Keynote Speakers

Professor Mary (Missy) Cummings Headshot

Professor Mary (Missy) Cummings received her B.S. in Mathematics from the US Naval Academy in 1988, her M.S. in Space Systems Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School in 1994, and her Ph.D. in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia in 2004. A naval officer and military pilot from 1988-1999, she was one of the U.S. Navy's first female fighter pilots. She is a Professor in the George Mason University Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science departments. She is an American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Fellow, and recently served as the senior safety advisor to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Her research interests include the application of artificial intelligence in safety-critical systems, assured autonomy, human-systems engineering, and the ethical and social impact of technology.

Vernol Battiste

Vernol Battiste brings over 35 years of research and development experience working on NASA research. Mr. Battiste is one of the founding members of the NASA-TLX development team and a former Co-PI for the FDDRL at NASA-ARC. He is currently a Senior Research Associate and Education and Outreach Manager for the San Jose State University Research Foundation at NASA Ames in the Human Autonomy Teaming (HAT) laboratory. Mr. Battiste has numerous honors and awards. In 2020, he was given a NASA Honor Award, being awarded the Equal Employment Opportunity Medal for his tireless efforts to provide research opportunities and employment to underrepresented professionals in NASA-relevant fields.  Mr. Battiste has contributed to ground-breaking research in the areas of UAS detect and avoid, real-time messaging for the flight deck, single-pilot operations, and distributed air-ground traffic management, to name a few.  His extraordinary contributions have led him to be designated as one of 50 Most Important Blacks in Research Science for 2004, and he received the Black Engineer of the Year Award in 2001. Mr. Battiste has extensive knowledge of human factors issues relating to the operation of manned and unmanned systems, human performance measurement, flight deck displays, ATC and pilot decision making; pilot training; human factors. He has published over 100 papers and scientific reports on these topics.

Cleotilde Gonzalez Headshot

Cleotilde Gonzalez is a Research Professor with the Social and Decision Sciences Department and the Founding Director of the Dynamic Decision Making Laboratory at Carnegie Mellon University. She has additional affiliations with the Human-Computer Interaction Institute, the Societal Computing program, and the Security and Privacy Institute at CMU. She is a lifetime Fellow of the Cognitive Science Society and the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. She is also a member of the Governing Board of the Cognitive Science Society. She is a Senior Editor for Topics in Cognitive Science, a Consulting Editor for Decision and for Psychological Review, and Associate Editor for the System Dynamics Review. She is also a member of editorial boards in multiple other journals including Cognitive Science, Perspectives on Psychological Science, and others. She is widely published across many fields deriving from her contributions to Cognitive Science and her computational modeling work including the development of a theory of decisions from experience called Instance-Based Learning Theory (IBLT). She has been Principal or Co-Investigator on a wide range of multi-million and multi-year collaborative efforts with government and industry, including current efforts on Collaborative Research Alliances and Multi-University Research Initiative grants from the Army Research Laboratories and Army Research Office. She has mentored more than 30 post-doctoral fellows and doctoral students, many of whom have pursued successful careers in academia, government, and industry.

Practitioners’ Panel

The ISAP Practitioners’ Panel is a key feature of the Symposium. These panelists represent broad and important aspects of how Aviation Psychology contributes to flight safety and the advancement of aviation. The Panel moderator is Dr. Sherry Chappell.

Dr. Kathy Abbott

Dr. Kathy Abbott is the US Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Chief Scientific and Technical Advisor for Flight Deck Human Factors, with over 40 years of work on human performance and human error. Dr. Abbott has led the integration of human engineering into FAA/international regulatory material and policies for flight guidance systems, avionics, all-weather operations, Required Navigation Performance, crew qualification, data communication, instrument procedure design criteria, electronic flight bags, electronic displays, organizational culture, design-related pilot error, flight crew alerting, manual flight operations, and other areas. She has been involved extensively in accident, incident, and other safety data analysis. 

