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Steven J. Landry
Purdue University
School of Industrial Engineering
315 N. Grant St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907
(765) 494-6256(O)
http://www.stevenlandry.com
slandry@isye.gatech.edu

Research and Teaching Interests:

Air traffic management and control, flight deck displays and alerting systems, human-computer interfaces for complex systems, simulation and modeling, cognitive engineering, models of human behavior in complex systems, procedures, judgment and decision-making, mental representations, cognitive grouping, theories of memory, visual perception and eye tracking

Education:

    Ph.D. Industrial and Systems Engineering
    Certificate in Cognitive Science
    Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004
    Dissertation: Supporting Pilot Procedure Following in Nominal and Off-nominal Situations Through the Use of Displays of Procedure Context
    Advisor: Julie Jacko, Ph.D.

    S.M. Aeronautics and Astronautics
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999
    Thesis: Perceptual Grouping in Air Traffic Control
    Advisor: Thomas Sheridan, Sc.D.

    B.S. Electrical Engineering
    Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1987, with Honors

Employment:

    9/2005 - present: Assistant professor, School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University
    Teaching and research in the School of Industrial Engineering.

    9/2003-8/2005: Aerospace Engineer, NASA Ames Research Center
    Research and development on the Multi-Center Traffic ManagementAdvisor system. Develop scheduling algorithm for distributed scheduling system, conduct analyses on models and algorithm, conduct field tests in Air Route Traffic Control Centers. Conduct manned and unmanned simulations for system-level testing. Develop and test potential extensions of the system to include metering to additional airports and within additional centers.

    9/2002-9/2003: Senior Principal Software Engineer, Raytheon, NASA Ames Research Center
    Research and development on the Multi-Center Traffic ManagementAdvisor system. Develop scheduling algorithm for distributed scheduling system, conduct analyses on models and algorithm, conduct field tests in Air Route Traffic Control Centers. Conduct manned and unmanned simulations for system-level testing.

    6/1999-9/2002: Research Assistant, Georgia Institute of Technology
    Conducted an analytical and experimental study of system dynamics, pilot performance, and procedures for instrument approaches to closely spaced parallel runways. Provided C++ programming for reconfigurable flight simulator, including displays and dynamics.

    2/1997-6/1999: Research Assistant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Conducted an experimental and theoretical study of cognitive groupings in air traffic control utilizing an eye-tracking system. Provided C++ programming of an air traffic control simulation.

    11/1989-6/1996: C-141B Instructor Pilot and Flight Examiner, United States Air Force
    Provided instruction and standardization for the 18th and 30th flying squadrons of the 305th Air Mobility Wing. 2,500 total flying hours, including humanitarian relief, resupply, troop deployment, presidential support, and combat missions. Extensive oceanic and international flight experience. Qualified in air refueling and Category II ILS procedures. Also worked as Wing Airlift Director, coordinating mission requirements with airframe and aircrew availability, and as Mission Planner, developing itineraries and coordinating capabilities with mission directives. Developed database software tools to perform aircraft scheduling and preflight time-line tracking.

    4/1988-11/1989: Student pilot,United States Air Force
    200+ hours in T-41, T-37, and T-38 aircraft

    7/1987-4/1988: Program Manager (GS-7), United States Air Force
    Engineering support and management for Strategic Defense Initiative Battle Management Command, Control, and Communications Experimental Version, participated in source selection to choose contractor for the program.

    1983-1986 (Summers): Engineer, Raytheon Company.
    Provided engineering support, testing and evaluation for numerous projects, including satellite surveillance systems and the Patriot missile system.

Archival journal publications (published, in print, in press, accepted, or submitted):
 

