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Yu, Ruifeng,Associate Professor

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Name: Yu, Ruifeng Phone: +86-10-6277-1614 E-mail:Send email Fax: +86-10-6279-4399 Address:Room Middle 516, Shunde Building, Tsinghua University Homepage:

Biography

Ruifeng Yu is an associate professor in the industrial engineering department of Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. His research areas cover visual search, visual cognition, work organization and other issues in the region of managerial ergonomics.
Currently, he is the member of Tsinghua University Admission Committee for graduate students, the secretary general and executive council member of China Ergonomics Society, the country coordinator of BRICS plus Union in International Ergonomics Association, the council member of Managerial Innovation Branch of Innovation Method Association of the Ministry of Science & Technology of China, the council member of Industrial Engineering & Management Branch of Management Science & Engineering Society of China, the member of expert committee of R & D Center for Operation and Life Management of National Nuclear Power.
As the principal investigator, he has managed three projects funded by national natural science foundation, one project funded by the National Key Technology R&D Program of the Ministry of Science and Technology, five projects funded by international companies and has led more than 30 projects funded by governmental agencies or industries. As the first or second author, he has published more than 60 papers in international and domestic journals, in which more than 30 papers are indexed by SCI or/and SSCI. In addition, he is editorial board member in international and domestic journals.

Honors and Awards

Work innovation award of graduate school of Tsinghua University
Tsinghua University Excellent Course Award
Presidential Award of British Ergonomics Society

Educational Background

2000-2004, PhD, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University
1994-1997, Master, School of Management, Tianjin University
1988-1992, Bachelor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tianjin University

Employment History

2004-present, associate professor, Dept. of Industrial Engineering, Tsinghua University
2001-2004, lecturer, Dept. of Industrial Engineering, Tsinghua University
1997-2001, teaching assistant, lecturer, Dept. of Precision Instruments, Tsinghua University
1992-1994, assistant engineer, Tianjin Motor Works

Courses

1.Undergraduate
Human factors engineering
Essentials of management
2.Graduate
Work organization
Marketing

Students

Current PhD students (candidates): 2
Graduated PhD students: 2
Graduated full-time master students: 14

Research Interests

Visual search and cognition
Work organization
Managerial ergonomics

Research Projects

No.

year

source

Project title

Role

1

2018-2021

National Natural Science   Foundation of China

Effect of coaction on individual   behavioral performance and its mechanism

PI

2

2015-2018

National Natural Science   Foundation of China

Study   on performance model and work organization of dynamic visual search

PI

3

2011-2013

National Natural Science   Foundation of China

Study   on performance of multiple-target random visual search

PI

4

2018

China National Institute of   Standardization

Test on individual behavioral   performance and visual fatigue by different display apparatus

PI

5

2014-2016

Ministry of Science & Technology of   China

Design for ergonomic   feedback and fault tolerance of display-control integration interface

PI

6

2017

China National Institute of   Standardization

Study   on the measurement methodology of adults’ typical visual parameter

PI

7

2016-2017

Beijing  Aerospace Flight Control Center

Design   and improvement of display-control software based on human factors

PI

8

2016

Harbin East Railway Station

Analysis   and study on the strategy of railway cargo logistics market in Harbin region

PI

9

2014

China National Institute of   Standardization

Measuring the audiences’ visual lobes and visual search   performance for visual display terminals

PI

10

2013-2014

Scientific Research Institute of Harbin Railway Bureau

Study on six-dimension management systems for Harbin railway   bureau

PI

11

2012-2013

Scientific Research Institute of Harbin Railway Bureau

Design for the methodology of performance evaluation of Harbin   investment management group

PI

12

2012-2013

P & G Company(US)

Perfume character & consumer   emotional correlation sensory model

Co-PI

13

2012

Beijing Municipal Government

Study on reform scheme of attracting   business and investment for Huairou District of Beijing

PI

14

2011-2012

Shanghai Baosight Software   Company

Study on the visualization of supply chain management in steel   industry

Co-PI

15

2011

Beijing Municipal Government

Study on emergency scheme of residents’ necessaries of life for Chaoyang district of   Beijing

PI

16

2011

Beijing Municipal Government

Study on planning of vegetable retail terminals for Chaoyang   district of Beijing

PI

17

2010

Tielong Company of China Railway

Study on market strategy of   cold supply chain of Tielong company

PI

18

2010

Kunming Railway Bureau

Passenger transportation   strategy of Kunming railway bureau

PI

19

2010

Maoming   Petrochemical Company

Employee performance   appraisal system of Maoming Petrochemical company

Co-PI

20

2009-2010

Beijing Railway Bureau

Study on the   human-machine-environment system of scheduling room of passenger railway lines

