Pratt Professional Masters Programs Seminar Series
Friday, October 4, 2013
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium
Dr. Ryan Urquhart, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Dr. Ryan L. Urquhart is a Senior User Experience Designer at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) focusing on refining workflows, site architecture, and wireframes for desktop and mobile applications. Dr. Urquhart has research interests in human-computer interaction, human audition, noise and performance, and speech intelligibility. For more than 10 years, he has applied Human Factors and Ergonomics to a variety of clients in government and industry. Dr. Urquhart obtained his Doctoral degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Industrial and Systems Engineering. In addition to his role at BCBSNC, Dr. Urquhart serves as an Adjunct Professor at UNC-Chapel Hill in the School of Information and Library Science.