Category: Psychology

Jeon and Students Present at HFES2013

HFES 2013Assistant Professor, Myounghoon “Philart” Jeon (CLS) and his students presented two projects at the 57th International Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES2013), San Diego, Sept. 30 through Oct. 4. The projects were “Sadder but wiser? Effects of negative emotions on risk perception, driving performance, and perceived workload,” and “Increasing physical therapy patient compliance and satisfaction with web-based applications.”

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Dean’s List Spring 2013

Spring 2013 4.00
Grew, Kristin* JR SPSY
Lehman, William E* SR SPSY
Nelson, Bradley D* SR SPSY
Nigro, Elizabeth A* SR SPSY
Veach, Emma G* SR SPSY

Spring 2013 3.99-3.50
Anderson, Krista M SR
Beirne, Jolene A JR SPSY
Cherubini-Sutinen, Alysa R SR SPSY
Deane, Katrina E SR SPSY
Franchock, Rachel M SR SPSY
Jones, Taylor E SO SPSY
Kemppainen, Marshall T SO SPSY
Mason, Jacob J JR SPSY
Mauer, Tessa K SR SPSY
Mayra, Kerri B SR SPSY
Neubauer Lieburn, Robin M SR SPSY
Shull, Catherine E SO SPSY
Westphal, Abbey M SR SPSY

Jeon Group Presents on Human-Computer Interaction

HCII 2013Assistant Professor, Myounghoon “Philart” Jeon (CLS) and his colleagues presented three projects at the 15th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII2013), Las Vegas, Nevada, July 21-26, 2013.

Jeon, M., and Lee, J-H. “The ecological AUI (Auditory User Interface) design and evaluation of user acceptance for various tasks on smartphones.”

Jeon, M. “Lyricons (Lyrics + Earcons): Designing a new auditory cue combining speech and sounds.”

Jeon, M., Winton, R. J., Henry, G. A., Oh, S., Bruce, C. M., and Walker, B. N. “Designing interactive sonification for live aquarium exhibits.” This third paper has won the Best Poster Award among 303 posters.

HCI International Conference accommodates more than 3,500 participants from all around the world.

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CAREER Award for Edward Cokely

Edward Cokely
Edward Cokely

Edward Cokely (CLS) has been awarded a $49,866 research grant for “CAREER: Numeracy and Risk Literacy” by the National Science Foundation. This is the first year of a five-year project totaling $451,566.

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CAREER: The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations. Such activities should build a firm foundation for a lifetime of leadership in integrating education and research. NSF encourages submission of CAREER proposals from junior faculty members at all CAREER-eligible organizations and especially encourages women, members of underrepresented minority groups, and persons with disabilities to apply.

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Athlete Emma Veach Earns Academic Honors

Emma Veach
Emma Veach

Basketball Players Earn Academic Honors

Michigan Tech had 18 student-athletes named to the 2012-13 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Winter All-Academic and All-Academic Excellence Teams recently.

All-Academic Teams are comprised of those student-athletes who meet the criteria and carry a cumulative GPA of 3.0-3.49. All-Academic Excellence Teams are comprised of student-athletes who have a cumulative GPA of 3.50-4.0.

In Women’s Basketball, Psychology Senior Emma Veach from Grand Haven, Michigan, was part of the All-Academic Excellence Team.

Read more at Tech Today, by Ian Marks.