Professor Radwin's research focuses on the physiological and biomechanical aspects of work. He investigates how to better design jobs, equipment, tools, products, and environments in which people play a significant role, so that human capabilities are maximized, physical stress and fatigue are minimized, and work is optimized. He has numerous grants and contracts from government agencies, companies and private foundations and he is frequently a consultant to industry and government for ergonomics in manufacturing and product design. Professor Radwin is founding chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering. He is a Discovery Fellow at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery.