Laura Younan

Position title: Membership Chair


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 because I wanted to have a place where I could network with human factors engineers and see how HFE concepts apply to the real world.

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

My favorite part of being a member of UW-Madison HFES is having the opportunity to connect with others who have the same interests as me along with gaining leadership skills.

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

Human factors and ergonomics has impacted my life because I can now frequently tell when products are poorly designed; this then makes me brainstorm how to make the design better and think creatively.

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

I aspire to learn more about how to appropriately train for a half-marathon and full marathon to run in the future.

What inspires you to wake up in the morning?

What inspires me to wake up the morning is spending time to myself doing stretches, planning out my day, and of course my morning cup of coffee!