2019 Human Factors Prize Winners Named


The Human Factors Prize was established in 2010 by then Editor-in-Chief William S. Marras. The prize recognizes excellence in HF/E research through an annual competition in which authors are invited to submit papers on a specific topic for that year. The topic is selected by the editor in chief in consultation with a Board of Referees chaired by the immediate past Human Factors editor. The 2019 topics was HF/E Research and Applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Human-Machine Interaction. The prize carries a $10,000 cash award and publication of the winning paper in the Society's flagship journal, Human Factors. The 2019 winners are Anthony McDonald, Nilesh Ade, and Camille Peres for their paper entitled, Using Human Factors and Machine Learning to Design Procedures. The award was formally conferred at a special session at the HFES International Annual Meeting on October 29 where Anthony McDonald presented their work. Congratulations to Anthony, Nilesh, and Camille.