Mirtha Perazza

Master Ergonomist

Mirtha Perazza is a Certified Professional Ergonomist and a Master Ergonomist for The Ergonomics Center, housed within the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department at North Carolina State University.

Perazza has over twenty years of professional experience applying the concepts of ergonomics and human factors in a broad range of business and industry environments. She has focused on the areas of program development and management, training, job analysis and issue resolution. Perazza has worked in the electronics and medical device industries before entering the consulting world. Previous roles include ergonomics program manager at Hewlett Packard in Puerto Rico, where she implemented and managed the ergonomics program for the site, and senior quality assurance engineer at Boston Scientific in Minnesota. She also served as a part-time human factors/ergonomics professor at the University of Puerto Rico, and currently serves as a program committee member for IISE’s Applied Ergonomics Conference.

Honors and Awards

  • 2011 | Pride of the Wolfpack Award Recipient, NC State University
  • 2010 | Certificant, Board of Certified Professional Ergonomists



MEEMaster of Engineering in ErgonomicsTexas A&M University1995
BSIEBachelor of Science in Industrial EngineeringUniversity of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez1994

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