Developing, analyzing, optimizing and managing complex engineered systems to improve their productivity and efficiency. We also offer a Systems Engineering Graduate Certificate.

Faculty and Labs

Ken d’Entremont

Research Interests include: Product Safety—Consumer Products, Recreational Products, and Innovative Products
Vehicle Dynamics, Safety & Testing.

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Todd Easton

Teaches and performs research in a broad range of systems engineering topics. He specializes in data analytics, optimization, and mathematical decision making. The overriding objective of his courses and research efforts is to remove inefficiency at any point in the life cycle of a product or service.

Pedro Huebner

Interested in system life cycle management, especially in advanced manufacturing industries. Engaged with biomedical manufacturing research and the design of patient-specific medical devices. Enthusiastic about teaching Systems Engineering and Systems Thinking to engineers in the traditional disciplines.

Erika Pliner
Lab – Neuroergonomics & Occupational Biomechanics Laboratory

We focus our core competencies on biomechanics, neuroscience, and ergonomics to improve personal and occupational safety. We design experiments that leverage wearable systems to characterize the complexity of human-environment interactions. This knowledge is applied towards interventions for safe and effective activity.

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Haohan Zhang
Lab – Utah Wearable Robotics Laboratory

We specialize in wearable robotic solutions by leveraging mechanism design and modern computational methods. We strive to understand the sensorimotor system through experiments using wearable robotic platforms. Our laboratory aspires to make a positive impact on daily living of individuals with motor impairments through increased independence and social inclusion.

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