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Dr. CHAN, H.S., Alan

BSc(Engg), MPhil, PhD, CEng, C.ErgHF, FHKIE, FHKES, FIEHF, FIET, FIISE

Assistant Head and Associate Professor

Contact Information

Office: AC1-B6609
Phone: +(852)-3442-8439
Email: meachan@cityu.edu.hk

Research Interests

  • Human Factors and Ergonomics
  • Safety and Health

Education

Ph.D. Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Hong Kong University
M.Phil. Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Hong Kong University
B.Sc.(Engg) Department of Industrial Engineering
Hong Kong University

Professional Qualification

Chartered Ergonomist &
Human Factors Specialist
Chartered Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors
Fellow International Ergonomics Association
Fellow Hong Kong Ergonomics Society
Fellow Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors
Fellow Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
Fellow Institution of Engineering and Technology
Fellow Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Chartered Engineer Engineering Council

Students' Achievements

Student Name Year and Name of Award Project / Paper Title Awarding Institution
Zhang Tingru OSH Student Research Scholarship 2016 Effects of Anger on Driving Performance and Driver Visual Attention Allocation: Focus on Professional Drivers Occupational Safety and Health Council
Tsang Ngai Hung Steve Outstanding Project Award (Postgraduate Level) Multi-task Performance in Processing Four-choice Spatial Stimulus-Response (S-R) Mappings: Implications for Multimodal Human-machine Interface Design Hong Kong Ergonomics Society
Ng Yu Ki Jacky Best Student Paper Award of The 2015 IAENG International Conference on Industrial Engineering The Ageing Construction Workforce in Hong Kong: A Review International Association of Engineers (IAENG)
Fok Yuen Fong Louise Outstanding Project Award 2015 (Undergraduate Level) Environmental friendly symbol design with stereotype production method: Influence of user factors and symbol referents characteristics Hong Kong Ergonomics Society
Zhang Tingru Best Paper Award The Association of Sleepiness and Traffic Accidents for Taxi Drivers in Hong Kong The 1st Asian Conference on Ergonomics and Design 2014
Coskun Dizmen Outstanding Project Award (Undergraduate Level) 2014 Capture of Shrinking Targets with Realistic Shrink Patterns Hong Kong Ergonomics Society
Tingru Zhang Best Project Award 2014 Sleepiness and the Risk of Road Accident for Professional Drivers: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Retrospective Studies Occupational Safety and Health Council
Restyandito Best Student Paper Award of the 2013 IAENG International Conference on Industrial Engineering Designing Usable Icons for Non e-Literate Users International Association of Engineers
Wan Sin Wai Matthew Outstanding Project Award (Undergraduate Level) 2011 Under Water Movements Hong Kong Ergonomics Society
Chen Ke and Tsang Ngai Hung Steve Best Paper Award of the 2013 IAENG International Conference on Industrial Engineering Usage of Mobile Phones amongst Elderly People in Hong Kong International Association of Engineers
Chen Ke Best Paper Award of the 2012 IAENG International Conference on Industrial Engineering An Online Casebook on Industrial Accident Analysis International Association of Engineers
Chu Wai Ching OSH Student Research Scholarship 2011 Rationalization of Safety Climate Index Questionnaire Occupational Safety & Health Council
Tsang Ngai Hung Steve Outstanding Project Award (Undergraduate Level) 2011 Effects of display polarity and luminance contract ratio on visual lobe and shape characteristics Hong Kong Ergonomics Society
Chan Wai Lun Ken Outstanding Project Award (Postgraduate Level) 2011 Spatial stimulus-response (S-R) compatibility effects for visual signals with hand and foot controls Hong Kong Ergonomics Society
Chen Ke Best Paper Award of the 2011 IAENG International Conference on Industrial Engineering Driving Aptitude Test (DAT): A New Set of Aptitude Tests for Occupational Drivers International Association of Engineers
Tsang Ngai Hung Steve Best Student Paper Award of the 2011 IAENG International Conference on Industrial Engineering The Effect of Spatial Distance and Anatomical Distance on Finger Compatibility International Association of Engineers
Leung Chi Tak OSH Best Project Award 2010 Occupational Safety and Health Problems of Workers in Recycling Industry Occupational Safety and Health Council
Fan Pui Yee Merit Winner of OSH Best Project Award 2010 The Reusability of Safety Signs: Effects of User Factors and Sign Design Features Occupational Safety and Health Council
So Chung Yin Joey Outstanding Project Award (Postgraduate Level) 2010 Comprehension Performance and Subjective Evaluation For Reading Chinese on LED Displays Hong Kong Ergonomics Society
Chen Ke Best Student Paper Award of The 2010 IAENG International Conference on Industrial Engineering Work Stress of Teachers from Primary and Secondary Schools in Hong Kong International Association of Engineers
Fan Pui Yee OSH Student Research Scholarship 2009 The Experienced User Performance and Reusability of Safety Signs Occupational Safety and Health Council
Poon Wing Yi OSH Best Project Award 2009 The Effectiveness of Sign Training Methods and Sign Characteristics Occupational Safety and Health Council
Chan Ka Lee Merit Winner of OSH Best Project Award 2009 The Guessability of Industrial Safety Signs Occupational Safety and Health Council
Cheng Man Hin Merit Winner of OSH Best Project Award 2009 Effects of Prospective User Factors and Sign Design Features on the Guessability of Mine Safety Signs Occupational Safety and Health Council
So Chung Yin Best Student Paper Award of The 2009 IAENG International Conference on Industrial Engineering Influence of Highlighting Validity on Dynamic Text Comprehension Performance International Association of Engineers
Chan Wai Lun Best Paper Award of The 2009 IAENG International Conference on Industrial Engineering - Human Factors and Ergonomics Spatial Stimulus-Response (S-R) Compatibility Effect for Hand Controls with Visual Signals on Horizontal Plane International Association of Engineer
Chiu Hiu Ying 2009 Best Project Award (Postgraduate Level) Visual Lobe Shape Characteristics for Different Subject, Training, and Task Factors Hong Kong Ergonomics Society
So Chung Yin 2008 OSH Student Research Scholarships (Postgraduate Level) The Effects of the Design Factors of the Dynamic Text Display on Users' Comprehension Performance using LED Display Occupational Safety and Health Council
Chan Ka Lee 2008 OSH Student Research Scholarships (Undergraduate Level) The Guessability of Safety Signs and Effects of Prospective-user Factors and Cognitive Sign Features Occupational Safety and Health Council
Chan Wing Hong 2008 Best Project Award (PhD Level) A Comprehensive Study of Movement Compatibility on Common Control-Display Configurations Hong Kong Ergonomics Society
Ng Wai Yi 2008 Best Project Award (PhD Level) The Usability of Traffic Signs Hong Kong Ergonomics Society
Lee Choi Hung Fion 2008 Best Paper Award Enhancement of Application Software for Examination of Differential Magnification Methods and Magnification Interface Factors The 2008 IAENG International Conference on Industrial Engineering (Human Factors and Ergonomics)
So Chung Yin Joey 2008 Best Student Paper Award Effects of Design Factors on Comprehension Performance with Dynamic Text Display: A Review The 2008 IAENG International Conference on Industrial Engineering (Human Factors and Ergonomics)
Kwan Chui Yee 2007 The TQM Best Student Project Spatial stimulus-response (S-R) compatibility effect of hand and foot controls for stimulus and response arrays on orthogonal planes MEEM Department, CityUHK
Chan Wai Lun Ken 2007 Best Paper Award A Comprehensive Research Framework for Investigation of the use of Hand and Foot Controls in the Context of Spatial Stimulus-Response Compatibility The 2007 IAENG International Conference on Industrial Engineering (Session: Human Factors and Ergonomics)
Chong Yin Ling Elaine 2007 OSH Best Project Award Occupational Health Problems for Teachers from Primary and Secondary Schools in Hong Kong Occupational Safety and Health Council
Ng Wai Yee Annie 2006 Best Student Paper Award Cognitive Design Features on Traffic Signs The International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2006
Chan Wing Hong 2006 Best Paper Award Hardware Test on Movement compatibility for Rotary Control and Digital Display The International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2006
Pun Po Leung Kevin 2006 The SONCA Best Student Project Perceptions of Implied Hazard for Visual and Auditory Warning Signals EEM Department, CityUHK
Chiu Hiu Yin Cathy 2006 Outstanding Project Award (Undergraduate Level) Effect of Exposure Duration and Display Polarity on Visual Lobe Shape Characteristics Hong Kong Ergonomics Society
Yu Hoi Kuen Yanny 2005 Best Project Award (Postgraduate Level) Development of Accident Costs Estimation Model for Hong Kong Catering Industry Occupational Safety and Health Council
Lee Choi Hung Fion 2005 Outstanding Project Award (Undergraduate Level) Ergonomic Recommendations for Control Console Design Hong Kong Ergonomics Society
Cheung Man Fung German 2004 Excellent Project Set up of Productivity Measurement system in SBI Philips Consumer Electronics
Lee Choi Hung Fion 2004 The AML Best Student Project Ergonomic Recommendations for Control Console Design MEEM Department, CityUHK
Tang Yuen Wa Natalie 2004 The AML Best Student Project Visual Lobe Shape and Search Performance with Targets of Different Difficulties MEEM Department, CityUHK
Chong Yin Ling Elaine 2003 Business Facilities Safety Design Competition for Small & Medium Enterprises Development of Online Courseware on Office Ergonomics Occupational Safety and Health Council
Chan Hoi Wai Alex 2003 Business Facilities Safety Design Competition for Small & Medium Enterprises Online Industrial Accident Analysis Models Occupational Safety and Health Council
Tai Cho Wa Joe 2003 Best Project Award Indoor Air Quality Management Guidance for Hospitals MEEM Department, CityUHK
Ma Chi Wang Rachel 2002 Best Project Award (Postgraduate Level) Effects of Stimulus Scaling on Visual Lobe Characteristics Occupational Safety and Health Council
Law Wing Kin Toran 2002 Best Project Award (Postgraduate Level) Prioritization of Safety Management Elements for Major Manufacturing Industries in Hong Kong Occupational Safety and Health Council
Lee Shuk Kuen Phoebe 2000 Most Innovative Award Standard Chinese Speaking Time for Use in MODAPTS Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
Hui Chung Ming Albert 1993 Grand Prize Award MetalTech Festival Ergonomic Keyboard Design Hong Kong Productivity Council
Hui Chung Ming Albert 1993 Most Innovative Design Ergonomic Keyboard Design Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
Jiao Yao
Chuek Wai Yeung
Chan Chuen Ki
1992 Best Industrial Application Workplace Design for HK CAD Operators Hong Kong Institution of Engineers

