logo_SESKOVDE01The User Centred Product/Workplace Design (UCPD) group at University of Skövde  is  part  of  Virtual  Systems  Research  Centre which encompasses three research groups: Intelligent automation, User Centred Product Design, and Mechanics of materials. The common goal for the Virtual System Research Centre is to develop and use computer-based models with focus on the development of products, processes and systems. UCPD is a very diverse group led by Dr. Dan Högberg and focuses on the human side of manufacturing and product development. Our competences include  physical  and  cognitive  ergonomics,  digital  human  modelling,  product design, industrial design, lean product development etc.