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Vernol Battiste
Education and Outreach Manager, Principal Investigator
Phone: 650-604-3666
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(2020)  NASA Honor Award, Equal Employment Opportunity Medal
(2018)  NASA Group Achievement Award, UAS Detect and Avoid Team
(2015)  Ames Technology Award, Patent Application Award System for Providing a Real Time Audible Message to a Pilot
(2015)  Ames Technology Award, Tech Brief Award for Real Time PIREPs Using Audio Twitter
(2014)  NASA Group Achievement Award, Single Pilot Operations (SPO) Experiment Team
(2009)  NASA Group Achievement Award, Integrated Testbed to Evaluate Concepts for Pilots, Controllers, and Automation Under Nominal and Off-Nominal Conditions
(2008)  Ames Honor Award, Trajectory Oriented Operations With Limited Delegation (TOOWilD)
(2005)  NASA Group Achievement Award, Advanced Air Transportation Technologies Project Team
(2005)  NASA Group Achievement Award, Joint Ames/Langley Distributed Air/Ground-Traffic Management Simulation Team
(2005)  Privately Sponsored, 2005 Robert J. Collier Award
(2004)  Software Release Award, Taxiway Navigation and Situation Awareness (T-NASA) System Simulation Software
(2004)  Software Release Award, Pulse Predictor for Traffic Display (part of CDTI- Cockpit Displays of Traffic Information Software Suite)
(2004)  Software Release Award, Flight-Deck Based Flight Plan Modification Tool (part of CDTI- Cockpit Displays of Traffic Information Software Suite)
(2004)  Ames Honor Award, Ames/Langley Distributed Air/Ground Traffic Management Simulation Team
(2004)  Ames Honor Award, Mentor
(2004)  Privately Sponsored, 50 Most Important Blacks in Research Science for 2004
(2001)  Privately Sponsored, Black Engineer of the Year Awards (US Black Engineer)
(1993)  Ames Honor Award, Exceptional Achievement Medal (EAM)
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K. L. Vu, J. . VanLuven, T. . Diep, V. . Battiste, S. L. Brandt, K. J. Monk, & T. Z. Strybel (2020) Impact of UAS with low size, weight, and power sensors on air traffic controllers’ performance and acceptability ratings, Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 64th International Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL Click to read more
PDF download  K. L. Vu, J. B. Lachter, V. . Battiste, & T. Z. Strybel (2018) Single pilot operations in domestic commercial aviation, Human Factors, 60(6), 755-762 Click to read more
PDF download  D. . Thipphavong, R. . Apaza, B. . Barmore, V. . Battiste, B. K. Burian, Q. . Dao, M. S. Feary, S. . Go, K. . Goodrich, J. R. Homola, H. . Idris, P. . Kopardekar, J. B. Lachter, N. . Neogi, H. . Ng, R. . Oseguera-Lohr, M. . Patterson, & S. . Verma (2018) Urban Air Mobility Airspace Integration Concepts and Considerations , AIAA Aviation Forum (Aviation 2018); June 25, 2018 - June 29, 2018; Atlanta, GA; United States Click to read more
PDF download  S. V. Ligda, U. . Fischer, K. . Mosier, M. P. Matessa, V. . Battiste, & W. W. Johnson (2015) Effectiveness of Advanced Collaboration Tools on Crew Communication in Reduced Crew Operations, Paper to appear in the Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Los Angeles, CA Click to read more
PDF download  K. J. Monk, T. Z. Strybel, K. L. Vu, P. . Marayong, & V. . Battiste (2015) Effects of force feedback and distractor location on a CDTI target selection task, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, Las Vegas, NV Click to read more
PDF download  Q. . Dao, K. . Koltai, S. D. Cals, S. L. Brandt, J. B. Lachter, M. P. Matessa, D. . Smith, V. . Battiste, & W. W. Johnson (2015) Evaluation of a recommender system for single-pilot operations, Paper to appear in the Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, Las Vegas, NV. Click to read more
H. A. Cunningham, M. . Hallett, H. . Battiste, S. . Curtis, M. . Koltz, J. B. Lachter, S. L. Brandt, V. . Battiste, & W. W. Johnson (2015) Examining Response Time-out Causes and Operator Responses to Additional Question Time-out probes, Paper to appear in the Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, Las Vegas, NV Click to read more
