Michael Byrne

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Human Factors/Human-Computer Interaction | Cognitive

  • B.A. in Psychology, University of Michigan, 1991

  • B.S. in Engineering, University of Michigan, 1991

  • M.S. in Experimental Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1993

  • M.S. in Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1995

  • Ph.D in Experimental Psychology, Georgia Institute for Technology, 1996

Research Areas

Human performance modeling, Statistics, Cognition, Visual attention, Decision-making

Societies & Organizations

Member, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) SIGCHI

Member, Cognitive Science Society

Member, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

Member, Tau Beta Pi, the National Engineering Honor Society

Member, Psi Chi, the National Psychology Honor Society

Honors & Awards

Kavli Fellow, National Academy of Science, Fall 2009

Oustanding Associate for 2001-2002, Mary Gibbs Jones residential college, Rice University

Distinguished Faculty Associate for 2003-2004, 2004-2005, and 2005-2006, Mary Gibbs Jones residential college, Rice University

NIMH Postdoctoral Fellow

National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow

Georgia Institute of Technology President's Fellow


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