Dr. Abbott came to the FAA from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), where she was responsible for leading analytical, simulation, and flight studies with the specific objective of improving aviation safety and operational efficiency. She is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and a Member of the Livery of the Honourable Company of Air Pilots. She is a certificated private pilot, with familiarization training in several large transport aircraft. Dr. Abbott earned her B.S. in Mathematics and Information Science from Christopher Newport College, an M.S. in Computer Science from George Washington University, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Rutgers University.

Dr. Igor Dolgov

Dr. Igor Dolgov currently works as a Staff Human Factors Engineer at Joby Aviation, where he is responsible for flight deck human factors, passenger experience, and human-systems integration. He is an accomplished professional with a diverse background. In his previous role as the Lead Human Factors Engineer at Uber Elevate, he played an active role in shaping the Uber Copter and drone delivery projects. 

Prior to joining industry, Dr. Dolgov was a tenured associate professor of Engineering Psychology at New Mexico State University, where he conducted NASA- and DoD-sponsored research in the areas of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), augmented reality, and human-machine interaction. With a transdisciplinary Ph.D. from Arizona State University and a B.S.E. in Computer Science along with a certificate in Robotics and Intelligent Systems from Princeton University, Dr. Dolgov has extensive knowledge and unique expertise in his field.

Dr. Brian Hilburn

Dr. Brian Hilburn is Principal Consultant at the Center for Human Performance Research, CHPR (Netherlands and USA). He is also a consulting Human Factors Expert at MITRE’s Center for Advanced Aviation System Development (CAASD). 

Formerly, he was Head of Human Factors for the Netherlands National Aerospace Lab (NLR), and VP of R&D for Engineering and Information Technology, Inc (EIT). Brian has a Ph.D. in Applied Experimental Psychology, and has held adjunct professorships at Lund University, Sweden (School of Aviation), Technical University of Delft, Netherlands (Aerospace Engineering), and Shanghai Jao Tong University, China (Electrical Engineering).

Most of his research career has been in the areas of air traffic management, neuroergonomics, hybrid human-machine cognition, and automation design. He is also an active, instrument-rated pilot, and is almost ready to take his commercial checkride.

Dr. Barbara Holder

Dr. Barbara Holder is a Presidential Fellow at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and an Associate Professor in the School of Graduate Studies in the College of Aviation. She is responsible for growing the aviation applied human factors research capability of the university. She teaches graduate level courses in aviation human factors and human-centered design. Before joining ERAU, she worked at Honeywell Aerospace as a Technical Fellow, and prior to that, at Boeing as Associate Technical Fellow and Lead Scientist of Boeing’s Flight Deck Concept Center.

Dr. Holder has over 20 years of experience researching aviation safety and flight deck human factors. One of her current research programs investigates ways to reduce the risk of loss of control in flight during the go-around maneuver by designing the go-around procedures to direct pilot attention to appropriate flight path parameters. Another of her current research programs is investigating the cognitive consequences of flight deck automation, with the goal of identifying and representing the essential cognitive skills used by airline pilots while performing flight path management tasks.

Dr. Holder has served on numerous industry committees. Currently, she chairs the Subcommittee on Human Factors for the FAA’s Research, Engineering, and Development Advisory Committee. She is also a member of the FAA’s Air Carrier Training Aviation Rule Making Committee’s working group on Flight Path Management. Dr. Holder is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. She completed her Ph.D. and M.S. in Cognitive Science at the University of California, San Diego, under the guidance of Professor Edwin Hutchins. For fun, Dr. Holder enjoys flying aerobatics with her husband in their Extra 300. Dr. Holder holds a Private Pilot’s License and is currently pursuing an instrument rating. She also enjoys sea kayaking, playing pickleball, and running.

