Our Society in Washington, D.C. for the 2016 International HFES Conference
Scott Mishler - President
Scott Mishler is a 4th-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 - Vice President
Sarah is a 3rd-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.
Cody Jeffcoat - Secretary
Cody is a 2nd-year Ph.D. student in the Human Automation Collaboration (HAC) lab, supervised by Jing Chen, Ph.D. His current research examines decision-making and risk-taking in the realm of cybersecurity. He is also interested in the role of trust in Human Machine Interaction, particularly with automation and artificial intelligence.
Sarah Yahoodik - Treasurer
Sarah is a 2nd-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
Janine is a 2nd-year graduate student in the Psychology of Design Laboratory. Her current research explores the impact of graphical authentication schemes on working memory performance. She is also interested in Human Computer Interaction as a whole, especially with regard to usability research testing and evaluation.
Joseph Schuszler - Undergraduate Representative
Joseph is an undergraduate student studying mechanical engineering and psychology. His interest focuses on the product design and development field within the automotive industry. He is interested in tactile feedback in automotive controls and their effects on drivers. He is passionate about motorsports and structural engineering.
Current Student Members 2018-2019
Haleem Abdul Salaam