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Work experience

Feb 2015Present

President & Chief eXperience Officer (CXO)

Post Launch

Collaborate with the Founder and CEO to develop and implement a growth-focused strategic plan - specifically to ensure that Post Launch's fiscal, operational, marketing, human resource, technology and programmatic strategies are effectively implemented across all segments of the organization.

  • Plan, coordinate, and manage the contracts and day-to-day operations for Post Launch.
  • Provide overall leadership of operational priorities, projects, and activities, maintaining appropriate communications within and between Post Launch and any external partners.
  • Oversee administrative activities from contract award to contract completion.
  • Supervise, manage, and mentor all managers and directors including complete and objective appraisal of performance.
  • Preside over quality control.
  • Hire, train, and terminate employees.
  • Pursue and procure appropriate funding opportunities that will help support the Post Launch mission.
  • Plan and participate in education and training sessions for Post Launch personnel in the domain of web presence marketing.
  • Assist the Founder and CEO with business strategy across all vectors of the Post Launch organization.
Feb 2015Present

Senior Advisor, Usability Services

MedStar Health

Advise leadership and staff at the MedStar Institute for Innovation on medical device and health IT human factors and usability contracts for industry and as service to MedStar Health.

  • Advise on Usability Services operational priorities, projects, and activities.
  • Provide guidance on marketing strategy for Usability Services.
  • Act as an interim mentor for all Usability Services staff.
  • Advise on the intake process for external funding opportunities.
  • Negotiate and prepare contracts for services.
Jun 2002Present

Founder & Principal

Strategy Draftsman

Part-time consulting company with a focus on startup business strategy/operations, software and web-based interface usability, and human factors. Specialize in market/user research and preparation of documents/manuscripts.

Raster Media, LLC, Las Vegas, NV: Business strategist for virtual design/development firm and associated clientele (4 contracts to date). Proprietary.

  • Role: Business Strategist
  • 02/12 - Present

I-81 Travel Plaza, Wythe County, VA: Contracted to lead a group focused on generating and implementing a new business strategy for operations. Proprietary.

  • Role: Business Strategist
  • 04/12 - 04/13

Applied Cognitive Sciences, Spokane, WA: Review of literature and report preparation on issues related to light-vehicle safety, psychology, and human factors ( 5 contracts to date). Proprietary.

  • Role: Subject Matter Expert
  • 06/11 - 12/12

VIP Studios, Seattle, WA: Business strategist and usability consultant for a website and mobile application development company. Proprietary.

  • Role: Business Strategist & Usability Consultant
  • 10/11 - 01/12

Law Firm Casework: Review of literature and report preparation on heavy vehicle safety-related issues for Law Firm casework. Proprietary.

  • Role: Subject Matter Expert
  • 04/09 - 05/09

Institutional Research Center - University of Idaho, Moscow, ID: Contracted to assist in human factors design and evaluation of On-line Student-Teacher Evaluation Site. Designed and executed usability tests.

  • Role: Human Factors & Usability Consultant
  • 06/02 - 08/02
Jun 2013Feb 2015

Director of Usability Services

MedStar Health

Plan, coordinate, and manage the projects, programs, and day-to-day operations for the Usability Division which is chartered to conduct medical device and health IT usability evaluations, both for the industry and as service to MedStar Health.

  • Provide overall leadership of the Usability Division operational priorities, projects, and activities, maintaining appropriate communications within and between MedStar Health units and any external partners.
  • Market the Usability Division resources to internal and external stakeholders focusing on the promotion of its parent center as an innovator in bringing human factors to healthcare.
  • Oversee administrative activities, including financial tracking, from proposal inception to project completion of all Usability Division activities and pilot projects.
  • Supervise, manage, and mentor all Usability Division staff including complete and objective appraisal of performance.
  • Pursue and procure appropriate funding opportunities that will support the division mission.
  • Develop and maintain long-term relationships with key staff at vendor and government regulatory agencies.
  • Negotiate and administer contracts for services and oversee the development of expenditure and contract status reports.
  • Conceive, develop, and execute usability evaluation studies of the highest scientific standards related to human factors in healthcare, with an emphasis on safety, risk mitigation, and usability.
  • Oversee and participate in data collection in laboratory, simulated, and real-life clinical environments.
  • Plan and participate in education and training sessions for MedStar Health personnel in the domain of human factors engineering. 
Sep 2011Jun 2013

Senior Research Associate

Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

Procurement, design, management, execution, analysis, write-up, and presentation of research projects on transportation safety and human factors.

