HSL News

Thu, 05/16/2019

Congratulations to Aditi Gupta, HSL graduate student!


The HST MEMP Student Diversity Ambassadors have won the 2019 MIT Bridge Builder Award, given to students and/or...

Mon, 05/13/2019

HSL Seminar: Thomas Joseph Abitante, HST PhD Candidate (9 a.m., 5/15, 33-206)

"Development of a Functional Electrical Stimulation Therapy for Use in Microgravity"

Thomas Joseph Abitante
HST, PhD Candidate

Abstract: The mechanical...

Thu, 05/02/2019

Human Systems Lab Seminar: Professor David Autor (9 a.m., 5/8, 33-206)

"Work of the Past, Work of the Future"

Professor David Autor
Ford Professor
MIT Economics

Abstract: Urban U.S. labor markets today are vastly more educated...

Mon, 04/22/2019

MEMP PhD Thesis Defense - Katelyn Amanda Burkhart (2 p.m., 5/1, MIT E25-119/121)

"Understanding the Vertebral Fracture Risk in Astronauts"

Abstract: In spaceflight, the loss of mechanical loading has detrimental effects on the musculoskeletal...

Mon, 04/22/2019

Human Systems Lab Seminar: Canan Dagdeviren, PhD (9 a.m., 5/1, 33-206)

" Wearable and Implantable Devices ‘On the Go’ "

Canan Dagdeviren, PhD
Assistant Professor of Media Arts and Sciences
LG Career Development Professor of...

Fri, 04/12/2019

HSL Seminar: Andrew Liu, Ph.D. (9 a.m., 4/17, 33-206)

"Why are Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) Operations hard? A look at some human factors issues."

Andrew Liu, Ph.D.
Research Scientist
MIT Human Systems...

Fri, 04/05/2019

HSL Seminar: Timothy McGrath, HSL PhD Candidate (9 a.m., 4/10, 33-218)

"IMU-Based Human Kinematics Estimation and Application to EVA Operations"

Timothy McGrath
HSL PhD Candidate

Abstract: “Current state-of-the-art human kinematic...

Mon, 03/25/2019

HSL Seminar: Paul Stegall, PhD (9 a.m., 4/3, 33-206)

"Past Work: From Mines to Minds"

Paul Stegall, PhD
HSL Postdoc

Abstract: "I will present some of the work I have previously done, from my internships on rugged vehicles at the...

Mon, 03/18/2019

HSL Seminar: Faisal Karmali, Ph.D. (9 a.m., 3/20, 33-206)

"Optimization of dynamics by the brain: Bayesian models of vestibular processing"

Faisal Karmali, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School
Instructor in Otolaryngology...

Thu, 02/28/2019

HSL Seminar: Prof. Jeff Hoffman (9 a.m., 3/6, 33-206)

Topic:  MOXIE (Mars Oxygen In-situ resource utilization Experiment)