S. L. Brandt, J. B. Lachter, V. . Battiste, & W. W. Johnson (2015) Pilot Situation Awareness and Its Implications for Single Pilot Operations: Analysis of a Human-In-The-Loop Study, Paper to appear in the Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, Las Vegas, NV Click to read more
PDF download  K. L. Vu, T. Z. Strybel, D. . Chiappe, G. . Morales, V. . Battiste, & R. J. Shively (2014) Air Traffic Controller Performance and Acceptability of Multiple UAS in a Simulated NAS Environment, Proceedings of the HCI-AERO 2014 conference, Silicon Valley, California, July 30-August 1, 2014 Click to read more
PDF download  J. B. Lachter, S. L. Brandt, V. . Battiste, S. V. Ligda, M. P. Matessa, & W. W. Johnson (2014) Toward Single Pilot Operations: Developing a Ground Station, Proceedings of the HCI-AERO 2014 conference, Silicon Valley, California, July 30-August 1, 2014. Click to read more
PDF download  J. B. Lachter, V. . Battiste, M. P. Matessa, Q. . Dao, R. W. Koteskey, & W. W. Johnson (2014) Toward Single Pilot Operations: The Impact of the Loss of Non-verbal Communication on the Flight Deck, Proceedings of the HCI-AERO 2014 conference, Silicon Valley, California, July 30-August 1, 2014. Click to read more
PDF download  C. . Rorie, K. L. Vu, P. . Marayong, J. . Robles, T. Z. Strybel, & V. . Battiste (2013) Effects of type and strength of force feedback on movement time in a target selection task, 2013 International Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Click to read more
PDF download  D. A. Comerford-Roman, S. L. Brandt, J. B. Lachter, S. . Wu, R. . Mogford, V. . Battiste, & W. W. Johnson (2013) NASA's single-pilot operations technical interchange meeting: Proceedings and findings, (NASA/CP-2013-216513). Moffett Field, CA: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Ames Research Center Click to read more
PDF download  R. . O'Connor, Z. S. Roberts, J. . Ziccardi, R. W. Koteskey, J. B. Lachter, Q. . Dao, W. W. Johnson, V. . Battiste, K. L. Vu, & T. Z. Strybel (2013) Pre-study walkthrough with a commercial pilot for a preliminary single pilot operations experiment, 15th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. Click to read more
PDF download  W. W. Johnson, J. B. Lachter, S. L. Brandt, R. W. Koteskey, Q. . Dao, J. M. Kraut, S. V. Ligda, & V. . Battiste (2012) An Evaluation of controller and pilot performance, workload, and acceptability under a nextgen concept for dynamic weather adapted arrival routing. Click to read more
PDF download  V. . Battiste, G. F. Lawton, J. B. Lachter, S. L. Brandt, R. W. Koteskey, Q. . Dao, J. M. Kraut, S. V. Ligda, & W. W. Johnson (2012) Comparison of controller and flight deck algorithm performance during interval management with dynamic arrival trees (STARS), 30th EAAP Conference, 24-28 Sep; Italy Click to read more
PDF download  R. W. Koteskey, S. . Wu, V. . Battiste, E. M. Wenzel, J. B. Lachter, D. R. Begault, J. H. Nguyen, M. S. Politowicz, & W. W. Johnson (2012) Enhanced Audio for NextGen Flight Decks, Proceedings from the 4th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics 2012 Click to read more
PDF download  J. M. Kraut, T. E. Quinonez, S. . Wu, R. W. Koteskey, W. W. Johnson, & V. . Battiste (2012) StormGen: A Proposed Solution to Weather Simulation in NexGen Research, Proceedings from the 1st Annual Conference on Human Factors in Transportation Click to read more
PDF download  W. W. Johnson, J. B. Lachter, M. S. Feary, D. A. Comerford-Roman, V. . Battiste, & R. . Mogford (2012) Task Allocation for Single Pilot Operations: A Role for the Ground, HCI Aero 2012 Click to read more
PDF download  C. . Rorie, A. . Kiken, C. . Morgan, S. . Billinghurst, G. . Morales, K. J. Monk, K. L. Vu, T. Z. Strybel, & V. . Battiste (2011) A Preliminary Investigation of Training Order for Introducing NextGen Tools, Human Interface and the Management of Information. Interacting with Information, 526-533 Click to read more
PDF download  J. B. Lachter, V. . Battiste, R. W. Koteskey, Q. . Dao, S. L. Brandt, S. . Wu, S. V. Ligda, & W. W. Johnson (2011) Communication issues for near-term implementation of trajectory-based operations, Lessons from an air-ground human-in-the-loop simulation using FANS, ACARS, and voice Click to read more