  1. Landry, S. J., Sheridan, T. B., & Yufik, Y. M. (2001). A methodology for studying cognitive groupings in a target tracking task. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2 (2), 92-100. 
  2. Landry, S. J. & Jacko, J. A. (2006). Improving pilot procedure following using displays of procedure context. International Journal of Applied Aviation Studies, 6 (2), 47-70.
  3. Landry, S. J. (2008).  The design of a distributed scheduling system for multi-center time-based metering of air traffic into congested resources. Air Traffic Control Quarterly, 16(1), 69-97.
  4. Landry, S. J., Levin, K., Rowe, D., & Nickelson, M. (accepted, 2009).  Enabling collaborative work across different communities of practice through boundary objects: Field studies in air traffic management.  The International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.
  5. Landry, S. J. (in press, 2010). Human centered design in the air transportation system. Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing Systems. (22 pages, invited, currently published online as DOI 10.1007/s10845-009-0278-6.)
  6. Landry, S. J., Lagu, A. V., and Kinnari, J. (2010). State-based modeling of continuous human-integrated systems: An application to air traffic separation assurance. Reliability Engineering and Safety Science, 95, 345-353.
  7. Lagu, A., and Landry, S. J. (in press, 2010). Roadmap for the next generation of dynamic function allocation theories and strategies. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing.
  8. Jun, E., Landry, S. J., and Salvendy, G. (Accepted). A visual information processing model to characterize interactive visualization environments. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.
  9. Landry, S. J., and Lynam, A. (accepted). A safe zone for closely-spaced parallel approaches. Journal of Guidance, Navigation, and Control.
  10. Proctor, R. W., Nof, S. Y., Yih, Y., Salvendy, S., Balasubramanian, P., Busemeyer, J. R., Carayon, P., Chiu, C.-Y., Farahmand, F., Gonzalez, G., Gore, J., Landry, S. J., Lehto, M., Rau, P.-L., Rouse, W., Tay, L., Vu, K.-P. L., & Woo, S. E.. (submitted 11 September 2010). Understanding and improving cross-cultural decision making in design and use of digital media: A research Agenda. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.
  11. Landry, S. J. (accepted).  The next generation air transport system: An approch to function allocation.  Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing & Service Industries.
  12. Kang, Z., and Landry, S. J. (revision submitted). A simple efficiency-sensitivity trade-off algorithm for fuzzy logic control in linguistic synthesis - Computational efficiency comparison with the Mamdani model in an open loop system. Fuzzy Sets and Systems.
  13. Landry, S. J., Farley, T., Hoang, T., and Stein, B. (submitted 16 March 10). A distributed scheduler for air traffic flow management. Journal of Scheduling.
  14. Landry, S. J., & Jacko, J. (submitted 6 May 10). A human-machine system framework for understanding pilot procedure following behavior. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics – Part A: Systems and Humans.
  15. Lagu, A. V. and Landry, S. J. (submitted 24 May 2010). The effect of trigger type and adaptation strategy on performance and level of automation in adaptive function allocation systems. Human Factors.
  16. Landry, S. J., Chen, X., and Nof, S. Y. (submitted 11 June 2010). A decision support methodology for dynamic taxiway and runway conflict prevention. Decision Support Systems.
  17. Vaitkunas Kalita,S., Landry, S. J., and Yoo, H.-S. (submitted 13 July 2010). Coincidence Between The Scientific And Folk Use Of The Term “Situation(al) Awareness” In Aviation Incident Reports Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making.
  18. Chen, X., Landry, S. J., and Nof, S. Y. (submitted 30 July 2010). Understanding automated enroute air traffic conflict detection and resolution through complex network analysis. Chen, Nof. Computers in Industry.

Working papers:

  1. Landry, S. J. (invited, 2010). An approach to function allocation for the next generation air transportation system. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing and Service Industries.
  2. Landry, S. J. and Surakitbanharn, C. (In preparation). A formal theoretical framework for situation awareness and its measurement. For submission to Theoretical Issues in Ergonomic Science.
  3. Landry, S. J., Kim, T., & Torjek, G. (In preparation). Mitigating collision risk in automated air traffic control. For submission to Journal of Guidance, Navigation and Control.
  4. Long, C., & Landry, S. J. (In revision). Modeling airport unimpeded arrival and departure taxi times. For submission to Air Traffic Control Quarterly.
  5. Landry, S. J., and Yoo, H.-S. (In preparation). A model of pilot reaction to the ground proximity warning system. For submission to Ergonomics. (Currently exists as a conference paper)
  6. Landry, S. J., Rozovski, D., & Rough, A. (In revision). The validity of probe methods for measuring situation awareness. In revision for submission to Human Factors. (26 manuscript pages)
  7. Sharma, N., Landry, S. J., and Ozsen, L. (In preparation). A mixed integer formulation for air traffic flow management that includes stream constraints. For submission to Transportation Research, Part B. (Currently in detailed outline format based on thesis)
  8. Surabattula, D. and Landry, S. J. (In preparation). A review and reappraisal of procedure following. For submission to Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing. (48 manuscript pages)
  9. Farley, T., Landry, S. J., and Hoang, T. (In preparation). Multi-center Traffic Management Advisor Testing and Results. For submission to Air Traffic Control Quarterly. (Currently exists as a conference paper)
  10. Yooh, H.-S. and Landry, S. J. (In preparation). Sampling error and the measurement of situation awareness. For submission to Ergonomics.
  11. Landry, S. J. (2011). Human-computer interaction in aerospace. In J. Jacko (Ed.), The Human-Computer Interaction Handbook: Fundamentals, Evolving Technologies and Emerging Applications, 3rd Edition. Erlbaum.

Books and book chapters:

  1. Landry, S. J. (2007). Human-computer interaction in aerospace. In A. Sears and J. Jacko (Eds.), The Human-Computer Interaction Handbook: Fundamentals, Evolving Technologies and Emerging Applications, 2nd EditionMahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. 
  2. Landry, S. J. (in press, 2009). Flight deck automation. In Nof, S. (Ed.), Handbook of Automation, Springer.

