Eduardo Salas

Professor

 

PhD, OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY Norfolk, VA, 1984
Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Personnel and Training
Engineering and Systems Psychology

MS, UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA Orlando, FL,1980
Industrial Psychology.

BA, FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY Miami, FL, 1978
General Psychology.
 

E-mail: esalas@ist.ucf.edu
Phone: 407-882-1325

 

Dr. Salas  is Trustee Chair and Professor of Psychology at the University of Central Florida. He also holds an appointment as Program Director for Human Systems Integration Research Department at the Institute for Simulation & Training. Previously, he was a senior research psychologist and Head of the Training Technology Development Branch of NAVAIR-Orlando for 15 years. During this period, Dr. Salas served as a principal investigator for numerous R&D programs focusing on teamwork, team training, advanced training technology, decision-making under stress, learning methodologies and performance assessment.

Dr. Salas has co-authored over 300 journal articles and book chapters and has co edited 15 books. He is on/has been on the editorial boards of Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Military Psychology, Interamerican Journal of Psychology, Applied Psychology: An International Journal, International Journal of Aviation Psychology, Group Dynamics, and Journal of Organizational Behavior and is past Editor of Human Factors journal. In addition, he has edited two Special Issues (one focus on training and one on decision making in complex environments) for the Human Factors journal. He has edited other Special Issues on team training and performance and training evaluation (Military Psychology), shared cognition (Journal of Organizational Behavior), and simulation and training (International Journal of Aviation Psychology). He currently edits an annual series Advances in Human Performance and Cognitive Engineering Research (Elsevier). Dr. Salas has held numerous positions in the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society during the past 15 years. He is the past chair of the Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making Technical Group and of the Training Technical Group, and served on the Executive Council. He is also very active with Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). He is the past Series Editor for the Professional Practice Book Series and has served in numerous committees throughout the years.

His expertise includes helping organizations on how to foster teamwork, design and implement team training strategies, facilitate training effectiveness, manage decision making under stress, develop performance measurement tools, and design learning environments. He is currently working on designing tools and techniques to minimize human errors in aviation, law enforcement and medical environments. He has consulted to a variety of manufacturing, pharmaceutical laboratories, industrial and governmental organizations. Dr. Salas is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (SIOP and Division 21), the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. He received his Ph.D. degree (1984) in industrial and organizational psychology from Old Dominion University.
 

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