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Clive D'Souza

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PhD, Industrial Engineering, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 2013

MS, Mechanical Engineering, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 2006

Lim, S., Luo, Y., Lee-Confer, J., & D'Souza, C. (2023). Obstacle clearance performance in individuals with high body mass index. APPLIED ERGONOMICS, 106, 103879.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apergo.2022.103879.

Bernard, A., Weiss, S., Rahman, M., Ulin, S.S., D'Souza, C., Salgat, A., Panzer, K., Stein, J.D., Meade, M.A., McKee, M.M., & Ehrlich, J.R. (2022). The Impact of COVID-19 and Pandemic Mitigation Measures on Persons With Sensory Impairment. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 234, 49-58.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ajo.2021.06.019.

McCullagh, M.C., Valentin-Cortes, M.A., D'Souza, C., Batterman, S.A., Neitzel, R., Zhen, H., & O'Neill, M.S. (2022). Integrating Interprofessional Collaborative Practice Into Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety Education Results of a Feasibility Study. JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE, 64(8), 653-658.Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000002549.

Acquah, A.A., D'Souza, C., Martin, B., Arko-Mensah, J., Quakyi, I.A., Basu, N., Robins, T.G., & Fobil, J.N. (2021). Work-Related Exposures and Musculoskeletal Disorder Symptoms among Informal E-Waste Recyclers at Agbogbloshie, Ghana. Proc Congr Int Ergon Assoc (2021), 222, 677-681.Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-74611-7_93.

Acquah, A.A., D'Souza, C., Martin, B.J., Arko-Mensah, J., Basu, N., Quakyi, I.A., Robins, T.G., & Fobil, J.N. (2021). Comparison of ergonomic risk factors and work-related musculoskeletal disorders among dismantler and burners of electronic waste in Agbogbloshie, Accra Ghana. Proc Hum Factors Ergon Soc Annu Meet, 65(1), 715-719.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1071181321651256.

Acquah, A.A., D'Souza, C., Martin, B.J., Arko-Mensah, J., Botwe, P.K., Tettey, P., Dwomoh, D., Nti, A.A., Kwarteng, L., Takyi, S., Quakyi, I.A., Robins, T.G., & Fobil, J.N. (2021). A preliminary assessment of physical work exposures among electronic waste workers at Agbogbloshie, Accra Ghana. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL ERGONOMICS, 82, 103096.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ergon.2021.103096.

Acquah, A.A., D'Souza, C., Martin, B.J., Arko-Mensah, J., Dwomoh, D., Nti, A.A.A., Kwarteng, L., Takyi, S.A., Basu, N., Quakyi, I.A., Robins, T.G., & Fobil, J.N. (2021). Musculoskeletal Disorder Symptoms among Workers at an Informal Electronic-Waste Recycling Site in Agbogbloshie, Ghana. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH, 18(4), 2055.MDPI AG. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18042055.

Clarke, P., Twardzik, E., D’Souza, C., & Meade, M. (2021). Aging with a Disability. In Public Health Perspectives on Disability. (pp. 225-250).Springer US. doi: 10.1007/978-1-0716-0888-3_11.

D'Souza, C., Martin, B., Fobil, J.N., Todd, A., & Gomes, J.O. (2021). Musculoskeletal Disorders in Unstructured, Unregulated Work: Assessment Methods and Injuries. Proc Congr Int Ergon Assoc (2021), 222, 720-727.Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-74611-7_99.

Fobil, J., Abotsi, P., Acquah, A.A., Arko-Mensah, J., D'Souza, C., & Martin, B. (2021). Occupational and Environmental Health Effects of Informal Electronic Waste Recycling - A Focus on Agbogbloshie, Ghana. Proc Congr Int Ergon Assoc (2021), 222, 746-752.Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-74611-7_102.

Lim, S., & D'Souza, C. (2021). Wheeled Mobility Use on Accessible Fixed-Route Transit: A Field Study in Environmental Docility. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH, 18(6), 2840.MDPI AG. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18062840.

