• April 2017

    Conference Presentation

    Hussein Jundi presents a poster at the Clemson University Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium.

    • May 2017

    New Lab Members

    >Hussein Jundi, Shane Ragusa, and Alexzander Lee join the lab. Welcome!

      • May 2017

      Shannon Devlin Passes Qualifying Exam

      Shannon Devlin passed the qualifying exam. Congratulations Shannon!

      • April 2017

      Scott Betza Passed his Defense

      Scott Betza passed his master's thesis defense titled: Investigating Tactile Displays to Support Anesthesia Providers in the Operating Room. Congratulations Scott!

      • April 2017

      Jake Flynn Receives Accolades

      Congratulations to Jake Flynn who was awarded the Junior Academic Achievement Award and the Robert B. and Susan B. Hambright Leadership Award from the College!

      • April 2017

      Ebony Johnson Receives Accolades

      Congratulations to Ebony Johnson who was awarded the IISE Award of Excellence and the Janine Bowen '89 Undergraduate Scholar Award!

      • April 2017

      Kylie Awarded NSF GRFP

      Kylie Gomes has been awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) fellowship! Of the 13,000 applicants who applied, she is among the 2000 awardees and one of nine students selected in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research this year. She is also the first graduate student in the history of the Clemson Industrial Engineering department to receive this award. Congratulations Kylie!

      • March 2017

      Clemson Football Team Representatives Visits

      The Clemson football team hopes to start a UPIC site for the football players and the Riggs Lab was identified as a model UPIC site for team representatives (Jessie Carol and Allison Waymyers) to visit.

      • January 2017

      New Lab Members

      Jake Flynn and Ebony Johnson join the lab. Welcome!

      • September 2016

      Kylie Wins Paper Competition

      Kylie Gomes is the winner of the HFES Perception & Performance Technical Group Student Paper Competition! Congratulations Kylie

      • September 2016

      Shannon Selected for HFES Travel Award

      Shannon Devlin has been selected to receive one of the HFES First-Year Student Travel Honorariums. Way to go Shannon!

      • September 2016

      Kylie Selected for HFES Travel Award

      Kylie Gomes is one of ten students selected for the HFES Student Author Presentation Support Award! Congratulations Kylie!

      • August 2016

      Feature in Magazine

      Dr. Riggs is featured in the DiCIpher magazine.

      • August 2016

      New Lab Member

      Alexei Yankovsky joined the lab. Welcome!

      • June 2016

      Feature in Magazine

      Dr. Riggs is featured in the Glimpse magazine.

      • May 2016

      Dr. Riggs Receives Dissertation Award

      Dr. Riggs is the recipient of the 2016 APA George E. Briggs Dissertation Award (best doctoral dissertation in applied experimental/engineering psychology)

      • April 2016

      Shannon Devlin Receives Accolades

      Congratulations to Shannon Devlin who was awarded the Jim Chisman Outstanding Senior Award (most outstanding senior in IE) and the Outstanding Project Manager Award for senior design!

      • April 2016

      Shannon Kay Receives Accolades

      Congratulations to Shannon Kay who was awarded the Senior Academic Achievement Award and the Lindenmeyer Leadership and Public Service Award!

      • April 2016

      Kylie Selected for Fellowship

      Kylie Gomes has been selected for the prestigious Gilbreth Memorial Fellowship from IISE. Congratulations Kylie!

      • April 2016

      Dr. Phil Smith Visits

      Dr. Phil Smith visited the lab.

      • March 2016

      Dr. Riggs Receives NSF Funding

      Dr. Riggs has been awarded a NSF CISE CRII grant!

      • March 2016

      Dr. Riggs Receives AFOSR Funding

      Dr. Smith, Dr. Riggs, Dr. Eksioglu, and Dr. Mason have been awarded a DURIP Grant from AFOSR.

      • March 2016

      Dr. Riggs Runs Focus Group

      Dr. Riggs and a team from The Center for Diabetes Technology at UVA ran the second focus groups for the "Design and Testing of a Closed-Loop System for Control of Type 1 Diabetes in Young Children 5-8 Years Old" project.

