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Paul Green

Paul Green

Research Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering

Dr. Paul Green is a research professor in UMTRI’s Driver Interface Group and an adjunct professor/research professor in the University of Michigan (U-M) Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering (IOE). He is also a past president of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. He is a fellow in the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society and Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors, and board-certified as a human factors professional (Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics). Dr. Green teaches automotive human factors and human-computer interaction classes. He is the leader of U-M’s Human Factors Engineering Short Course, the flagship continuing-education course in the profession, now approaching its’ 60th year.

Dr. Green leads a research team that focuses on driver distraction, driver workload, and workload managers, navigation-system design, and motor-vehicle controls and displays, and more recently, partially automated vehicles. That research makes extensive use of instrumented cars and driving simulators.