Curriculum Vitae
A. C. (Dean) Macris has over 25 years experience in human factors and industrial engineering. In 1985 he formed his own consultancy, and has been providing expert research, testimony and consulting services in the areas of personal injury/product liability, safety, design analysis, and warnings and labels.

Mr. Macris holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois, and a M.S., Mechanical Engineering from the University of Connecticut. He also has completed Graduate Studies in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Mr. Macris served as a U.S. Naval nuclear submarine officer, completing the U.S. Navy's Submarine School, and the U.S. Navy's Nuclear Power School. He served aboard the USS William H. Bates SSN 680 and the USS Whale SSN 638. His Navy career spanned the period between June 1971 and September 1976.

Mr. Macris has been a member of the Human Factors Society for over 25 years. He has published and presented several papers in the areas of human factors, human performance and organizational/cultural issues. He also publishes a quarterly newsletter "UPDATE" on various human performance topics.
SPECIALTIES:
  • Personal injury/product liability
  • Trip and fall
  • Slip and fall
  • Guarding/guard-railing
  • Chemical/substance exposure
  • Accident reconstruction
  • Geriatric factors
  • Design analysis
  • Product design analysis
  • Task analysis
  • Human error analysis
  • Procedures and instructions compatibility
  • User interface/compatibility
  • Warnings and labels
  • Adequacy
  • Accuracy
  • Compliance (such as OSHA)
  • Warning effectiveness
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