The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) student chapter at Virginia Tech has been awarded with a silver chapter title under the Outstanding Student Chapter Award. The award will be presented during the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society's 66th Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. 

The Outstanding Student Chapter Award was developed to highlight chapters that have positively impacted their campuses, communities, and human factors and ergonomics.

The HFES is the world’s largest scientific association for ergonomics professionals. Their goal is to provide engineering solutions for people in systems through partnership and exchange of information.

Assistant Professor Rafael Patrick advises the HFES student chapter.