Implementation of Ergonomics in Manufacturing Industries

24th - 28th November, 2019

Implementation of Ergonomics in Manufacturing Industries

24th - 28th November, 2019

Implementation of Ergonomics in Manufacturing Industries

24th - 28th November, 2019

About The Course

Benefits of Course

  • The course will give comprehensive idea to the participants about priciples of ergonomics in context of manufacturing indistries.
  • Participants will be sentisized about importance of applied ergonomics in future of manufacturing.
  • This event will also help the faculties in developing course material, preparing case studies for enhanced learning, guiding research projects, and consultancy work.
  • This event will help in enhancing teaching learning process and ultimately result in employability of budding engineers.

Ergonomics helps in harmonizing things that interact with people in terms of people’s needs, abilities and limitations. This course is intended to explain basic ideas, fundamentals and necessity of ergonomics in manufacturing industries in today’s globalized era. Industry 4.0 has emerged as pivotal strategy in the last one decade, which encompasses use of latest and advanced technologies like IoT, big data analytics, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, cyber physical system, augmented reality etc. While implementing all these above, consideration of ergonomics is a must. Therefore, it is essential to consider human factors in ergonomics in manufacturing industries. The course will cover basic fundamentals of ergonomics, anthropocentric views within industry 4.0, cognitive ergonomics, cognitive load measurement, virtual ergonomics etc.

Topics To Be Covered

  • Ergonomics fundamentals
  • Requirements of ergonomics in manufacturing industries.
  • Anthropocentric perspectives in current manufacturing era.
  • Role of ergonomics in future of manufacturing i.e Industry 4.0
  • Cognitive ergonomics and Cognitive load measurement
  • Virtual Ergonomics, Digital Human Modeling
  • Organizational ergonomics
  • Lab sessions and hands on


Course Coordinator

Dr. Urmi Ravindra Salve
Assistant Professor
Department of Design

Organized by

Department of Design
Center for Ergonomics: User centered Design and Occupational Wellbeing
funded by
CET, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

Resource persons

Dr. Debkumar Chakrabarti

Professor, IIT Guwahati

Dr. Urmi Ravindra Salve

Assistant Professor, IIT Guwahati

Dr. Sougata Karmakar

Associate Professor, IIT Guwahati


Category of Participants and Registration Fee

Duly filled application form approved by the respective head of the institute/department and the registration fee demand draft should be send to the course coordinator by speed post. Registration Form

Also, mail scanned copy of registration form and DD to

The payment is to be made by demand draft drawn in favor of "Registrar, IIT Guwahati", payable at Guwahati.

Category 1: Participants from TEQIP institutes
  • No registration fee
  • Free boarding and lodging
  • Can apply for to and fro railway fare via shortest route 3AC
(However, Rs. 1000/- caution-money has to be sent by the participants, which will be returned only when participant joined the course.)

Category 2: Participants from Non-TEQIP institutes (limited seats)
  • Registration fee: Rs.13000
  • No additional charges for food and accomodation

Category 3: Participants from industry (Limited seats)
  • Registration fee: Rs.18000 (industry)
  • No additional charges for food and accomodation

Importment Dates

Duly filled registration form and along with DD should reach by 15.10.2019.

Selected candidates will be intimated through mail on or before 21.10.2019.

Important Links

Contact us

Call: +91 8723828575
Call: +91 9899827650
Call: +91 6200668397
Monday-Saturday (9am-8pm)


Location: Departent of Design
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, India-781039