Thomas Schnell

Thomas Schnell
Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Additional Titles: 
Professor, Occupational and Environmental Health
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor, Neurology
Director of Project Development and Researcher, Center for Computer-Aided Design
Director, Operator Performance Laboratory
Human Factors Researcher, Public Policy Center
Researcher, Heartland Center for Occupational Health and Safety
(319) 384-0811
2135 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
Joined the College of Engineering: 
Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Ohio University, 1998.
M.S., Industrial Engineering, Ohio University, 1994.
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Bern Institute of Technology, 1992.
Present Research Interests: 
Live Virtual Constructive (LVC) training
Neural markers of workload
Flight physiology
Flight training effectiveness assessment
Synthetic vision and enhanced vision for aircraft
Nighttime visibility
Workload assessment
Situation awareness
Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships: 
Member, SAE G-10, Synthetic Vision
member, Institute for Industrial Engineers (IIE)
member, Optical Society of America (OSA)
member, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
Member of the Aerospace Medical Association (ASMA)
Special Fields of Knowledge: 
Human factors and ergonomics research