PDF download  S. L. Brandt, J. B. Lachter, Q. . Dao, V. . Battiste, & W. W. Johnson (2011) Flight Deck Workload and Acceptability of Verbal and Digital Communication Protocols, In G. Salvendy & M. J. Smith (Eds.), Human Interface and the Management of Information. Interacting with Information (Vol. 6772, pp. 463-472). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg Click to read more
PDF download  J. H. Nguyen, L. P. Bacon, M. . Herron, K. L. Vu, T. Z. Strybel, & V. . Battiste (2011) How Data Comm Methods and Multi-dimensional Traffic Displays Influence Pilot Workload under Trajectory Based Operations, Human Interface and the Management of Information. Interacting with Information, 507-515 Click to read more
PDF download  V. . Battiste, J. B. Lachter, S. V. Ligda, J. H. Nguyen, L. P. Bacon, R. W. Koteskey, & W. W. Johnson (2011) Is ACARS and FANS-1A Just Another Data Link to the Controller?, In G. Salvendy & M. J. Smith (Eds.), Human Interface and the Management of Information. Interacting with Information (Vol. 6772, pp. 453-462). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg Click to read more
PDF download  J. B. Lachter, V. . Battiste, R. W. Koteskey, Q. . Dao, S. L. Brandt, S. V. Ligda, S. . Wu, & W. W. Johnson (2011) Issues for Near-Term Implementation of Trajectory Based Operations, Ninth USA/Europe Air Traffic Management Research and Development Seminar, ATM2011 (Paper 132), EUROCONTROL/FAA. Berlin, Germany, June 2011 Click to read more
PDF download  S. . Wu, J. B. Lachter, W. W. Johnson, & V. . Battiste (2010) Assessment for the Use of Electronic Flight Bags for Displaying Enhanced Traffic and Weather Information on the Flight Deck, Proceedings of the International Council of Aeronautical Sciences conference (ICAS 2010) Click to read more
PDF download  Q. . Dao, J. B. Lachter, V. . Battiste, S. L. Brandt, K. L. Vu, T. Z. Strybel, N. . Ho, P. . Martin, & W. W. Johnson (2010) Automated Spacing Support Tools for Interval Management Operations during Continuous Descent Approaches, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting Proceedings (Vol. 54, pp. 21–25) Click to read more
PDF download  T. Z. Strybel, K. L. Vu, L. P. Bacon, J. M. Kraut, V. . Battiste, & W. W. Johnson (2010) Diagnosticity of an online query technique for measuring pilot situation awareness in Nextgen, Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DASC), 2010 IEEE/AIAA 29th (pp. 4.B.1-1-4.B.1-12). Presented at the Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DASC), 2010 IEEE/AIAA 29th, IEEE. Click to read more
PDF download  S. V. Ligda, Q. . Dao, K. L. Vu, T. Z. Strybel, V. . Battiste, & W. W. Johnson (2010) Impact of Conflict Avoidance Responsibility Allocation on Pilot Workload in a Distributed Air Traffic Management System, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting Proceedings (Vol. 54, pp. 55–59) Click to read more
PDF download  W. W. Johnson, N. . Ho, V. . Battiste, K. L. Vu, J. B. Lachter, S. V. Ligda, Q. . Dao, & P. . Martin (2010) Management of continuous descent approach during interval management operation, Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DASC), 2010 IEEE/AIAA 29th (pp. 4.D.4-1-4.D.4-13). Presented at the Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DASC), 2010 IEEE/AIAA 29th, IEEE Click to read more
PDF download  K. L. Vu, T. Z. Strybel, J. M. Kraut, L. P. Bacon, K. . Minakata, J. H. Nguyen, A. . Rotterman, V. . Battiste, & W. W. Johnson (2010) Pilot and controller workload and situation awareness with three traffic management concepts, Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DASC), 2010 IEEE/AIAA 29th (pp. 4.A.5-1-4.A.5-10). Presented at the Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DASC), 2010 IEEE/AIAA 29th, IEEE. Click to read more
PDF download  N. . Ho, W. W. Johnson, P. . Martin, J. B. Lachter, Q. . Dao, S. L. Brandt, & V. . Battiste (2010) Pilot response to off-nominal conditions in merging and spacing operation, Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DASC), 2010 IEEE/AIAA 29th (pp. 4.D.3-1-4.D.3-13). Presented at the Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DASC), 2010 IEEE/AIAA 29th, IEEE. Click to read more