Co-PI

21

2009

Xian Railway Bureau

Performance evaluation of   workshops in Baoji track division of railway

PI

22

2008-2009

China Railway Container Company

Study on container management   model of China railway container company

PI

23

2007

Liberty Mutual Company (US)

Using the theory of planned   behavior to identify factors that contribute to risky pedestrian behaviors in   China

PI

24

2006

Liberty Mutual Company (US)

Effect of floor slipperiness on   physiological and psychophysical responses for load handling and carrying   tasks

PI

25

2005

Liberty Mutual Company (US)

Physiological and Perceptual   Responses in Chinese Construction Workers during Combined Materials Handling   Tasks

PI

26

2004

Bangbu Branch Railway Bureau

Passenger satisfaction   evaluation of passenger transportation service in Bangbu branch railway   bureau

PI

27

2004

Nanning Railway Bureau

Passenger satisfaction   evaluation and improvement of passenger transportation service in Liuzhou   railway station

PI

 

Publications

  1. Na Liu, Ruifeng Yu*. Investigation of force, contact area, and dwell time in finger-tapping tasks. Ergonomics. Accepted and Published online. https://doi.org/10.1080/00140139.2018.1484178 (SSCI & SCI)

  2. Na Liu, Ruifeng Yu*. Determining effects of virtually and physically present co-actor in evoking social facilitation. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing & Service Industries. Accepted and Published online. https://doi.org/10.1002/hfm.20743 (SSCI & SCI)

  3. Lin-dong Yang, Rui-feng Yu*, Xue-lian Lin, Ya-qing Xie and Liang Ma. Visual search tasks: measurement of dynamic visual lobe and relationship with display movement velocity. Ergonomics, 2018, 61(2): 273-283. (SSCI & SCI)

  4. Lindong Yang, Ruifeng Yu*, Xuelian Lin and Na Liu. Shape representation modulating the effect of motion on visual search performance. Scientific Reports. 2017, 7, 14920. (SCI)

  5. Na Liu, Ruifeng Yu*, Lindong Yang, Xuelian Lin. Gender composition mediates social facilitation effect in co-action condition. Scientific Reports. 2017, 7, 15073. (SCI)

  6. Na Liu, Ruifeng Yu*. Influence of social presence on eye movements in visual search tasks. Ergonomics. 2017, 60(12): 1667-1681 (SSCI & SCI)

  7. Na Liu, Ruifeng Yu*. Identifying design feature factors critical to acceptance and usage behavior of smartphones. Computers in Human Behavior, 2017, 70: 131-142(SSCI)

  8. Ruifeng Yu*, Lin-dong Yang and Xin Wu. Risk Factors and Visual Fatigue of Baggage X-ray Security Screeners: A Structural Equation Modelling Analysis. Ergonomics, 2017, 60(5): 680-691. (SSCI & SCI)

  9. Na Liu, Ruifeng Yu*. Effects of Font Size, Stroke Width, and Character Complexity on the Legibility of Chinese Characters. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing & Service Industries. 2016,26(3): 381–392 (SSCI & SCI)

  10. Ruifeng Yu*, and Xin Wu. Working alone or in the presence of others: exploring social facilitation in baggage X-ray security screening tasks. Ergonomics. 2015, 58(6): 857-865 (SSCI & SCI)

  11. Ruifeng Yu*, and Alan H.S. Chan. Display Movement Velocity and Dynamic Visual Search Performance. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing & Service Industries. 2015, 25(3): 269-278 (SSCI & SCI)

  12. Ruifeng Yu, and Kai Way Li. Perceived Floor Slipperiness and Floor Roughness in a Gait Experiment. WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation. 2015, 50: 649-657(SSCI)

  13. Ruifeng Yu*, Lin-Dong Yang, and Chang Liu. Effects of Target Prevalence and Speech Intelligibility on Visual Search Performance. Measurement & Control. 2015, 48(3): 87-91. (SCI)

  14. Kai Way Li, Chien Wen Wang, Ruifeng Yu*. Modeling of Predictive Muscular Strength for Sustained One-Handed Carrying Task. WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation, 2015, 52: 911-919. (SSCI)

  15. Ruifeng Yu*, Lindong Yang. Age-related changes in visual lobe shape characteristics and their relationship to visual search performance. Ergonomics, 2014, 57(9): 1300–1314 (SSCI & SCI)

