Dominique Engome Tchupo


Having moved often and lived in various countries growing up, Dominique brings a consideration for diversity and a curiosity of how that impacts the user experience and expectations. Her academic background of utilizing computer science tools to understand team behavior lent her strong quantitative and qualitative skills. Dominique has a PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Rhode Island.

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Something unique about you summed up in one sentence:

I say a lot of stuff that you would expect to not make sense, but somehow still does (I know, I surprise myself too).

Your favorite city in the world is...and why?

How does one even choose? What I can find in one I can't find in others, so I really can't choose.

In your spare time (or if you had spare time), you would absolutely do this:

Read, travel, and try new foods. The 3 pleasures of life.

Share an interesting fact or a special skill:

I'm a huge fan of BTS and could potentially bring them into any conversation.

Your ultimate celebrity dinner party guest list would include...

Douala Manga Bell would be one, any 2 BTS members, and Charles Aznavour.

You cannot start the day without doing this...

Unfortunately, scrolling through twitter for a couple of minutes.

What would be your most valuable zombie apocalypse skill?

You assume I'd want to make through a zombie apocalypse... I'll gladly be among the first to go.

What fictional family would you like to join?

The Addams family. And no, I will not take any questions.
Read Dominique's bold insights
March 16, 2023

Instead of a top-down, one-size-fits-all approach to research, collaboration between manufacturers and human factors research teams can create trusted partnerships and a focus on designing valuable products.

February 27, 2023

To boost adoption of IoT devices, medical device manufacturers should consider four key questions to gain insights into user contexts and perceptions.

February 22, 2023

When used with proper consideration, VR can be a fantastic tool in the researcher’s toolkit.

February 14, 2023

Ethnographic research helps identify nuances to create a more robust understanding of users, identifying unexpected insights that may not show themselves until much later in the product development process.

January 25, 2023

With a few considerations and thoughtful planning, research that includes the a11y community can effectively collect data while ensuring a respectful participant experience to help design products that meet the needs of all users.

November 14, 2022

By being thoughtful of the research process and unique needs of participants, researchers can champion inclusion of those with accessibility needs in research, resulting in better designed products.


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4 make-or-break considerations for health IoT ecosystems

All too often, medical device manufacturers roll out Internet of Things (IoT) devices that struggle to satisfy users and be adopted at scale. That’s in part because health IoT doesn’t exist in a void. Each device fits into a broader ecosystem that includes other...

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