Peter Johnson, PhD, is Professor Emeritus in the UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences exposure sciences program and conducts ergonomics-related research. He earned his Doctorate in Bioengineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and has worked as a researcher at the National Institutes of Occupational Health in the United States, Sweden and Denmark. Dr. Johnson and his lab are internationally recognized for their work evaluating seating alternatives to reduce vehicle operator exposures to whole body vibration. Currently, in cooperation with Oregon State University and Oregon Health Sciences University, his lab is conducting studies to evaluate ways to reduce whole-body vibration exposures in the semi-truck, bus and mining industries. Dr. Johnson is head of delegation on the American National Standards Institute’s Whole Body Vibration Committee; an American delegate on the International Standards Organization (ISO); the convener overseeing development and refinement of the ISO 2631-1 Whole Body Vibration standard; and a member of Logitech's Scientific Advisory Board. In addition, Dr. Johnson has worked with Amazon, Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard and Logitech assisting with the design, evaluation and introduction of smart phones, tablets, notebook computers, keyboards and mice, and with Steelcase on the design and introduction of ergonomic office furniture.