Institute for Transport Studies (ITS)

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Alexandros Kontotasios

PhD Researcher

Room: 2.10 / LG.12
Research Group: Human Factors and Safety

PhD student in human factors, Institute for Transport Studies, Human Factors and Safety Group


My PhD research focuses on fatigue and performance in pilots who commute to and from the airport by either automated or manual driving.  

Research interests:

- Fatigue in pilots and drivers

- Automated driving

- Human factors in future vehicles that will combine driving and flying

- Virtual reality for training purposes in drivers and pilots


- MSc in Human Factors in Aviation, Coventry University

- BSc in Psychology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

- BSc in Military Psychology, Military School for Officers

Work experience:

- 2018 - present: Research assistant on User Experience, Department of Psychology, University of Leeds

- 2017 - 2018: Research assistant in a study aiming at improving driver training with virtual reality, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds

- 2016: Research intern in human factors in aviation, Coventry University

- 2009 - 2016: Human factors expert, Hellenic Air Force

 Professional memberships:

 - Human Factors and Ergonomics Society - Europe Chapter

- European Association for Aviation Psychology

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