Event Date: August 11, 2021
From Dr. Sogand
I am thrilled to share that our $2M NSF Future-Work (FW-HTF) has been awarded by National Science Foundation (NSF). Our multidisciplinary team of researchers integrates expertise in civil engineering/ construction engineering (Behzad Esmaeili GMU PI/lead, Sogand Hasanzadeh Purdue PI), computer science (Craig Yu), cognitive and behavioral psychology (Sarah Karalunas), industrial engineering and the human factor (Vincent Duffy), education (Brenda Bannan, Ph.D. ), and public policy and economics (Maurice Kugler) to address fundamental questions regarding the risk-taking behavior and cognitive processes of workers with neurodiversity, barriers to adopting AI and wearable technologies, and the socioeconomic impacts of improved access to construction jobs for workers, especially in the context of interdependent human-AI partnerships.
Looking forward to working on this project with this amazing team for the next four years!