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Dr Sarah Fletcher

Senior Research Fellow - Centres for Structures, Assembly and Intelligent Automation

Sarah is actively involved in UK and international standards development for robotics and industrial safety as part of the BSI and ISO, and in the formation of ethical standards for human integration with emerging manufacturing technologies and automation. Sarah joined Cranfield in 2000 to complete a PhD investigating the causes and impacts of human variability in highly automated manufacturing systems. She has since conducted and supervised many more social science research projects in range of contexts, but particularly in manufacturing industry. In 2012 she developed the Industrial Psychology and Human Factors group to specifically focus on research to enhance the integration of humans and industrial automation, robotics and digital systems.