Dr. Chen Ling
Title: Associate Professor
Dept/Program: Mechanical Engineering
Office: ASEC 107B
Dr. Chen Ling is an Associate Professor of Systems Engineering in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Akron (UA). Prior to joining UA, Dr. Ling worked as Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Oklahoma at Norman. She received her Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University in 2005, her M.S. from North Carolina A&T State University in 2001, and her B.S. from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in 1996.
Dr. Chen Ling’s research interest is in cognitive systems engineering of complex systems to enhance system safety and efficiency. She has studied human decision makings in aviation systems and weather systems. Her research has been funded by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), National Science Foundation (NSF), Department of Transportation (DOT), and Department of Commerce (DOC). She has published in journals such as Behavior and Information Technology, International Journal of Human Computer Studies, Ergonomics, and Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics. She received her doctoral degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University, Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from North Carolina A&T State University, and Bachelor’s degree from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics. She is currently a member of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) and Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIE).
Ph.D. Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, 2006; M.S., North Carolina A&T State University , 2001; B.S., Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1996.