Mark R Lehto

Dr. Mark R Lehto

Miller Engineering
2392 Fuller Ct
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Office: 734-662-6822

There are four PhD and registered Professional Engineers at Miller Engineering who are celebrating 40 years of Professorships at three universities along with providing services to Government, Insurance, and Industry - through research, publications, presentations, and expert testimony. These co-founders and associates are James M. Miller, PE, PhD; Mark R. Lehto, PhD; David R. Clark, PE, PhD; Adam M. Olshove, PE, MSE; and Jeffrey D. Rupp, MSE. Miller Engineering has a dedicated office with a full-time staff of engineers, researchers, and technical writers. The span of our collective academic and experiential expertise includes the Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Agricultural, Industrial, Human Factors, Ergonomic and Safety fields of engineering.

Miller Engineering also designs and operates hydroelectric and solar energy sources within their agricultural, forestry, marine, and cattle subsidiary operations in Idaho and Oregon, lending to unique hand-on expertise in these areas.

Areas of Expertise
  • Accident Investigation
  • Aquatics
  • Chemicals
  • Child Safety
  • Consumer Products
  • Ergonomics
  • Human Factors
  • Labels & Warnings
  • Safety Equipment
  • Slip, Trip & Fall

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Dr. Mark Lehto—Co-Founder of Miller Engineering and Professor at Purdue University. He completed his Ph.D. in engineering at the University of Michigan, where he specialized in human factors engineering, in particular warnings and labeling, which was also the topic of his dissertation and first book, Warnings: Fundamentals, Design and Evaluation Methodologies, Vol. 1. He teaches courses at Purdue in human and safety factors areas, as well as decision making and artificial intelligence. He has authored numerous professionally-reviewed articles, and he has authored / coauthored internationally-recognized textbooks in the areas of human factors and ergonomics, including his latest textbook Introduction to Human Factors and Ergonomics for Engineers. His current research often involves collecting data in the usability of consumer products and human computer / machine interactions in relation to safety. Dr. Lehto also holds patents in the automotive area in relation to occupant restraint systems. In addition, his early experience in commercial agriculture and fishing qualifies him to research and analyze agricultural, recreation, vehicle, and marine accidents.

Special Expertise: Knowledge engineering, warnings and instructions, structuring expert systems, accident modeling, accident statistical analysis, consumer product safety, boating safety, in-field national surveys of product usage and product information effectiveness, automotive occupant restraint systems

Affiliations: American Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES), Alpha Pi Mu (Industrial Engineering Honor Society).


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