  • Principal Investigator (PI), Co-PI, and Project Manager for several large-scale transportation safety studies (over $5.95 million of contract research).
  • Author of 47 scientific publications and technical reports.
  • Supervision and management of researchers and staff.
  • Numerous professional presentations and outreach.
  • Data collection, reduction, and statistical analysis experience.
  • Familiar with in-vehicle information/safety systems
  • Onsite specialist with vehicle data acquisition systems.
  • Media coverage/interviews featured in television segments including: 60 Minutes - Australia, CNBC and CBC
Mar 2004Aug 2011

Research Associate

Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

Design, management, execution, analysis, write-up, and presentation of multiple research projects on transportation safety and human factors involving heavy trucks, buses, and light vehicles.

  • Co-PI and Project Manager for several large-scale studies of commercial-vehicle and light-vehicle safety. Supervision and management of researchers and staff.
  • Professional presentations and outreach.
  • Data collection, reduction, and statistical analysis experience.
  • Familiar with in-vehicle information/safety systems.
  • Onsite specialist with vehicle data acquisition systems.
  • Manager of experimental vehicle fleet for CTBS.
  • Multiple research awards including recipient of the 2008 SAE Arch T. Colwell Merit Award for outstanding paper; 2006 & 2007 SAE Presentation Excellence Awards.
Jun 2003Dec 2003

Human Factors Intern

DaimlerChrysler

Led and assisted in design, data collection, data analysis, and write-up of multiple projects involving vehicle design.

  • Project manager in study to determine vehicle-related safety attitudes of customers.
  • Investigation of speech controlled in-vehicle information systems.
  • Human factors benchmarking evaluation of commercial vehicles and development of design recommendations.
  • Assisted in direct future design of next generation commercial vehicle interior technology.
  • Assisted in benchmarking and presentation of vehicle side-view mirror enhancement technology.
Aug 2001Jun 2003

Graduate Research Assistant

University of Idaho

Assisted in design, execution, analysis, write-up, and presentation of visual motion perception experiments and supervised graduate and undergraduate student research projects.

  • Research awards: 2001 Phil Mohan Award for Academic Research Excellence, and 2002 Graduate Student Association Teaching Excellence Award.
  • Project investigating motion parallax biasing effects on perception of speed.
  • Experience with virtual head-up displays in the periphery as a superior form of speed information.
  • Speed vs. path feedback in regards to performance in a virtual flight environment.
  • Effects of fog on the perception and control of speed in a simulated driving environment.
  • Perception of egospeed, onset of vection, eye tracking, and heading.
Jun 2001Oct 2001

Human Factors Intern

Battelle

Assisted in design and evaluation of Icon IDEA interactive icon evaluation tool.

  • Human computer interaction design of tool.
  • Assisted in evaluating in-vehicle information system (IVIS) icons for meeting human factors design principles.
  • Recruitment of participants for experimental testing.
  • Assisted in the creation of a software-based tutorial introducing IVIS icon technology.
Aug 2001May 2003

Graduate Teaching Assistant

University of Idaho

Introduction to Research in the Behavioral Science (PSYC 218)

  • Assistant under Dr. Steffen Werner in 2001/2002
  • Assistant under Dr. Brian Dyre in 2002/2003
  • Lab teacher
  • Lab and lecture preparation
  • Grading tests and quizzes
  • Proctoring exams
  • Graduate Student Associate Teaching Excellence Award in 2001/2002

Cognitive Psychology (PSYC 325)

  • Assistant under Dr. Brian Dyre in 2002
  • Grading tests and quizzes
  • Proctoring exams

Advanced Psychological Research Methods (PSYC 586)

  • Assistant under Dr. Curt Braun in 2002
  • Lecture preparation and proctoring exams
  • Primary teacher for 6 lectures
  • Grading tests and quizzes
Aug 1998Jun 2001

Research Assistant

University of Idaho

08/99 - 06/01

Idaho Visual Performance Laboratory (IVPL)Supervisor: Dr. Brian P. DyreDescription: Assisted in execution and analysis of visual motion perception experiments and laboratory set-up and maintenance.