Selected Publications since 2010

  1. Ng, A.W.Y. and Chan, A.H.S., 2017, Similarities and Differences between Male and Female Novice Designers on Color-concept Associations for Warnings, Action required, and Signs and Equipment Status Messages, accepted for publication in Color Research and Applications.
  2. Chan, A.H.S., Hoffmann, E.R., and Chung, C.M.W., 2017, Subjective estimates of times for assembly work, accepted for publication in International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics.
  3. Man, K.S.S., Chan, A.H.S., and Wong, H.M, 2017, Risk-Taking Behaviors of Hong Kong Construction Workers - A Qualitative Study, accepted for publication in Safety Science.
  4. Tsang, S.N.H. and Chan, A.H.S., 2017, Tracking and Discrete Dual Task Performance for Different Visual Spatial Stimulus-Response Mappings with Focal and Ambient Vision, accepted for publication in Applied Ergonomics.
  5. Deng, M.M., Chan, A.H.S., Wu, F., Liu, S.F., 2017, Effects of the contextual variables of racing games on risky driving behavior, accepted for publication in Games for Health Journal.
  6. Rao, F. and Chan, A.H.S., 2017, and Zhu, X.F., 2017, The influence of LED lighting on task accuracy: time of day, gender and myopia effects, accepted for publication, International Journal of Modern Physics B.
  7. Rao, F., Chan, A.H.S., and Zhu, X.F., 2017, Effects of photopic and cirtopic illumination on steady state pupil sizes, accepted for publication, Vision Research.
  8. Deng, M., Chan, A.H.S., Wu, F., Sun, L., 2017, Depth Perception, Dark Adaptation, Vigilance and Accident Proneness of Chinese Coal Mine Workers, accepted for publication, Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics.
  9. Hoffmann, E.R., Chan, A.H.S., Heung, P.T., 2017, Head rotation movement times, accepted for publication, Human Factors.
  10. Ng, A.W.Y. and Chan, A.H.S., 2017, Mental models of construction workers for safety sign representations, accepted for publication, Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 143(2).
  11. Hoffmann, E.R. and Chan, A.H.S., 2017, The effect of display movement angle, indicator type and display location on control/display stereotype strength, accepted for publication, Ergonomics.

