Information about the workshop

Register for the workshop

Cost: ranges from $200 for students to $900 if you attend the workshop without registering for the conference.

If you have any questions, please email Dr. Tony Andre or Lois Smith

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