Research

Human Factors & Statistical Modeling Lab

Faculty Contact: Linda Ng Boyle

The HFSM Lab investigates the impact of people's driving behavior on risk of injury or mishap.

diagram of insturmented vehicle

Instrumented Vehicle Includes:

  • Internal and external cameras to record vehicle and driver activities
  • Seat, floor, pedals, and steering wheel are equipped to record loading characteristics while driving
  • Research includes vehicle tracking, driver response to various driving conditions, and measurement of physiological characteristics during driving.

person in driving simulator

National Advanced Driving Simulator MiniSim ยป

  • 130 degree field of view
  • 12 inch 'glass dach' instrument cluster
  • Can simulate adaptive cruise control (ACC) functions
  • Runs on a single PC
  • Compatible with data/scenarios from full NADS