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					                                      ERIC J. STEARMAN

Address:       Georgia Institute of Technology          E-mail:     ericjstearman@gatech.edu
               School of Psychology
               654 Cherry St.
               Atlanta, GA 30332-0170

Lab:           404.894.3979                             Mobile:     678.310.6672


                                               EDUCATION
Georgia Institute of Technology, M.S., in progress
University of Central Florida, Psychology, B.S., 2009
Valencia Community College, A.A., 2006

                                 PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Positions held
Graduate Research Assistant, School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology
     NextGen National Airspace Situation Awareness, Performance, and Vigilance (May 2009 – Present), Dr.
        Frank Durso
            o Assistance in the development of experiments. Primary assistance in the administration of
                experiments, including participant scheduling, data collection, and analyses.
Graduate Teaching Assistant, School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology
     Research Methods in Psychology PSYC2015 (August 2011 – May 2012)
            o Lab Instructor. Responsible for teaching the lab portion of the class, organizing material for class,
                reviewing material for tests and quizzes, holding office hours, grading APA papers, and filling in
                as instructor for lectures when needed.
Undergraduate Research Assistant, Dept. of Psychology, University of Central Florida
     Traffic Signal Salience (March 2008 – April 2009), Dr. Justin Morgan
            o Primary assistance in the administration of the experiment, including participant scheduling, data
                collection, and analyses
     Hysteresis in Driving (December 2007 – May 2008), Dr. Justin Morgan
            o Assisted in data collection efforts and study management
     Robot vs. Human Trust (February 2008 – March 2008), Dr. Jennifer Ross
            o Aided in data collection and entry
US Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, Orlando, FL
     Problem Solving (June 2008 – December 2008), Dr. Erica Hernandez
            o Aided in running participants and collecting data
     Comprehension of Task Goals (March 2008 – May 2008), Dr. Jennifer Ross
            o Aided in running participants, training other research assistants, and collecting data
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Psychology, University of Central Florida
     Research Methods in Psychology, EXP3213c, (January 2008 – May 2008; August 2008 – December 2008),
        Dr. Mathew Chin
            o Responsible for review sessions before exams, holding regular office hours to answer student
                questions and review previous exams. Assisted students through a web component of the class, as
                well as proctored, graded, and reviewed exams.
     Sexual Behavior, SOP2772, (January 2008 – May 2008), Dr. Randy Fisher
            o Held office hours to answer student’s questions and review exams. Held weekly meetings with
                Professor Fisher and other teaching assistants to review old and upcoming material, submitted
                questions for exams, as well as proctored and graded exams.
Membership
Human Factors & Ergonomics Society (Student Member)
   Aerospace Technical Group
American Psychological Association (Student Member)
   Applied Experimental and Engineering Psychology (Division 21)
Psi Chi, The National Honor Society in Psychology

Current research
My current research focuses on how the involvement of the air traffic controller with the aircraft and predictability
of aircraft routes affects the air traffic controllers’ workload, situation awareness, and ability to predict potential
conflicts among aircraft.

                                        FUNDING AND AWARDS
Internal Funding
Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Psychology: August 2009 – Present

Awards
Best Student Paper:
Stearman, E.J., Pop, V.L., & Durso, F.T. (2010). Effects of age-of-flight on situation awareness in en route air traffic
         control. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 54th Annual Meeting: Aerospace Systems Technical
         Group.



                                              PUBLICATIONS
Durso, F.T., Pop, V.L., Burnett, J.S., & Stearman, E.J. (2011). Evidence based guidelines for powerpoint
    presentations. Ergonomics in Design: The Quarterly of Human Factors Applications : 19 (3), 4-8.
Durso, F. T., Robertson, S. & Stearman, E. J. (2010). NextSim: A portable human factors research simulator
     for future ATC concepts. In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 54th Annual Meeting.
     Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
Durso, F. T., Stearman, E. J., & Pop, V. L. (revision requested). Tracking situation awareness indexes in a dynamic
    air traffic control task. American Journal of Psychology.
Durso, F. T., Stearman, E. J., & Robertson, S. (revision requested). NextSim: A platform independent simulator for
    NextGen human factors research. Human Factors.
Pop, V.L., Stearman, E.J., & Durso, F.T. (2010). Vigilance decrements in the NextGen environment. In Proceedings
    of International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction in Aeronautics. Cape Canaveral, FL.
Pop, V. L., Stearman, E. J., Kazi, S., & Durso, F. T. (2012). Using engagement to negate vigilance decrements in
     the NextGen environment. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 28(2), 99-106.
Stearman, E.J. (2012). Factors affecting vigilance performance in an ATC task. In Proceedings of the Aerospace
    Medical Association 83rd Annual Meeting.
Stearman, E.J., Morgan, J.F., Leonard, S.D., Hancock, P.A., & Garcia, A.J. (2009). Enhancement of signal light
    stimuli may improve responses. In: Proceedings of the 21st Annual Meeting of the International Society for
    Occupational Ergonomics & Safety.

                       PRESENTATIONS AND DEMONSTRATIONS
Presentations
Durso, F. T., Pop, V., Stearman, E. J., & Kazi, S. (2011). How to create a vigilance decrement in NextGen
         ATC. American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
Durso, F. T., Stearman, E. J. & Robertson, S. (2010). NextSim: A portable human factors research simulator
    for future ATC concepts. International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction in Aeronautics,
    CapeCanaveral, FL.
Stearman, E. J. (2010). Engineering Psychology Colloquium. Georgia Institute of Technology. Atlanta, GA.
Stearman, E. J. (2010). GVU Brownbag. Georgia Institute of Technology. Atlanta, GA.
Stearman, E.J. (2012). Factors affecting vigilance performance in an ATC task. Aerospace Medical Association 83rd
    Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.
Stearman, E. J., Pop, V. L., & Durso, F. T. (2010). Effects of age-of-flight on situation awareness in en route air
    traffic control. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 54 th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.




Demonstrations
Pop, V.L. & Stearman, E. J. (2009). Orientation to NextSim. Federal Aviation Administration, Oklahoma City, OK.
Stearman, E. J. (2009). Workshop for writing scenarios using NextSim. Federal Aviation Administration, Oklahoma
    City, OK.
Stearman, E. J. (2010). NextSim: A portable human factors research simulator for future ATC concepts. Human
        Factors and Ergonomics Society 54th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

                               QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

       SPSS (statistical analysis package)
       Superlab 2.x (experiment stimulus and response software package)
       Multivariate statistics
       NextSim
       Georgia Institute of Technology IRB certification as a Social and Behavioral Investigator, CITI course
        (June 2009): Ref # 2850099. University of Central Florida (March 2008): Ref # 1702744. NIH
        certification in Protecting Human Research Participants: (August 2008): Certificate # 77292


                                             REFERENCES
Francis T. Durso, School of Psychology, 654 Cherry St., Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332.
    (806) 438-7792. frank.durso@psych.gatech.edu
Justin F. Morgan, Center for Truck and Bus Safety, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 3500
    Transportation Research Plaza (0536), Blacksburg, VA 24061. (540) 231-1034. jmorgan@vtti.vt.edu

				
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