  12. Chan, A.H.S. and Hoffmann, E.R., 2017, Subjective estimation of task time and task difficulty of simple movement tasks, Journal of Motor Behavior, 49(2), 185-199.
  13. Teh, P.L., Lim, W.M., Ahmed, P.K., Chan, A.H.S., Loo, J.M.Y., Cheong, S.N., Yap, W.J., 2017, Does power posing affect gerontechnology adoption among older adults? Behavior and Information Technology, 36(1), 33-42.
  14. Kang, S.X.Q., Tsang, S.N.H., 2017, Chan, A.H.S., and Liu, S.L., 2017, Hand- and Foot-Controlled Dual-Tracking Task Performance Together with a Discrete Spatial Stimulus-Response Compatibility Task, International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 33, 21-34.
  15. Ng, A.W.Y., Chan, A.H.S., Ho, V.W.S., 2017, Comprehension by Older People of medication information with or without supplementary pharmaceutical pictograms, Applied Ergonomics, 58, 167-175.
  16. Zhou, R.G. and Chan, A.H.S., 2017, Using a Fuzzy Comprehensive Evaluation Method to Determine Product Usability: A Proposed Theoretical Framework, WORK, 56, 9-19.
  17. Zhou, R.G. and Chan, A.H.S., 2017, Using a Fuzzy Comprehensive Evaluation Method to Determine Product Usability: A Test Case, WORK, 56, 21-29.
  18. Chan, A.H.S., Hoffmann, E.R., and Wong, K.P., 2016, Seated leg/foot ballistic and visually-controlled movements, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 56, 25-31.
  19. Chan, A.H.S. and Hoffmann, E.R., 2016, The psychological cost of making control responses in the non-stereotype direction, Human Factors, 58(8), 1173-1186.
  20. Zhang, T., Chan, A.H.S., Ba, Y., and Zhang, W., 2016, Situational Driving Anger, Driving Performance and Allocation of Visual Attention, Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 42, 376-388.
  21. Ba, Y., Zhang, W., and Chan, A.H.S., Zhang, T.R., and Cheng, A.S.K., 2016, How drivers fail to avoid crashes: A risk-homeostasis/perception-response (RH/PR) framework evidenced by visual perception, electrodermal activity and behavioral responses, Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 43, 24-35.
  22. Joseph, S., Teh, P.L., Chan, A.H.S., Ahmed, P.K, Cheong, S.N., Yap, W.J., 2016, Gerontechnology Usage and Acceptance Model (GUAM): A Qualitative Study of Chinese Older Adults, Gerontechnology, 14(4), 224-238.
  23. Chan, A.H.S., Hoffmann, E.R., and Lam, K.M., 2016, Display-control stereotype strength of left- and right-handers, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 53, 312-318.
  24. Zhang, T., and Chan, A.H.S., 2016, The association between driving anger and driving outcomes: a meta-analysis of evidence from the past twenty years, Accident Analysis and Prevention, 90, 50-62.
  25. Ma, Q., Chan, A.H.S., and Chen, K., 2016, Personal and Other Factors Affecting Acceptance of Smartphone Technology by Older Chinese Adults, Applied Ergonomics, 54, 62-71.
  26. Chan, A.H.S., Tsang, S.N.H., and Hoffmann, E.R., 2016, Stereotypes for lever-tap operation, Work, 53(4), 899-907.
  27. Zhang, T., Chan, A.H.S., and Zhang, W., 2015, Dimensions of driving anger and their relationships with aberrant driving. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 81, 124-133.
  28. Lee, F.C.H. and Chan, A.H.S. 2015, Effects of Auditory Cues for Linear and Differential Magnification Methods on Visual Inspection Performance, International Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing and Service Industries, 25(4), 453-468.
  29. Chan, A.H.S. and Hoffmann, E.R., 2015, Effect of display location on control-display stereotype strength for translational and rotational controls with linear displays, Ergonomics, 58, 1996-2015.
  30. Chan, A.H.S. and Hoffmann, E.R., 2015, Circular displays: Control/display arrangements and stereotype strength with eight different display locations, Ergonomics, 58, 1983-1995.
  31. Hoffmann, E.R. and Chan, A.H.S., 2015, Movement of loads with trunk rotation, Ergonomics, 58(9), 1547-1556.
  32. Deng, M., Chan, A.H.S., Wu, F., Wang, J., 2015, Effects of racing games on risky driving behaviour, and the significance of personality and physiological data, Injury Prevention, 21, 238-244.
  33. Wong, T.C. and Chan, A.H.S., 2015, A neural network-based methodology of quantifying the association between the design variables and the users’ performances, International Journal of Production Research, 53(13), 4050-4067.
  34. Chan, A.H.S. and Hoffmann, E.R., 2015, Effect of movement direction and sitting/standing on leg movement time, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 47, 30-36.
  35. Yu, R.F. and Chan, A.H.S., 2015, Display Movement Velocity and Dynamic Visual Search Performance, International Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing and Service Industry, 25(3), 269-278.
  36. Tsang, S.N.H., Ho, J.K.L, and Chan, A.H.S., 2015, Interface Design and Display-Control Compatibility, Measurement and Control, 48(3), 81-86.
  37. Tsang, S.N.H. and Chan, A.H.S., 2015, Tracking and Discrete Dual Task Performance with Different Spatial Stimulus-Response Mappings, Ergonomics, 58, 368-382.
  38. Hoffmann, E.R., Chan, A.H.S., and Tsang, S.N.H., 2015, Bimanual and Unimanual Convergent Goal-Directed Movement Times, Journal of Motor Behavior, 47(3), 232-245.
  39. Ng, A.W.Y. and Chan, A.H.S., 2015, Effects of user factors and sign referent characteristics in participatory construction safety sign redesign, Safety Science, 74, 44-54.
