Postnominals

PhD: University of Toronto Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, specializing in Human Factors Engineering

CCPE:Canadian Certified Professional Ergonomist, Canadian College for Certification of Professional Ergonomists

ICAE: IAAPA Certified Attractions Executive, International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions

PEng: Professional Engineer, Ontario

OMC: Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship (I usually do not list this in my signature, but I do wear the medal on my academic costume)

silver circular medal 36-mm diameter, Coat of Arms of the Province of Ontario fills the bottom 2/3rd of the disc with the words FOR GOOD CITIZENSHIP around the upper rim, suspended on scroll type mounting from a green ribbon 32-mm wide with central white stripe (15-mm) within which is centred a single gold stripe (3-mm)

Author: Kathryn Woodcock

Dr. Kathryn Woodcock is Professor at Toronto's Ryerson University, teaching, researching, and consulting in the area of human factors engineering / ergonomics particularly applied to amusement rides and attractions (https://thrilllab.blog.ryerson.ca), and to broader occupational and public safety issues of performance, error, investigation and inspection, and to disability and accessibility.