Michael Wiklund is general manager of human factors engineering (HFE) at UL–Wiklund R&D. The UL business unit delivers HFE consulting services to the medical device, scientific instrument, and laboratory equipment industries. He is co-author of Usability Testing of Medical Devices and Designing Usability Into Medical Devices. As Professor of the Practice at Tufts University, he teaches courses on human factors in medical technology and software user interface design.
Michael Wiklund represents UL (Underwriters Laboratories) where he serves as general manager of the organization's human factors engineering practice. Previously for 7 years, he ran his own consulting firm named Wiklund Research & Design, which UL acquired in late 2012. He has a total of over 30 years of experience in human factors engineering, much of which has focused on medical technology development. He is a certified human factors specialist and licensed professional engineer. He is author, co-author, or editor of several books on human factors, including one titled Usability Testing of Medical Devices. He is one of the primary authors of today's most pertinent AAMI and IEC standards and guidelines on human factors engineering. As Professor of the Practice at Tufts University, he teaches courses on human factors in medical technology and software user interface design.