Human Factors in Aviation Maintenance

What We Do

The overall goal of Aviation Maintenance human factors research is to identify and optimize the factors that affect human performance in maintenance and inspection.

Our research areas include:

  • Qualification
  • Training
  • Motivation
  • Worker safety
  • Health
  • Return on investment
  • Professionalism
  • Human capabilities and limitations

Our research combines scientific understanding of human performance with applied studies conducted with industry partners. The results are solid science, psychology, and engineering delivered in plans, procedures, and software that can be immediately implemented to improve safety.