David J. Feathers, PhD '06

Human Factors Engineer, Apple

David Feathers is a human factors engineer at Apple. He has extensive research experience involving the intersection of human factors and product design, including personal protective equip­ment, prod­uct evaluation, healthcare instrumenta­tion, biome­chanics of multi-touch/smart sur­faces, and mod­eling personal adap­tive strate­gies. He has taught undergraduate and gradu­ate HFE courses in musculoskele­tal anatomy as it relates to ergo­nomics, muscu­loskeletal biome­chanics, and univer­sal de­sign.

Prior to joining Apple, Feathers was a professor at Cornell and a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Inclusive Design and Envi­ronmental Access and a research assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Sci­ence at UB.