Katie Grosteffon, Managing Consultant at VelocityEHS’ Humantech, analyzes new-model designs for ergonomics concerns to ensure the health and safety of assembly workers at Toyota Motor North America.
Prior to joining VelocityEHS’ Humantech, Katie conducted research at the University of Michigan Center for Ergonomics as a graduate student. She helped develop and implement a virtual assembly line to study the effect of variations in paced assembly work on musculoskeletal disorder risk factors of the upper limbs. Katie also gained extensive experience implementing office ergonomics processes in her previous role with Humantech.
Katie received a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Sciences, with a focus on Biomedical Engineering, from Harvard University and a Master of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering, with a concentration in Ergonomics, from the University of Michigan. She has achieved recognition as a Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE).