Institute for Transport Studies (ITS)

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Alexandros Kontotasios

PhD Researcher

Room: 2.10 / LG.12
Email: tsako@leeds.ac.uk_
Research Group: Human Factors and Safety

Human Factors Researcher, Institute for Transport Studies, Human Factors and Safety Group

Profile:

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

 Education:

- 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

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

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

 Professional memberships:

 - Human Factors and Ergonomics Society - Europe Chapter

- European Association for Aviation Psychology

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