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Locations

U of I College of Engineering

Mailing Address:

Janssen Engineering (JEB) Room 125
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1011
Moscow, ID 83844-1011

Phone: 208-885-6470

Fax: 208-885-6645

Email: engr-sss@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Engineering

U of I Boise Engineering

Mailing Address:

Idaho Water Center 
322 E. Front Street 
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-6123

Fax: 208-364-3160

Email: denisee@uidaho.edu

Web: Boise Engineering

U of I Idaho Falls Engineering

Physical Address:

1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402

Phone: 208-757-5400

Fax: 208-282-7929

Email: ui-if@uidaho.edu

Web: Idaho Falls Engineering

U of I CDA Computer Science

Physical Address:
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 208-292-2509

Email: cmmorrison@uidaho.edu

Web: U of I Coeur d'Alene

Engineering Outreach

Physical Address:

Engineering Physics (EP) Building, Room 312
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1014
Moscow, ID 83844-1014

Phone: 208-885-6373

Fax: 208-885-9249

Email: outreach@uidaho.edu

Web: Engineering Outreach

Cheryl Wilhelmsen, Ph.D.

Cheryl Wilhelmsen, Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Phone

208-589-5374

Mailing Address

University of Idaho, Idaho Falls
1776 Science Center Drive
Idaho Falls, ID 83402

  • Ph.D., Education, University of Idaho, May 2013
  • Ed.S., Industrial Technology Education (Emphasis in Safety), University of Idaho, May 2006
  • M.S., Industrial Technology Education (Emphasis in Safety), University of Idaho, May 2002
  • B.S., Corporate Training under the Vocational Education Program, Idaho State University, May 1995

  • INDT 362 Safety Behavior
  • INDT 404 Community Planning and Design for Fire Protection and Management
  • INDT 404 Fundamentals of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)
  • INDT 464 Human Performance Fundamentals
  • INDT 466 Human Performance Filed Investigation
  • INDT 472 National Integrated Management System (NIMS)
  • TM 525 Emergency Management and Planning
  • TM 526 Community Emergency Planning

  • Industrial Technology
  • Project Management
  • Risk Assessment
  • Adult Education
  • Human Performance
  • Emergency Management
  • Ergonomics
  • Safety
  • Community Planning in Fire Protection

Cheryl Wilhelmsen is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the Industrial Technology and the Technology Management Programs in the Engineering College for the University of Idaho at the Idaho Falls Center Campus. She has worked part time for the University System (APUS)/American Military University (AMU) for ten years and then as an assistant professor for two and a half years. Wilhelmsen worked as a consultant for NASA Ames in aviation risk and maintenance for over 15 years. Wilhelmsen worked as a senior ergonomics analyst for General Dynamics, San Diego, CA. for three years. Wilhelmsen worked nineteen years for the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) in various capacities. Wilhelmsen was a project manager for the Air Force (ASOC) project for two years. She has thirty-five years of professional experience in both research and application work in the areas of training, aviation safety, ergonomics, human factors, systems engineering, industrial engineering, safety and health, risk assessment, and computer software development and usage. She has been involved in Probabilistic Risk Assessment and Human Reliability Assessment for both the Idaho National Lab and NASA. She has consulted with DoD and DOE in conducting hundreds of ergonomic assessments and training in the areas of safety, risk, and ergonomics. She co-authored and published a book, Risk Assessment-Tools, Techniques, and Their Applications by Lee T. Ostrom and Cheryl A. Wilhelmsen publisher John Wiley, 2012 with the 2nd edition printed in 2019. She also co-authored and published a book, Occupational Ergonomics: A Practical Approach by Theresa Stack, Lee T. Ostrom, and Cheryl A. Wilhelmsen, publisher John Wiley (2016), with the 2nd edition in progress for 2021.