PDF download  D. A. Comerford-Roman, S. . Granada, W. W. Johnson, V. . Battiste, Q. . Dao, & S. L. Brandt (2009) Pilots' Weather-related Decision Making, Results from a Workshop Survey Click to read more
PDF download  Q. . Dao, S. L. Brandt, V. . Battiste, K. L. Vu, T. Z. Strybel, & W. W. Johnson (2009) The Impact of Automation Assisted Aircraft Separation on Situation Awareness, Human Interface, Part II, HCII 2009, LNCS 5618, pp. 738–747 Click to read more
PDF download  V. . Battiste, W. W. Johnson, Q. . Dao, S. L. Brandt, N. H. Johnson, & S. . Granada (2008) Assessment of Flight Crew Acceptance of Automated Resolution Suggestions and Manual Resolution Tools, 26th International Congress of the Aeronautical Sciences, Anchorage, AK Click to read more
PDF download  P. M. Moertl, E. K. Beaton, P. U. Lee, V. . Battiste, & N. M. Smith (2007) An Operational Concept and Evaluation of Airline Based En Route Sequencing and Spacing, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GNC) Conference and Exhibit, AIAA-2007-6552. Hilton Head, SC: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Click to read more
PDF download  Q. . Dao, V. . Battiste, S. . Granada, & W. W. Johnson (2006) Evaluation of the usefulness and usability of cockpit situation display perspectives for ROV operations in approach civil air space, Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 50th Annual Meeting Click to read more
PDF download  V. . Battiste, Q. . Dao, T. Z. Strybel, M. . Dion, & H. . Bertolli (2006) So you want to fly remotely operated vehicles in civil approach air space, Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 50th Annual Meeting Click to read more
W. W. Johnson, V. . Battiste, S. . Granada, N. H. Johnson, Q. . Dao, D. . Wong, & A. B. Tang (2005) A simulation evaluation of a human-centered approach to flight deck procedures and automation for en route free maneuvering, Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Oklahoma City, OK Click to read more
PDF download  W. W. Johnson, V. . Battiste, S. . Granada, N. H. Johnson, Q. . Dao, D. . Wong, & A. B. Tang (2005) A simulation evaluation of a human-centered approach to flight deck procedures and automation for en route free maneuvering, Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology Click to read more
PDF download  T. . Prevot, T. J. Callantine, P. U. Lee, J. . Mercer, V. . Battiste, W. W. Johnson, E. A. Palmer, & N. M. Smith (2005) Co-Operative Air Traffic Management: A Technology Enabled Concept for the Next Generation Air Transportation System, 5th USA/Europe Air Traffic Management Research and Development Seminar. Baltimore, MD Click to read more
PDF download  R. . Canton, M. . Refai, W. W. Johnson, & V. . Battiste (2005) Development and Integration of Human-Centered Conflict Detection and Resolution Tools for Airborne Autonomous Operations. Click to read more
PDF download  V. . Battiste, E. A. Palmer, W. W. Johnson, N. M. Smith, T. . Prevot, J. . Mercer, S. . Granada, N. H. Johnson, Q. . Dao, & P. U. Lee (2005) Human Centered Decision Support Tools for Arrival Merging and Spacing, Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Oklahoma City, OK Click to read more
PDF download  T. . Prevot, V. . Battiste, T. J. Callantine, P. . Kopardekar, P. U. Lee, J. . Mercer, E. A. Palmer, & N. M. Smith (2005) Integrated Air/Ground System: Trajectory-Oriented Air Traffic Operations, Data Link Communication, and Airborne Separation Assistance. Click to read more
PDF download  N. M. Smith, P. U. Lee, T. . Prevot, J. . Mercer, E. A. Palmer, V. . Battiste, & W. W. Johnson (2004) A Human-in-the-loop Evaluation of Air-Ground Trajectory Negotiation, AIAA 4th Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Forum, Chicago, Illinois Click to read more
PDF download  P. U. Lee, N. M. Smith, V. . Battiste, W. W. Johnson, J. . Mercer, E. A. Palmer, & T. . Prevot (2004) Trajectory Negotiation via Data Link: Evaluation of Human-in-the-loop Simulation, HCI-Aero 2004: International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction in Aeronautics, Toulouse, France Click to read more
PDF download  T. J. Callantine, T. . Prevot, V. . Battiste, & W. W. Johnson (2003) Agent-based support for distributed air/ground traffic management simulation research, AIAA 2003-5371, Reston, VA: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Click to read more
