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U of I Idaho Falls Professors Lend Expertise to 2019 PROSE Awards Subject Category Winner

June 21, 2019

A reference guide that includes contributions from two University of Idaho, Idaho Falls professors, "Space Safety and Human Performance," is a subject category winner in the 2019 PROSE Awards. Awarded through the Association of American Publishers, winners were selected from more than 500 entries and 165 finalists that have made significant contributions to their field of study. The book includes contributions from Lee Ostrom, University of Idaho associate dean in the College of Engineering and center executive officer in Idaho Falls; and Cheryl Wilhelmsen, Idaho Falls technology management and industrial technology program director.

Both have more than 30 years of experience in human factors, ergonomics, risk assessment and human performance. Endorsed by International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety, "Space Safety and Human Performance" is a comprehensive reference guide for engineers and technical managers within aerospace and high technology companies, space agencies, operators and consulting firms. For more information on "Space Safety and Human Performance," go here, and for more on the 2019 PROSE Awards, visit their website.

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