  • Motion parallax biasing effects on perception of speed.
  • Speed vs. path feedback in regards to performance in a virtual flight environment.
  • Perception of egospeed, eye tracking, and heading.

08/98 - 12/98

Supervisor: Dr. Justin G. HollandsDescription: Assisted in data collection of visual perception experiments and laboratory set-up and maintenance.

  • Perception of divergence and convergence of 2-D/3-D graphical lines

Education

Aug 2001May 2007

M.S.

University of Idaho

Thesis: Perception and control of speed while driving in fog: Effects of global optical flow rate and contrast.

Certifications

Dec 2011Present

Provisional Patent

Virginia Tech
Jul 2009Jul 2012

First Aid

Virginia Tech
Jul 2009Jul 2011

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Virginia Tech
Jul 2009Jul 2011

Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

Virginia Tech
May 2008May 2009

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Virginia Tech
May 2008May 2009

Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

Virginia Tech

Journal Publications

Schaudt, W.A., Bowman, D., Baker, S., Hanowski, R. J., and Flanigan, C. (2013). Field evaluation of an enhanced rear signaling system for heavy trucks. IET Intell. Transp. Syst., pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1049/iet-its.2012.0025.

Baker, S., Schaudt, W.A., Freed, J.C., and Toole, L. (2012). A survey of light-vehicle driver education programs on sharing the road with heavy vehicles. Journal of Safety Research, 43(3), 187-194. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsr.2012.07.001

Bowman, D.S., Schaudt, W.A., Bocanegra, J., Hanowski, R.J., and Flanigan, C. Mitigating heavy truck rear-end crashes with the use of rear-lighting countermeasures. SAE International Journal of Commercial Vehicles. 3(1): 273-283, 2010 (Paper Number 2010-01-2023). http://saecomveh.saejournals.org/content/3/1/273.abstract

Schaudt, W. A., Bowman, D., Bocanegra, J., Hanowski, R. J., and Flanigan, C. (2010). Enhanced rear signaling (ERS) for heavy trucks: mitigating rear-end truck crashes using visual warning signals. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 96(3), pp. 15-34: Washington, DC. http://www.washacadsci.org/

Schaudt, W. A., Bowman, D., Marinik, A., Hanowski, R. J., and Simmons, J. Development of Hazardous Materials (HM) Shipper Prioritization Application. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2162. Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, DC, 2010, pp. 107-116. http://trb.metapress.com/content/g38304218p073932/fulltext.pdf

Schaudt, W. A., Wierwille, W. W., and Hanowski, R. J. Enhanced camera/video imaging systems (E-C/VISs) for heavy vehicles. SAE International Journal of Commercial Vehicles. 1(1): 293-304, 2008 (Paper Number 2008-01-2627). http://papers.sae.org/2008-01-2627

Wierwille, W. W., Schaudt, W. A., Fitch, G. M., and Hanowski, R. J. (2007). Development of a performance specification for indirect visibility systems on heavy trucks. SAE 2007 Transactions Journal of Commercial Vehicles, 2(116), 264-275 (Paper Number 2007-01-4231). http://papers.sae.org/2007-01-4231

Honors and Awards

Individual

  • Driving Assessment Symposium Travel Award, 2009
  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Arch T. Colwell Merit Award, 2008
  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Presentation Excellence Award, 2007
  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Presentation Excellence Award, 2006
  • Graduate Student Association Teaching Excellence Award, University of Idaho, 2002
  • Graduate Student Association Travel Award, University of Idaho, 2002
  • Phil Mohan Award: Academic Research Excellence, University of Idaho, 2001
  • Gary Renfrow Scholarship, 2000
  • Idaho Student Incentive Grant Recipient, 1999
  • Homecoming Royalty, University of Idaho, 1999
  • Honorary Member of the Student Alumni Relations Board, University of Idaho, 1999
  • Virginia Mowry Scholarship, 1998
  • University of Idaho Presidential Scholarship, 1997

Organization (direct involvement)

"JST DRIV" Teen Driver Safety Event: VTTI & AAA Mid-Atlantic on October 19th-20th 2010 in Blacksburg, VA (Role: Co-Coordinator).

