Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering, Ohio State University (2016)
M.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering, Ajou University (2011)
B.E. in Industrial and Systems Engineering, Ajou University (2009)
Biomechanical Evaluation of Exoskeletons during Patient Handling, NIOSH Pilot Project Research Training Program.
Evaluation of Biomechanical Exposures in the Neck and Upper Extremities during Augmented Reality Interactions, Jaejin Hwang, Office Ergonomics Research Committee.
Systematic Evaluation of Patient Transfer Devices to Improve Musculoskeletal Health among Caregivers and Patients, NIOSH Pilot Project Research Training Program.
Usability Evaluation of the French Door Refrigerator Handle, Samsung.
Professional Associations and Honors
Bagam Paper Award, Korean Institute of Industrial Engineers (2019)
PI Academy, Northern Illinois University (2016-2017)
Editorial Board Member – Work (2016-Present)
Executive Committee Member - International Society for Occupational Ergonomics and Safety (2019-Present)
Member - Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (2012-Present)
Member - Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (2012-Present)
Hwang, J., Kuppam, V. A., Chodraju, S. S. R., Chen, J., Kim, J. H., (2019), “Commercially Available Friction-Reducing Patient-Transfer Devices Reduce Biomechanical Stresses on Caregivers’ Upper Extremities and Low Back,” Human Factors, 61, 1125-1140.
Kuppam, V. A., Kim, I. S., Penumudi, S. A., and Hwang, J., (2019), “Effects of Leaning Workstation on Oxygenation in the Prefrontal Cortex and Cognitive Performance.” Clinical Archives of Communication Disorders, 4, 83-89.
Ailneni, R. C., Syamala, K. R., Kim, I. S., and Hwang, J., (2019), "Influence of Wearable Posture Correction Sensor on Head and Neck Posture: Sitting and Standing Workstations," WORK, 62, 27-35.
Penumudi, S. A., Kim, I. S., Chodraju, S. S. R., Mohler, R., Hwang, J. (2018), “Parkinson’s Patients’ Cognitive and Motor Function While Using a Mouse and Touchscreen,” Clinical Archives of Communication Disorders, 3, 151-157.
Syamala, K. R., Ailneni, R. C., Kim, J. H., and Hwang, J., (2018), " Armrests and Back Support Reduced Biomechanical Loading in the Neck and Upper Extremities during Mobile Phone Use," Applied Ergonomics, 73, 48-54.