People

Directors

Mary Hegarty

Director, ReCVEB
Professor, Psychological & Brain Sciences

3812 Psychology East
Individual differences in navigation and virtual environments for enhancing STEM education.

Michael Beyeler

Associate Director, ReCVEB
Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Dynamical Neuroscience, Psychological & Brain Sciences

Visual impairment, VR/AR, assistive technologies, sight restoration.

Board Members

Tamara Afifi

Advisory Board, ReCVEB
Professor, Department of Communication

Interpersonal Communication, Family Communication, Stress and Communication; Biosocial Markers of Stress, Resilience and Thriving; Inform

Walid Afifi

Advisory Board, ReCVEB
Professor, Department of Communication

SSMS 4129
Effects of chronic uncertainty on responses to threat.

Andy Beall

Advisory Board, ReCVEB
CEO, Worldviz

CEO and CTO of Worldviz, a company that designs and creates cutting edge VR technology.

Jim Blascovich

Advisory Board, ReCVEB
Distinguished Professor, Psychological & Brain Sciences

Psychology East 3839

Social motivation, and social influence within technologically mediated environments.

Nancy Collins

Advisory Board, ReCVEB
Professor, Psychological & Brain Sciences

Psychology East 3815
Interface of close relationships, social cognition, and health psychology.

Tobias Höllerer

Advisory Board, ReCVEB
Professor, Computer Science

Harold Frank Hall 2155
Augmented reality, Virtual Reality, Real-Time Vision, Visualization, and Interactive Data Mining

Richard Mayer

Advisory Board, ReCVEB
Distinguished Professor, Psychological & Brain Sciences

Psychology East 3841

Evidence-based principles for the design of effective learning experiences with science simulations and games in VR.

Michael Miller

Advisory Board, ReCVEB
Chair, Psychological & Brain Sciences

Psychology East 1823
Psychological and neural processes underlying human memory and decision-making.

Misha Sra

Advisory Board, ReCVEB
Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Perception, Interaction Design, Machine Learning, Applications

Yon Visell

Advisory Board, ReCVEB
Assistant Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Assistant Professor, Media Arts & Technology

Elings Hall 2213
Future of interactive technologies, with emphasis on haptics, robotics, and electronics.

Graduate Students

Chuanxiuyue (Carol) He

Graduate Student
Psychological & Brain Sciences

Cognitive mechanisms underlying navigation behaviors in virtual environments and in the real world.

 

Justin Kasowski

Graduate Student
Dynamical Neuroscience

Shuying Yu

Graduate Student
Psychological & Brain Sciences

Impact of reproductive aging on the brain. Spatial navigation, sex hormones, and the aging brain.

Staff

Daniel Buonauro

Lab Manager
Psychological & Brain Sciences