Human Performance Augmentation and Training

  • Prof. Brian Nelson

    Computer game-based learning environments; immersive game learning; models for learning assessment in digital media-based learning environments; collaborative learning environments.

  • Prof. David Becker

    Perception, attention, memory, and cognition; cognitive functioning and decision making; agent-based modeling, complexity science and dynamical systems approaches to behavior coordination and human-systems integration.

  • Prof. Pierre Balthazard

    Neuroscience; psychometric instrumentation and assessment; EEG antecedents for leadership assessment; neurotherapeutic techniques for leadership development; individual, group, and organizational diagnosis.

  • Prof. Panagiotis Artemiadis

    Neural and EMG-based control of robotic devices; semi-autonomous neural control of robotic systems; power augmentation exoskeletons; prosthetics; rehabilitation robotics.

  • Prof. Nancy Cooke

    Cognitive science; cognitive task analysis; human-computer interaction; knowledge elicitation; team decision-making; team situation awareness.

  • Prof. Robert Atkinson

    Applied cognitive science; intersections of cognitive science, informatics, and instructional design; education and training technologies.

  • Prof. Russell Branaghan

    Cognitive psychology; human factors; human-machine interfaces; usability.

  • Prof. Mary Niemczyk

    Metacognition; self-regulation and learning strategies; pilot learning environments; cognitive processing differences utilized by novice and expert pilots.

  • Prof. Kurt VanLehn

    Human learning; cognitive science; intelligent tutoring; accelerated knowledge acquisition; augmented learning; collaborative problem solving; peer collaboration.

  • Prof. Christopher Sanchez

    Design of learning interfaces; individual learning differences; cognition; human factors; eyetracking.

  • Prof. Kanav Kahol

    Haptic user interfaces; development of human-machine symbiotic entities; human movement analysis; human-computer interaction; multimedia information systems; virtual reality and simulation environments; cognitive psychology; assistive devices.

  • Prof. Jennie Si

    Learning and approximation-based dynamic programming for nonlinear dynamic system optimization; cortical information processing; motor cortical brain-machine interface; pattern analysis; machine intelligence for tracking applications.

  • Prof. Jiping He

    Implantable neural interface technologies; sensorimotor adaptation and control; control of neuromuscular systems; advanced and smart prosthetics; application of robotics and virtual reality to neural rehabilitation and prosthetic devices.

  • Prof. Leon Iasemidis

    Design of implanted and portable biomedical devices; measurement and analysis of biological/clinical signals (e.g., EEG, MEG, ECG, MRI); computational neurobiology; learning and memory.

  • Prof. James Abbas

    Functional neuromuscular stimulation systems; neural interfaces; adaptive neural systems; control of prostheses; neuromotor therapies; neural engineering techniques; biomedical engineering.

  • Prof. Erica Forzani

    Human performance signatures; integrated wireless wearable stress analyzers; metabolic analyzers; real-time monitoring of human performance; biosensors; metabolic biomarker monitoring.

  • Prof. Christopher Buneo

    Motor control neurophysiology; neural prosthetics; interface between neuroscience and engineering; bioengineering; rehabilitative technologies.

  • Prof. Stephen Helms Tillery

    Cortical neurophysiology; neural control of movement; sensorimotor learning; neural bases of fine motor skills; neuro-electronic hybrid systems; neuroprosthetics.

  • Prof. Sethuraman┬áPanchanathan

    Haptic user interfaces; assistive technologies; face/gait analysis and recognition; human-centered multimedia computing.

  • Prof. Bruce Towe

    Neurostimulation; microscale neural implants; bioelectronic instrumentation; biosensors; biomedical devices; microelectronic devices for implantation.

  • Prof. Jit Muthuswamy

    Development of multi-functional MEMS-based neural prostheses; neurochemical and neuroelectrical dynamics; neural communication; central nervous system plasticity; tracking, stimulation and control of neuronal function and dysfunction.

  • Prof. Ranu Jung

    Adaptive neural systems; computational neuroscience; neural and neuromorphic engineering; neuromotor organization; living-hardware systems for motor control; neuromotor therapy.

  • Prof. Marco Santello

    Neural control of movement; neurophysiology; hand biomechanics; electrical stimulation for sensory substitution/rehabilitation; sensorimotor rehabilitation.

  • Prof. Veronica Santos

    Hand biomechanics; neural control of movement; robotics; prosthetics; tactile sensors; stochastic modeling; clinical applications of biomechanical modeling.

  • Prof. Stephen Phillips

    MEMS devices for neural recording and neural stimulation; prosthetics.

  • Prof. Thomas Sugar

    Wearable robotic systems; robotic orthoses and prostheses.

  • Prof. Hari Sundaram

    Development of computational models for experiential systems; representational and algorithmic approximations for real-time multimedia content analysis; relationships between natural language, vision, audition and comprehension.

  • Prof. Winslow Burleson

    Human-computer interaction applied to creativity, innovation, exploration, gaming, educational technology, and design engineering.

  • Prof. Nong Ye

    Modeling, mining and analyzing massive data to understand biological brain systems; neural population dynamics for motor movements to develop human-brain interface applications; neuro-motor assistive technologies.