T. Armstrong: Doctoral Dissertations Chaired or Co-chaired


Keyserling, Monroe Isometric Strength Testing in Selecting Workers for Strenuous Jobs. Depts. of Environmental and Industrial Health, and Industrial and Operations Engineering, 1979.

Goldstein, Steven The Viscoelastic Properties of Tendon-Tendon Sheath and Cumulative Trauma Disorders. Bioengineering, 1981.

Joseph, Bradley. Evaluation of a program for Control of Cumulative Trauma Disorders. Departments of Environmental and Industrial Health and Industrial and Operations Engineering, 1986.

Radwin, Robert G. Reflexive and Tactile Effects of Hand Tools on Grip Force and Fatigue. Dept. of Industrial and Operations Engineering, 1986.

Hansen, Doan Exposure Group Determination in the Solvent Spraying Industries Using Simple Survey Methods, 1986.

McGlothlin, James Evaluation of Jobs and Workers for Control of Cumulative Trauma Disorders. Dept. of Environmental and Industrial Health, 1987.

Lifshitz, Yair Models of Upper Limb Ergonomic Stresses Based on Analysis of Job Attributes. Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering, 1989.

Buchholz, Brian A Kinematic Model of the Human Hand to Predict its Prehensile Capabilities, Bioengineering, 1989.

Frederick, Linda. Development of a Methodology for Estimation of Hand Strength in Manual Work, Dept. of Environmental and Industrial Health, 1990.

Sheryl Ulin Development of Guidelines for the Use of Powered Hand Tools Using Psychophysical Data, Industrial and Operations Engineering, 1991.

Sheila Krawczyk Psychophysical Studies of Hand Transfer Tasks, Departments of Environmental and Industrial Health and Industrial and Operations Engineering. 1993.

Latko, Wendy Quantification of Work Factors of Upper Limb Disorders, Industrial and Operations Engineering, 1997.

Gerard, Mike Factors of Fingers Forces in Keyboard Work Industrial and Operations Engineering, 1997.

Homan, Michelle Evaluation of Exposure Assessment Methods for Epidemiological Studies of Upper extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Computer Users. Department of Environmental and Industrial Health, 1999.

Huang, I-Wei Effects of Keyboards, Armrests, and Alternativing Keying Positions on Subjective Discomfort and Preferences Among Data Entry Operators Department of Environmentaland Industrial Health, 1999.

Marshall, Matthew Development of Models and Procedures for Evaluating Hand Exertions During Manual Work Industrial and Operations Engineering, 2002; Present position: Associate Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology.

Ebersole, Marissa: An Investigation of Subjective Exposure Assessment Methods for Selected Ergonomic Risk Factors. Industrial and Operations Engineering, 2005, co-chair: W. M. Keyserling, Present position: McKinsey & Company.

Grieshaber, C. David: Use of a Biomechanical Model of the Hand to Evaluate Physical Task Requirements. Dept. Industrial and Operations Engineering, 2007; Present position: Assistant Professor College of Applied Science and Technology, Illinois State University.

Seo, Na Jin: Development of a Biomechanical Model of Hand Twist and Thrust Strength for Cylindrical Handles. Dept. Industrial and Operations Engineering, 2007, Present position: Assistant Professor University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee.

Womack, Sarah: A Multi-methodological Study of Lean Manufacturing Practices on Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorder Risk and Other Injures. Dept. Industrial and Operations Engineering, 2007, co-chair: J. Liker; Present position: Specialist in the Operations Management and Development Division, Toyota.

Choi, Jaewon: Developing a 3-Dimensional Biomechanical Model of the Hand: Investigating Effects of Object Attributes on Prehensile Hand Posture and Strength, and the Grasping Movement. Dept. Mechanical Engineering, co-chair: J. Ashthon-Miller, 2008; Present position: Design Engineer, Delphi.

Lau, Michael: An Investigation of Factors that Affect Subjective Assessment of Wrist Posture and Applied Hand Force. Dept. Industrial and Operations Engineering, 2010; Present position: Managing Consultant, Applied Safety and Ergonomics, Inc.

Young, Justin: Biomechanics of Hand/Handhold Coupling and Factors Affecting the Capacity to Hang On. Dept. Industrial and Operations Engineering, 2010; Present position: Post Doctoral Fellow, Harvard School of Public Health.

Bae, Sungchan. A Investigation of Hand Posture During Reach and Grasp for Ergonomic Applications. Dept. Industrial and Operations Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, 2010, co-chaired with Brent Gillespie, Senior Research Engineer; Present Position: Samsung Electronics DMC Research Center, Korea.

Zhou, Wei: Development of Biomechanical Models for Describing Hand and Finger Placements in Handling Work Objects. Dept. Biomedical Engineering, 2012.

Denny Yu. Standardization of Microvascular Surgery and Ergonomic Stresses. Dept. Industrial and Operations Engineering, 2014.

Carrasquillo, Vernnaliz. Work Variations and Ergonomic Stresses. Dept. Industrial and Operations Engineering, (Co-chaired with Jack Hu, Dept. of ME) 2016.

Figueroa, Rosemarie. Development of a 3D-Anthropometric Model for Simulating Finger Placement and Hand Posture for Manual WorkDept. Industrial and Operations Engineering (Candidate).

Fu, Qianyi "Ablert". Biomechanical models of foot movement for analysis of climbing and walking