Researcher Panel

Kenneth Allendoerfer Headshot

Manager, Human-Systems Integration Branch
Federal Aviation Administration
William J. Hughes Technical Center
Atlantic City International Airport, NJ

Dr. Kenneth Allendoerfer has more than 25 years’ experience leading human factors research and development for the Federal Aviation Administration, where he serves as the manager of the Human-Systems Integration Branch at the William J. Hughes Technical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Human factors, also known as ergonomics, is the application of psychological and physiological principles to the engineering and design of technology, processes, workplaces, and organizations. The main goal of human factors is to reduce human error and enhance the safety, productivity, and job satisfaction of people at work, especially in critical domains like aviation and medicine. The field of human factors is multidisciplinary, drawing upon psychology, engineering, computer science and informatics, physiology and neuroscience, and graphical and industrial design.

Dr. Allendoerfer’s work focuses on human factors of air traffic control, known as ATC. He has been involved with human factors activities related to the development of nearly every ATC system currently in use today. His research emphases are developing effective human-machine interfaces, helping users manage data-intensive environments, and improving the interactions between humans and highly automated systems.

Dr. Allendoerfer holds a B.A. in psychology from Carleton College, an M.A. in psychology from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and a Ph.D. in information science and technology from Drexel University. He is a member of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) and past president of the HFES South Jersey Chapter. Dr. Allendoerfer is also heavily involved with Aviation STEM education in southern New Jersey as a coach for Odyssey of the Mind, a science fair judge, and a part-time lecturer at Rutgers University-Camden.

Eric Chancey Headshot

Eric T. Chancey is a human factors psychologist in the Crew Systems and Aviation Operations Branch at NASA’s Langley Research Center, VA. Dr. Chancey received his Ph.D. in human factors psychology from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA, in 2016. Dr. Chancey’s research has focused on human-automation trust, virtual environment development, training in military settings, and human-autonomy teaming. Dr. Chancey currently leads the Human-Autonomy Teaming Foundational Research Activity under NASA’s Transformational Tools and Technologies (T3) Revolutionary Aviation Mobility (RAM) Subproject. Dr. Chancey can be contacted at:  

Joseph B. Lyons Headshot

Joseph B. Lyons is a Principal Research Psychologist within the 711 Human Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.  Dr. Lyons received his PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Wright State University in Dayton, OH, in 2005.  Some of Dr. Lyons’ research interests include human-machine trust, interpersonal trust, human factors, and influence. Dr. Lyons is an AFRL Fellow, a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and a Fellow of the Society for Military Psychologists. Dr. Lyons can be contacted at:


3pm - 6pm
On-site registration

4pm - 6pm
Stanley Roscoe Best Student Paper Competition
Chair: Nicoletta Fala & Martijn IJtsma

6:30pm - 9:30pm
Opening Reception at George Eastman House and Museum

8:30am - 10am
Keynote Address: Vernol Battiste

10am - 10:30am
Coffee break

10:30am - 12pm
Urban/Advanced Air Mobility Operations
Chair: Meredith Carroll
Location: RIT Room A

  • Pilots’ Perspective on Urban Air Mobility Safety Challenges and Potential Solutions by Rania Wageh Ghatas, Saeideh E. Samani, Victoria L. Dulchinos, Richard H. Mogford
  • Evaluating Envisioned Air Mobility Architectures Using Computational Simulations of Work by Abhinay Paladugu, Martijn Ijtsma, Alicia Fernandes, Stuart Wilson
  • Guidelines for Information Display Characteristics for  eVTOL Pilot Interfaces by Bhoomin B. Chauhan, Maria Chaparro Osman, Maureen Namukasa, Gervaughn_Maurice Darlinton Berkel, Kendall Carmody, Yarisse Adorno Oyola, Meredith Carroll
  • The Confluence of Learning Policy and Practice in Military Aviation Training and Education by Nicholas J. Armendariz, J.J. Walcutt, Christina Parker, Shelbi Kuhlmann