  40. Zhang, T. and Chan, A.H.S., 2014, How appraisals shape driver emotions: a study from discrete and dimensional emotion perspectives, Transportation Research Part F, 27, 112-123.
  41. Zhang, T. and Chan, A.H.S., 2014, Sleepiness and the risk of road accidents for professional drivers: a systematic review and meta-analysis of retrospective studies, Safety Science, 70, 180-188.
  42. Or, C.K.L. and Chan, A.H.S., 2014, Effects of text enhancements on the differentiation performance of orthographically similar drug names, Work: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation, 48, 521-528. (ISSN: 1051-9815)
  43. Ng, A.H.S. and Chan, A.H.S., 2014, Subjective Measures in Sit-to-Stand Task in Post-Stroke Hemiparesis: Comment on Brière, Nadeau, Lauzière, and Gravel (2013), Perceptual and Motor Skills, 119(2), 468-473.
  44. Chen, K. and Chan, A.H.S., 2014, Gerontechnology Acceptance by Elderly Hong Kong Chinese: A Senior Technology Acceptance Model (STAM), Ergonomics, 57(5), 635-652.
  45. Chen, K., Chan, A.H.S., Ma, Q., 2014, Cell phone feature preferences among older adults: A paired Comparison Study, Gerontechnology, 13(2), 184.
  46. Chan, A.H.S., Tsang, S.N.H., and Ng, A.W.Y., 2014 Effects of Line Length, Line Spacing, and Line Number in Window View on Proofreading Performance and Scrolling of Chinese Text, Human Factors, 56(3), 521-534.
  47. Tsang, S.N.H., Hoffmann, E.R., and Chan, A.H.S., 2014, Preference for newspaper size, Applied Ergonomics, 45(3), 571-576.
  48. Chen, K. and Chan, A.H.S., 2014, Predictors of Gerontechnology Acceptance by Older Hong Kong Chinese, Technovation, 34, 126-135.
  49. Coskun, D. Hoffmann, E.R. and Chan, A.H.S., 2014, Movement time to edge and non-edge targets, Ergonomics, 57(1), 130-135.
  50. Chan, A.H.S. and Hoffmann, E.R., 2014, Simulation reality and stereotype strength: A problem for equipment designers, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 44, 1-10.
  51. So, J.C.Y. and Chan, A.H.S., 2013, Effects of Display Method, Text Display Rate and Observation Angle on Comprehension Performance and Subjective Preferences for reading Chinese on an LED Display, Displays, 34, 371-379.
  52. Chen, K. and Chan, A.H.S., 2013, Use or Non-Use of Gerontechnology - A Qualitative Study, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 10(10), 4645-4666.
  53. Hoffmann, E.R., Chan, A.H.S., and Coskun, D., 2013, Capture of shrinking targets with realistic shrink patterns, Ergonomics, 56, 1766-1776.
  54. Hoffmann, E.R., Chan, A.H.S., and Chan, K.W.L., 2013, Correlation modelling of reaction time for two- and three-dimensional stimulus-response arrangements, Ergonomics, 56, 1608-1619.
  55. Hoffmann, E.R. and Chan, A.H.S., 2013, The Worringham and Beringer ‘visual field’ principle for rotary controls, Ergonomics, 56, 1620-1624.
  56. Chan, A.H.S. and Hoffmann, E.R., 2013, Subjective difficulty of movements with ongoing visual control, Journal of Motor Behavior, 45(6), 507-517.
  57. Restyandito, Chan, A.H.S., and Lestariningsih, F.E., 2013, A Review on the Use of Technology to Develop Literacy, International Journal of Information and Education Technology, 3(6), 611-614.
  58. Yu, R.F. and Chan, A.H.S., 2013, Visual search time in detection tasks with multiple targets: Considering change of the effective stimulus field area, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 43, 328-334.
  59. So, J.C.Y. and Chan, A.H.S., 2013, Effects of Display Method, Number of Message Lines, and Text Colour on Chinese Comprehension and Subjective Preferences for an LED Display, Journal of the Society for Information Display, 21(5), 181-191.
  60. Tsang, S.N.H., Chan, A.H.S., and Yu, R.F., 2013, Effect of Color Contrast on Visual Lobe Shape Characteristics, Perceptual and Motor Skills, 116(2), 435-455.
  61. Chan, A.H.S. and Chan, K.W.L., 2013, Effects of Prospective-user Factors and Sign Design Features on Guessability of Pharmaceutical Pictograms, Patient Education and Counseling, 90, 268-275.
  62. Hoffmann, E.R. and Chan, A.H.S., 2012, Underwater movement times with ongoing visual control, Ergonomics, 55(12), 1513-23.
  63. Yu, R.F., Chan, A.H.S., Zhao, P., Gao, Y., 2012, Enhancing memorability: Do remaining duration prompts affect advertising recall? International Journal of Advertising, 31(4), 861-876.
  64. Ng, A.W.Y. and Chan, A.H.S., 2012, Evaluation of multiple-choice assessment with conventional, liberal, and confidence marking methods in an ergonomics course, Journal of the Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers, 29(7), 466-476.
  65. Chan, A.H.S. and Ng, A.W.Y., 2012, Effects of Display Factors on Chinese Proofreading Performance and Preferences, Ergonomics, 55, 1316-1330.
  66. Wong, A.T.C. and Chan, A.H.S., 2012, A Study of the Impact of Different Direction-of-motion Stereotypes on Response Time and Response Accuracy using Neural Network, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics--Part A: Systems and Humans, 42(5), 1077-1087. (ISSN: 1083-4427)
  67. Tsang, S.N.H., Chan, A.H.S., and Yu, R.F., 2012, Effect of Display Polarity and Luminance Contrast on Visual Lobe Shape Characteristics, Ergonomics, 55, 1028-1042.
  68. Chan, A.H.S. and Or, C.K.L., 2012, A comparison of semantics and spatial stimulus-response compatibility effects for human-machine interface design, European Journal of Industrial Engineering, 6(5), 629-643.