Conference proceedings:

  1. Landry, S. J. and Pritchett, A. R. (2000). The safe zone for paired closely spaced parallel approaches: Implications for procedures and automation. Proceedings of the 19th Digital Avionics Systems Conference, 1, 3E3/1-3E3/8.E.3
  2. Emery, V., Jacko, J., Kognakorn, T., Kuruchittham, V., Landry, S. Nickles, G., Sears, A., and Whittle, J. (2001). Identifying critical interaction scenarios for innovative user modeling, In C. Stephanidis (Ed.), Universal Access in HCI: Towards an Information Society for All, 481-485.
  3. Sheridan, T. B., Park, I., Meyer, J., Juergensohn, T., Landry, S.J., and Yufik, Y. M. (2001). Conflict monitoring in air traffic control. Analysis, Design and Evaluation of Human-Machine Systems 2001: A Proceedings Volume from the 8th IFAC/IFIP/IFORS/IEA Symposium, 543–549.
  4. Landry, S. J. and Pritchett, A. R. (2002). Pilot control behavior in paired approaches. Proceedings of the 21st European Annual Conference on Human Decision Making and Control, 37-47.
  5. Landry, S. J. and Pritchett, A. R. (2002). Incorporating procedural information in a paired approach task. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 46th Annual Meeting, 106-114.
  6. Landry, S. J. and Pritchett, A. R. (2002). Examining assumptions about pilot behavior in paired approaches. Proceedings of the International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction in Aeronautics, 16-24.
  7. Landry, S. J. and Pritchett, A. R. (2002). Displaying procedural vs. real-time information for paired approaches. Proceedings of the 21st Digital Avionics Systems Conference, 2, 11B3-1 – 11B3-9. Won Best Presentation in Session
  8. Farley, T., Hoang, T., Landry, S., Nickelson, M., Lee, K., Levin, K., and Rowe, D. (2003). Multi-center traffic management advisor field test results: Part 1. Proceedings of the AIAA's 3rd Annual Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Technical Forum. 10 pages.
  9. Landry, S. J., Farley, T., Foster, J., Green, S., Hoang, T., and Wong, G. (2003). Distributed scheduling architecture for multi-center time-based metering. Proceedings of the AIAA's 3rd Annual Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Technical Forum. 10 pages. Won Ames Honor Award – Best First Paper at Ames
  10. Lent, S., Lock, C., Kopardekar, S., Landry, S., P., Green, and Jastrzebski, M. (2004). Impact of freeze horizon on the variation of delay distribution and workload for en route metering. Proceedings of AIAA's 4th Annual Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Technical Forum, Chicago, IL. 10 pages.
  11. Landry, S. J. (2004) Modifications to the design of the Multi-Center Traffic Management Advisor distributed scheduler. Proceedings of the AIAA's 4th Annual Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Technical Forum, Chicago, IL. 10 pages.
  12. Landry, S. J., and Jacko, J. A. (2004). The use of enhanced information displays to support pilot procedure following for instrument approaches. Proceedings of the 23rd Digital Avionics Systems Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. 10 pages. Won Best Paper in Session
  13. Landry, S. J., T. Farley, and T. Hoang (2005). Expanding the use of time-based metering: Multi-Center Traffic Management Advisor, Proceedings of the 6th USA/Europe ATM 2005 R&D Seminar, Baltimore, MD. 10 pages.
  14. Farley, T., Landry, S. J., Hoang, T., Nickelson, M., Levin, K., Rowe, D., and Welch, J. (2005). Multi-center traffic management advisor: Operational test results. Proceedings of the AIAA’s 5th Annual Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Technical Forum, Arlington, VA. 10 pages.
  15. Thipphavong, J., and Landry, S. (2005). Effects of the uncertainty of departures on multi-center traffic management advisor scheduling. Proceedings of the AIAA’s 5th Annual Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Technical Forum, Arlington, VA. 10 pages.
  16. Landry, S. J., and Jacko, J. A. (2006). Impact of the use of techniques and situation awareness on pilots’ procedure compliance. Proceedings of the 50th Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Meeting, San Francisco, CA. 5 pages.
  17. Landry, S. J., and Divvela, A. (2007). Empirical evidence for a model of operator reaction to alerting systems. Proceedings of the Human-Computer Interaction International Conference. Beijing, China, July 2007. 10 pages.
  18. Landry, S. J., and Villanueva, A. (2007). Mitigating the effect of demand uncertainty due to departures in a national time-based metering system. Proceedings of the AIAA’s 7th Annual Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Technical Forum. Belfast, N. Ireland. September, 2007. 10 pages.
  19. Landry, S. J., Nickelson, M., Levin, K., and Rowe, D. (2007). Creating effective collaboration tools: Lessons from the Multi-center Traffic Management Advisor. Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Baltimore, MD, October, 2007. 10 pages.
  20. Landry, S. J., and Lagu, A. (2008). A system safety framework for analyzing future air transportation separation assurance and collision avoidance concepts. Proceedings of the AIAA’s 9th Annual Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Technical Forum. Anchorage, Alaska. September, 2008. 10 pages.
  21. Landry, S. J., & Lagu, A. V. (2009). A model of integrated operator-system separation assurance and collision avoidance. Proceedings of the Human-Computer Interaction International Conference. San Diego, CA. July, 2009. 10 pages.
  22. Dwyer, J., & Landry, S. J.* (2009). Separation assurance and collision avoidance concepts for the next generation air transportation system. Proceedings of the Human-Computer Interaction International Conference. San Diego, CA. July, 2009. 10 pages.
  23. Kim, T., Landry, S. J., and Torjek, G. (2009). Efficient control of collision risk through mitigation. Proceedings of the AIAA’s 10th Annual Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Technical Forum. Hilton Head, SC. 10 pages.
  24. Landry, S. J., and Yoo, H. (2009). Modeling operator responses to alerts. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 53rd Annual Meeting. San Antonio, TX. 5 pages.
  25. Kang, Z., and Landry, S. J. (2009). A belief-based model of air traffic controllers performing separation assurance. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 53rd Annual Meeting. San Antonio, TX. 5 pages.
  26. Landry, S. J. (2010). An approach to function allocation for the next generation air transportation system. Proceedings of the 2010 Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics Conference. 10 pages.
  27. Landry, S. J. and Kim, T. (2010). Separation standards under automated separation assurance. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Technical Forum. 10 pages.
  28. Landry, S. J., Surabattula, D., and Kaplan, M. S. (accepted, 2010). Controller interventions to mitigate potential air traffic conflicts. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 54th Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. 5 pages.
  29. Kang, Z., and Landry, S. J. (accepted, 2010). Capturing and analyzing visual groupings of multiple moving targets in an aircraft conflict detection task using eye movements. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 54th Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. 5 pages.