Picerno, P., Iosa, M., D'Souza, C., Benedetti, M.G., Paolucci, S., & Morone, G. (2021). Wearable inertial sensors for human movement analysis: a five-year update. EXPERT REVIEW OF MEDICAL DEVICES, 18(sup1), 79-94.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/17434440.2021.1988849.

Schuler, P.T., & D'Souza, C. (2021). Use of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health to Measure Public Transportation Barriers among Older Adults. Proc Hum Factors Ergon Soc Annu Meet, 64(1), 1171-1175.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1071181320641280.

Tabattanon, K., & D'Souza, C. (2021). Accessibility Retrofit of a Shared Automated Vehicle: Challenges and Lessons Learned. Proc Hum Factors Ergon Soc Annu Meet, 65(1), 385-389.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1071181321651168.

Tabattanon, K., Schuler, P.T., & D'Souza, C. (2021). INVESTIGATING INCLUSIVE DESIGN OF SHARED AUTOMATED VEHICLES WITH FULL-SCALE MODELING. Proc Hum Factors Ergon Soc Annu Meet, 64(1), 965-969.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1071181320641232.

Acquah, A.A., D'Souza, C., Martin, B., Arko-Mensah, J., Nti, A.A., Kwarteng, L., Takyi, S., Botwe, P.K., Tettey, P., Dwomoh, D., Quakyi, I.A., Robins, T.G., & Fobil, J.N. (2020). Development of an observation-based tool for ergonomic exposure assessment in informal electronic waste recycling and other unregulated non-repetitive work. Proc Hum Factors Ergon Soc Annu Meet, 64(1), 905-909.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1071181320641216.

Bernard, A., Weiss, S., Stein, J.D., Ulin, S.S., D'Souza, C., Salgat, A., Panzer, K., Riddering, A., Edwards, P., Meade, M., McKee, M.M., & Ehrlich, J.R. (2020). Assessing the impact of COVID-19 on persons with disabilities: development of a novel survey. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 65(6), 755-757.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s00038-020-01433-z.

Kostyniuk, L., & D'Souza, C. (2020). An Exploratory Study of Encumbered Passengers on Fixed Route Buses. TRB Annu Meet Final Program, 132, 872-881.

Kostyniuk, L.P., & D'Souza, C.R. (2020). Effect of passenger encumbrance and mobility aid use on dwell time variability in low-floor transit vehicles. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PART A-POLICY AND PRACTICE, 132, 872-881.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.tra.2020.01.002.

Lim, S., & D’Souza, C. (2020). Classifying Lifting-Lowering Height and Load Level using Inertial Sensor-derived Kinematics: An Initial Study. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 64(1), 875-877.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1071181320641204.

Lim, S., & D'Souza, C. (2020). Measuring Effects of Two-Handed Side and Anterior Load Carriage on Thoracic-Pelvic Coordination Using Wearable Gyroscopes. SENSORS, 20(18), 5206.MDPI AG. doi: 10.3390/s20185206.

Lim, S., & D'Souza, C. (2020). A narrative review on contemporary and emerging uses of inertial sensing in occupational ergonomics. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL ERGONOMICS, 76, 102937.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ergon.2020.102937.

Mantha, B.R.K., Menassa, C.C., Kamat, V.R., & D'Souza, C.R. (2020). Evaluation of Preference- and Constraint-Sensitive Path Planning for Assisted Navigation in Indoor Building Environments. JOURNAL OF COMPUTING IN CIVIL ENGINEERING, 34(1).American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000865.

A, A., J, A.M., C, D., B, M., I, Q., T, R., & J, F. (2019). Prevalence of work-related musculoskeletal disorders among e-waste workers at Agbogbloshie in Accra, Ghana. Environmental Epidemiology, 3, 2-3.Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi: 10.1097/01.ee9.0000605616.87684.ec.

