Dr. Valerie Shalin

    Department of PsychologyWright State University

 

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Dr. Valerie Shalin
Associate Professor & Human Factors Area Leader

 

Education

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Ph.D.

1987

Cognitive Psychology

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

M.S.

1983

Cognitive Psychology

University of California at Los Angeles

B.S.

1978

Psychobiology

Université of de Bordeaux

1975

Psychology

   

Academic Positions

2002-present

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology Wright State University, Dayton, OH.

1996-2002

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology Wright State University, Dayton, OH.

1990-1996

Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.

1983 & 1985

Teaching Fellow, Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

1978-1985

Graduate Research Assistant, Learning REsearch and Development Center, University of Pittsburgh, PA.

   

Research Positions

1989-9/90

Principal Research Scientist, Systems and Control Sciences, Honeywell Systems and Research Center, Minneapolis, MN.

1988-1990

Senior Research Scientist, Man-Machine Sciences, Honeywell Systems and Research Center, Minneapolis, MN.

1987-1988

Research Scientist, Man-Machine Sciences, Honeywell Systems and Research Center, Minneapolis, MN.

1986-1987

Intern, Man-Machine Sciences, Honeywell Systems and Research Center, Minneapolis, MN.

   

Principal Areas of Research and Teaching

Human workplace expertise and communication, and associated empirical and analytic methods to support the design and evaluation of coordinated work and workplace technology in: space exploration, medicine and surgery, disaster response, and manual labor.

   

Awards & Scholarships

Summer 2012 & 2013, Fall 2013-Spring 2014 Invited Researcher/Professor, INRIA, France.

2004 NASA Headquarters award "Turning Goals into Reality" to NASA Ames for tools provided to JPL for the Mars Exploration Rover.

2003 Ames Honor Award to Code I for Technology Infusion, recognizing NASA Ames Human Centered Computing Team Support for Mars Exploration Rover.

   

Language Skills

English: native.
French: good reading and speaking skills.

 

Department of Psychology
Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435
Office Telephone: (937) 775-2023
Fax: (937) 775-3347
E-mail: valerie.shalin@wright.edu