Tufts Human Factors Alumni
David M. Cades - BA '03
Jennfer is the former president of THFES. She currently does user research including usability testing, stakeholder inquiries, contexutal inquiries, card sorts, etc. and then creates wireframes for screens that will speak to both the users' needs and the business needs of the client.
Author of The Art and Business of Speech Recognition: Creating the Noble Voice, Blade is an expert in voice recognition systems. He continues to be active in the Tufts community by teaching a speech recognition course through the Ex-College and taking on an active role in shaping the Human Factors program. You can read an interview with Blade from Ubiquity.
With more than twenty publications and over twenty years of experience in the field of Human Factors, Beth is an expert in the areas of user needs assessment, user interface design, usability evaluation methods, and ergonomics. Prior to joining Bentley, she has been employed by organizations such as at the American Institutes for Research and IDEO Product Development, working on the design and evaluation of a wide variety of products including many consumer devices. Beth is a Certified Human Factors Professional and has been recognized with awards from IDEA/Business Week and ID Magazine.
Joe is the product design lead for IBM Lotus Sametime Instant Messaging, the enterprise-leading unified communications platform, with over 17 million users worldwide. Joe designs chat, video and telephony interfaces, as well as upcoming enterprise social networking and collaboration products. Prior to design for these interfaces across the web, rich clients, and mobile devices, Joe was a usability specialist for Lotus while completing his Masters Degree in Human Factors at Tufts. A Massachusetts native who received his BS from WPI, Joe now lives in Colorado, spending his free time taking helmet cam footage while skiing powder days and mountain biking.
Adam Shames - BS '01
As a Human Factors expert at Design Science, Adam helps companies fit their products to the needs of their users. He also has an MBA in International Business and worked previously as a Usability Specialist for Fidelity Investments.
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