PDF download  T. . Prevot, V. . Battiste, E. A. Palmer, & S. G. Sheldon (2003) Air Traffic Concept Utilizing 4D Trajectories and Airborne Separation Assistance, AIAA Guidance Navigation and Control Conference, Austin TX Click to read more
PDF download  T. . Prevot, S. . Shelden, J. . Mercer, P. . Kopardekar, E. A. Palmer, & V. . Battiste (2003) Airborne Separation Assistance in the Presence of Time-Based Traffic Flow Management, Proceedings of the 22nd Digital Avionics Systems Conference, IEEE:03CH37449 (CD ROM) Click to read more
W. W. Johnson, K. D. Bilimoria, L. C. Thomas, Q. L. Hilda, & V. . Battiste (2003) Comparison of pilot and automation generated conflict resolutions, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference and Exhibit, Austin, Texas Click to read more
PDF download  T. . Prevot, S. G. Sheldon, E. A. Palmer, W. W. Johnson, V. . Battiste, N. M. Smith, T. J. Callantine, P. U. Lee, & J. . Mercer (2003) Distributed Air/Ground Traffic Managemnet Simulation: Results, Progress and Plans, AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference, Austin TX Click to read more
PDF download  P. U. Lee, J. . Mercer, L. H. Martin, T. . Prevot, S. . Shelden, S. . Verma, N. M. Smith, V. . Battiste, W. W. Johnson, R. . Mogford, & E. A. Palmer (2003) Free Maneuvering, Trajectory Negotiation, and Self-Spacing Concepts in Distributed Air-Ground Traffic Management, Proceedings of the 5th USA/Europe Air Traffic Management Research and Development Seminar, Air-Ground Cooperation Track, Budapest, Hungary Click to read more
PDF download  V. . Battiste, S. . Holland, & N. H. Johnson (2002) Airborne and Ground Information For Lateral Spacing During Closely Spaced Parallel Approach Operations, In the Proceedings of IEEE/AIAA 21st Digital Avionics Systems Conference, (pp. 11.B.2.1-12), Irvine, CA. Click to read more
PDF download  W. W. Johnson, & V. . Battiste (2000) Enabling Cockpit-Based Self-Separation. Click to read more
W. W. Johnson, V. . Battiste, & S. . Holland (1999) A cockpit display designed to enable limited flight deck separation responsibility, Transactions - Journal of Aerospace, 108 (1) Click to read more
PDF download  W. W. Johnson, V. . Battiste, S. . Delzell, S. . Holland, S. A. Belcher, & K. . Jordan (1997) Development and Demonstration of a Prototype Free Flight Cockpit Display of Traffic Information, Proceedings of the 1997 SAE/AIAA World Aviation Congress Click to read more
A. . Andre, V. . Battiste, & R. S. McCann (1996) Advanced navigation aids in the flight deck, Presented at the World Aviation Congress, Los Angeles CA Click to read more
R. S. McCann, D. C. Foyle, A. . Andre, & V. . Battiste (1996) Advanced navigation aids in the flight deck: Effects on ground taxi performance under low-visibility conditions, SAE Transactions: Journal of Aerospace, 105, 1419-1430 Click to read more
R. S. McCann, D. C. Foyle, A. . Andre, & V. . Battiste (1996) Advanced navigation aids in the flight deck: Effects on ground taxi performance under low-visibility conditions, (Paper 965552) Proceedings of the AIAA/SAE World Aviation Congress. SAE International: Warrendale, PA Click to read more
V. . Battiste, M. . Downs, & R. S. McCann (1996) Advanced taxi map display design for low-visibility operations, Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 40th annual meeting (pp. 997-1001) Click to read more
D. C. Foyle, A. . Andre, R. S. McCann, E. M. Wenzel, D. R. Begault, & V. . Battiste (1996) Taxiway Navigation and Situation Awareness (T-NASA) System: Problem, design philosophy and description of an integrated display suite for low-visibility airport surface operations, SAE Transactions: Journal of Aerospace, 105, 1411-1418 Click to read more
PDF download  D. C. Foyle, A. . Andre, R. S. McCann, E. M. Wenzel, D. R. Begault, & V. . Battiste (1996) Taxiway Navigation and Situation Awareness (T-NASA) system: Problem, design philosophy, and description of an integrated display suite for low-visibility airport surface operations, Proceedings of the SAE/AIAA World Aviation Congress, paper 96555, SAE Transactions: Journal of Aerospace, 105, 1411-1418. Click to read more
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