  • Platinum 2011 Hermes Creative Award: International Creative Professionals Category
  • Virginia Governor's Transportation Safety Award, 2011: Youth Traffic Safety Category
  • Public Relations Society of America Award: Richmond, VA Chapter, 2011: Brief Events and Observances Category.
  • Public Relations Society of America Summit Award Gold: Blue Ridge Chapter, 2011: Special Events Average Budget.
  • International Association of Business Communicators Silver Quill Award of Excellence: Special Events - Internal or External.

Volunteer Work

  • Clean Commute Challenge: Ride Solutions Roanoke Valley Annual EventBlacksburg, VA, May 2011.Role: Participant
  • The Big Event: Virginia Tech Annual Community Service ProjectBlacksburg, VA, April 18 2009; April 17 2010; April 9, 2011.Role: Team Captain
  • Formula SAE Virginia: 2009 Collegiate Design Competition at the Virginia International RacewayAlton, VA, April 22-25.Role: Presentation Judge
  • Shamrock Project: Fundraising Event for the National Prevention of Child AbuseUniversity of Idaho, Moscow, ID, 1999.Role: Participant
  • Habitat for Humanity in the Palouse: Alpha Kappa Lambda Annual Community Service ProjectUniversity of Idaho, Moscow, ID, 1997, 98.Role: Participant
  • These Hands Don't Hurt: Public Awareness and Fundraising Event for Battered Women's Shelter of the Palouse, Alpha Kappa Lambda Annual Community Service ProjectUniversity of Idaho, Moscow, ID, 1997, 98.Role: Participant

Media Coverage/Interviews

60 Minutes - Australia (2012). Fatal Distraction.

  • Coordinator of driver distraction test-track demonstration showcasing "Virginia Tech Transportation Institute's Driver Distraction Research".
  • http://sixtyminutes.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=8546516

Merit Motion Pictures (2010). Documentary Crackberry'd: The Truth About Information Overload (U.S.); and Are We Digital Dummies? (Canada).

  • Interviewed on "Virginia Tech Transportation Institute's Driver Distraction Research".
  • Documentary featured on CNBC and CBC.

Conference Proceedings

Schaudt, W.A., Bowman, D., Baker, S., Hanowski, R. J., and Flanigan, C. (2011). Field evaluation of an enhanced rear signaling system for heavy trucks. Proceedings of the 18th World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems (CD-ROM). Washington, DC: ITS America.

Fitch, G. M., Schaudt, W.A., Wierwille, W.W., Blanco, M., and Hanowski, R. J. (2011). Human factors and systems engineering of a camera/video imaging system. Proceedings of the 18th World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems (CD-ROM). Washington, DC: ITS America.

Bowman, D.S., Schaudt, W.A., and Hanowski, R.J. (2011). FMCSA's advanced system testing utilizing a data acquisition system on the highway. Proceedings of the Society of Automotive Engineers Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress 2011. http://papers.sae.org/2011-01-2293

Trimble, T.E., Medina-Flintsch, A., Schaudt, W.A., Bowman, D., Hanowski, R.J., and Flanigan, C. (2011). Rear-end crashes involving heavy trucks: a general estimates system crash database analysis. Paper No. 11-2839. TRB 90th Annual Meeting, Compendium of Papers (DVD). Washington, DC: Transportation Research Board. http://amonline.trb.org/12knua/1

Schaudt, W.A., Bowman, D.S., Wierwille, W.W., Hanowski, R.J., and Flanigan, C. (2010). Development of auditory warning signals for mitigating heavy truck rear-end crashes. Proceedings of the Society of Automotive Engineers Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress 2010. (CD-ROM). http://papers.sae.org/2010-01-2019 Bowman, D.S., Schaudt, W.A., Bocanegra, J., Hanowski, R.J., and Flanigan, C. (2010). Mitigating heavy truck rear-end crashes with the use of rear-lighting countermeasures. Proceedings of the Society of Automotive Engineers Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress 2010. (CD-ROM). http://papers.sae.org/2010-01-2023