Acquah, A.A., D'Souza, C., Martin, B., Arko-Mensah, J., Nti, A.A., Kwarteng, L., Takyi, S., Quakyi, I.A., Robins, T.G., & Fobil, J.N. (2019). Processes and Challenges associated with informal electronic waste recycling at Agbogbloshie, a suburb of Accra, Ghana. Proc Hum Factors Ergon Soc Annu Meet, 63(1), 938-942.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1071181319631219.

Bak, H., D'Souza, C., & Shin, G. (2019). Upper extremity muscular load during carpet vacuuming with household upright cleaners. APPLIED ERGONOMICS, 79, 38-44.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apergo.2019.04.008.

D'Souza, C., Paquet, V.L., Lenker, J.A., & Steinfeld, E. (2019). Self-reported difficulty and preferences of wheeled mobility device users for simulated low-floor bus boarding, interior circulation and disembarking. DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION-ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY, 14(2), 109-121.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/17483107.2017.1401128.

Jones, M.L.H., Ebert, S.M., D’Souza, C., & Reed, M.P. (2019). Mapping Center Of Pressure during Standing Reach Tasks. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 63(1), 1008-1012.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1071181319631371.

Li, Y., Chrouser, K., & D'Souza, C. (2019). Effects of Visual Stress on Postural Control during Simulated Laparoscopy: A Preliminary Study. Proc Hum Factors Ergon Soc Annu Meet, 63(1), 1062-1066.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1071181319631308.

Lim, S., & D'Souza, C. (2019). Gender and Parity in Statistical Prediction of Anterior Carry Hand-Loads from Inertial Sensor Data. Proc Hum Factors Ergon Soc Annu Meet, 63(1), 1142-1146.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1071181319631193.

Lim, S., & D'Souza, C. (2019). Statistical prediction of load carriage mode and magnitude from inertial sensor derived gait kinematics. APPLIED ERGONOMICS, 76, 1-11.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apergo.2018.11.007.

Tabattanon, K., Sandhu, N., & D'Souza, C. (2019). Accessible Design of Low-Speed Automated Shuttles: A Brief Review of Lessons Learned from Public Transit. Proc Hum Factors Ergon Soc Annu Meet, 63(1), 526-530.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1071181319631362.

Bak, H., D’Souza, C., & Shin, G. (2018). Upper extremity muscle activity during household floor vacuuming with upright cleaners. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 62(1), 1018-1021.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1541931218621235.

Bharathy, A., & D'Souza, C. (2018). Revisiting Clear Floor Area Requirements for Wheeled Mobility Device Users in Public Transportation. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD, 2672(8), 675-685.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/0361198118787082.

Haney, J.M., Wang, T., D'Souza, C., Jones, M.L.H., & Reed, M.P. (2018). Modeling Hand Trajectories during Sequential Reach Movements in a Pulley Threading Task. Proc Hum Factors Ergon Soc Annu Meet, 62(1), 823-827.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1541931218621188.

Lim, S., & D'Souza, C. (2018). Inertial Sensor-based Measurement of Thoracic-Pelvic Coordination Predicts Hand-Load Levels in Two-handed Anterior Carry. Proc Hum Factors Ergon Soc Annu Meet, 62(1), 798-799.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1541931218621181.

Lim, S., Luo, Y., Ebert, S., Jones, M.L.H., Varban, O., & D’Souza, C. (2018). Preliminary Study of Obstacle Clearance and Compensatory Movements in Individuals with High Body Mass Index. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 62(1), 388-392.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1541931218621089.

D'Souza, C. (2017). TOPICS IN INCLUSIVE DESIGN FOR THE GRADUATE HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING CURRICULUM. Proc Hum Factors Ergon Soc Annu Meet, 61(1), 403-406.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1541931213601583.

