Richard W. Marklin, Ph.D., C.P.E.

Richard W. Marklin, Ph.D., C.P.E.

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Office: Engineering Hall 305
Phone: (414) 288-3622

Research interests

Professional preparation

Ph.D., 1991, The Ohio State University
M.S., 1988, The Ohio State University
B.F.A., 1981, University of Kansas

Selected recent publications

Weiszczyk, S., Marklin, R.W., Sanchez, H.J. (2009). Height of industrial hand wheel valves affect torque exertion. Human Factors, 51(4), 487-496.

Seeley, P., Marklin, R., Usher, D. and Yager, J. (2008). Case Study Report: Business Case for implementing battery-powered tools for direct-bury line workers at an electric power utility. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 5:D86-D91.

Bufton, M., Marklin, R.W., Nagurka, M.L., and Simoneau, G.G. (2006). Finger typing forces applied to conventional and notebook computer keyboards. Ergonomics, Vol. 49, No. 10, 996-1012.

Stone, A., Usher, D., Marklin, R., Seeley, T. and Yager, J. (2006). Case study for underground workers at an electric utility: How a research institution, university and industry collaboration improved occupational health through ergonomics. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Hygiene, 3: 397-407.

Nagurka, M.L. and Marklin, R.W. (2005). Measurement of impedance characteristics of computer keyboard keys. J. of Dynamic, Systems, and Motion Controls, Vol. 127, 283-288.



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