Team Research and Adaptability in Complex Environments

IST's Department of Team Research and Adaptability in Complex Environments (TRACE) focuses on maximizing individual and team performance in complex and high-stakes environments through a team-centered approach to training, learning, and assessment. Members conduct research to examine the key mechanisms underlying team effectiveness and the methods through which to facilitate team effectiveness.

Continuing areas of research and associated products include:

  • Team training/team performance
  • Experimentation and field studies
  • Training evaluation and guidelines
  • Core teamwork competencies
  • Team performance models
  • Simulation-based Training
  • Practical Handbooks
  • Measurement tools
  • Best practices




Human Systems Integration