10:30am - 12pm
Chair: Martijn IJtsma
Location: RIT Room B

  • The weak signal of Cyber Discerning & Learning that which is imperceptible, illusory & will inveigle by Tameah Young, Phat Ngo, James Ness, Elena St Amour, James Mauroff
  • Flight Deck Procedures for a new Generation of Pilots by Erik-Jan Huijbrechts, M. M. (René) van Paassen
  • Effective Integration of Human Factors Engineering into  System Development Acquisition Programs by Philip J. Smith Mark Evans
  • Airport Personnel Perceptions of Airport Environmental Programs by Navya Nikhita Agasam, Deborah Sater Carstens

10:30am - 12pm
Information Processing, SA and Decision Making
Chair: Kendall Carmody
Location: RIT Room C

  • Get the job done or safety above all? How training background affects safety in helicopter pilots by Anna Kaminska, Amy Irwin, Devin Ray, Rhona Flin
  • Concept for an Automated Activity Determination in the Temporal Domain for Adaptive Pilot Assistance by Karl Tschurtschenthaler, Axel Schulte
  • How Aviation Students Used an Escape Room to Assess SA From a Collaborative and Individual Approach by Andrew R. Dattel, Hui Wang, Corey Spitz, Miles Moyer, and Kyhan Gulsen
  • Pilots’ Eye Behavior and Electrodermal Activity during Flight by Gajapriya Tamilselvan, Stephen M. Belt
  • The Nature of Expert Decision Making by Michael A. Vidulich, Pamela S. Tsang

12pm - 1pm
Lunch on site

1pm - 2:30pm
Practitioners’ Panel
Chair: Sherry Chappell

Panel Members:

  • Kathy Abbott
  • Barbara Holder
  • Igor Dolgov
  • Brian Hilburn

2:30pm - 4pm
Individual and Team Performance
Chair: Martijn IJtsma
Location: RIT Room A

  • Assessing Group Dynamics During the Precarious Formation of Representative Teams: A Sandbox Study by Dirk Schulze Kissing, Carmen Bruder
  • Preventing scenario recognition in human-in-the-loop air traffic control research by Gijs de Rooij, Clark Borst, M. M. (René) van Paassen, Max Mulder
  • Fatigue and Recovery in Pilots and Air Traffic Controllers: a military example by Pedro Piedade

2:30pm - 4pm
Chair: Nicoletta Fala
Location: RIT Room B

  • Stereoscopic Depth Cues for Enhancing Pilot Interpretation of the Artificial Horizon by Dale-Allen Arrundell, Annemarie Landman, Olaf Stroosma, M. M. (René) van Paassen, Eric Groen, Max Mulder
  • Development of a test scenario to assess kinetosis risk in military flight training by Simone Löhlein, Axel Schulte
  • Can you hear me? Simultaneous masking between the STARS air traffic control alarms by Corey Hall, Elliot Biltekoff, Matthew L. Bolton

2:30pm - 4pm
Chair: Abhinay Paladugu
Location: RIT Room C

  • Extracting Lessons of Resilience using Machine Mining of the ASRS Database by Immanuel Barshi, Bryan Matthews, Jolene Feldman
  • Psychophysiological Methods to Assess Flight Crew Resilient Performance in Flight Simulation by Chad L. Stephens, Tyler D. Fettrow, Lawrence J. Prinzel III, Jon B. Holbrook, Kathryn M. Ballard, Daniel J. Kiggins
  • Examining the Relationship between Workload and Resilient Performance in  Airline Flight Crews by Michael Stewart, Kathryn M. Ballard, Chad L. Stephens, Lawrence J. Prinzel III
  • Resilient Strategies in Commercial Aviation by Michael Stewart, Bryan Matthews
  • Utilizing FRAM & DE Modeling Tools to Evaluate System Resilience and Inform Design Decisions by Hannah Rennich, Michael Miller, John McGuirl, Timothy Fry

4:30pm - 5pm
Coffee break

5pm - 6:30pm
Analysis of Accident and Incident Data
Chair: Nicoletta Fala
Location: RIT Room A

