Melissa White

Dr. David Kaber

Human-Systems Engineering


Expected Graduation

Summer 2018

MS 2013

Master of Science

University of Notre Dame

BS 2012

Bachelor of Science

University of Miami

Research Description

Melissa's primary research interests lie in utilizing human factors and ergonomics to enhance healthcare systems and medical devices. Using past experience in the healthcare industry, she is currently engaged in a project assessing the usability and safety of electronic medical records (EMR). She is also involved in another project in collaboration with the Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Lab in the Biomedical Engineering department assessing the imposed cognitive workload of a prosthetic arm controlled through EMG pattern recognition.