Xi Jessie Yang, PhD
Assistant Professor
Industrial & Operations Engineering

Ph.D., Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (Human Factors) Nanyang Technological University, 2014
M.Eng., Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (Human Factors), Nanyang Technological University, 2009
B.Eng., (First class honors), Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 2006

I joined the Industrial and Operations Engineering Department at the University of Michigan in 2016. Prior to that, I was a postdoc at the Interactive Robotics Group of MIT and the SUTD-MIT International Design Center. I obtained my Ph.D. in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (Human Factors) from Nanyang Technological University in 2014, working with Taezoon Park and Christopher D. Wickens. My research interests include human-autonomy/robot interaction, human factors in healthcare and user experience design.