Our co-president accepting the Gold recognition award from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

Executive Board

Scott Mishler

Co-President

Scott Mishler is a 5th-year Ph.D. student in the Human Automation Collaboration (HAC) lab at Old Dominion University, supervised by Dr. Jing Chen. His current research is focused on human trust in automation during takeover in autonomous driving, different user response methods for takeover during automated driving, and cybersecurity and information conveyance concerns for email users in phishing situations.

Sarah Powers

Co-President

Sarah is a 4th-year Ph.D. student working with Mark Scerbo, Ph.D. in the SURF lab. Her current research explores the effects of interruptions on human performance during complex tasks. Her research interests include the application of virtual, augmented, and mixed reality technologies to study performance in the healthcare domain.

Katie Garcia

Secretary

Katie is a 1st-year Ph.D. student working with Dr. Jing Chen in the Human Automation Collaboration (HAC) lab. Her current research investigates how to convey quick and effective flood information and how accuracy and system performance of a system influences usage and trust of the system. Her research interests also include automated transportation systems and trust. 

Sarah Yahoodik

Treasurer

Sarah is a 3rd-year Ph.D. student working with Dr. Yusuke Yamani in the Applied Cognitive Performance Laboratory. Her current research examines the effects of training on hazard anticipation performance in young drivers. Her research interests include adaption of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), and the interaction between top-down and bottom-up processing during driving.

Janine Mator

Webmaster & PR Coordinator

Janine is a 3rd-year Ph.D. student and lab manager in Dr. Jeremiah Still's Psychology of Design (PoD) Laboratory. Her current research explores the impact of authentication on working memory performance. Previously, she has conducted virtual-reality research to assess trust in robotic agents. She is also interested in Human-Computer Interaction as a whole, especially with regard to usability research testing and evaluation. 

Daniel Cote

Undergraduate Representative

Daniel is a 4th-year undergraduate student working with Dr. Jeremiah Still as a research assistant in the Psychology of Design Lab. His current research interests include saliency in mobile devices, visual attention, and mobile device use while driving. He is especially interested in examining the relationship between target pairing with salient features in mobile device interfaces and off-road glance durations during a driving task.

Matthew Pacailler

Alumni Outreach Coordinator

Matthew Pacailler is a 2nd-year Ph.D. student. He works in the SURF lab with Dr. Scerbo. His primary research interests are interruptions, simulation in healthcare, usability, and automation. His current research pertains to how moderators and mediators affect the decision to be interrupted.

Current Student Members (2020-2021)

Scott Mishler

Sarah Yahoodik

Katie Garcia

Sarah Powers
Paige Duplantis

Janine Mator

Joseph Schuszler

Tetsuya Sato

Sarah Yahoodik
Shelby Long

 

Matthew Pacailler

Daniel Cote

James Unverricht

Sarah Leibner

John Hicks