Sol Lim

Sol Lim

Assistant Professor, Systems and Industrial Engineering
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Work Summary

Work Summary
Sol Lim is an assistant professor of Systems and Industrial Engineering at the University of Arizona. She directs the Smart Life In Motion (SLIM) Lab leading research in the field of human factors & ergonomics. Her research combines principles from human factors and ergonomics (HF/E) and data analytics to develop new methods that can be used to improve human performance and well-being in daily lives, occupational settings, and constructed environments for diverse populations.

Research Interest

Research Interest
Sol Lim is an assistant professor in the Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering at the University of Arizona. She directs the Smart Life In Motion (SLIM) Lab leading research in the field of human factors & ergonomics. She received her Ph.D. degree from the Industrial and Operations Engineering Department at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She holds Master’s degrees in Biomechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan and in Industrial Engineering from Seoul National University. Her research focuses on assessing human movement and performance by combining functional biomechanics, wearable sensing technologies, and data analytics in a range of environmental contexts. Examples include assessing physical exposures in manual material handling work, dynamic balance in individuals with obesity, and field studies to evaluate the usability of public transportation involving individuals with mobility impairments. Sol is a recipient of a number of awards and grants, including best paper at the Occupational Ergonomics Technical Group in Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES), best poster presentation awards at UM Engineering Graduate Symposium and Center for Health and Safety Engineering (COHSE) Regional Research Symposium, and Pilot Project Research Training Grant award through UM COHSE from National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).