      • February 2016

      Shannon Devlin Places Second in Paper Competition

      Shannon Devlin placed 2nd in the Mid-Atlantic IIE Undergraduate Student Technical Paper Competition!

      • February 2016

      Shannon Devlin Presents at IIE Conference

      Shannon Devlin presented her honors thesis work for the Mid-Atlantic IIE Undergraduate Student Technical Paper Competition at North Carolina A&T State University.

      • February 2016

      Dr. Ann Bisantz Visits

      Dr. Ann Bisantz visited the lab.

      • January 2016

      New Lab Members

      Aakash Bhagat, Julian Dixon, and Megan Fowler joined the lab. Welcome!

      • December 2015

      Paper Accepted to Human Factors

      "The development and evaluation of countermeasures to tactile change blindness" was accepted to Human Factors.

      • December 2015

      Riggs Lab BBQ

      The 2nd Riggs Lab BBQ at Dr. Riggs' house was held!

      • November 2015

      Paper Accepted to IEEE

      "Crossmodal matching: A critical but neglected step in multimodal research" was accepted to IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems.

      • November 2015

      Dr. Riggs Runs Focus Groups

      Dr. Riggs and a team from The Center for Diabetes Technology at UVA ran the initial focus groups for the "Design and Testing of a Closed-Loop System for Control of Type 1 Diabetes in Young Children 5-8 Years Old" project.

      • September 2015

      Dr. Riggs Receives Funding

      Dr. Riggs and a team from The Center for Diabetes Technology at UVA received funding from the LaunchPad fund.

      • September 2015

      James Hatfield and Dr. Riggs Featured in Newsletter

      James Hatfield and Dr. Riggs are featured in the August/September issue of the UPIC program's monthly newsletter.

      • September 2015

      Dr. Riggs Part of Team Awarded AHRQ Funding

      Dr. Riggs is part of the multi-disciplinary team who was awarded a $4 million AHRQ Patient Safety Learning Laboratory grant!

      • September 2015

      Kylie Gomes Selected for HFES Travel Award

      Kylie Gomes was one of four students selected to receive the HFES Council of Technical Groups First Year Student Award!

      • August 2015

      New Lab Members

      Scott Betza, Shannon Devlin, and Shannon Kay joined the lab. Welcome!

      • May 2015

      Kylie Gomes Presents Her Work

      Kylie Gomes presented her work to-date at the IIE Annual Conference and Expo in Nashville, TN.

      • April 2015

      Haley Vaigneur Presents Poster

      Haley Vaigneur from Dr. Riggs' IE 691 class presented a poster at the 2015 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care in Baltimore, MD.

      • April 2015

      Dr. Riggs Featured

      Dr. Riggs is featured in the IE faculty spotlight.

      • April 2015

      Riggs Lab BBQ

      The inaugural Riggs Lab BBQ at Dr. Riggs' house was held!

      • April 2015

      Kylie Gomes Receives Travel Grant

      Congratulations to Kylie Gomes for receiving a CI Travel Grant!

      • March 2015

      Dr. Riggs' New Affiliation

      Dr. Riggs is now a Clemson University School of Health Research Faculty Scholar!

      • March 2015

      Dr. Riggs Recieves Travel Award

      Dr. Riggs received a travel award to attend the CISE NSF CAREER Proposal writing workshop in Arlington, VA.

      • February 2015

      Dr. Riggs Selected to Attend Workshop

      Dr. Riggs has been selected to attend the CISE NSF CAREER Proposal writing workshop in Arlington, VA.

      • January 2015

      First Riggs Lab Meeting

      The inaugural Riggs Lab meeting was held.

      • December 2014

      Haley Vaigneur's Work Accepted

      Haley Vaigneur's work from Dr. Riggs' IE 691 class was accepted as a poster at the 2015 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care.

      • August 2014

      Dr. Riggs Joins the IE Department

      Dr. Riggs joined the Industrial Engineering department as an assistant professor.

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