Operator Performance Lab Director Schnell Featured in Vertiflite Magazine

Tom Schnell, professor of mechanical and industrial engineering and director of the Operator Performance Laboratory in the UI Center for Computer-Aided Design, was featured recently in Vertiflite, a publication of AHS International.

The profile focuses on Schnell's background and his research interests, including Live Virtual Constructive (LVC) training, neural markers of workload, flight physiology; flight training effectiveness assessment, synthetic vision and enhanced vision for aircraft, nighttime visibility, workload assessment, and situation awareness.

To read the profile, click here: PDF iconschnell_vertiflite.pdf

Vertiflite magazine is the official publication of AHS International, the professional society for the advancement of vertical flight technology and its useful application throughout the world.

AHS International, Inc., formerly the American Helicopter Society, is the technical society for the advancement of vertical flight. It is the world’s only international technical society for engineers, scientists and others working on vertical flight technology. AHS International has 21 different technical committees and two dozen active chapters around the world. There are over 70 corporate members and 28 educational members.

Tom Schnell