Douglas A. Wiegmann

Associate Professor

3214 Mechanical Engineering Building
1513 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706

Ph: (608) 890-1932
dawiegmann@wisc.edu


Education

  • B.S.Psychology/Anthropology (1988), University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
  • M.S.Experimental Psychology: Cognition (1990), Texas Christian University.
  • Ph.D. Experimental Psychology: Cognition (1992), Texas Christian University.
  • Post DoctoralM.S.Biomedical Science: Clinical and Translational Research (2007), Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.

Education

  • B.S.Psychology/Anthropology (1988), University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
  • M.S.Experimental Psychology: Cognition (1990), Texas Christian University.
  • Ph.D. Experimental Psychology: Cognition (1992), Texas Christian University.
  • Post DoctoralM.S.Biomedical Science: Clinical and Translational Research (2007), Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.

Research Interests

  • Cognitive Systems Engineering
  • System Safety
  • Accident Investigation
  • Human Error Analysis
  • Aviation
  • Healthcare

Awards, Honors and Societies

  • Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (2005-07).
  • Naval Aerospace Medical Institute (1992-93).
  • POST DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS AND TRAINING
  • Private Pilot\'s Certificate, Single-engine land (SEL), Federal Aviation Administration.
  • Board Certified Human Factors Professional, by the Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics (BCPE).
  • CERTIFICATIONS
  • Southern Thoracic Surgical Association President\'s Award (2006) for the best scientific paper presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting.
  • Power System Engineering Society Prize Paper Award (2003). For best paper presented at the Annual IEEE Conference on Power System Analysis, Computing, and Economic Conference.
  • Earl A. Alluisi Award (2003) for early career achievement in the field of Applied Experimental and Engineering Psychology. Awarded by the American Psychological Association-Div. 21.
  • Williams E. Collins Award (2003) for the outstanding publication in the field of human factors. Awarded by the Aerospace Human Factors Association.
  • Harry G. Moseley Award (2003) for significant contributions to human factors and aerospace safety. Awarded by the Aerospace Medical Association.
  • Admiral Louis de Florez Award (2002) for significant contributions to aviation safety and accident prevention. Awarded by the Flight Safety Foundation, International.
  • Williams E. Collins Award (2002) for the outstanding publication in the field of human factors Awarded by the Aerospace Human Factors Association

Publications

  • Wiegmann, D.A., von Thaden, T.L, & Gibbons, A.M. (in press). A review of safety culture theory and its potential application to traffic safety. In D. Nelson, and B. Tefft (Eds.). Safety Culture and Traffic Safety. Washington, DC. AAA Foundation Publishing.
  • Wiegmann, D. A. & Cristina, F. (2001).Feedback lag variability and choice of an automated diagnostic aid. In D. Harris (Ed.) Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics, Vol. 6. Industrial Ergonomics, HCI, and Applied Cognitive Psychology (pp. 169-174). Vermont: Ashgate Publishing.
  • Wiegmann, D. A. (2001). Psychology of aviation safety. In N.J. Smelser & P.B. Baltes (Eds.). International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Vol.2, pp. 1019-23. Oxford, UK: Elsevier.
  • Kramer, A. F., Wiegmann, D. A., Kirlik, A. (2006). Attention: From theory to practice. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Wiegmann, D. A. & Shappell, S. A. (2003). A human error approach to aviation accident analysis: The Human Factors Analysis and Classification System. Vermont: Ashgate Publishing.
  • Mathis, K. & Wiegmann, D.A. (in press). Construct validation of a laparoscopic simulator. Simulation in Healthcare.
  • Wiegmann, D.A., ElBardissi, A.W., Dearani, J.A., Daly, R.C., & Sundt, T.M. (in press). Disruptions of surgical flow and their relationships to surgical errors: An exploratory investigation. Surgery.
  • Madhavan, P. & Wiegmann, D.A. (in press). Effects of source, pedigree and reliability on operator interaction with decision support systems. Human Factors.
  • Madhavan, P. & Wiegmann, D.A. (in press). A review of operator trust in automated aids: How human are machines? Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science.
  • ElBardissi, A.W., Wiegmann, D.A., Dearani, J.A., & Sundt, T.S. (2007). Application of the Human Factors Analysis and Classification System methodology to the cardiovascular surgery operating room. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 83, 1412-1419.
  • Malec, J.F., Torsher, L.C., Dunn, W.D., Wiegmann, D.A., Arnold, J.J., & Brown, D.A. (2007). The high performance teamwork (HPT) scale: Reliability and validity for evaluating key crew resource management skills. Simulation in Healthcare, 2(1), 4-10.
  • Shappell, S., Detwiler, C., Holcomb, K., Hackworth, C., Boquet, A. & Wiegmann, D.A. (2007). Human error and commercial aviation accidents: An analysis using the Human Factors Analysis and Classification, Human Factors, 49(2), 227-242.
  • Boot, W.R., Kramer, A.F., Becic, E., Wiegmann, D.A. & Kubose, T. (2006).Detecting transient changes in dynamic displays: The more you look, the less you see. Human Factors, 48(4), 759-773.
  • Madhavan, P. & Wiegmann, D.A. & Lacson, F. C. (2006). Automation failures on tasks easily performed by operators undermines trust in automated aids. Human Factors, 48(2), 241-256.
  • Wiegmann, D.A., McCarley, J.S., Kramer, A.F. & Wickens, C.D. (2006). Age and automation interact to influence performance of a simulated luggage screening task. Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine. 77
  • 825-831

Courses

Summer 2014

  • ISYE 890 - Pre-Dissertator\'s Research
  • ISYE 790 - Master\'s Research and Thesis
  • ISYE 699 - Advanced Independent Study
  • ISYE 555 - Human Performance and Accident Causation
  • ISYE 990 - Research and Thesis
  • ISYE 890 - Pre-Dissertator\'s Research
  • ISYE 790 - Master\'s Research and Thesis
  • ISYE 699 - Advanced Independent Study
  • ISYE 990 - Research and Thesis
  • ISYE 890 - Pre-Dissertator\'s Research
  • ISYE 790 - Master\'s Research and Thesis
  • ISYE 699 - Advanced Independent Study

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