Michael Wiklund

last updated 2/28/2018

Michael E. Wiklund

Business Development Director at Underwriters Laboratories Inc.

333 Pfingsten Road, Northbrook, Illinois, United States
HQ Phone:
(847) 272-8800

General Information


General Manager - Wiklund Research & Design Inc

User Interface Development Teacher - Tufts University

Professor of the Practice - Tufts University

Vice President - Usability Engineering Group

Contributor - Appliance Manufacturer Magazine

Civil Engineer - Department of Transportation

Vice President, Human Factors Engineering Group - American Institutes for Research


BS - civil engineering , Tufts University

MS - engineering design ( human factors ) , Tufts University



Member - Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation

Member - Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

Member - Association for Computing Machinery Inc

Member - Ergonomics Society

Voting Member of Human Factors Engineering Committees - IEC

Contributing Editor - Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry

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Michael Wiklund, MS, P.E. CHFP
Michael Wiklund, MS, P.E. CHFP General Manager, Human Factors Engineering A certified human factors professional, Michael has a total of over 30 years of experience in the field, much of it focused on medical technology development.

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The 4 Essential Elements of Device Design Today - 中国国际医疗器械设计与制造技术展览会(Medtec China)2017

"The system appears very easy to use," said MDEA juror Michael Wiklund, general manager of the human factors engineering practice at Underwriters Laboratories (UL).
Diabetes is another area of healthcare that can benefit from reduced complexity. Disease management is a huge burden on people with diabetes. According to maker Companion Medical, theInPen Smart Insulin Delivery System, an MDEA finalist, is a smart insulin pen that incorporates the functions of dose calculation, dose alarms, and electronic logging of doses. Wiklund described the product as "streamlin[ing] the injection and tracking process."

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Crucial Mission | Industrial Designers Society of America - IDSA

Human Factors Liaison: Michael Wiklund, PhD, General Manager, Human Factors Engineering Practice, Underwriters Laboratories
Hägen, Griffith, Privitera, Schwartz and Wiklund are set to speak at the IDSA Medical Design Conference 2016.

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