Priyanka Ambati
Priyanka is currently pursuing a Master's in Industrial Engineering with a specialty in human factors and ergonomics. She obtained her bachelor's in biomedical engineering and plans on combining her experience in the medical device field with human factors. She has performed usability testing in the formative assessment phase on a medical device which is now FDA approved. She is currently working on two research projects: developing a mental health app for helping college students manage stress and anxiety and designing a dashboard for workers at oil rigs to help them effectively perform their duties keeping in mind their cognitive workload. She is pursuing usability testing as a career and help develop technology/equipment that is more human-centered.