D'Souza, C., Paquet, V., Lenker, J.A., & Steinfeld, E. (2017). Effects of transit bus interior configuration on performance of wheeled mobility users during simulated boarding and disembarking. APPLIED ERGONOMICS, 62, 94-106.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apergo.2017.02.008.

Haney, J.M., Wang, T., D'Souza, C., Jones, M.L.H., & Reed, M.P. (2017). Spatial and Temporal Patterns in Sequential Precision Reach Movements. Proc Hum Factors Ergon Soc Annu Meet, 61(1), 929-930.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1541931213601714.

Lim, S., & D'Souza, C. (2017). Statistical Prediction of Hand Force Exertion Levels in a Simulated Push Task using Posture Kinematics. Proc Hum Factors Ergon Soc Annu Meet, 61(1), 1031-1035.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1541931213601741.

Haney, J.M., Owczarczak, M., D'Souza, C., Jones, M.L.H., & Reed, M.P. (2016). A Pilot Study of the Effects of Pulley Location and Design Parameters on Hand Movements during Pulley Threading Operations. Proc Hum Factors Ergon Soc Annu Meet, 60(1), 908-912.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1541931213601208.

Lenker, J.A., Damle, U., D'Souza, C., Paquet, V., Mashtare, T., & Steinfeld, E. (2016). Usability Evaluation of Access Ramps in Transit Buses: Preliminary Findings. JOURNAL OF PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION, 19(2), 109-127.University of South Florida Libraries. doi: 10.5038/2375-0901.19.2.7.

Lim, S., Case, A., & D'Souza, C. (2016). Comparative Analysis of Inertial Sensor to Optical Motion Capture System Performance in Push-Pull Exertion Postures. Proc Hum Factors Ergon Soc Annu Meet, 60(1), 970-974.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1541931213601224.

D’Souza, C., & Zhu, X. (2014). Ambulation Aid Use and User Performance for Transit Vehicle Interior Design. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 58(1), 510-514.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1541931214581106.

Bareria, P., D’Souza, C., Lenker, J., Paquet, V., & Steinfeld, E. (2012). Performance of Visually Impaired Users during Simulated Boarding and Alighting on Low-Floor Buses. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 56(1), 656-660.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1071181312561137.

D’Souza, C., Paquet, V., & Steinfeld, E. (2012). Clearance Space Envelopes of Wheeled Mobility Device Users for Computer Workstations. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 56(1), 2373-2377.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/1071181312561513.

D'Souza, C., Paquet, V., Lenker, J., Steinfeld, E., & Bareria, P. (2012). Low-floor bus design preferences of walking aid users during simulated boarding and alighting. WORK-A JOURNAL OF PREVENTION ASSESSMENT & REHABILITATION, 41, 4951-4956.IOS Press. doi: 10.3233/WOR-2012-0791-4951.

Paquet, V., Joseph, C., & D'Souza, C. (2012). Computer re-sampling for demographically representative user populations in anthropometry: a case of doorway and clear floor space widths. WORK-A JOURNAL OF PREVENTION ASSESSMENT & REHABILITATION, 41, 4098-4101.IOS Press. doi: 10.3233/WOR-2012-0703-4098.

(2010). Analyzing the Behavior of Users with Visual Impairments in a Haptic Learning Application. In Advances in Understanding Human Performance. (pp. 690-698).CRC Press. doi: 10.1201/ebk1439835012-71.

(2010). Clear Floor Area for Wheeled Mobility Users. In Advances in Understanding Human Performance. (pp. 713-721).CRC Press. doi: 10.1201/ebk1439835012-74.

D'Souza, C., Paquet, V., Steinfeld, E., & Feathers, D. (2010). Anthropometric Data Visualization Tools to Improve Accessibility of Built Environments. In Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics Series. (pp. 707-716).CRC Press. doi: 10.1201/ebk1439835012-c73.

