ACSHF Faculty

Primary Program Faculty

Susan L. Amato-Henderson

  • Department Chair, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Associate Professor of Psychology, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
906-487-2536
slamato@mtu.edu
Meese Center 107

Research Interests

  • Motivation Science
  • Self-Efficacy
  • Impact of Values on Behavior
  • Cognitive Dissonance
  • Individual Differences in STEM Learning

Adam D. Feltz

  • Assistant Professor of Psychology and Applied Ethics, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
906-487-1132
adfeltz@mtu.edu
Meese Center

Research Interests

  • Moral Psychology and Disagreement
  • Individual Differences
  • Applied Ethics
  • Group Interaction
  • Risk Literacy

Myounghoon "Philart" Jeon

  • Associate Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Associate Professor, Computer Science
  • Director, Center for Human-Centered Computing
906-487-3273
mjeon@mtu.edu
Meese Center 205, Rekhi Hall 202

Research Interests

  • Human-Computer Interaction/ Human-Robot Interaction
  • Auditory Displays/ Sonification
  • Affective Computing/ Emotional Design
  • Automotive User Interfaces
  • Assistive Technology for Special Populations
  • Aesthetic Computing/ Media Art

Shane T. Mueller

  • Associate Professor of Psychology, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
906-487-1159
shanem@mtu.edu
Meese Center 203

Research Interests

  • Computational Modeling
  • Recognitional Decision Making
  • Perceptual and Memory Processes
  • Representations of Cultural Knowledge

Kelly S. Steelman

  • Assistant Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Affiliated Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
906-487-2792
steelman@mtu.edu
Meese Center 102

Research Interests

  • Basic and applied attention
  • Models of attention
  • Human performance in aviation
  • Instructional design
  • Display design

Kevin M. Trewartha

  • Assistant Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology

Research Interests

  • Cognitive Aging
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Sensorimotor Control
  • Memory
  • Cognitive Control
  • Action

Elizabeth Veinott

  • Associate Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
906-487-2171
eveinott@mtu.edu
Meese Center 111

Allied Faculty

Bradley H. Baltensperger

  • Emeritus Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Research Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
906-487-2425
brad@mtu.edu
Meese Center 202

Research Interests

  • STEM Learning and Teaching
  • Teacher Professional Development
  • Earth Science Education

Jason R. Carter

  • Department Chair and Professor, Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology
  • Assistant to VPR to Research
  • Affiliated Professor, Biological Sciences, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
906-487-2994
jcarter@mtu.edu
SDC 231

Links of Interest

Research Interests

  • Autonomic and Cardiovascular Control in Humans
  • Neurovascular Responses to Mental Stress
  • Sleep and Autonomic Activity in Humans
  • Sex Differences and Sympathetic Activity
  • Aerobic and Anaerobic Balance in Elite Athletes

John D. Hill

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Links of Interest

Research Interests

  • Design and enhancement of transportation systems, service systems, and occupational health and safety

Areas of Expertise

  • Human Factors
  • Transportation Safety and Policy
  • Service Systems

Karla Saari Kitalong

  • Professor, Humanities
  • Director of Composition
906-487-3254
kitalong@mtu.edu
Walker 103

Scott A. Kuhl

  • Associate Professor, Computer Science
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Faculty Advisor, Husky Game Development Enterprise

Area of Expertise

  • Computer Graphics
  • Virtual Environments
  • Head-mounted displays
  • Human Perception

Amlan Mukherjee

  • Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
906-487-1952
amlan@mtu.edu
Dillman 201J

Links of Interest

Research Interests

  • Planning and decision making in infrastructure system management
  • Develop models and implements simulations that can aid decision makers assess design alternatives and explore what-if scenarios

Robert Pastel

  • Associate Professor, Computer Science
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Faculty Advisor, Humane Interface Design Enterprise
906-487-1639
pastel@mtu.edu
Rekhi Hall 204

Links of Interest

Area of Expertise

  • Mobile App Design and Usability
  • Software Development and Processes
  • Computer Science Education

Charles Wallace

  • Associate Professor, Computer Science
  • Undergraduate Program Director, Computer Science

Areas of Expertise

  • Software Requirements
  • Human-Centered Computing
  • Communication in Software Development
  • Formal Methods
  • Software Engineering Education
  • Agile Development Methods
  • Cyberlearning

Paul Ward

  • Adjunct Professor of Psychology, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
906-487-2065
pward@mtu.edu
Meese Center 105

Research Interests

  • Study of Expertise
  • Perceptual-Cognitive Skills
  • Training
  • Skill Acquisition
  • Applied Cognition
  • Cognitive Engineering
  • Human Factors
  • Sports Science