Master's students bridge technology and distance to help an ER in Haiti
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TOPIC: MS in Human Factors in Information Design
Bentley students in the Master of Human Factors in Information Design program worked with Partners in Health to design an electronic triage system for a hospital in Haiti.
Erik Ojakaar (MSHFID ’03) approached a project with the user experience (UX) in mind as an employee at L.L. Bean before he ever decided to pursue a degree in the subject.
Roland Hubscher’s main teaching interests are intelligent user interfaces and user experience design; in his research he collaborates with colleagues from educational psychology, physics, and computer science. He enjoys working with Bentley students from a wide range of backgrounds who are looking to make the world a better place through design.
UX Magazine has named Bentley University’s Human Factors in Information Design (HFID) program top academic program in its 2016 UX Magazine Awards.
NeuraFlash, an innovative Salesforce Consulting Partner from Boston, recently partnered with Bentley University’s Human Factors Information Design (HFID) program to conduct a study focused on understanding people’s behaviors when using ChatBots for sales and service.
Bentley joined Bloomberg Radio to address how much the field of UX has changed over the past few decades and what universities are doing to prepare students.
After noticing the need for improvements in the Boston Public School district transportation system, Bentley's User Experience Graduate Association (UXGA) and Human Factors in Information Design graduate students Rachel Graham and Nicole Gerhard decided to host a "hackathon" to help come up with innovative ways to make time spent riding the bus more engaging and productive for every Boston Public School student.
As an undergraduate, Latoya Hall HFID ’16 studied Design and Visual Communication at San Francisco State.
Bentley graduate students work with Boston Public Schools to "hack" school buses to include new entertainment technologies and safety features.