The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society is inviting submissions for the 2018 Human Factors Prize for Excellence in Human Factors/Ergonomics Research. The topic for the 2018 Prize is virtual reality/mixed reality, and submissions should describe research pertaining to human factors issues in environments with a mixture of real and virtual elements, and the applications of these environments in various domains.
The Prize confers a $10,000 cash award and publication of the winning paper in the Society’s flagship journal, Human Factors. The winner will also present his or her paper in a special award ceremony at the HFES 2018 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia. Any researcher is eligible to submit work; membership in HFES is not required.
Submissions for the Human Factors Prize can report on the human factors research related to techniques, tools, or training to develop MR/VR to ensure safety and enhance performance in any domain and application area, including but not limited to
Oil and gas, power grid, nuclear energy
Submissions will be accepted between June 15 and July 16, 2018. For additional information about this year’s topic and the Human Factors Prize, please visit the Prize webpage at https://hfes.org/Security/ContentPages/?Id=233