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Speaker series: Gregory Fitch on driver distraction

June 16, 2015 - 11:30am
Sponsor: UMTRI 50th Anniversary Speaker Series
Dr. Gregory Fitch is a research scientist and user experience group leader in the Center for Automated Vehicle Systems at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute. He is an experienced researcher of driver performance with technology. He will present his research on driver distraction, driver performance with collision avoidance systems, and operator interaction with automated vehicles. His talk, titled "Driver Distraction and Mitigation," will cover research methods pertaining to naturalistic driving data collection, reduction, and analysis, as well as human performance testing using a controlled test track.