  69. Chan, A.H.S. and Ng, A.W.Y., 2012, The Guessability of Mine Safety Signs Meaning: Effects of User Factors and Cognitive Sign Features, International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, 18(2), 195-208.
  70. Chen, K., Chan, A.H.S., and Chan, S.C., 2012, Gerontechnology acceptance by older Hong Kong people, Gerontechnology, 11(2),102-103.
  71. Chan, A.H.S. and Hoffmann, E.R., 2012, Movement compatibility for configurations of displays located in three cardinal orientations and ipsilateral, contralateral and overhead controls, Applied Ergonomics, 43, 128-140.
  72. Chan, K.W.L. and Chan, A.H.S., 2011, Spatial stimulus-response compatibility for hand and foot controls with vertical plane visual signals, Displays 32, 237-243.
  73. Hoffmann, E.R. and Chan, A.H.S., 2011, Alternative approaches to the design of four-burner stoves, Ergonomics, 54(9),777-791.
  74. K.L. Chan and Chan, A.H.S., 2011, Understanding industrial safety signs: implications for occupational safety management, International Management & Data Systems, 111, 1481-1510.
  75. Chen, K. and Chan, A.H.S., 2011, The ageing population of China and a review of gerontechnology, Journal of Gerontechnology, 10(2), 63-71.
  76. Ng, A.W.Y. and Chan, A.H.S., 2011, Investigation of the Effectiveness of Traffic Sign Training in terms of Training Methods and Sign Characteristics, Traffic Injury Prevention, 12(3), 283-295.
  77. Chen, K. and Chan, A.H.S., 2011, A review of technology acceptance by older people, Journal of Gerontechnology, 10(1), 1-12.
  78. Chan, K.W.L. and Chan, A.H.S., 2011, Spatial stimulus response compatibility for a horizontal visual display with hand and foot controls, Ergonomics, 54(3), 233-245.
  79. Chan, A.H.S. and Hoffmann, E.R., 2010, Movement compatibility for frontal controls located in four cardinal orientations, Ergonomics, 53(12), 1403-1419.
  80. Chan, A.H.S. and Ng, A.W.Y., 2010, Effects of Sign Characteristics and Training Methods on Safety Sign Training Effectiveness, Ergonomics, 53(11), 1325-1346.
  81. Chan, A.H.S. and Ng, A.W.Y., 2010, Investigation of guessability of industrial safety signs: Effects of Prospective-user Factors and Cognitive Sign Features, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 40(6), 689-697.
  82. Chan, A.H.S. and Chiu, C.H.Y., 2010, Visual Lobe Shape Characteristics of Experienced Industrial Inspectors and Inexperienced Subjects, International Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing & Service Industries, 20(5), 367-377.
  83. Chan, A.H.S. and Chan, K.W.L., 2010, Three-dimensional spatial-response (S-R) compatibility for visual signals with hand and foot controls, Applied Ergonomics, 41(6), 840-848.
  84. Chong, E.Y.L. and Chan, A.H.S., 2010, Subjective health complaints of teachers from primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong, International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, 16(1), 23-39.
  85. Chan, A.H.S. and Yu, R.F., 2010, Validating the Random Search Model for Two Targets of Different Difficulty, Perceptual and Motor Skills, 110, 1, 167-180.
  86. Lee, F.C.H. and Chan, A.H.S., 2009, Effects of Learning for Linear and Differential Video Magnifiers, Ergonomics, 52, 1501-1513.
  87. Chan, A.H.S. and So, J. C.Y., 2009, Task factor usability ratings for different age groups writing Chinese, Ergonomics, 52, 1372-1385.
  88. Chan, A.H.S. and Chiu, C.H.Y., 2009, Target Difficulty, Priority Assignment of Attentional Resources, Foveal Task Load, and Order of Testing of Foveal Loading on Visual Lobe Shape Characteristics, Perceptual and Motor Skills, 109, 581-604.
  89. Chan, A.H.S. and Chiu, C.H.Y., 2009, The effects of visual lobe training with easy and difficult targets on changes of visual lobe shape characteristics and visual search performance, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 39, 851-859.
  90. Chan, A.H.S., Han, S.H., Ng, A.W.Y. and Park, W., 2009, Hong Kong Chinese and Korean comprehension of American security safety symbols, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 835-850.
  91. Lee, F.C.H. and Chan, A.H.S., 2009, Effects of Magnification Methods and Magnifier Shapes on Visual Inspection, Applied Ergonomics, 40, 410-418.
  92. Leung, D.Y.C., Yung, K.W., Ng, A., Leung, M.K.H. Leung and Chan, A.H.S., 2009, An overview of emissions trading and its prospects in Hong Kong, Environmental Science & Policy, 12, 92-101.
  93. Chan, K.W.L. and Chan, A.H.S., 2009, Spatial stimulus response (S-R) compatibility effect for foot controls with visual displays, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 39, 396-402.
  94. Ng, A.W.Y. and Chan, A.H.S., 2008, The Effects of Driver Factors and Sign Design Features on the Comprehensibility of Traffic Signs, Journal of Safety Research. 39(3), 321-328.
  95. Chan, W.H. and Chan, A.H.S., 2008, Strength and Reversibility of Stereotypes for Rotary Control with Linear Scale, Perceptual and Motor Skills, 106, 341-353.
  96. Chan, W.H. and Chan, A.H.S., 2008, Movement compatibility for lever control with digital counter in man machine interface, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A: Systems and Humans. 38 (3), 528-533.
  97. Chan, A.H.S. and So, D.K.T., 2007, Visual Lobe Shape Characteristics and Visual Search Time, Le Travail Humain, 70(4), 343-368.
  98. Chan, A.H.S., Chan, K.W.L., and Yu, R.F., 2007, Auditory stimulus-response compatibility and control-display design, Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 8(6), 557-581.
