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Brandon Pitts

Contact Information
Email: bjpitts@purdue.edu
Office: GRIS 288 Map
Phone: 765-494-0062
Fax: 765-494-7693
Homepage: Homepage
Assistant Professor, School of Industrial Engineering

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PhD University of Michigan Industrial and Operations Engineering 2016

Research Interests

Human factors, cognitive ergonomics, human-automation interaction, multimodal display design, aging and technology, aging and driving

Teaching Interests

Human factors, cognitive engineering, work analysis and design, gerontechnology


2020 - Ford Motor Company
2019 - Federal Aviation Administration
2019 - National Science Foundation
2019 - Center for Connected and Automated Transportation (CCAT) - U.S. DOT
2019 - Purdue Engineering Faculty Conversations (EFC)
2019 - Ford Motor Company (Ford-Purdue University Alliance)
2019 - ZF Automotive Group
2018 - National Science Foundation

Selected Publications

G Huang, BJ Pitts (2022). The Effects Of Age And Physical Exercise On Multimodal Signal Responses: Implications For Semi-Autonomous Vehicle Takeover Requests

L Werner, G Huang, BJ Pitts (2022). Smart Speech Systems: A Focus Group Study On Older Adult User And Non-User Perceptions Of Speech Interfaces

G Huang, BJ Pitts (2022). Takeover Requests For Automated Driving: The Effects Of Signal Direction, Lead Time, And Modality On Takeover Performance

N Liang, J Yang, D Yu, KO Prakah-Asante, R Curry, M Blommer, (2021). Using Eye-Tracking To Investigate The Effects Of Pre-Takeover Visual Engagement On Situation Awareness During Automated Driving

G Huang, YH Hung, RW Proctor, BJ Pitts (2021). Non-Chronological Age Factors And Self-Perceived Driving Abilities: A Survey Study Of Autonomous Vehicle Acceptance

G Huang, B Pitts (2021). Driver-Vehicle Interaction: The Effects Of Physical Exercise And Takeover Request Modality On Automated Vehicle Takeover Performance Between Younger And Older Drivers

G Huang, BJ Pitts (2021). Automated Vehicle Takeover: A Pilot Study On The Effects Of Age, Physical Exercise, And Takeover Request Modality On Post-Takeover Performance

MS Luster, BJ Pitts (2021). A Preliminary Investigation Into Learning Behaviors In Complex Environments For Human-In-The-Loop Cyber-Physical Systems

MS Luster, BJ Pitts (2021). Trust In Automation: The Effects Of System Certainty On Decision-Making

J Yang, N Liang, KO Prakah-Asante, R Curry, M Blommer, (2021). Situation Awareness Classification Using Multi-Modal Sensing In Automated Driving

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