Researchers in the Human Factors and Applied Cognition program apply fundamental and applied research to the solution of practical problems. Research and courses address include creating new knowledge about human capabilities and limitations, the design and evaluation of products, systems, and environments; human perception and performance; information processing, attention, and cognitive modeling; environmental stress; and safety and engineering principles. Our graduates are both in academia and industry, such as Virginia Tech, IBM, John Deere and Co., and SAS.
Here is a link to the Human Factors and Applied Cognition Program Brochure.
The Human Factors and Applied Cognition Program brochure provides contact information, a general description of the program, lists required and elective graduate courses, and lists the faculty and their research interests.
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