Graduate Student Directory

Patrick Belling

Patrick K. Belling

PhD Student, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Decision Making in Complex and Dynamic Environments
  • Expert Performance
  • Skill Acquisition, and Training

Education

  • MS, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors, Michigan Technological University
  • BS, University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Hannah Bosseler

PhD Student, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

Research Interests

  • Attention modeling
  • Salience
  • Bottom-up and Top-Down processes
  • Social psychology

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology, University of Osnabrueck, Germany
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Maryam Fakhr Hosseini

PhD Student, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Human-system interaction
  • Affective computing/emotional design
  • Emotion

Education

  • MS, General Psychology, Allame Tababaei University, Tehran, Iran
  • BS, Clinical Psychology, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran
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Amber J. Kemppainen

PhD Student, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

Research Interests

  • STEM Education

Education

  • MS, Chemical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
  • BS, Chemical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
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Steven Landry

MS Student, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

Cell: 225-247-0360
sglandry@mtu.edu
Meese Center G07

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Affective computing
  • Music
  • Sonification

Education

  • BS, Psychology, SELU
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Madeline J. Peabody

PhD Student, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

586-202-2201
mjpeabod@mtu.edu
Meese G13

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Surrogate Decision Making
  • Financial Literacy

Education

  • BS, Psychology, Michigan Technological University
Darnishia L. Slade

Darnishia L. Slade

PhD Student, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

906-487-2127
dslade@mtu.edu
Meese Center 212

Research Interests

  • Microagressions/Microaffirmations

Education

  • Master of Management, Management/International Business, Walsh College
  • BS, Industrial Management/International Business, Michigan Technological University
Jason Sterkenburg

Jason Sterkenburg

MS Student, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

Research Interests

  • Fatigue
  • Task Performance
  • Workload Assessment

Education

  • BS, Brain Behavior and Cognitive Science, University of Michigan
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Yuanjing Sun

MS Student, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

ysun4@mtu.edu
Meese Center G07

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Multi-media e-learning
  • Knowledge engineering
  • Evaluation for Auditory display
  • HCI software usability test

Education

  • BS, Educational Tech, Shanghai International Studies University, China
Yin-Yin Tan

Yin-Yin Tan

PhD Student, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

Research Interests

  • Cognitive Psychology

Education

  • MBA, Michigan Tech
  • MA, Political Sciences, National Chung-Cheng University, Taiwan
Natasha J. Terpstra

Natasha J. Terpstra

PhD Student, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

Research Interests

  • Human Performance
  • Individual Differences
  • Complexity Bias
  • Ability and Decision Making in Mechanical Engineering

Education

  • MS, Administration and Leadership, Central Michigan University
  • BS, Organizational Management, Spring Arbor University
Kejkaew Thanasuan

Kejkaew Thanasuan

PhD Student, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

Research Interests

  • Cognitive Modeling
  • Expert Performance

Education

  • MS, Computer Science, Indiana University
  • BS, Mathematics, Mahidol University
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Kay (Catherine) Tislar

PhD Student, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

906-231-5150
cltislar@mtu.edu

Research Interests

  • Multimedia and e-learning
  • Software interface design and usability
  • Software requirements and other documentation
  • Technical communications

Education

  • BA, English, Hamline University, St. Paul, MN
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Alexander S. Van Der Merwe

MS Student, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

Research Interests

  • Choking Under Pressure in Both a Sporting and Professional World

Education

  • BS, Psychology and Criminal Justice
Margo Woller-Carter

Margo Woller-Carter

PhD Student, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

Links of Interest

Research Interests

  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Usability
  • Graph/Interface Design
  • Graph Literacy

Education

  • MS, Cognitive/Human Factors Psychology, Kansas State University
  • BS, Psychology, Michigan Technological University
  • AAS, Electrical Engineering Technology, Michigan Technological University
Wei Zhang

Wei Zhang

PhD Student, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

906-487-2271
wzhang5@mtu.edu
Meese 201

Advisor

Research Interests

  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Stakeholder analysis in Software Development

Education

  • BA, English, Beijing Forestry University
  • MA, Linguistics, Beijing Forestry University