Morris named HumanFIRST Lab director
Nichole Morris has been named director of the HumanFIRST Laboratory. Since joining the lab in 2011 as a research associate, Morris has participated in several key research efforts, including connected vehicles technologies, lane-departure warning systems, teen driver support systems, traveler information smartphone applications, usability, and automated speed enforcement. Her work on the design of a crash report form for law enforcement received a Best Practice Award from the International Forum of Traffic Record and Highway Information Systems in September 2014.
Morris’s research focuses on human-computer interactions with technology related to various aspects of transportation, and her research interests include multi-sensory perception, aging, judgment and decision making, usability, and human factors. She received a Ph.D. in psychology (human factors) from Wichita State University in 2011. She also holds an M.A. and B.A. in psychology from Wichita State University.