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    Industrial Engineering Department

    Clemson University

     

     

     

  • Laura M. Stanley

    Associate Professor - Industrial Engineering Department, Clemson University

    Former Program Director - National Science Foundation, CISE Directorate - Cyber-Human Systems Program

     

     

    Dr. Stanley recently joined Clemson University as an Associate Professor and Graduate Program Chair in the Industrial Engineering Department. Prior to joining the Clemson faculty, