Dr. Ranjana Mehta, assistant professor in the department of environmental and occupational health at the Texas A&M School of Public Health, has been awarded the William C. Howell Young Investigator Award by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES). She will receive the award at the HFES International annual conference on October 10 in Austin, Texas.
[Photo: Dr. Ranjana Mehta]
The award recognizes those who have made outstanding contributions through innovative research and scholarly activities and have shown exceptional potential for leadership in the HFES field.
Dr. Mehta currently serves as director of the Texas A&M NeuroErgonomics Lab and co-director of the Texas A&M Ergonomics Center. She completed both a doctorate and master of science degree in industrial and systems engineering with a human factors concentration from Virginia Tech University, a master’s degree in industrial engineering with an engineering management concentration from SUNY at Buffalo, and a bachelor’s degree in production engineering from the University of Mumbai, India.