Keren, NirNir Keren
Title:  Associate Professor [A&BE]
Dept: Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering

Email: nir@iastate.edu
Tel: +1 515 294 2580
URL: http://www.public.iastate.edu/~nir/

Affiliation: VRAC & HCI

Dr. Keren's research interest is in developing Naturalistic Decision Making models; especially, he is interested in developing predictive models for emergency responders' decision making under a variety of domains such as environmental constraints, organizational climates and cultures, and personal propensities. Naturalistic decision making is a school of thought that studies decision making in the natural environment of the decision maker and minimizes/eliminates the uncertainties and biases that laboratory studies introduce. Through the development of decision making models in virtual reality environments, Dr. Keren allows mimicking of a natural setting while preserving the qualities offered by controlled laboratory environments.

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