Mechanical Engineering Department, Manav Rachna University organized a five-day short term course on “Human Engineering in Design” in collaboration with NITTTR, Chandigarh. This prime course comprised of recent trends in Ergonomics, Display design for human comfort and advancement in engineering design for human. 21 faculty members from MRU & MRIIRS participated in the course. There were eight experts from the industry to deliver their lectures in the area of Human Engineering, Product Development, Design of Displays, Design of Controls, Rapid Prototyping, Models in Ergonomics, Creativity in Design, Human Aspect in Automation etc.
Dr. S.S. Banwait, NITTTR Chandigarh; Mr. Karan Pal Singh; Dr. P.S.Rao, NITTTR Chandigarh; Dr. J P Singh (Chandigarh College of Architecture); Mr. Siddhartha Saha, Dr. L P Singh, Associate Professor from NIT Jalandhar; and Dr. R.K.Wats were the resource persons for the course.
The course was focused on the Fundamentals of Human body (Physical & Cognitive) limits and performance influence of Human Factors in product and system design, tools to evaluate usability and human performance. The other course contents were Engineering Psychology, Demand Resource Optimization, Manufacturing Process Design, Human Computer Interface, and Human Factors in Transportation System.