Education, Certification, and Professional Experience


D.Sc. Loughborough University, Loughborough, England, Human-Machine Systems, 2001.

Ph.D. University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois, Human Performance, 1983.

M.Sc. Loughborough University, Loughborough, England, Human Biology, 1978.

B.Ed. (Honors) Loughborough University, Loughborough, England, Anatomy and Physiology, 1976.

Certificate of Education Loughborough University, Loughborough College of Education, England, 1975.



Certificant, Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics (CPE), No.1258. BCPE.



Primary Appointment

2012-present        Trustee Chair, University of Central Florida.

2009-present        Pegasus Professor, University of Central Florida.

2001-present        Provost Distinguished Research Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Central Florida.

2001-present        Provost Distinguished Research Professor, Institute for Simulation and Training, University of Central Florida.


Additional Appointments/Affiliations

2010-present        Professor, Dept. of Industrial and Management Systems, University of Central Florida.

2010-present        Technical Advisory Board Member for Advanced Disaster Management Simulator (ADMS), Environmental Tectonics Corporation (ETC), Southampton, PA.

2006-present        Senior Research Scientist, Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, Pensacola, FL.

2006-present        Research Affiliate, Humans and Automation Laboratory, MIT, Boston, MA.

2003-present        Research Affiliate, Hawaii Academy, Honolulu, HI.

2002-present        Clinical Professor, Dept. of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

2002-present        Professor, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Central Florida.

2001-present        Adjunct Senior Research Scientist, Transportation Research Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

2001-present        Associate Director, Center for Applied HF in Aviation, University of Central Florida.


Previous Appointments

2009                       Visiting Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel.

2004-2009            Board of Directors. Society for Human Performance in Extreme Environments. (Member, 2004-2007, Chairman of the Board, 2007-2009).

2000-2001            Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota.

1998-2000            Research Affiliate, Center for Transport Studies, Engineering Systems Division, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

1997-1998            Deputy Director, Liberty Mutual Research Center for Safety/Health,Hopkinton,MA.

1996-2001            Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota

1996-2001            Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota.

1996-2001            Professor, Center for Girls/Women in Sport and Exercise, University of Minnesota.

1996-2001            Professor, Center for Cognitive Sciences, University of Minnesota

1996-2001            Professor, Division of Kinesiology and Director, Human Factors Research Laboratory, University of Minnesota.

1994-2001            Graduate Faculty in Gerontology, University of Minnesota.

1992-1996            Research Affiliate, Center on Aging, University of Hawaii at Manoa.

1990-1996            Associate Professor, Center for Research in Learning, Perception and Cognition, University of Minnesota.

1989-1996            Associate Professor, Division of Kinesiology and Director, Human Factors Research Laboratory, University of Minnesota.

1988-1989            Research Associate, AndrusGerontologyCenter, University of Southern California.

1984-1989            Assistant Professor, Human Factors Department, Institute of Safety and Systems Management, University of Southern California.

1983-1989            NIOSH Research Scientist, Southern California Educational Resource Center, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, University of Southern California.

1983-1989            Assistant Professor, Department of Safety Science, Institute of Safety and Systems Management, University of Southern California.

1982-1983            Open Graduate Scholar, University of Illinois.

1979-1982            Research Assistant, Motor Behavior Laboratory, Institute for Child Behavior and Development, University of Illinois.

1977-1978            Training Personnel Scholar, Human Sciences Department, Loughborough University.

1976-1977           Faculty Member, Haileybury and Imperial Service College,Hertford,England.