Contact: Gwendolyn Brown

Assistant to the Chair

Industrial and Operations Engineering

(734) 763-1332

1877 IOE

Thomas J. Armstrong | Faculty

Thomas J. Armstrong

Professor, Industrial & Operations Engineering

G656 IOE

(734) 763-3742


Short Bio

Thomas J. Armstrong is a Professor in the Department of Environmental and Industrial Health, and the Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering. He also participates as a faculty member in the newly formed Department of Biomedical Engineering. He teaches courses in occupational ergonomics. Dr. Armstrong chairs the American National Standards Institute accredited Z365 Committee on Control of Work Related Cumulative Trauma Disorders, is a member of the editorial boards for the American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal, Human Factors and Ergonomics, and the Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation.

Research Interests

  • Applications
    Healthcare Operations
  • Ergonomics & Human Factors
    Human Computer Interaction
    Human Motion
    Human Vibration
    Musculoskeletal Disorders
    Occupational Health & Safety
    Rehabilitation Engineering
    Work Measurement
    Work Physiology
  • Industrial Operations
    Lean Manufacturing
    Material Handling