Chris Reid, a professor of practice in the department of industrial engineering at Clemson University in South Carolina, recently was selected as the winner of 2023 Arnold M. Small and Betty M. Sanders President’s Distinguished Service Award from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. He is the immediate past president of the society.
The Distinguished Service Award, considered the “capstone” award of HFES, was established in 1985 to acknowledge individuals whose career-long endeavors have significantly uplifted the profession and the society. Reid’s recognition stems from his sustained contributions to both the HFES and the broader discipline, marking him as an influential figure in the human factors and ergonomics community.
Dr. Reid holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and teachnology, a master’s degree in industrial engineering, and a Ph.D. in human engineering and ergonomics, all from the University of Central Florida.