Accepts assignments as an expert witness? True
Accepts other consulting assignments? True
Specialties: Accident analysisMedical products/systemsOccupational safety/healthProduct design/safetySafetyTest/evaluationUsability testingWarnings
Additional Expertise Areas: Hazard and risk communication, warning labels and signs, product manuals, perception, attention, memory, cognition human information processing, document design, visual and auditory displays, forensic human factors, usability testing, research design & analysis, human-machine interfaces and interaction
Educational Background: Ph.D., Human Factors/Engineering Psychology, 1986, Rice University (Houston); M.A., Human Experimental Psychology, 1982, University of South Florida (Tampa); B.A., Psychology, 1978, University of Virginia (Charlottesville).
Supplemental Background:Professor Emeritus of Psychology (Human Factors and Applied Psychology) at North Carolina State University, currently residing in Fort Lauderdale, FL; Visiting Scholar at Liberty Mutual Research Center for Safety and Health, Hopkinton, MA (1997-1998); Asst. Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY (1989-1992); Asst. Professor, University of Richmond (1986-1989); Fellow of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society and of the International Ergonomics Association
Consulting Experience: Past and ongoing consulting for government agencies, companies, and law firms. Considerable experience as a forensic expert witness in in personal injury and property damage cases concerning human factors/ergonomics and warnings. Professor Emeritus with more than 20 years past experience as a full-time faculty member a doctoral-granting graduate program in Human Factors/Ergonomics. Over 350 peer-reviewed scientific publications on the topics of warnings, risk communication, hazard perception, information design, visual and auditory displays, human-product interface and interaction, and applied human memory and cognition. CV available by request.
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