CHRISTOPHER R. REID: President Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES)

Christopher R. Reid is the President of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES). Dr. Chris Reid is a Human Factors & Ergonomics (HFE) Technical Fellow for Boeing’s Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) organization in Charleston, SC where he is an EHS portfolio manager of wearable technology.

Prior to Boeing, Dr. Reid worked for Lockheed Martin on astronaut spacesuit assessment as a Human Factors & Ergonomics Discipline Lead at NASA Johnson Space Center and as a Human Factors Engineer for the US Army Natick Labs assessing Warfighter personal protective equipment.

The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, founded in 1957, is the world’s largest scientific association for human factors/ergonomics professionals

HFES provides education, builds connections, and advocates on behalf of human factors/ergonomics field—from students to researchers, and industry practitioners—and fosters collaboration across the spectrum of professionals to drive forward advances in human factors and ergonomics because HFES believes that the seamless connection between humans and systems, and the connection between research and application, is vital to keeping all human beings safe.