Schaudt, W.A., Bowman, D., Marinik, A., Hanowski, R. J., and Simmons, J. (2010). Development of hazardous materials (HM) shipper prioritization application. Paper No. 10-0409. TRB 89th Annual Meeting, Compendium of Papers (DVD). Washington, DC: Transportation Research Board. http://trb.metapress.com/content/g38304218p073932/fulltext.pdf

Rau, P.S., Schaudt, W.A., Wierwille, W.W., Hanowski, R.J., and Bocanegra, J. (2009). Enhanced camera/video imaging systems (E-C/VISs) for heavy vehicles. International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (ESV), Stuttgart, Germany, June 15-18, (Paper Number 09-0570-W). http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/pdf/esv/esv21/09-0570.pdf

Schaudt, W.A., Wierwille, W. W., and Hanowski, R.J. (2009). Object detection and identification using Enhanced Camera/Video Imaging Systems (E-C/VISs) on heavy trucks. Proceedings of the 5th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design, June 22-25, Big Sky, Montana. (CD-ROM).

Fitch, G.M., Wierwille, W.W., Schaudt, W.A., & Hanowski, R.J., (2008). Toward developing an indirect visibility system for large trucks. Submitted to the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, New York City, NY.

Schaudt, W.A., Wierwille, W. W., and Hanowski, R.J. (2008). Enhanced camera/video imaging systems (E-C/VISs) for heavy vehicles. Proceedings of the Society of Automotive Engineers Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress. (CD-ROM). http://www.sae.org/technical/papers/2008-01-2627

Wierwille, W. W., Schaudt, W.A., Fitch, G. M., and Hanowski, R.J. (2007). Development of a performance specification for indirect visibility systems on heavy trucks. Proceedings of the Society of Automotive Engineers Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress. (CD-ROM). http://www.sae.org/technical/papers/2007-01-4231

Rau, P.S., Wierwille, W.W., Schaudt, W.A., Gupta, S.K., and Hanowski, R.J. (2007). Development of a performance specification for indirect visibility systems on heavy vehicles. International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (ESV), Lyon, France, June 18-21, (Paper Number 07-0238). http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/pdf/nrd-01/esv/esv20/07-0238-W.pdf

Rau, P.S., Wierwille, W.W., Schaudt, W.A., Spaulding, J.M., and Hanowski, R.J., (2007). Study of driver performance/acceptance using aspheric mirrors in light vehicle applications. International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (ESV), Lyon, France, June 18-21, (Paper Number 07-0237). http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/pdf/esv/esv20/07-0237-W.pdf

Schaudt, W.A., Caufield, K., & Dyre, B.P. (2002). Effects of a Virtual Air Speed Error Indicator on Guidance Accuracy and Eye Movement Control During Simulated Flight. Submitted to the 46th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Baltimore, MD.

Book Chapters

Bowman, D.S., Schaudt, W.A., & Hanowski, R.J. (2012). Advances in Drowsy Driver Assistance Systems through Data Fusion. In A. Eskandarian (Ed.), Handbook of Intelligent Vehicles, pp. 896-912. Springer-Verlag London Ltd. http://www.springer.com/engineering/mechanical+engineering/book/978-0-85729-084-7

Technical Reports & Manuscripts

Schaudt, W.A., Bowman, D., Trimble, T.E., Medina, A.F., Bocanegra, J., Baker, S., Marinik, A., Wierwille, W.W., and Hanowski, R.J. (in press). Enhanced rear signaling (ERS) for heavy trucks: Phase III - development of field operational test; final report. Contract No. DTMC75-07-D-00006, Task Order 2. Washington DC: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (Submitted September, 2010).

Baker, S., Schaudt, W.A., Freed, J.C., and Toole, L. (December, 2011). A survey of light-vehicle driver education programs to determine the prevalence of curriculum on sharing the road with heavy vehicles. Report No. 11-UF-014. Blacksburg, VA: National Surface Transportation Safety Center for Excellence.

Marinik, A., Trimble, T., Baker, S., Bryson, J., Schaudt, W.A., Bowman, D.S. (October, 2011). Vehicle-width measurement technology development: Phase I technical memorandum. Contract No. VTRC-MOA-11-008. Richmond, VA: Virginia Department of Transportation, Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation and Research.