  • Analyses of the Boeing 737-MAX Accidents:  Formal Models and Psychological Perspectives by Immanuel Barshi, Asaf Degani, Robert Mauro, Randall J. Mumaw
  • A Natural Language Processing Model for Analyzing Aviation Safety Event Reports: A Subset of Results by R. Jordan Hinson, Edward Bynum, Amelia Kinsella, Katherine Berry, Michael Sawyer
  • Exploring General Aviation accidents with the application of Bayes' Theorem to the HFACS framework by Preven Naidoo, Sindy Panankosi
  • Reconstruction of Crew’s Behaviours using Cockpit Images and the suggestion of the deviation from standard procedure by Hiroka Tsuda, Kenji Usami, Kohei Funabiki

5pm - 6:30pm
Human-Machine Teaming
Chair: Martijn IJtsma
Location: RIT Room B

  • Concept of a cognitive agent supporting collaboration in human teams by Wolfgang Sachsenhauser, Axel Schulte
  • Concept of a goal and plan recognition system for adaptive pilot assistance in helicopter operations by Dominik Künzel, Axel Schulte
  • Research and Technology Challenges for Human Data Analysts in Future Safety Management Systems by Chad L. Stephens, Lawrence J. Prinzel III, Kyle K. Ellis, Nikunj C. Oza, Misty D. Davies, Robert W. Mah, Paul Krois, James Ackerson, Samantha Infeld, Michael J. Vincent
  • Interface Design for Collaborative Semi-Autonomous Standoff Weapons from an Airborne Bomber Aircraft by John A. Stevenson, Michael Miller, John McGuirl
  • Applying Human-Centered Design to AI-Enabled Pilot Scheduling by Amy Alexander

5pm - 6:30pm
Panel Discussion: Women in Aviation Psychology
Chair: Meredith Carroll
Location: RIT Room C

Panel Members:

  • Beth Blickensderfer
  • Barbara Holder
  • Shawnette Adams
  • Sherry Chappell

6:30pm - 9:30pm
Location: Arbor at the Port

8:30am - 10am
Keynote Address: Cleotilde Gonzales

10am - 10:30am
Coffee break

10:30am - 12pm
Human Factors in Safety & Mission Assurance at NASA
Chair: Tracy Dillinger
Location: RIT Room A

  • Human Factors in Investigations at NASA: An Introduction of NASAHFACS Taxonomy & Neutralization to V1.4 by Isabel Hernandez, Tracy Dillinger
  • Overview of SpaceShipTwo Using NASAHFACS: A “Red Light / Green Light” Perspective  by Nick Kiriokos, Andre Karpowich
  • Human Factors as Leading Indicators by Sam Serafini

10:30am - 12pm
Education and Training
Chair: Nicoletta Fala
Location: RIT Room B

  • Easy as ABC: A Mnemonic Procedure for Managing Startle and Surprise by Matteo Piras, Annemarie Landman, M. M. (René) van Paassen, Olaf Stroosma, Max Mulder
  • LVC, what is it good for? Expected training value of Live Virtual Constructive air combat training by Rogier Woltjer, Henrik Artman, Robert Ramberg, Sanna Aronsson, Mikael Mitchell
  • A Non-Technical Skills Training Concept from the Initial Flight Training Stage to Airline Operation by Hiroshi Ikeba, Hiroka Tsuda, Kohei Funabiki
  • Best Practices for Assessing  General Aviation Preflight Weather Knowledge by John Kleber, Beth Blickensderfer
  • Development and Psychometric Evaluation of US Air Force Aptitude Composites for Aircrew Training by Montana R. Woolley, Thomas R. Carretta

10:30am - 12pm
UAM/AAM Infrastructure
Chair: Bhoomin Chauhan
Location: RIT Room C

  • Development of a Prototype Vertiport Human Automation Teaming Toolbox for Urban Air Mobility by Paul Krois, Joseph Block, Paul Cobb, Gano Chatterji, Cherie Kurian, Peng Wei, and Shulu Chen
  • The Viability of See and Avoid for Urban Air Mobility Operations by Richard H. Mogford, Walter Johnson
  • The paradigms of interaction with digital twin systems for UAM by Chang-Geun Oh
  • Development and Validation of a Virtual UAM Transportation System by Stacey M. Ahuja, Thomas Z. Strybel, Kim-Phuong L. Vu, Vernol Battiste