  • Past research projects include work with NASA on Aviation Maintenance Inspection

Books:

  • Stack, T., Ostrom, L.T. and Wilhelmsen, C., Occupational Ergonomics: A Practical Approach, John Wiley, 2nd edition, 2021.
  • Stack, T., Ostrom, L.T.,and Wilhelmsen, C.,  Occupational Ergonomics: A Practical Approach, John Wiley, 2016.
  • Wilhelmsen, C., Engineering Outcomes of Grades 10-12 Using Different Pre-Engineering Curriculums: A Case Study, University of Idaho, 2013. (Dissertation)
  • Ostrom, L. and Wilhelmsen, C., Risk Assessment-Tools, Techniques, and Their Applications, John Wiley, 2012.

Book Chapters:

  • Ostrom, L. and Wilhelmsen, C., Human Factors Research Methods and Tools, Space Safety and Human Performance, ISBN-13: 978-008-1018699, edited by Barbara Kanki, et.al, Butterworth-Heineman, Elsevier, 2017.
  • Ostrom, L., and Wilhelmsen, C., Developing Risk Models for Aviation Inspection and Maintenance Tasks, Aeronautics and Astronautics, ISBN 978-953-307-473-3, edited by Max Mulder, InTech - Open Access Publisher, August 2011.
  • Ostrom, L. and Wilhelmsen, C., Buddy Ergonomics System, Encyclopedia of Ergonomics, Taylor and Francis, 2000.

Refereed Journals:

  • Wilhelmsen, C, and Dixon, R., Identifying Indicators Related to Constructs for Engineering Design Outcome,   Journal of Technology Education, Volume 27, Issue 2, pages 57 – 77, Spring 2016.
  • Ostrom, L., and Wilhelmsen, C., Factoring in Safety Culture into a Risk Framework, Presented at the International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria, June 2015.

Conference Proceedings:

  • Wilhelmsen, C., A Pre-Engineering Curriculum: Critical Constructs and Indicators, Presented at the 3rd World Education Day Assembly-2019, Dalian, China, September 27-29, 2019.
  • Wilhelmsen, C., Ostrom, L., Remote Aircraft Composite Inspection Using 3D Imaging, Presented at the International Conference on Human System Interaction, Portsmouth, UK, July 2016.
  • Ostrom, L., and Wilhelmsen, C., Factoring in Safety Culture into a Risk Framework, Presented at the International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria, June 2015.
  • Wilhelmsen, C., Engineering Outcomes of Grades 10-12 Using Different Pre-Engineering Curriculums, AITNER, Athens, Greece, June 2014.

  • President of Women in Technology Division for the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) (2015-2017)
  • Certification in the UI Leadership Academy
  • Member Epsilon Pi Tau Honor Society
  • Award in appreciation as a Finals Judge for the Business+Innovation+Growth (BIG) (2015)
  • Awarded Best Paper of the Year Award (1992) by NSPI for: Harbour, J.L., Byers, J.C., and Wilhelmsen, C.A., "Hypermedia In Design and Development Need: A Case Study," Performance & Instruction, April 1991.

Locations

U of I College of Engineering

Mailing Address:

Janssen Engineering (JEB) Room 125
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1011
Moscow, ID 83844-1011

Phone: 208-885-6470

Fax: 208-885-6645

Email: engr-sss@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Engineering

U of I Boise Engineering

Mailing Address:

Idaho Water Center 
322 E. Front Street 
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-6123

Fax: 208-364-3160

Email: denisee@uidaho.edu

Web: Boise Engineering

U of I Idaho Falls Engineering

Physical Address:

1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402

Phone: 208-757-5400

Fax: 208-282-7929

Email: ui-if@uidaho.edu

Web: Idaho Falls Engineering

U of I CDA Computer Science

Physical Address:
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 208-292-2509

Email: cmmorrison@uidaho.edu

Web: U of I Coeur d'Alene

Engineering Outreach

Physical Address:

Engineering Physics (EP) Building, Room 312
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1014
Moscow, ID 83844-1014

Phone: 208-885-6373

Fax: 208-885-9249

Email: outreach@uidaho.edu

Web: Engineering Outreach