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Lora Cavuoto

Assistant Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering
University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Ergonomics, occupational safety and health, fatigue monitoring, worker quality of life

Lora Cavuoto can speak to members of the media about a variety of issues concerning how people interact with their work environment. This includes physical ergonomics, biomechanics and workplace accommodations for the aging and obese.

She is director of UB’s Ergonomics and Biomechanics Lab, which conducts research on workplace injury mechanisms, human capacity and physical performance. Lab researchers also develop and evaluate ergonomic controls and interventions.

She is the principal investigator a $300,000 American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation grant to develop a sensor-based, real-time assessment system to monitor workplace fatigue.

CONTACT:

Lora Cavuoto, PhD
Assistant Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering
University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

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