Dr Jonathan Histon

Dr Jonathan Histon

Assistant Professor

I am a researcher in the Human Systems Engineering (HSE) research group in the University of Waterloo's Systems Design Engineering department.

Colin Dow

Research Assistant

Colin has a BSc. in Human Kinetics from the University of Ottawa and is currently a Masters candidate at the University of Waterloo. He has a long-standing interest in human factors, and his research focus is in the optimization of training techniques and programs in complex, socio-technical systems through the application of human factors concepts. His current research aims to determine appropriate fidelity for air traffic control simulation training.

Jingru Yan

Jingru Yan

MASc Research Assistant

I am currently a Master of Applied Science (MASc) student at University of Waterloo. I am currently working as a research assistant in Humans in Complex Systems (HCOM) lab. 

Meshael Alqahtani

ENG/Systems Design
I am a Master’s (MASc) student in SYDE. My current research interest is Human Factors and its applications in complex systems, particularly in communication in air traffic control. My research investigates ways to improve situation awareness and manage interruptions of air traffic controllers using voice communication systems. In my spare time, I enjoy reading biography books, designing graphics, and volunteer teaching Arabic language to non-Arabic speakers.

Michael Dereje

ENG/Electrical and Computer

Michael is a fourth year Electrical Engineering student in his last coop working as a web developer. He worked on a variety of tasks to ease the work load of the research assistants in the HCOM department. He will be finishing his undergraduate degree April 2014.

Samuel Lien

Samuel Lien

Systems Design Engineering

Samantha Yuan

Samantha Xiaochen Yuan

Research Assistant
I am a UX designer, a storyteller, a human factors researcher and a lifelong learner.

Doug Glussich

ENG/Systems Design

Doug is interested in safety, human factors, and design of decision support systems.  He is currently taking a break from being an active student but is expected to return in May 2014.

Annie Cho

M.ASc Graduate

Finished graduate program.  Research work on generic airspace is available through publications listed on this site.

Rahul Bhagat

Research Assistant

Finished graduate program.