Mr. Charles L. Mauro CHFP

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Mauro Usability Science

Mr. Charles L. Mauro CHFP
President / CEO
23 E 73rd St., Suite 5F
New York, NY-New York, 10021, United States
(212)-249-3683 ext.101

Accepts assignments as an expert witness? True

Accepts other consulting assignments? True

Specialties: Medical products/systems, Product design/safety, Usability testing, Test/evaluation, Anthropometry (human body measurement), Computers – hardware, Computers – software, Industrial design, Industrial ergonomics, Organizational design/management, Workplace/workstation design/analysis

Additional Expertise Areas: Human Factors Engineering, FDA Human Factors Analysis, Usability Testing, Neuroscience-Based Design Research, Drug Delivery Devices, IFU Optimization, Product Design, GUI Design, HCI Design, Emotional Response Testing, Physiological Response Testing, EMG, GSR, Data Stream Integration, Consumer Products, iMotions, Shape Perception Research, Expert Witness, Industrial Design, Design Patents, Utility Patents, Trade Dress, Copyright.

Educational Background: BS Industrial Design / Art Center College of Design 1970; Masters in Ergonomics / Biomechanics / New York University 1975

Supplemental Background: 

Charles L. Mauro CHFP specializes in advanced neuroscience-based human factors engineering and usability testing for FDA submissions. Mr. Mauro is president and founder of MAURO Usability Science (MUS), a New York-based consulting firm that offers services in usability science, formal user-centered product design and optimization, high-performance user interface design and intellectual property. Mr. Mauro is a Certified Human Factors Engineering Professional by the BCPE. His experience spans more than 40 years and includes medical, consumer, commercial, military, and aerospace applications. He has received multiple awards including the Alexander C. Williams Award from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society and citations from IDSA, NASA and the Association for Computing Machinery. Mr. Mauro served on several national and international panels and has chaired two ANSI standards committees. He also served on the Presidential Design Awards Program for the NEA and was a founding member of the Human Factors Society Special Interest Group on Consumer Products. He has consulted with many leading corporations on strategic issues of device usability and optimization, screen-based UX optimization, product design, usability science, intellectual property, and fixed to virtual migration of products and services. He has served as an expert in over 75 major IP cases covering design patents, trade dress, copyright, and utility patents related to GUI and product design. Mr. Mauro holds numerous U.S. and international patents. He has been quoted in Fortune, Business Week, the Wall Street Journal, and Science. Mr. Mauro is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences on UX optimization, usability science, user interface design and other IP related matters. He lectures at leading graduate programs including MIT Sloan School, Stanford University, UPenn, Cornell, and other leading design schools and university design programs. Mr. Mauro has been a frequent speaker at USPTO Design Day and is the founder of NYTA UX Speaker Series Sponsored by Bloomberg. Please visit the following link to view a more detailed summary of the background and expertise of Charles L. Mauro CHFP:

Consulting Experience: MAURO Usability Science is a leading consulting firm known internationally for solving complex HFE and related design problems. MUS has over 40 years of professional consulting experience with world's leading high-tech entities, pharmaceutical companies, government agencies, startups, and NGOs. For more information, please visit the MUS website:

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