  99. Ng, A.W.Y. and Chan, A.H.S., 2007, Guessability of Traffic Signs, Accident Analysis and Prevention, 39, 1245-1257.
  100. Chan, A.H.S. and Tang, N.Y.W., 2007, Visual Lobe Shape and Search Performance for Targets of Different Difficulty, Ergonomics, 50(2), 289-318.
  101. Chan, W.H. and Chan, A.H.S. 2007, Strength and reversibility of movement stereotypes for lever control and circular display, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 37, 233-244.
  102. Lee, F.C.H. and Chan, A.H.S. 2007, Attending Visual and Auditory Signals: Ergonomics Recommendations with Consideration of Signal Modality and Spatial Stimulus-Response (S-R) Compatibility, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 37, 197-206.
  103. Lee, C.H. and Chan, A.H.S., 2007, Ergonomics Recommendations for Simultaneous and Delayed Presentation of Visual and Auditory Signals, Displays, 37, 197-206.
  104. Chan, A.H.S. and Chan, W.H., 2006, Movement compatibility for circular display and rotary controls positioned at peculiar positions, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 36, 737-745.
  105. Chan, A.H.S. and Chan, K.W.L., 2006, Synchronous and asynchronous presentations of auditory and visual signals: Implications for control console design, Applied Ergonomics, 37, 131-140.
  106. Chan, A.H.S. and So, D.K.T., 2006, Measurement and Quantification of Visual Lobe Shape Characteristics, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 36, 541-552.
  107. Law, W.K., Chan, A.H.S., and Pun, K.F., 2006, Prioritising the safety management elements: a hierarchical analysis for manufacturing enterprises, Industrial Management & Data Systems, 106(6), 778-792.
  108. Leung, M.K.H. and Chan, A.H.S., 2006, Control and Management of IAQ in Hospitals, Medical Science Monitor, 12(3), 17-23.
  109. Leung, M.K.H., Liu, C.H., and Chan, A.H.S., 2005, Occupational Exposure to Volatile Organic Compounds and Mitigation by Push-Pull Local Exhaust Ventilation in Printing Plants, Journal of Occupational Health, 47(6), 540-547.
  110. Chan, K.W.L. and Chan, A.H.S., 2005, Spatial S-R compatibility of visual and auditory signals: Implications for Human-Machine Interface Design, Displays, 26/3, 109-119.
  111. Lee, P.S.K. and Chan, A.H.S., 2005, Effect of Display Factors on Chinese Reading Times, Comprehension Scores and Preferences, Behaviour and Information Technology, 24(2), 81-91.
  112. Chan, A.H.S. and Lee, P.S.K., 2005, Effects of Different Task Factors on Speed and Preferences in Chinese Handwriting, Ergonomics, 48(1), 38-54.
  113. Chan, A.H.S., Yu. R.F. and Courtney, A.J., 2005, Quantifying Visual Field Shape for Improving Accuracy of Search Performance Prediction, Perceptual and Motor Skills. 100, 195-205.
  114. Lee, P.S.K. and Chan, A.H.S., 2005, Intelligibility and Preferred Rate of Chinese Speaking, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 35(3), 217-228.
  115. Chan, A.H.S., Kwok, W.Y. and Duffy, V., 2004, Using AHP for Determining Priority in a Safety Management System, Industrial Management and Data Systems, 104(5), 430 - 445.
  116. Ma, R.C.W., Chan, A.H.S. and Courtney, A.J., 2004, Effect of Nonlinear Magnification on Peripheral Target Detection Performance, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 33, 473-487.
  117. Yu, R.F., Chan, A.H.S. and Salvendy, G., 2004, Chinese Perceptions of Implied Hazard for Signal Words and Surround Shapes, International Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing, 14(1), 69-80.
  118. Yu, R.F. and Chan, A.H.S., 2004, Comparative Research on Population Stereotypes of Chinese and Americans, Journal of Perceptual and Motor Skills, 98, 179-191.
  119. Lee, S.K. and Chan, A.H.S., 2003, Chinese Speaking Times, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 31, 313-321.
  120. Chan, W.H. and Chan, A.H.S., 2003, Movement Compatibility for Rotary Control and Circular Display - Computer Simulated Test and Real Hardware Test, Applied Ergonomics, 34(1), 61-71.
  121. Chan, A.H.S., Courtney, A.J. and Ma, C.W., 2002, Visual Performance on Detection Tasks with Double Targets of the Same and Different Difficulty, Ergonomics, 45(13), 934-948.
  122. Duffy, V.G. and Chan, A.H.S., 2002, Effects of virtual lighting on visual performance and eye fatigue, International Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing, 12(2), 193-209.
  123. Chan, A.H.S. and Courtney, A.J., 2001, Cross Cultural Design: Why Westerner design can clash with everyday life in China, IIE Solutions, July, 39-42, 2001.
  124. Chan, A.H.S. and Courtney, A.J., 2001, 165-170, Colour Associations for Hong Kong Chinese, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 28, 165-170.
  125. Chan, A.H.S. and Courtney, A.J., 2001, Safety and Ergonomic Evaluation of Hybrid Systems in Hong Kong, Accident Analysis and Prevention, 33(4), 563-565.
  126. Chan, A.H.S. and Chan, C.Y., 2000, Validating The Random Search Model for Double-Targets Search Task, Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 1(2), 157-167.
  127. Chan, A.H.S., Courtney, A.J. and So, K.W.Y., 2000, Circular displays with thumbwheels: Hong Kong Chinese Preferences, International Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing, 10(4), 453-463, 2000.
  128. Chan, A.H.S. and Courtney, A.J., 2000, Effect of Character Size and Inter-character Spacing on Peripheral Target Detection, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 25(4), 359-366.

