Human Factors Capability

Professor Margareta Lutzhoft has recently joined AMC from Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Sweden. Margareta is a Master Mariner who went ashore, her research interests are Maritime Human Factors, with a special interest for fatigue, design and layout of control centres on-board ships, as well as their instruments.

Dr. Ben Brooks is well known to the Australian maritime industry for his research within the Human Factors realm, and the combination of Margareta and Ben will provide the maritime industry with a significant capability within the Human Factors arena.

Margareta and Ben are currently working on a series of Human Factors short courses which will be offered to industry. Additionally, they are extremely interested in discussing any specific requirements industry may have in relation to this area of expertise. Please contact AMCS if you would like further information.