12pm - 1pm
Lunch on site

1pm - 2:30pm
Researcher Panel
Chair: Meredith Carroll and Kurt Izzetoglu

2:30pm - 4pm
Friday poster session
Chair: René van Paassen

  • Looking Out the Window: Landing Focused Information Gathering of Helicopter Pilots by Nejc Sedlar, Amy Irwin, Amelia Hunt
  • International Students Sense of Belongingness and Motivation on Academic and Flight Performance by Sophie M. A. Chanoux, Andrew R. Dattel, and Jennifer E
  • Training Pilots on Unexpected Events: Critical Incident Interviews with Air Carrier Pilots by Jessica Cruit, Mira Gruber, Janeen Kochan, Peter Hancock
  • Exploring Practice Effects in the Navy's Aviation Selection Test by Ciara Sibley, Nathan Herdener, Sabrina M. Drollinger, Kaylin Strong, Brittany Neilson, Joseph Coyne
  • Evaluation of the Mental Counters Task for Aviation Selection by Joseph Coyne, Cyrus Foroughi, Nicholas J. Armendariz, Sabrina Drollinger, Noelle L. Brown, Ciara Sibley
  • Assessing the Black Hole Illusion's Impact on Flight Performance at Different Phases of Aviation by Ming Chang, Lei Huang, Yiting Hou
  • The Impact of UAV System Performance and Reliability on real-time Human-Automation Trust by Ming Chang, Yiting Hou, Lei Huang
  • Challenges and Opportunities of Learning Aviation English by Chinese Pilots by Joshua Wong, Meredith Pitts, Annis Shaver, Steve Chung, Jennifer Roberts, Ion Juvina
  • Evaluating a new spatial ability measure for military aviation selection by Kaylin Strong, Joseph Coyne, Nicholas J. Armendariz, Brittany Neilson
  • Do visual attention allocation patterns change when automation delivers uncertainty communication? by Shannon P. D. McGarry, Noelle L. Brown, Nicholas J. Armendariz, Sabrina M. Drollinger
  • Using Flight Simulation to Study Decision Processes by Pamela S. Tsang, Michael A. Vidulich, Maia McDaniel
  • Evaluating the role of acceleration on in-flight oxygen demands by Joshua L. Fiechter, Ion Juvina, Amy Summerville, Christopher J. Dooley
  • A Framework for Characterizing Reported Fatigue Impacts in Voluntary Aviation Safety Event Reports by Ruth E. Propper, Michael Sawyer, Sidney Przygoda, Shannon Schierenbeck
  • Are some ATCO's better suited to flexible operations than others? by Jenny Eaglestone, Daniela Pistone, Joris Field, Rolf Zon
  • Interview of Pilots’ Inflight Loss of Control Experiences by Neelakshi Majumdar, Karen Marais
  • Usability Analysis of Augmented Reality Glasses for Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) Missions by Kendall Carmody

4:30pm - 5pm
Coffee break

5pm - 6:30pm
Improving Pilot’s Access and Use of Weather Information
Chair: Neelakshi Majumdar
Location: RIT Room A

  • Improving General Aviation Safety Through Human Factors Research by Ian Johnson, Mary E. Johnson, Brandon J. Pitts, Beth Blickensderfer, Lori J. Brown, Deborah S. Carstens, Barrett Caldwell, Michael Splitt

5pm - 6:30pm
Chair: Gijs de Rooij
Location: RIT Room B

  • Normative Personality Data of Indian Air Force Fighter Pilots using the NEO-PI-R by S. Chaturvedula, M. S. Nataraja, V. Sharma, N. Divya
  • Personality and education outcome in Swedish military pilot education by Malcolm Sehlström, Jessica Körning Ljungberg, Anna-Sara Claeson, Markus Nyström
  • Effects of Personality, Affective Domain, and Safety Climate on CFIs’ Safety Behaviors in the U.S. by Vivek Sharma, Meredith Bell Carroll