Book Chapters / Technical Reports

  1. Chan, A.H.S., 2011, An Analysis of Response Time Characteristics with Strength and Reversibility of Stereotypes for Determining Optimum Control Position on a Horizontal Display, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, in Eleanor L. Simon (Ed.), ISBN: 978-1-61761-463-7, pp. 319-328.
  2. Ng, A.W.Y. and Chan, A.H.S., 2011, The Understanding and Perception of Traffic Signs for Novice Drivers: A Preliminary Study, Traffic Safety, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, in C.N. Ferraro, (Ed.), ISBN: 978-1-61761-120-9, Chapter 9.
  3. Ng, A.W.Y. and Chan, A.H.S., 2011, Non-Driver Understanding of Traffic Signs, Highways: Construction, Management, and Maintenance, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, in Samantha R. Jones (Ed.), ISBN: 978-1-61728-862-3, pp. 63-72.
  4. Ng, A.W.Y. and Chan, A.H.S., 2009, Foot Movements for Foot Controls: What We Know and What We Do Not Know, accepted for publication, Ergonomics: Design, Integration and Implementation, Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
  5. Chan, W.H. and Chan, A.H.S., 2008, A comprehensive movement compatibility study for Hong Kong Chinese, Advances in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Vol. 5, in Chan, Alan H.S. and Ao, S.I. (Eds.), ISBN: 978-0-387-74903-7, pp1-10, New York: Springer-Verlag.
  6. Ng, A.W.Y. and Chan, A.H.S., 2008, Factors influencing Symbol-Training Effectiveness, Advances in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Vol. 5, in Chan, Alan H.S. and Ao, S.I. (Eds.), ISBN: 978-0-387-74903-7, pp27-36, New York: Springer-Verlag.
  7. Chan, A.H.S. and Chan, K.W.L., 2008, Proposal of New Paradigm for Hand and Foot Controls in the Context of Spatial Compatibility Effect, Advances in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Vol. 5, in Chan, Alan H.S. and Ao, S.I. (Eds.), ISBN: 978-0-387-74903-7, pp57-64, New York: Springer-Verlag.
  8. Luk, B.L. and Chan, A.H.S., 2008, Human Factors and Ergonomics for Non-Destructive Testing, Advances in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Vol. 5, in Chan, Alan H.S. and Ao, S.I. (Eds.), ISBN: 978-0-387-74903-7, pp127-142, New York: Springer-Verlag.
  9. Chiu, H.Y. and Chan, A.H.S., 2008, Customisation of Visual Lobe Measurement System (VILOMS) for Testing of Effects of Foveal Load, Advances in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Vol. 5, in Chan, Alan H.S. and Ao, S.I. (Eds.), ISBN: 978-0-387-74903-7, pp477-485, New York: Springer-Verlag.
  10. Chan, W.H. and Chan, A.H.S., 2007, Computer Simulated Tests for Lever Controls with Circular Displays, Recent Advances in Engineering and Computer Science, 978-988-98671-1-9, 109-116.
  11. Chan, W.H. and Chan, A.H.S., 2007, Movement compatibility for Rotary Control and Digital Display, Recent Advances in Engineering and Computer Science, 978-988-98671-1-9, 79-84.
  12. Ng, A.W.Y. and Chan, A.H.S., 2007, Cognitive Design Features on Traffic Signs, Recent Advances in Engineering and Computer Science, 978-988-98671-1-9, 97-102.
  13. Leung, M.K.H., Chan, A.H.S., C.H. Liu, 2005, Novel Local Exhaust Ventilation Device for Printing Industry, OSH Project Report, Occupational Health and Safety Council.
  14. Leung, M.K.H., Chan, A.H.S., C.H. Liu, 2005, Indoor Air Quality for Printing Plants, OSH Research Report, Occupational Health and Safety Council, ISBN 9 789629 682514.