  16. Ruifeng Yu*. Effect of background music on maximum acceptable weight of manual lifting tasks. International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, 2014, 20(3): 437-445. (SSCI & SCI)

  17. Ruifeng Yu, and Kai Way Li. A field assessment of floor slipperiness in a student cafeteria. International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion. 2013, 20(3), 245-253. (SSCI)

  18. Ruifeng Yu*, Alan H.S. Chan. Visual search time in detection tasks with multiple targets: Considering change of the effective stimulus field area. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 2013, 43, 328-334. (SSCI & SCI)

  19. Kai Way Li, Ruifeng Yu, Wei Zhang. Perception of Hand Force in Power Grip for Females. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing & Service Industries, 2013, 23 (2): 77–84 (SSCI & SCI)

  20. Steve N.H. Tsang, Alan H.S. Chan, Ruifeng Yu. Effect of color contrast on visual lobe shape characteristics. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 2013, 116( 2): 435-455(SSCI)

  21. Steve N.H. Tsang, Alan H.S. Chan, Ruifeng Yu. Effect of Display Polarity and Luminance Contrast on Visual Lobe Shape Characteristics. Ergonomics, 2012, 55(9): 1028-1042 (SSCI & SCI)

  22. Ruifeng Yu*; Alan Chan; Ping Zhao; Yang Gao. Enhancing memorability: Do remaining duration prompts affect advertising recall? International Journal of Advertising, 2012, 31(4): 861-876. (SSCI)

  23. Yu, L., Rui-feng Yu, Liu, L., Chen, D.G. Extended Quasi-Likelihood with Fractional Polynomials in the Frame of the ATF model. Statistics in Medicine, 2012, 31(13): 1369-1379. (SCI)

  24. Kai Way Li, Ruifeng Yu. Assessment of Grip Force and Subjective Hand Force Exertion under Handedness and Postural Conditions. Applied Ergonomics. 2011, 42(6): 929-33. (SSCI & SCI)

  25. Kai Way Li, Ruifeng Yu, Wei Zhang. Roughness and slipperiness of floor surface: tactile sensation and perception. Safety Science. 2011, 49: 508–512 (SCI)

  26. Chan, A.H.S. and Ruifeng Yu.  Validating the random search model for two targets of different difficulty. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 2010, 110(1): 167-180. (SSCI)

  27. Kai Way Li, Ruifeng Yu, Yang Gao, Rammohan V. Maikala, Hwa-Hwa Tsai. Physiological and Perceptual Responses in Male Chinese Workers Performing Combined Manual Materials Handling Tasks. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. 2009, 39(2): 422-427. (SSCI & SCI)

  28. Zhou, R., Horrey, W.J., Ruifeng Yu. The effect of conformity tendency on pedestrians' road-crossing intentions in China: An application of the theory of planned behavior. Accident Analysis & Prevention. 2009, 41(3): 491 - 497(SSCI)

  29. L. Yu,Ruifeng Yu,Liang Liu. Quasi-Likelihood for Right-Censored Data in the Generalized Linear Model. Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods. 2009, 38(13): 2187-2200(SCI)

  30. Kai Way Li, Ruifeng Yu, Xiao L. Han. Physiological and psychophysical responses in handling maximum acceptable weights under different footwear-floor friction conditions. Applied Ergonomics. 2007, 38: 259-265. (SSCI & SCI)

  31. Chan A. H. S., R. F. Yu, and A. J. Courtney. Quantifying Visual Field Shape for Improving Accuracy of Search Performance Prediction. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 2005, 100 (1): 195-206. (SSCI)

  32. Ruifeng Yu, Alan Chan. Comparative Research on Response Stereotypes for Daily Operation Tasks of Chinese and American Engineering Students. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 2004, 98: 179-191. (SSCI)

  33. Ruifeng Yu*, Alan Chan, Gavriel Salvendy. Chinese Perceptions of Implied Hazard for Signal Words and Surround Shapes. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing, 2004, 14(1):69-80. (SSCI & SCI)

    *: Corresponding author.

     

    Others

    China invention patent: measurement methodology and related apparatus for dynamic visual lobe (patent No.:ZL201610542226.3), 2017

    Editorial board member, Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing & Service Industries

    Editorial board member, Journal of Ergonomic Study

    Editorial board member, Chinese Journal of Ergonomics

    Editorial board member, Journal of Transportation Technologies

    Member of Technical Program boards, International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics

 

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