January 19, 2023 | Nancy Cooke from the Polytechnic School at Arizona State University
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Nancy Cooke is a professor in Human Systems Engineering at the Polytechnic School, one of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University. She also directs Global Security Initiative’s Center for Human, AI, and Robot Teaming. Professor Cooke’s research interests include the study of individual and team cognition. Applied research topics include:
· the development of cognitive and knowledge engineering methodologies,
· sensor operator threat detection,
· cyber and intelligence analysis,
· remotely-piloted aircraft systems,
· human-robot teaming,
· healthcare systems, and
· emergency response systems.
She specializes in the development, application, and evaluation of methodologies to elicit and assess individual and team cognition. Dr. Cooke is a Past President of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society and the past chair of the Board on Human Systems Integration at the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine. She also recently chaired a study panel for the National Academies on the Enhancing the Effectiveness of Team Science. Dr. Cooke was a member of the US Air Force Scientific Advisory board from 2008-2012, and in 2014, she received the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society’s Arnold M. Small President’s Distinguished Service Award.
Learn more about her work at the links below:
ASU Human Systems Engineering Program
ASU Global Security Initiative CHART Program
CHART-ing the Future of Space Exploration
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