Current lab

DRiVE lab faculty members, clockwise from top left, Andrew Hamilton-Wright, Michele Oliver, Blair Nonnecke, and Lana Trick.

FACULTY

Lana Trick (Neuroscience and Applied Cognitive Science/Psychology): Human factors, cognitive ergonomics, driving and traffic accidents, in-vehicle technologies, age-related change in attentional abilities from childhood to old age, multiple-object tracking, enumeration (subitizing and counting), reasoning about uncertain outcomes.

Michele Oliver (Engineering):Workplace injury prevention, development and testing of new in-vehicle technologies, whole-body vibration mitigation strategies and device development

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Andrew Hamilton-Wright (Computer Science): Machine assisted decision making, machine learning, association mining, data visualization

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Blair Nonnecke (Computer Science): Human-computer interaction, usability, user-interface design, usability of in-vehicle navigation devices, design of systems to support online groups, lurkers in on-line communities.

GRADUATE STUDENTS

Heather Walker: Doctoral Candidate in Psychology + Neuroscience (Supervisor: Lana Trick)
Mallory Terry: Doctoral Candidate in Psychology + Neuroscience (Supervisor: Lana Trick)
Rachel Eng: MSc Candidate in Psychology + Neuroscience (Supervisor: Lana Trick)
Erika Ziraldo: Doctoral Candidate in Engineering (Supervisor: Michele Oliver)
Brooklin Caren: MA Applied Science in Engineering Candidate (Supervisor: Michele Oliver)

FALL/WINTER 2021-2022 UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCHERS

  • Jessica Swayze (Psychology honours thesis: PSYC 4870/4880)
  • Max Smith (Psychology honous thesis: PSYC 4870/4880)
  • Rachel Marmer (Neuroscience thesis: NEUR 4401/4402)
  • Vanessa Amelio (Neuroscience thesis: NEUR 4401/4402)
  • Gemma Rawson (Research intern: PSYC 3240: Fall 2021 only)
  • Jessica Moody (Research intern: PSYC 3240: Fall 2021 only)
  • Avika Srivastava (Research intern: PSYC 4240: Winter 2022 only)
  • Martin Geraets-Rose (Research intern: PSYC 4240: Winter 2022 only)
  • Victoria Watt (Research intern: PSYC 4240: Winter 2022 only)
  • Shayndel Jim (Research Intern: PSYC 3240: Winter 2022 only)