Wierwille, W.W., Schaudt, W.A., Blanco, M., Alden, A., and Hanowski, R.J. (June, 2011). Enhanced camera/video imaging systems (E-C/VISs) for heavy vehicles: Final report. Report No. DOT HS 811 483. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. http://www.nhtsa.gov/DOT/NHTSA/NVS/Crash%20Avoidance/Technical%20Publications/2011/811483.pdf

Schaudt, W.A., Bowman, D.S., Hanowski, R.J., Soccolich, S., and Rice, J.C. (April, 2011). FMCSA's Advanced System Testing utilizing a Data Acquisition System on the Highways (FAST DASH) program; Work plan. Contract No. DTMC75-10-H-00001. Prepared for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Bowman, D., Schaudt, W.A., and Hanowski, R.J. (August, 2010). Enhanced rear signaling (ERS) for heavy trucks: Phase III - development of field operational test; Task 5 report: design of large-scale field operational test. Contract No. DTMC75-07-D-00006, Task Order 2. Prepared for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Schaudt, W.A., Bowman, D., Bocanegra, J., Baker, S., and Hanowski, R.J. (May, 2010). Enhanced rear signaling (ERS) for heavy trucks: Phase III - development of field operational test; Task 4 report: Real-world data collection. Contract No. DTMC75-07-D-00006, Task Order 2. Prepared for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Schaudt, W.A., Bowman, D., Bocanegra, J., Baker, S., Marinik, A., Wierwille, W.W., and Hanowski, R.J. (November, 2009). Enhanced rear signaling (ERS) for heavy trucks: Phase III - development of field operational test; Task 3b report: analysis of countermeasures. Contract No. DTMC75-07-D-00006, Task Order 2. Prepared for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Trimble, T., Medina, A., Schaudt, W.A., Bowman, D., and Hanowski, R.J. (October, 2009). Enhanced rear signaling (ERS) for heavy trucks: Phase III - development of field operational test; Task 3a report: Phase 1 GES database analysis update. Contract No. DTMC75-07-D-00006, Task Order 2. Prepared for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Schaudt, W.A., Bowman, D., Marinik, A., Baker, S., Trimble, T., and Hanowski, R.J. (February, 2009). Development of hazardous materials (HM) shipper prioritization program: Final report. Contract No. TMC75-07-H-00008, Task Order 1. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Marinik, A., Schaudt, W.A., Daily, B., Bowman, D., and Hanowski, R.J. (February, 2009). Development of hazardous materials (HM) shipper prioritization program: Technical brief. Contract No. TMC75-07-H-00008, Task Order 1. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Wierwille, W.W., Schaudt, W.A., Gupta, S.K, Spaulding, J.M., and Hanowski, R.J. (July, 2008). Development of a performance specification for indirect visibility systems in heavy vehicles final report specifications. Report No. DOT HS 810 958. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. http://www.nhtsa.gov/DOT/NHTSA/NRD/Multimedia/PDFs/Crash%20Avoidance/2008/810958.pdf

Wierwille, W.W., Schaudt, W.A., Gupta, S.K, Spaulding, J.M., Fitch, G.M., Wiegand, D.M., and Hanowski, R.J. (July, 2008). Development of a performance specification for indirect visibility systems in heavy vehicles final report supporting research. Report No. DOT HS 810 960. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. http://www.nhtsa.gov/DOT/NHTSA/NRD/Multimedia/PDFs/Crash%20Avoidance/2008/810960.pdf

Wierwille, W.W., Schaudt, W.A., Gupta, S.K., Spaulding, J.M., Bowman, D.S., Fitch, G.M., Wiegand, D.M., and Hanowski, R.J. (July, 2008). Study of driver performance/acceptance using aspheric mirrors in light vehicle applications final report. Report No. DOT HS 810 959. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. http://www.nhtsa.gov/DOT/NHTSA/NRD/Multimedia/PDFs/Crash%20Avoidance/2008/810959.pdf

Hanowski, R.J., Blanco, M., Nakata, A., Hickman, J.S., Schaudt, W.A., Fumero, M.C., Olson, R.L., Jermeland, J., Greening, M., Holbrook, G.T., Knipling, R.R., and Madison, P. (September, 2008). The drowsy driver warning system field operational test, data collection methods final report. Report No. DOT HS 810 035. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/staticfiles/DOT/NHTSA/NRD/Multimedia/PDFs/Crash%20Avoidance/2008/810035.pdf

