Kathryn Wust

Position title: Financial Chair

Email: wust@wisc.edu

When did you become involved in HFES at UW-Madison?

Fall of 2019

Why did you  join UW-Madison HFES?

I decided to join UW-Madison HFES to connect with students and facility within and outside of the university who are studying, researching and innovating in the field.

What is your favorite part of being a member of UW-Madison HFES?

Being a member of UW-Madison HFES has given me the opportunity to pursue a leadership position during graduate school, something which I may not have been able to do otherwise.

In what ways have human factors and ergonomics impacted your life?

Human factors and ergonomics has given me the best excuse for my inherent inability to use technology, I simply blame it on poor user design!

Other than human factors and ergonomics, what do you aspire to learn more about?

I aspire to learn more about the art of baking, building a mutually beneficial relationship with my cat and the game of chess.

What inspires you to wake up in the morning?

Quite frankly, the smell of coffee!