D'Souza, C., Steinfeld, E., Paquet, V., & Feathers, D. (2010). Space Requirements for Wheeled Mobility Devices in Public Transportation Analysis of Clear Floor Space Requirements. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD, 2145(2145), 66-71.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.3141/2145-08.

Joseph, C., D'Souza, C., Paquet, V., & Feathers, D. (2010). Comparison of Hand Grip Strength Between Wheeled Mobility Device Users and Non-Disabled Adults. In Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics Series. (pp. 684-691).CRC Press. doi: 10.1201/ebk1439835012-c70.

Shin, G., & D'Souza, C. (2010). EMG activity of low back extensor muscles during cyclic flexion/extension. JOURNAL OF ELECTROMYOGRAPHY AND KINESIOLOGY, 20(4), 742-749.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.jelekin.2010.03.002.

Steinfeld, E., D'Souza, C., Paquet, V., & White, J. (2010). Clear Floor Area for Wheeled Mobility Users. In Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics Series. (pp. 698-706).CRC Press. doi: 10.1201/ebk1439835012-c72.

Steinfeld, E., Maisel, J., Feathers, D., & D'Souza, C. (2010). Anthropometry and Standards for Wheeled Mobility: An International Comparison. ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY, 22(1), 51-67.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10400430903520280.

Shin, G., D'Souza, C., & Liu, Y.H. (2009). Creep and Fatigue Development in the Low Back in Static Flexion. SPINE, 34(17), 1873-1878.Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181aa6a55.

Shin, G., D'Souza, C.R., & Liu, Y.H. (2008). Changes in the EMG of Low Back Muscles during Static Lumbar Flexion. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 52(15), 1093-1097.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/154193120805201520.

Shin, G., D'Souza, C.R., & Liu, Y.H. (2008). Changes in the EMG of low back muscles during static lumbar flexion. doi: 10.1037/e578222012-020.

Bhat, S., Mehta, C., D'Souza, C., & Kesavadas, T. (2005). 3D Real-time FEM based guide wire simulator with force feedback. Stud Health Technol Inform, 111, 50-53.

Accessible Public Transportation. Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781315118321.

Acquah, A.A., Akuffo, T.A., Yeboah, N.A.N., Acquah, E.Q., D’Souza, C., & Martin, B. Applicability of the Assessment Tool for Unstructured and Unregulated Work to Assessing Office Ergonomics. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/21695067231192234.

Acquah, A.A., Martin, B.J., Maguire, A.S., & D’Souza, C. Environmental Sustainability, Electronics, and Ergonomics: A Tale of Two Continents. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/21695067231192254.

Bernard, A., Weiss, S., Stein, J.D., Ulin, S., D'Souza, C., Salgat, A., Panzer, K., Riddering, A., Edwards, P., Meade, M., McKee, M.M., & Ehrlich, J.R. Development of a Novel Survey to Measure the Impact of COVID-19 on Persons with Disabilities. Center for Open Science. doi: 10.31219/osf.io/2cu4h.

D'Souza, C. Accessibility and User Performance Modeling for Inclusive Transit Bus Design. SAE International Journal of Commercial Vehicles, 7(1), 50-58.SAE International. doi: 10.4271/2014-01-0463.

Mallam, S.C., França, J.E.M., Peres, S.C., & D’Souza, C. Human Factors Issues and Trends in Offshore Operational Environments. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/21695067231192260.

Koontz, A.M., Hernandez, T.M., Kankipati, P., & Cooper, R.A. (2010). Enhancing the Wheelchair Transfer Process to Elements in the Built Environment. In Applied Factors and Ergonomics International Conference, (pp. 707-712).CRC Press.Miami, FL. doi: 10.1201/ebk1439835012-73.

D'Souza, C.R., Feathers, D.J., & Paquet, V.L. Constructing Three-Dimensional Models of Individuals and their Wheeled Mobility Devices from Landmark Data. In SAE Technical Paper Series.SAE International. doi: 10.4271/2007-01-2494.