Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Graduate Student Directory

Lamia Alam

Lamia Alam

  • MS Student, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

Research Interests

  • Explainable AI
  • Sensemaking Model
  • Diagnostic Reasoning

Education

  • BS, Computer Science and Engineering, Michigan Technological University
  • Military Institute of Science and Technology, Bangladesh 
Shruti Amre

Shruti Amre

  • PhD Student, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

Research Interests

  • Human Factors of Automated Vehicles
  • Driver Behavior
  • Driving Simulation
  • Wearable Technology

Education

  • MS, Medical Informatics, Michigan Technological University
  • BE, Biomedical Engineering, University of Mumbai
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
Whitney Boroski

Whitney M. Boroski

  • MS, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

Research Interests

  • Health
  • Wellness

Education

  • B.S. in Exercise Science from Michigan Tech 
Bridget Durocher

Bridget Durocher

  • PhD Student, Applied Cognitive Sciences and Human Factors

Research Interests

  • Cognitive Aging
  • Memory

Education

  • MS, Exercise Science, Northern Michigan University
Isaac Flint

Isaac R. Flint

  • PhD Student, Applied Cognitive Sciences and Human Factors

Research Interests

  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Decision Making
  • Memory
  • Motor Learning

Education

BS, Psychology, University of Central Missouri

Natasha Hardy

Natasha J. Hardy

  • PhD Student, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

Research Interests

  • Decision-making in high task complexity environments
  • Instructional design and technology
  • Choice architecture

Education

  • MS, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors, Michigan Technological University
  • MS, Administration and Leadership, Central Michigan University
  • BS, Organizational Management, Spring Arbor University
Amber Kemppainen

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
Warat Khaewratana

Warat Khaewratana

  • PhD Student, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

Research Interests

  • STEM Education
  • Educational Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence

Education

  • BS, Electrical Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York
Steven Landry

Steven G. Landry

  • PhD Student, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

Research Interests

  • Auditory Displays
  • Data Sonification
  • Gesture Controls
  • Interactive Gadgetry

Education

  • BS, Psychology, SELU
Tauseef Mamun

Tauseef Ibne Mamun

  • PhD, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

Research Interests

  • Explainable AI
  • Human–Computer Interaction 

Education

  • PhD, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors, Michigan Technological University
  • BS, Computer Science and Engineering, Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology
Kaitlyn Roose

Kaitlyn Marie Roose

  • MS Candidate, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

Research Interests

  • Video Games
  • STEM Education
  • Human Factors
  • Military Technology and Training

Links of Interest

Education

  • BA, Psychology, Gannon University
Darnishia Slade

Darnishia L. Slade

  • PhD Student, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

Research Interests

  • Microaggressions/Micro Affirmations

Education

  • Master of Management, Management/International Business, Walsh College
  • BS, Industrial Management/International Business, Michigan Technological University
Kay (Catherine) Tislar

Kay (Catherine) Tislar

  • PhD Student, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

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
Alexandra Watral

Alexandra T. Watral

  • PhD Student, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

Research Interests

  • Acquired Brain Injury
  • Neuropsychology 

Education

  • MA, Clinical Psychology, Minnesota School of Professional Psychology
  • BS, Biopsychology, Viterbo University