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Team earns grant focused on reducing workplace injury, fatigue

Industrial and Systems Engineering and Biomedical Engineering Professor Rob Radwin, Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Yu Hen Hu, and ISyE and BME Lecturer/Instrument Innovator Tom Yen received $49,892 in the 2013-2014 Industrial & Economic Development Research (IEDR) Program for their project, “Video technology to prevent fatigue and injuries in the workplace.” This partnership with UW-Madison spinoff company KineVid and Kraft/Oscar Mayer will develop a practical user interface for a unique software product used by occupational health and safety personnel to prevent muscle fatigue and repetitive motion injuries in the workplace.

Christie Taylor