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Wendy A. Rogers joined the Georgia Tech faculty in 1998 as an associate professor in the School of Psychology. Previously, she held faculty positions at the University of Georgia and the University of Memphis. Rogers was promoted to professor in 2001, and served as an associate chair in the School of Psychology from 2002 to 2004. Currently, she is the director of the Human Factors and Aging Laboratory and also coordinates the Engineering Psychology Program. Rogers is a member of the GVU Center and the Center for Research and Education on Aging and Technology Enhancement (CREATE).
The Human Factors and Aging Laboratory works to develop a fundamental understanding of aging, cognition, and attention and is committed to bringing that fundamental basic knowledge to bear on design issues important to the quality and safety of activities of daily living encountered by older adults.
The recipient of numerous honors and awards, Rogers’ recent accolades include the 2013 Jack A. Kraft Innovator Award from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, awarded to CREATE, and the 2012 Atlanta Magazine Groundbreaker Award, awarded to the PR2 Team (including Charlie Kemp), for providing a provocative alternative in senior healthcare. She is a fellow of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society and a fellow in three divisons of the American Psychological Association: Experimental Psychology, Applied Experimental and Engineering Psychology, and Adult Development and Aging.
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