Elizabeth O'Neal Selected to Receive SAFER-SIM Student of the Year Award

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 12:00am

The Hank Virtual Environments Lab is pleased to announce that graduate student Elizabeth O'Neal has been selected to receive the Safety Research Using Simulation (SAFER-SIM) Student of the Year Award.

SAFER-SIM is comprised of a multidisciplinary, synergistic team of researchers in human factors, engineering, computer science, and psychology who will use innovative simulation approaches ranging from microsimulation to human-in-the-loop simulation to promote safety. SAFER-SIM sponsors research, outreach activities in STEM areas, and aid workforce development efforts in transportation safety.

Elizabeth will be honored at the Council of University Transportation Centers reception in Washington, D.C., along with the recipients from the other University Transportation Centers.  Elizabeth's dissertation is supervised by Professor Jodie Plumert