Presentations:

  • Landry, S. J. (2009).  Usability in air traffic control.  Keynote speaker - World Usability Day, Indianapolis University - Purdue University Indianapolis.
     
  • Landry, S. J. (2009) Next generation air transportation research.  Invited speaker - University of Illinois.
     
  • Pritchett, A. & Landry, S. (2001). Two studies of paired approaches. Paper presented at the 2001 Air Traffic Management Research and Design Workshop, Santa Fe, NM.

Courses taught:

  • IE566: Production Management Control
     
  • IE330: Probability and Statistics for Engineers
     
  • IE690B: Human Performance Modeling
     
  • IE590D: Applied Ergonomics
     
  • IE/AAE590: Air Transportation Systems Engineering

Internal service:

  • Chair, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Spring 2010 – present
     
  • Member, Graduate Curriculum Committee, Fall 2010
     
  • ABET and Assessment Committee, Spring 2007 - present
     
  • Chair, Website Committee, Fall 2006 – present
     
  • Member, Website Committee, Spring 2006
     
  • Member, Undergraduate Committee, Fall 2005, Spring 2007
     
  • Service Engineering Ad Hoc Committee, Fall 2006 – Spring 2007 
     
  • IE Faculty Search Committee, Fall 2007 - Spring 2009
     
  • IE Head Search Committee, Spring 2008 - Spring 2009 

External service:

  • Program Chair , Human Performance Modeling Technical Group, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (Term 2011-2012)
     
  • Publications chair, AIAA AIr Transportation Systems Subcommittee
     
  • Conference committee, 2007, 2009 Human-Computer Interaction International Conference  
     
  • Conference committee, 2008, 2010 Applied Ergonomics Conference
     
  • Book and Information Editor, International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction
     
  • Faculty Advisor, 2006, 2008 FAA Design Competition
     
  • Faculty Advisor, ASSETS2005 Doctoral Consortium
     
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, Journal of Guidance, Navigation, and Control, Ergonomics, Air Traffic Control Quarterly, Handbook of Automation
     
  • Reviewer, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, AIr Transportation, Integration and Operations Technical Forum, Cognitive Science Society Annual Meeting

Awards and honors:

  • Best Paper, AIAA ATIO conference (2005)
     
  • NASA’s Turning Goals Into Reality Award (2005)
     
  • NASA Distinguished Rating (2005)
     
  • NASA Ames Research Center Honor Award - Best First Paper at Ames (2004)
     
  • Best Paper in Session (23rd Digital Avionics Systems Conference)
     
  • Best Presentation in Session (21st Digital Avionics Systems Conference)

Professional memberships:

  • Sigma Xi
     
  • Institute of Industrial Engineers
     
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
     
  • IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society
     
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

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