By attending this seminar, you will be able to:
Contractor personnel and HIS specialists across the defense industry (including, ground vehicles, aerospace, intelligence, marine systems, etc.) charged with planning and/or executing HSI programs would benefit from this course. After completing training, students should be able to plan, coordinate, budget, and document HSI programs that are fully compliant with customer HSI requirements.
Minimum Education needed: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, human factors/psychology or related fields.
Basic familiarity with human factors, human systems integration, manpower and personnel analysis, training, safety and occupational health, force protection and survivability or habitability.
Steve Merriman has over 50 years of experience as a practitioner of human factors engineering (HFE), crew station integration, user interface design, training system design, and human systems integration (HSI). Steve supported NASA on the Space Shuttle Challenger investigation; US Army on manned ground combat vehicles, unmanned air and ground vehicles; and the US Navy/USMC on 50 military aircraft. From 1987 through 2015, he served in a variety of technical and leadership positions with The Boeing Company, in St. Louis, MO and Dallas, TX. From 1967 until 1987, he held systems acquisition and R&D positions with the Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Air Development Center, DOD Training and Performance Data Center and the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Steve is an active member of several technical societies and government-industry associations. He is a Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Fellow, Aerospace Medical Association Associate Fellow and a Boeing Associate Technical Fellow (retired). He is also a past member of the US Air Force Scientific Advisory Board (2015-2018) and National Academies of Sciences and Engineering panels (2015-2016). He previously chaired the SAE G-45 HSI Committee and currently supports the committee as a technical advisor. Steve has both a Bachelors and Master’s degree in psychology.
SAE Members: $806.00 - $806.00
You must complete all course contact hours and successfully pass the learning assessment to obtain CEUs.
For additional information, contact SAE Customer Service 1-877-606-7323 (724-776-4970 outside the U.S. and Canada) or at CustomerService@sae.org.
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