MIT Institute of Design
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Wricha Mishra
Dr. Wricha Mishra
Asst. Prof. User Experience Design
Dr. Wricha Mishra has completed her Doctoral studies in Product Experience Design and Human Factors Engineering from NITIE, Mumbai. Her research interest primarily revolves around Cognitive Ergonomics, Design Ergonomics, User Experience Design, HCI, Human Factors, Usability Engineering, Corporate Strategies & Work Station Design, and Occupational Health & Safety. She is an active member of Indian Society of Ergonomics (ISE) and Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA).
She has been invited to take lectures in various colleges in Mumbai on subjects like Human Factors Engineering, Operation Research, Research Methods & Statistics, Quantitative methods etc. She is also paper setter, examiner and moderator in Mumbai University & SNDT University.
Educational Qualifications
  • Ph. D in the area of Product Experience Design and Human Factors Engineering – NITIE, Mumbai
  • M.Sc in Human Physiology ( Specialized in Ergonomics )- University of Calcutta, Kolkata
Work Experiences:
Consultancy Projects Handled
An Ergonomics Study on Laboratory Staffs of Suburban Diagnostics (2013)
Study Brief:
This study was conducted
  • To investigate pervasiveness of the Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorder (WMSD) among people under Suburban Diagnostics,
  • To identify the ergonomic risk factors contributing to WMSDs and to suggest recommendation strategies
Visiting Faculty
  • Vidyalankar Institute of Technology, Wadala, Mumbai India
  • National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, India
  • SVT College , Santacruz(W), Mumbai, India
  • Dr. B. M. N. College , Matunga, Mumbai, India
  • PVP Santacruz (W), Mumbai, India
Publications:
International Journal Publications
  1. Wricha Mishra, Amitabha De, Somnath Gangopadhyay, Ananga M Chandra, A Study of Musculoskeletal Discomforts and Associated Risks among Indian Percussion (Tabla) Players. Ergonomics South Africa (2013), 25(2): 2-11
  2. Wricha Mishra, Amitabha De, Somnath Gangopadhyay, Ananga M Chandra, Playing Related Musculoskeletal Disorders among Indian Tabla players, Medical Journal of Performing artists (2013),28(2): 107111.
  3. Rauf Iqbal, Amitabha De, Wricha Mishra, Shreya Maulik, A.M Chandra, Study on lumbar kinematics and the risk of low back disorder in female university students by using shoes of different heel heights Work: A journal of Prevention, Assessment and Rehabilitation (2012), 41: 2521-2526
  4. Amitabha De, U. Dhar, T. Virkar1, C. Altekar1, W. Mishra, V. Parmar, M. Mutakekar, Rauf Iqbal, A.M. Chandra A study of subjective visual disturbances in jewellery manufacturing Work: A journal of Prevention, Assessment and Rehabilitation (2012), 41:3404-3411
  5. Wricha Mishra, Amitabha De, R. Iqbal, S. Gangopadhyay and A.M. Chandra, An Integrative Approach for Evaluating Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders WORK: A Journal of Prevention,Assessment, Rehabilitation (2012), 43(4) :437 :446.
Selected Conference Publications:
  1. Wricha Mishra, Dr. Amitabha De, Dr.Rauf Iqbal, Vivek Khanzode, Somnath Gangopadhyay, Dr.Ananga Chandra, “A Study to assess the Agony of Indian Percussionists, Accepted in HWWE 2015, Mumbai
  2. Wricha Mishra, Lakshmikanth Hari & Wricha Mishra, Sustainable Ergonomics In India: A review, International Conference on EPESE, 13th & 14th March 2015 at Ratnagiri Subcentre, University of Mumbai.
  3. Lakshmikanth Hari & Wricha Mishra, A study on Laboratory analyst’s accepted in 101th Indian Science congress 2014, Mumbai, 3-7th January 2014
  4. Wricha Mishra & Amitabha De, A Study of Playing related Ergo risk factors among Indian Tabla players, International Conference on Ergonomics Human Factors, HWWE 2011, Chennai, 15-17th December 2011,
  5. Wricha Mishra, Amitabha De, Iqbal R., Parmar V., Gangopadhyay S. and. Chandra A. M, Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Office Employees - A Pilot study International Conference on Integrative Physiology: Modern Perspective Platinum Jubliee Celebration of the Physiological Society of India, Kolkata 12th -14th November 2009
  6. Somnath Gangopadhyay, Wricha Mishra and Amitabha De, Ergonomics Study on Development of Musculoskeletal Disorder (MSD) Among Indian Tabla and Drum Players. Humanizing Work and Work Environment (HWWE 2008), International Ergonomics Conference, Pune, Edited by Hemant Abhyankar, Shriram M. Sane, Prakesh R. Vaidya, Vinayak M. kale, Published by Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune, Printed at kalyani Corporation 2008, pp 300-305.
  7. Amitabha De, Savanur C, R. Ambastha, P. Rao, Singh P, Mishra W. and Ghosh S., Application of System Usability Scale (SUS) for Comparative Evaluation of Classroom Chairs with Writing Tablets and Traditional Table and Chair Arrangements, Humanizing Work and Work Environment (HWWE 2008), International Ergonomics Conference, Pune, Edited by Hemant Abhyankar, Shriram M. Sane, Prakesh R. Vaidya, Vinayak M. kale, Published by Vishwakarma Institute of Technology,Pune, Printed at kalyani Corporation 2008, pp- 340-345.