Our People

Graduate Students

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Kimberly Martinez

Major: Human Factors/Ergonomics
Department: Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Email: kimberly.d.martinez@sjsu.edu

Kimberly is a Master’s student in Industrial and Systems Engineering, centered in the Human Factors and Ergonomics Program with a background in Cognitive Science (emphasizing in HCI/AI). Her interest’s lie in understanding and improving the way people perceive and interact with technology, while needing to make decisions and problem solve under pressure. She is currently working towards her becoming a Human Factors Researcher in the domain of autonomous vehicles and accessibility. In her free time she enjoys hiking and reading. Kimberly is also the lab manager of the BAT Research Lab.

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Kevin Joel Salubre

Major: Human Factors/Ergonomics
Department: Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Email: kevinjoel.salubre@sjsu.edu

Kevin is a second year M.S. student in the Human Factors and Ergonomics program. His research interests include attention and cognition regarding human automation interaction, situation awareness, safety, and accessibility of autonomous vehicles. He is also interested in teaching and hopes to one day pursue a Ph.D. to become a professor to continue his research on emerging technologies while teaching in the Human Factors / Psychology field.

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Yuni Lee

Major: Human Factors/Ergonomics
Department: Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Email: yuni.lee@sjsu.edu


Yuni is a first-year HF/E graduate student. She grew up in the Bay Area, but moved to SoCal to obtain her B.S. in Psychobiology from UCLA. Yuni’s background is in clinical mental health treatment, but after shifting careers, she is currently working towards becoming a UX designer/researcher. Yuni aspires to help make everyday products accessible, and to design inclusive products that make everyday life enjoyable. In her free time, you can find Yuni playing video games, cuddling her dog, trying new foods or grabbing boba!

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Mia Dong

Major: Human Factors/Ergonomics
Department: Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Email: miaomiao.dong@sjsu.edu

Mia Dong is a Human Factor Ergonomics master student, and this is her first semester at San Jose State University. She is an international student from the North of China. Her future professional goal is to be a product designer or human factor ergonomics researcher, and her interest is watching documentaries in her free time.

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Susan Summerville

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Vidya Krishnamoorthy

Major: Engineering Management
Department: Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Email: vidya.krishnamoorthy@sjsu.edu

Vidya is a second-year MS student in the Engineering Management program. She is an international student from India. She is passionate about Analytics and Business Intelligence and aspires to be a Business Analyst after the completion of her Master's program. She enjoys origami, knitting, and cooking in her free time.

Lab Director

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Assistant Professor

Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering

Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering

San José State University

 

Email: gaojian.huang@sjsu.edu

Graduate Students

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Kimberly Martinez

Major: Human Factors/Ergonomics
Department: Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Email: kimberly.d.martinez@sjsu.edu

Kimberly is a Master’s student in Industrial and Systems Engineering, centered in the Human Factors and Ergonomics Program with a background in Cognitive Science (emphasizing in HCI/AI). Her interest’s lie in understanding and improving the way people perceive and interact with technology, while needing to make decisions and problem solve under pressure. She is currently working towards her becoming a Human Factors Researcher in the domain of autonomous vehicles and accessibility. In her free time she enjoys hiking and reading. Kimberly is also the lab manager of the BAT Research Lab.

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Keertana Sureshbabu 

Major: Human Factors/Ergonomics
Department: Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Email: keertana.sureshbabu@sjsu.edu

Keertana is a first-year graduate student in the Human Factors and Ergonomics program. After completing high school here in the Bay Area, she went to the University of Washington in Seattle for undergrad, where she got a B.S. in Psychology. Keertana hopes to be a UX researcher once she finishes her graduate program. Her research interests include accessibility and older adults. In her free time, Keertana enjoys discovering new teas, going to farmers’ markets and reading.

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Yuni Lee

Major: Human Factors/Ergonomics
Department: Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Email: yuni.lee@sjsu.edu


Yuni is a first-year HF/E graduate student. She grew up in the Bay Area, but moved to SoCal to obtain her B.S. in Psychobiology from UCLA. Yuni’s background is in clinical mental health treatment, but after shifting careers, she is currently working towards becoming a UX designer/researcher. Yuni aspires to help make everyday products accessible, and to design inclusive products that make everyday life enjoyable. In her free time, you can find Yuni playing video games, cuddling her dog, trying new foods or grabbing boba!

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Mia Dong

Major: Human Factors/Ergonomics
Department: Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Email: miaomiao.dong@sjsu.edu

Mia Dong is a Human Factor Ergonomics master student, and this is her first semester at San Jose State University. She is an international student from the North of China. Her future professional goal is to be a product designer or human factor ergonomics researcher, and her interest is watching documentaries in her free time.

Minal Shah, Ph.D.

Major: Engineering Management
Department: Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Email: vidya.krishnamoorthy@sjsu.edu

Dr. Minal Shah is a first-year MS student in the Engineering Management program. She obtained her Ph.D. in Engineering Science at the Academy of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research in 2020.

Undergraduate Students

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Major: Industrial and Systems Engineering
Department: Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Email: brenna.nettles-miller@sjsu.edu

Brenna is a junior at San Jose State University majoring in Industrial and Systems Engineering. She moved to the Bay after working as a scheduler for a composites company in Southern California, where she learned to love workflow. She is interested in ergonomics, occupational psychology, and supply-chain management. Her goal is to investigate how automation will affect the workforce as more factories make the inevitable switch from manual to automated processes, and to propose a solution based upon societal good.

BAT Lab Alumni

Vidya Krishnamoorthy (graduate student, Spring 2022): Associate Software Product Manager @ Tesla, Inc