Dissertations

Abdul Hamid, Abd Malek. 2013. Ph.D. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Effect of Total Awake Time on Drivers' Performance and Evaluation of Training Intervention to Mitigate Effects of Total Awake Time on Drivers' Performance.

Divekar, Gautam. 2013. Ph.D. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
External-to-Vehicle Distractions: Dangerous Because Deceiving

Mehranian, Hasmik. 2013. Ph.D. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Novice Drivers: Development and Evaluations of Training Program for Hazard Anticipation, Hazard Mitigation, and Attention Maintenance Skills in Complex Driving Scenarios.

Muttart, Jeffrey W. 2013. Ph.D. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Identifying Behaviors that Lead to Crash Risk between Experienced and Novice Drivers

Pradhan, Anuj K.  2009.  Ph.D. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Risk Awareness And Perception And The Novice Driver: Development And Evaluation Of Training Interventions And Their Influence On Tactical And Strategic Visual Search Behavior

Romoser, Matthew R.E.  2008.  Ph.D. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Improving The Road Scanning Behavior Of Older Drivers Through The Use Of Situation-Based Learning Strategies

Garay-Vega, Lisandra. 2008.  Ph.D. Civil Engineering
Drivers Performance In Response To Sight-Limited And Multi-Threat Crash Scenarios At Mid-Block Crosswalks: An Evaluation Of Advance Yield Markings And Sign Prompts.

DeRamus, Rosa.  2005.  Ph.D. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
The Effect of Driver Age and Experience On Risk Assessment And Risk Prediction.

Knodler, Michael A., Jr. 2004.  Ph.D. Civil Engineering
Driver Comprehension and Behavioral Analysis of a Novel Traffic Control Device: Implementation of the Flashing Yellow Arrow Permissive Indication.

Pabon-Gonzalez, Miriam. 2001.  Ph.D. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Effects of Worker Anthropometry and Workplace Design Upon Shoulder Discomfort and Task Productivity

Laurie, Nancy.  2001.  Ph.D. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Development and Demonstration of a Tendon Adaptation Model to Aid in the Evaluation of Repetitive Jobs

Szymkowiak, Andrea.  2000. Ph.D. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Selective Attention in Younger and Older Adults.

Katsikopoulos, Konstantinos.  1999.  Ph.D. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research Characterizing and Optimizing the Performance of Younger and Older Adults in Paired Associate Tasks: A Markov Modeling Approach

Ranney, Thomas.  1998.  Ph.D. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Models of visual scanning for homogeneous displays: A test of two underlying assumptions

Nusbaum, Eric.  1997.  Ph.D. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Models of large scale visual search.

Hughes, Stanley.  1993.  Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
The Perception of Risk for Nonlethal Events and its Relation to Risk-Taking Behavior.

Boulette, Margery Davidson, 1990.  Industrial Engineering & Operations Research.
The Effect of Display Format and Data Reliability on Classification of Multidimensional Data in a Process Control Class.

Young, Christopher B.  1988.  Ph.D. Psychology. 
Some Qualifications of the Alphanumeric Category Effect

Papazian, Bruce.  1985.  Ph.D. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research.
Structural Equation Models of Subjective Mental Workload: Task and Incumbent Factors

 

Masters Thesis Research

Divekar, Gautam. 2011. M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
The Effect of External Distractions on Novice and Experienced Drivers' Anticipation of Hazards and Vehicle Control

Shen, Yan.  2010.  M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Evaluation of Eye Tracking Device Application in Error Recovery by Nursing Student using Human Patient Simulation

Tian, Hengliang. 2009.  M.S. Civil Engineering
Route Choice Behavior in a Driving Simulation with Real-Time Information

Diete, Frank.  2007.  M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Evaluation of a Simulator-Based, Novice Driver Risk Awareness Training Program. 

Gadiel, George.  2007. M.S. Civil Engineering
An Analysis of the Safety Effects of Crosswalks with in-Pavement Warning Lights.