5pm - 6:30pm
Remotely Operated
Chair: René van Paassen
Location: RIT Room C

  • Experimental evaluation of cloud-based synchronous multi-pilot multi-UAV mission plan generation by Siegfried Maier, Axel Schulte
  • A multi-method approach to work design for crew in future remotely piloted aircraft operations by Kayler Marshall, Andrew Neal, Penelope Sanderson
  • Comparison of Delegation Methods for Task-based UAV Guidance by Marius Dudek, Axel Schulte
  • Test of Voice Intelligibility for a Potential UAS Communications System by Alexander Konkel
  • Initial testing of the Uncrewed Aerial System Pilot kit (UASP-kit) in operational settings by Lynne Martin, Lauren Roberts, Joey Mercer, Yasmin Arbab, Charles Walter, William McCarty, Charles Sheehe III

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: University Gallery

8:30am - 10am
Keynote Address: Missy Cummings

10am - 10:30am
Coffee break

10:30am - 12pm
VR in Flight Training
Chair: Kurtulus Izzetoglu
Location: RIT Room A

  • Acquiring Manual Flying Skills in a Virtual Reality Flight Simulator by Wietse Ledegang, Erik Van der Burg, Ivo Stuldreher, Yvonne Fonken, Mark Houben, Eric Groen
  • Development of a concept for analyzing moral decision-making in high presence virtual environments by Sissy Friedrich, Axel Schulte
  • Learning Visual Scanning Strategies in a Virtual Reality Flight Simulator by Ivo Stuldreher, Erik Van der Burg, Wietse Ledegang, Mark Houben, Yvonne Fonken, Eric Groen
  • An Experimental Comparison of the Effectiveness of Virtual Reality Use for Ab Initio Pilot Training by Naomi Paul, Brad Moncion, Shi Cao
  • Efficacy of Using Virtual Reality to Support the Training of the Emerging Pilot Workforce by James Birdsong, Kurt Reesman, Joellen Sefton, Matt Miller

10:30am - 12pm
Piloting Techniques
Chair: Nicoletta Fala
Location: RIT Room B

  • Learning about routine successful pilot techniques using a cued retrospective think-aloud task by Jon B. Holbrook, Chad Stephens, Lawrence J. Prinzel III, Sepehr Bastami, Daniel J. Kiggins
  • What can we Learn from Resilient Pilot Behaviors? The Case of Energy Management while Flying a STAR by Randall J. Mumaw, Dorrit Billman, Barth Baron
  • Survey Development and Initial Data: Flight Context and Pilot Techniques in Everyday Flights by Dorrit Billman, Alan Hobbs, Lucas Cusano, Nora Szladovics
  • Formal and informal learning in aviation: Might understanding their relationships benefit each? By Dorrit Billman, Barth Baron, Randall J. Mumaw

10:30am - 12pm
Information and Interface Design, Evaluation and Usability
Chair: Vivek Sharma
Location: RIT Room C

  • Usability Shortcomings in Department of Defense Funded Projects by Jerry Burpee
  • Defining Needs for Enhanced Weather Products for UAS and GA Stakeholders: A Qualitative Study by Scout Hernandez, Nicoletta Fala
  • Creating Usable Research for the Design and Evaluation of Flight Deck Systems and Human Interfaces by Divya Chandra
  • On the appropriate participant expertise for display evaluation studies by M. M. (René) van Paassen, Clark Borst, Max Mulder, Gijs de Rooij, Ferdinand Dijkstra, Adam Tisza Balint

12pm - 1pm
Lunch on site

1pm - 2pm
Closing Plenary


Symposium proceedings will be published online at the time of the symposium.


Contact Esa Rantanen, ISAP 2023 Symposium Chair, for any questions.