Smith serves as senior editor; publishes in WORK
Thomas Smith, Ph.D., lecturer in the School of Kinesiology, served as the senior editor for a special issue of Ergonomics in Design, devoted to the globalization of ergonomics. Smith's contribution to the special issue was titled, "Certification of Professional Ergonomists: A Global Perspective." This work focused on the credentials of professional ergonomics and the accreditation process for future ergonomics, written through an international lens.
Smith also published three articles in the 2012 and 2013 issues of the journal WORK, associating ergonomic environments with different individual outcomes. The pieces are as follows:
- "Integrating Community Ergonomics with Educational Ergonomics - Designing Community Systems to Support Classroom Learning"
- "A Comparative Study of Occupancy and Patient Care Quality in Four Different Types of Intensive Care Units in a Children's Hospital"
- "Designing Learning Environments to Promote Student Learning: Ergonomics in All but Name"