People

Directors

Mary Hegarty

Director, ReCVEB
Professor, Psychological & Brain Sciences

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

Liz Chrastil

Associate Director, ReCVEB
Professor, Geography

Ellison 1832
Neural biomarkers of individual differences in navigation as assessed through tasks in immersive VR.

Board Members

Walid Afifi

Advisory Board, ReCVEB
Department Chair, Communications

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.

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.

Staff

Rie Davis

Lab Manager, ReCVEB
Department of Geography

Cognition, the complexity of visual attention, and how behavioral goals impacts perception, decision making, and memory.

Zoe Rathbun

Lab Manager, ReCVEB
Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences

Psychology 2226
Human computer interaction questions related specifically to accessibility for elderly and underserved populations.