Lab Director

David Neyens
Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering

Email: dneyens [at]

Phone: 864-656-4719
Office location: 124 Freeman Hall​

Dr. David Neyens’ primary research interest focuses on human factors application in  health care. Dr. Neyens and his students use sophisticated analytical and statistical models to quantify operators’ behavior and performance in complex systems and situations. He is particularly interested in understanding the effects of technology on operator’s behavior and performance and overall system effectiveness.

Graduate students


Sara Sadralashrafi
PhD Student
Email: ssadral [at]
Nusrath Zahan
PhD Student
nzahan [at]

Sam Koscelny
MS Student
skoscel [at]
Chris Gonzaga
MS Student
cgonzag [at]

Undergraduate students

Undergraduate Research Positions Available


Program Alumni

PhD Alumni

  • Josh Biro, PhD, 2023
  • Rong Yin, PhD, 2022
  • Katherina Jurewicz, PhD, 2020
  • Myrtede Alfred, PhD,  2017
  • Sijun Shen, PhD,  2016
  • Naji Abdelwanis PhD, 2013


MS Alumni

  • Zachary Junkins, 2023
  • Joshua Biro, 2020
  • Courtney Linder, MS, 2020
  • Courtney Kinman, MS, 2018
  • Katherina Jurewicz, MS 2016
  • Mary (Ali) Hobbs, MS, 2016
  • Elizabeth Jamison, MS, 2016
  • Haley Vaigneur, MS, 2015
  • Puneeth Kalavagunta, MS 2015
  • Sagar Puro, MS, 2014
  • Susan Robinson, MS, 2014