unisa ITA  unisa ENG

Scientific Contents


07/06/2017 11.00-12.00 @Salerno City Hall 

testo Boeing ABC's of Airplane Cabin Design
R. Blake Emery

Director, Differentiation Strategy, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Seattle - USA

Comfort Creates Complacency - Discomfort Drives Design

Professor Dr Alan Hedge

Director of Human Factors and Ergonomics Laboratory, Cornell University - USA

Plenary presentations

08/06/2017 15.00-17.00 @University of Salerno


Peter Vink - Delft University of Technology (the Netherlands)
Comfort and discomfort effects over time: the sweetness of discomfort and the pleasure towards of the end


Neil Mansfield - Nottingham Trent University (UK)

Vibration and shock in vehicles: new challenges, new methods, new solutions.


Naddeo Alessandro - University of Salerno (It)
Comfort-driven target setting
The presentation will concern the progress in methods for objectifying the (dis)comfort perception in human/artifact interaction and how a preventive (dis)comfort analysis can affect product development and improvement.

Frohriep Susanne - Grammer A.G. Amberg (D)
From Measurement to Meaning: Methods of Comfort Assessment and Corresponding ErgoLab Functions
This plenary presentation will explore comfort assessment from the view of a vehicle seat supplier's comfort definition and present corresponding internal and external capabilities. Application examples from seat and interiors development leveraging a research partner network will be discussed.