David M. Rempel

David M. Rempel

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Professor in Residence, Bioengineering; Professor in Residence, Medicine, UCSF; Director, UC Ergonomics Laboratory

UC Berkeley Richmond Field Station
Mailcode RFS 163
UC Berkeley
510-665-3403
david.rempel@ucsf.edu

For more information, see: http://ergo.berkeley.edu/

Research Areas

Biomechanics and Biomedical Imaging & Instrumentation
 

Research Interests

The research focus is on hand and arm biomechanics and the design of workplace tools and tasks in order to improve productivity and the quality of work while preventing upper extremity fatigue and injury. The lab has studied designs of tablets, gesture interfaces, keyboards, mice, pipettors, touch screens, dental tools, construction drills, chairs, and agricultural tools. Funding is primarily from NIH and CDC but also from Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, BART, Logitech, and Herman-Miller.