Bowman, D., Wierwille, W.W., Wiegand, D., Schaudt, W.A., Trimble, T., and Hanowski, R.J. (December, 2008). Enhanced rear signaling (ERS) for heavy trucks: Phase III - development of field operational test; Work plan. Contract No. DTMC75-07-D-00006, Task Order 2. Prepared for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Wierwille, W.W., Schaudt, W.A., Blanco, M., Alden, A., and Hanowski, R.J. (February, 2008). Enhanced camera/video imaging systems (E-C/VISs) for heavy vehicles: Phase I report. Contract No. DTNH22-05-D-01019, Task Order 6. Prepared for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Schaudt, W.A. (May, 2007). Perception and control of speed while driving in fog: effects of global optical flow rate and contrast. Master's thesis, University of Idaho, Department of Psychology, Moscow, ID.

Hanowski, R. J., Spaulding, J. M., Gaskins, C., Schaudt, W. A., Miller, S., Holbrook, T., Olson, R. L., Dingus, T. A., Hickman, J. S., Huey, R., and Llaneras, E. E. (August, 2004). Field evaluation of alternative automated systems for reducing illegal passing of school buses: Final report. Contract No. DTNH22-00-07007, Task Order 1. Prepared for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Hanowski, R. J., Knipling, R. R., Hickman, J. S., Schaudt, W. A., Olson, R. L., Dingus, T. A. (October, 2004). Heavy vehicle-light vehicle interaction data collection and countermeasures research project. Phase I- Preliminary analysis of data collected in the drowsy driver warning system field operational test: Task 1, preliminary analysis plan. Contract No. DTNH22-00-C-07007, Task Order 21. Prepared for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Relevant Coursework (Graduate)

Business Management

  • Leadership & Innovation in a Technology Environment Strategic Business Environment
  • Program Management and Project Leadership Business Decision Making
  • Modeling Decision Making for Competitive Advantage Business Negotiations
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Innovation and Technology Leadership for Change Management
  • Managing Information Systems: Exec Decision Making Management Controls
  • Global Strategic Management
  • Issues in Corporate Governance
  • Investments and Portfolio Management
  • Ethical Leadership in a Global Context
  • Global Organizational Behavior
  • Marketing Principles
  • Marketing Analysis and Strategy
  • International Marketing Management
  • Principles of Financial Management
  • Global Finance
  • Accounting Information for Exec. Decision Making
  • Managing the Global Supply Chain
  • Financial and Economic Environment of Business
  • Strategic Human Resources Management

Human Factors

  • Ergonomics and Biomechanics
  • Research Methods
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Training and Performance
  • Engineering Psychology
  • Human Factors Engineering
  • Advanced Human Factors
  • Human Computer Interaction

Relevant Coursework (Undergraduate)

Psychology

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Introduction to Research in Behavioral Science
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Psychology of Personality
  • Social Psychology
  • Sensation and Perception Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • History and Systems Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Directed Study: Research in Applied Perception
  • Psychology of Learning
  • Directed Study: Research in Visual Perception
  • Psychology of Emotion
  • Directed Study: Research in Engineering Psychology
  • Industrial Psychology

Mathematics and Statistics

  • Pre-calculus Algebra/Analytic Geometry
  • Analytic Geometry and Calculus
  • Survey of Calculus
  • Computer Science: Programming
  • Principles of Statistics