Hurwitz, David S.  2006.  M.S.  Civil Engineering
Static and Dynamic Evaluation of the Driver Speed Perception and Selection Process.

Waraich, Bhupinder.  2006.  M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Evaluating Alternative Single Destination, Two Lane Exit Signs with an Optional through Lane. 

Arya, Prinjay.  2006.  M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Mental Rotations Involving Oblique Angles – Imaginary Viewer Rotation Approach

Narayanan, Vinod.  2005.  M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Evaluation of a PC-based risk recognition training program for novice drivers using an advanced fixed based driving simulator. 

Garay (-Vega), Lisandra.  2004. M.S. Civil Engineering
Effects of Driving Experience and Lighting Condition on Driving Performance

Kichhanagari, Reddy.  2004. M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Airline Terminal Signs: Comparison of Older and Younger Adults Search Strategies

Pradhan, Anuj.  2004.  M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Design, Development and Testing of a Virtual World: The Central/Artery Tunnel (CA/T) project. 

Dutta, Arup.  2004.  M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Variable Message Signs: Models of Drivers Decision Making under Heavy Cognitive Load

Chaparro, Nhora.  2003.  M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Optimizing the Format of Mile Marker Signs: Evaluation with an Advanced, Fixed Base Driving simulator

Carpenter, Rick. 2002.  M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Factors affecting Legibility Distance in an Advanced, Fixed Base Driving Simulator.

Mundoli, Ravi. 2000.  M.S. Civil Engineering
Alternative terminal signage at Logan International Airport. 

(Hester) Holton, Amy.  1998.  M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Advanced Parking Management Systems: Models of Driver Decision Making

Zhang, Shuping.  1997.  M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Three dimensional DO NOT ENTER signs: Reducing wrong way entries

Glaser, Robert. 1996.  M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research.
Optimizing Remote Control Interface Designs.

Wallace, John.  1996.  M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Auditory Localization Response Time

Kozloski, Mike.  1996. M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Models of Cognitive Slowing: The Aging Driver

Pullen, Mike. 1995. M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
 An Optimal Training Theory: A Paired-Associate Learning Task

Zuschlag, Mike.  1995. M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Predicting Computer Menu Learning with a Feature-Based Cognitive Model

Wood, David.  1994.  M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Development of a model to predict localized muscle fatigue during maximal and submaximal work

Strauss, Richard A. 1994.  M.S.
LinkExploring the Components of the Inference Process within an Ecological Framework

(Boule) Goulet, Ruth. 1993. M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Optimizing the Navigation of Complex Menu Hierarchies

Kelleher, John H., Jr.  1992.  M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
LinkThe Influence of Personality in the Perception and Judgment of Display Formats

Airth, David.  1991. M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Context Effects in Visual Search:  a Connectionist Account.

Crocoll, William M. 1990.  M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
LinkStatus or Recommendation: Selecting the Type of Information for Decision Aiding

Howard, Mindy.  1990.  M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Predicting Fault Diagnosis Behavior

Purcell, Janine A.  1990.  M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Transfer of Training between Integral and Separable Displays of Multidimensional Data.

Preczewski, Stan.  1989.  M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
The Selection of Alphanumeric Code Sequences.

Workman, Daniel.  1989.  M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
A Fuzzy Algorithm for Computing Target-Distractor Similarity. 

Tanner, Nancy S.  1988.  M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Selection of Graphic Symbols for Visual Displays: The FI model

Tan, Kay C.  1987.  M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Highlighting and Search Strategy Considerations in Computer-Generated Displays

Tengs, Tammy O.  1987.  M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
The Framing Effect in Medical Decision Making

Kanter, Mark F. 1985.  M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
The Effects of Cognitive Style upon Complex Decision Making.

Papazian, Bruce.  1982.  M.S. Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Differential Responses to a Technology-Structure Interaction.