Chantal Trudel

Chantal Trudel

EDUCATION Master of Science (Applied Ergonomics/Human Factors), University of Nottingham, UK. Graduated with Distinction 2015. Bachelor of Industrial Design, Carleton University, CAN. Graduated with Distinction 2003. Honours Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy), University of Ottawa, CAN. Graduated Cum Laude 1993 PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, USA; Canadian Human Factors in Healthcare Network (with the Canadian Patient Safety Institute), CAN.

Chantal M. Trudel, BA, BID, MSc Ass. Professor, School of Industrial Design, Carleton University

About this Speaker

Chantal Trudel is an industrial designer and a professional ergonomist with over 10 years of industry experience in product design, architecture and healthcare planning. Trudel and her students explore and apply principles and methods from design and human factors to support people’s health and ability to participate more fully in society. Trudel draws attention to the importance of participatory design in real world, complex contexts in order to identify opportunities to foster a continuum of health, whether it be in clinical environments or daily settings.