The Humans in Design (HD) Research Group is devoted to studying human behavior in engineering design. We aim to better understand human designers and users to promote effective engineering design outcomes. The research projects in the HD group are in the intersection of engineering design, human factors, and engineering education. To join our team, you can contact the director Dr. Mohammad Alsager Alzayed at mohammad.alsageralzayed@ku.edu.kw. 

Meet our team!

Abdulwahab Altourah received his Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial & Management Systems Engineering from Kuwait University in 2021. Abdulwahab is currently a researcher in the HD research group. He is interested in the validation of psychometric instruments related to sustainability and empathy in design.

Dalal Alzamel received her Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial & Management Systems Engineering from Kuwait University in 2021. Dalal is currently an intern at the Capital Markets Authority of Kuwait and a researcher in the HD research group. Dalal is interested in investigating human factors in engineering education.

Lulwah Aljohar received her bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the American University of the Middle East in 2019.  She is currently a master’s student in Industrial Engineering at Kuwait University and a full-time project analyst at the Kuwait Institution for Research Center. Lulwa is interested in investigating the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in the teaching profession.

Badria Alajmi received her bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the American University of the Middle East in 2019.  She is currently a master’s student in Industrial Engineering at Kuwait University and a full-time engineer at the Trinidad Drilling International Company. Badria is interested in investigating the relationship between sustainability and empathy in engineering design.