Services To The Profession

International Professional and Learned Societies

2013 - Present Council Member
Asian Council for Ergonomics and Design
1997 - Present Council Member and Treasurer
Pan Pacific Council on Occupational Ergonomics
2005 - Present Co-chairman
IAENG Society of Industrial Engineering
2002 - 2005 and
2008 - 2011
Hong Kong Representative
International Ergonomics Association
2001 - 2003 Region Vice President (Asia)
Institute of Industrial Engineers

Local Professional and Learned Societies

2009 - 2011 and
2003 - 2005
President
Hong Kong Ergonomics Society
2009 - 2012 Appointed Member
Professional Assessment Committee, HKIE
2006 - 2012 Appointed Member
Manufacturing & Industrial Engineering Discipline Advisory Panel
The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
2006 - 2009 Appointed Member
Education & Examinations Committee
The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
2001 - Present Council Member
Hong Kong Ergonomics Society
1999 - 2013
2015 - 2016
Director
Institute of Industrial Engineers (HK)

Organizing of Conferences, Seminars, and Workshops

- International and Local Professional Societies

  • Vice Chairman, Regional Program Committee,
    International Ergonomics Association Triennial Congress 2009, Beijing, China, 2009.
  • Vice Chairman,
    The 1st East Asian Ergonomics Federation Symposium, November 12-14, Kitakyushu, 2008.
  • Member, International Technical Programme Committee
    The Fifth International Cyberspace Conference On Ergonomics 2008(Cyberg '08), Sept 15 - Oct 15, 2008.
  • Member, Ergonomics in Manufacturing Board
    2nd International Conference on Applied Ergonomics 2008, Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, July 14-17, 2008.
  • Member, International Program Committee
    The 8th Asia-Pacific Conference on Computer Human Interaction, Seoul, Korea July 6-9, 2008.
  • Member, International Advisory Board,
    ODAM IX (Organizational Design And Management) Symposium, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES), Sofitel Jequitimar Hotel, in Guarujá, São Paulo, Brazil, March 19-21, 2008.
  • Member, International Committee,
    First International Symposium on Visually Induced Motion Sickness, Fatigue, and Photosensitive Epileptic Seizures (VIMS2007), Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, 10-11 December 2007.
  • Co-chairman,
    Session on Cultural Friendly User Interfaces, HCI International 2007, The 12th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Beijing, China, July 22-27, 2007.
  • Member, Usability and Internationalization Program Board
    HCI International 2007, The 12th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Beijing, China, July 22-27, 2007.
  • Member, Human Interface and the Management of Information Program Board
    HCI International 2007, The 12th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Beijing, China, July 22-27, 2007.
  • Member, International Scientific Board Member
    The 11th HAAMAHA Conference, 9 -12 July 2007 in Poznan, Poland, 2007.
  • Co-chairman
    IAENG International Conference on Industrial Engineering (ICINDE'07), Hong Kong, 21-23 March, 2007.
  • Chairman
    Session VII and VIII on Human Factors and Ergonomics
    The 2007 IAENG International Workshop on Industrial Engineering (IWINDE'07), International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists (IMECS2007), Hong Kong, 21-23 March, 2007.
  • Member, International Advisory Committee
    The 7th Asia-Pacific Conference on Computer-Human Interaction, Taiwan, Oct 11-14, 2006.
  • Co-chairman
    The 2006 IAENG International Workshop on Industrial Engineering (IWINDE'06), International Multiconference of Engineers and Computer Scientists (IMECS2006), Hong Kong, 20-22 June, 2006.
  • Committee Member
    The 2006 IAENG International Workshop on Operations Research (IWOR'06), International Multiconference of Engineers and Computer Scientists (IMECS2006), Hong Kong, 20-22 June, 2006.
  • Chairman
    Session on Human Factors and Ergonomics, The 2006 IAENG International Workshop on Industrial Engineering, International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2006.
  • Member, Organising Committee
    Annual Conference of Institute of Industrial Engineers (HK), Hong Kong, May 25-26, 2006.

Editorship

2007 - 2008 Editor
Recent Advances in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
Springer Science
2007 - 2010 Member
Editorial Board
Ergonomics (SCI Journal)
2004 - Present Member
Editorial Board
International Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing (SCI Journal)
1998 - Present Member
Editorial Board
International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics (SCI Journal)
1999 - 2011 Member
Editorial Board
Asian Journal of Ergonomics

Services To The Community

2013 - Date Justice of the Peace, Hong Kong
2011 - 2015 Vice Chairman
Occupational Safety & Health Council
2008 - 2011 Council Member
International Ergonomics Association
2007 - 2010 Council Member
Occupational Safety & Health Council
2007 - 2010 Chairman
Education and Training Committee
Occupational Safety & Health Council
2007 - 2010 Committee Member
Safety and Health Committee for Import, Export, Wholesale and Retail Industry
Occupational Safety & Health Council
2007 - 2010 Committee Member
SME Subsidized Scheme Committee
Occupational Safety & Health Council

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