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Work History

Work History
Oct 2011 - Present

Research Scientist

Rutgers Center for Cognitive Sciences

I am currently working on eye-tracking experiments studying how we track & search for objects in my lab: "Dynamics of Visual Behaviors." I collaborate with Zenon Pylyshyn and his "Visual Attention" laboratory. Additional research projects on: Evaluating effectiveness of web-design: http://rci.rutgers.edu/~daks/webeval.htm

Designing Eye-tracking Experiments, and formulating theoretical predictions, and behavioral outcomes. Mentoring Students. Analyzing Data, Performing Statistics using Excel, SPSS & Matlab; Presenting results to students, colleagues, and other audiences. Currently, writing up results for publication.

Many research studies presented at Vision Sciences Society Int'l meetings, Invited talks & Invited book chapters (e.g., Univ of Conn; details on CV: http://rci.rutgers.edu/~daks/ Example of recent projects: http://ruccs.rutgers.edu/faculty/pylyshyn/VSS-poster-2012.pdf

Nov 2005 - Sep 2011

Research Associate Professor

Rutgers University

Set up eye-tracking laboratory: "Dynamics of Visual Behavior". Designing Eye-tracking Experiments, Mentoring Students, Analyzing Data, Performing Statistics using Excel, SPSS & Matlab; Presenting results to students, colleagues, and other audiences. Emphasis on novel dynamical systems approach to understanding behavior.

Studying dynamics of visual behavior + similar to previous. rci.rutgers.edu/~daks/

Sep 1993 - Aug 2005

Assistant & Associate Professor

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

University Faculty

Undergraduate teaching, Research, Mentoring, Hybrid & Online teaching http://aks.rutgers.edu/AksInfo/CV.htm rci.rutgers.edu/~daks/AksWebTimeline95_to12.pdf

Education

Education
Jan 1985 - Jan 1993

MA, PhD

The University of British Columbia / UBC
Jan 1980 - Jan 1984

BA

State University of New York at Binghamton

Psi Chi Honors Society