Articles by Sharon Joines

author photoDr. Joines’ research focuses on transdisciplinary collaboration, universal design and quantifying the interaction between individuals, products, and their environment. She is an NC State University faculty scholar, professor of Industrial Design, and director of the Research in Ergonomics and Design (RED) Lab in the College of Design.

Usability Study to Improve Interaction Design for Drivers in Car-Sharing Systems

Abstract Car-sharing system users generally rent a vehicle for a brief amount of time, and they often do not take enough time to learn the controls and functions of a car that they are unfamiliar with. The purpose of this study is to understand the difficulty of controlling a car’s functions while driving an unfamiliar […] [Read More]