2017 Summer REU Program
Awardees from left to right are as follows:
Madeline Niichel: Arizona State University -
Joselyn Hathaway: Elizabeth City State University
Auriel Jasper-Morris: Xavier University of Louisiana
Cooper Rodriguez: Meredith College
Jada Elleby: North Carolina A&T State University
Cecilia Garza: Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kristen McGatlin: Kansas State University
Vivian Nelson: U of Arkansas Pine Bluff
Hi, my name is Maddie Niichel and I am a Junior in the Human Systems Engineering
program at Arizona State UniversityĖPolytechnic in Mesa, AZ. I am also
pursuing a minor in Engineering Management. I am excited for the
opportunities this program has given me and cannot wait to apply what I
learn here to my program back home!
Project Title: Humanization of Robots: The Role of Group
Hello, my name is Joselyn Hathaway.† I am from Gates County, North Carolina
and currently reside in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.† I am a junior at Elizabeth City State
University, which is located in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.† My major is mathematics with a
concentration in secondary education.
Project Title: Numeracy and Decision Making
Hi, my name is Kristen McGatlin. I am from
Linn, Kansas and attend Kansas State University. I am headed into my senior
year majoring in psychology with a concentration in cognitive research. I
am also working towards a secondary degree in gerontology. I am blessed
that I am able to spend my summer here and canít wait to learn all that I
Project Title: How are preferences
formed for rule following and exception items?
am Vivian Nelson a resident of Memphis, TN. I attend the University of
Arkansas at Pine Bluff where I am in my junior year. My major is biology
geared toward the pre-dental path.
Project Title: Effects of Oncoming Vehicle Size on Overtaking Judgment
Hello, my name is Auriel Jasper-Morris.
I am from Houston, Texas and currently reside in New Orleans, Louisiana. I
am a junior and a McNair Scholar at Xavier University of Louisiana. My
major is Psychology with a minor in Chemistry.
Project Title: Perspective Taking and Relationship Advice
my name is Cooper Rodriguez. I am from Pinehurst, North Carolina and I
currently attend Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina. I am a
senior, majoring in Exercise and Sports Science with a concentration in
Health and Wellness.
Project Title: The Effect of Restorative Environments on
Sustained Attention: A Replication and Extension of Berto
Advisor: Dr. Klein
Hello, my name is Jada Elleby. I am from Charlotte, North Carolina. I
currently reside in Greensboro, North Carolina where I attend school at the
illustrious North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. I
am a junior Sociology student with a concentration in Liberal Studies. I am
more than appreciative of this opportunity and canít wait to apply what
Iíve learned here back at my home institution.
Project Title: When Iím Right
Youíre Wrong: Attitude Correctness Facilitates Intergroup Anger and
Negative Perceptions of Opposing Others
y'all! My name is Cecilia Rose Garza;I'm from Rio
Grande City, Texas but attend Texas A&M University-Kingsville. I
currently major in Psychology with a minor in Business. It's a blessing to
be here and work with my collaborators. More than anything I'm excited for
the opportunities to come from being apart of this esteemed program.
Project Title: Effects of Object
Surfaces and Shapes on Hand Grip Function for Heavy Objects
Advisor: Dr. Yang
First Picture with PI and Co-PI of this
Dr. Talley's Colloquium: Slides
Dr. Davis' Colloquium: Slides
Colloquium: Slides†††††††††††††† ††††††Dr. Serra's Colloquium: Slides
Dr. Hohman's Colloquium: Slides
SuperLab Journal Paper Presentation (June 28,
(June 29, 2017)
Liddell graduated with his Ph.D. from Texas Techís Experimental Psychology
program in 1996, and later founded Human Interfaces, Inc., in Austin, which
he has led for the last nineteen years. Dr. Liddellís team at Human
Interfaces conducts user experience and human factors research on a wide
variety of products and services, including websites, software applications,
and hardware. Dr.
Liddell will be speaking about the abundant opportunities that exist for a
career path in human factors and about experiences and lessons learned during
his career path. He also will describe what he personally looks for in job
Panel July 5, 2017††††
Group Picture 2
Presentations (July 28, 2017)
(July 28, 2017)