People

Faculty

Charles E. Hughes, PhD
SREAL Co-Director, Pegasus Professor
College of Engineering and Computer Science
University of Central Florida

Gregory F. Welch, PhD
SREAL Co-Director, FL Hospital Endowed Chair in Healthcare Simulation
College of Nursing, Institute for Simulation and Training, and Department of Computer Science
University of Central Florida

Gerd Bruder, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Institute for Simulation and Training
University of Central Florida

Kate Ingraham, PhD
Director, Educational / Training Programs
TLE TeachLivE ™
College of Education and Human Performance
University of Central Florida

Lori C. Walters, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Research Associate, Institute for Simulation and Technology
Research Associate, History Department
University of Central Florida

Affiliated Faculty

Michelle Adams
Associate Instructor
Department of History
University of Central Florida

Mindi Anderson, PhD, ARNP, CPNP-PC, CNE, CHSE-A, ANEF
Associate Professor
College of Nursing
University of Central Florida

Jeremy Bailenson, PhD
Director Virtual Human Interaction Lab
Department of Communication
Stanford University

Juan C. Cendán, MD
Assistant Dean for Simulation
Professor of Surgery
Director of the Clinical Skills and Simulation Center
College of Medicine
University of Central Florida

Desiree Díaz, PhD, RN-BC, CNE, CHSE-A
Assistant Professor
College of Nursing
University of Central Florida

Lisa Dieker, PhD
Professor and Lockheed Martin Eminent Scholar Chair
Department of Child, Family, and Community Sciences
College of Education and Human Performance
University of Central Florida

Hassan Foroosh, PhD
Professor, Computer Science
Department on Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of Central Florida

Francisco Guido-Sanz, PhD, ARNP, ANP-BC
Assistant Professor
College of Nursing
University of Central Florida

Laura Gonzalez, PhD, ARNP, CNE, CHSE
Director, Collegewide Simulation
Clinical Associate Professor
College of Nursing
University of Central Florida

Michael C. Hynes, PhD
School Director
School of Teaching, Learning, and Leadership
College of Education and Human Performance
University of Central Florida

Joseph Kider
Assistant Professor
Institute for Simulation and Training
University of Central Florida

Joseph J. LaViola Jr, PhD
Charles N. Millican Faculty Fellow and Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science
Affiliated Research Faculty
Institute for Simulation and Training
University of Central Florida

Curtis Lisle, PhD
CEO
KnowledgeVis, LLS

Sumanta Pattanaik, PhD
Associate Professor, Computer Science, BITS-Pilani
College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of Central Florida

Damla Turgut
Associate Professor,
Department of Computer Science
College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of Central Florida

Natalie Underberg-Goode, PhD
Associate Professor
Digital Media Coordinator
Digital Ethnography Lab Director
School of Visual Arts and Design
University of Central Florida

Pamela Wisniewski
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
University of Central Florida

Eleazar Vasquez, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Child, Family, and Community Sciences
College of Education and Human Performance
University of Central Florida

PhD Students

Ahmad Abualsamid
Modeling and Simulation
University of Central Florida

Thomas Carbone
Modeling and Simulation
University of Central Florida

Salam Daher
Graduate Research Assistant
Modeling and Simulation
University of Central Florida

Jason Hochreiter
Graduate Research Assistant
Computer Science
University of Central Florida

Yazdan Jamshidi
Graduate Research Assistant
Computer Science
University of Central Florida

Jeremy Joseph
Modeling and Simulation
University of Central Florida

Sungchul Jung
Graduate Research Assistant
Computer Science
University of Central Florida

Kangsoo Kim
Graduate Research Assistant
Computer Science
University of Central Florida

Myungho Lee
Graduate Research Assistant
Computer Science
University of Central Florida

Rob Michlowitz
University of Central Florida

Behnaz Nojavanasghari
Graduate Research Assistant
Computer Science
University of Central Florida

Nahal Norouzi
Graduate Research Assistant
Computer Science
University of Central Florida

Antoniya Petkova
Computer Science
University of Central Florida

Ryan Schubert
Graduate Research Assistant
Computer Science
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Anthony Wehrer
Graduate Research Assistant
Computer Science
University of Central Florida

Artist

Eric Imperiale
Artist
Institute for Simulation and Training
University of Central Florida

Undergraduate Students


  • None

High School Students


  • Sapna Patel
  • Ronald Xu