Professional Affiliations and Service

  • Raster MediaAdvisory Board Member09/13 - Present
  • Application Developers AllianceHealth & Medical Working Group Vice Chair07/13 - Present
  • International Motorcycle Safety Conference (IMSC)Steering Committee Member02/13 - 06/13
  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)Technical Papers Reviewer01/09 - 06/13
  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)Truck and Bus Visibility Task Force Committee Member12/08 - 06/13
  • Transportation Research Board of the National Academies (TRB)Truck and Bus Safety Committee (ANB70) Secretary01/08 - 03/13
  • Transportation Research Board of the National Academies (TRB)Truck and Bus Safety Committee (ANB70)Driver Health, Wellness, and Safety Subcommittee Member01/08 - 03/13
  • Transportation Research Board of the National Academies (TRB)Annual Conference Technical Papers Reviewer06/04 - 03/13
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA)Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities Sector Corresponding Member06/09 - 02/13
  • Naturalistic Driving Research International Symposium Abstract/Poster Review Committee Co-coordinator/Reviewer2012
  • Transportation Research Board of the National Academies (TRB)Truck and Bus Safety Committee (ANB70) Young Member06/04 - 12/07
  • Human Factors and Ergonomic Society (HFES) Student Member2002 - 2005
  • University of IdahoHuman Factors and Ergonomic Society (HFES) Student Chapter Vice President2002 - 2003
  • University of IdahoInter Fraternity Council (IFC) Secretary2000 - 2001
  • University of IdahoStudent Alumni Relations Board Honorary Member1999 - 2001
  • Golden Key National Honor Society Member1999
  • Gamma Sigma Alpha Honor Society Member1999

Professional Travel & Continuing Education

Attendance at over 60 Conferences, Symposiums, and Workshops

  • Lifesavers 2013 Conference.

    Denver, CO.

    Attendee, Presenter, and Exhibitor, April 2013.
  • Virginia Association for Driver Education and Traffic Safety (VADETS) Conference.Lynchburg, VA.Attendee and Presenter, October 2012.
  • XL Insurance Safety Directors Roundtable. Exton, PA.Two-time Attendee and Presenter, September 2008, 2009.
  • Naturalistic Driving Research International Symposium Workshop: Introduction to the Reduction and Analysis of Naturalistic Driving Data. Blacksburg, VA.Co-Coordinator and Officer, August 2012.
  • Naturalistic Driving Research International Symposium. Blacksburg, VA.Three-time Attendee, August 2008, 2010, 2012.
  • Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) World Congress. Orlando, FL.Attendee and Presenter, October 2011.
  • Investigating Driver Distraction and Inattention Using Naturalistic Driving Data Workshop. Gothenburg, Sweden.Co-Coordinator and Officer, September 2011.
  • Driver Distraction and Inattention Conference 2011. Gothenburg, Sweden.Attendee, September 2011.
  • American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Subcommittee on Construction Annual Meeting. Virginia Beach, VA.Attendee and Presenter, August 2011.
  • Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies Annual Meeting. Washington, DC.Eight-time Attendee, January 2005-11, 2013 (Presenter in 2007,10,11; Presiding Officer 2010,11).
  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Convergence.Detroit, MI.Attendee, October 2010.
  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress and Exhibition. Rosemont, IL.Four-time Attendee and Presenter 2006-2008, & 2010.
  • Naturalistic Driving Research International Symposium Workshop: Working with Large Naturalistic Datasets. Blacksburg, VA.Officer, August 2010.
  • Washington Academy of Sciences (WAS) Biennial Capital Science Weekend 2010. Arlington, VA.Attendee and Presenter, March 2010.
  • Virginia Tech Office of Research Finding Funding Workshop Blacksburg, VA.Attendee, March 2010.
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Prevention through Design (PtD). Making Green Jobs Safe: Integrating Occupational Safety and Health into Green and Sustainability Workshop. Washington, DC.Invited Attendee, December 2009.
  • Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design.Big Sky, MT.Attendee and Presenter, June 2009.
  • Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies Biennial Visibility Symposium. Blacksburg, VA.Attendee and Presenter, May 2009.
  • Department of Transportation Human Factors Symposium. Washington, DC.Attendee and Presenter, May 2008.
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Survey of U.S. Truck Driver Safety and Health Public Meeting.Rosemont, IL.Attendee, November 2007.
  • Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies Human Factors Workshop #144: The Human Factors of Commercial Driving. Washington, DC.Co-Coordinator and Presenter, January 2007.
  • International Truck and Bus Safety and Security Symposium. Alexandria, VA.Attendee and Officer, November 2005.
  • Human Factors and Ergonomic Society Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD; Denver, CO.Two-time Attendee, October 2002-2003, (Presenter in 2002).
  • Team Idaho Leadership Conference. Moscow, ID.Officer, 2002.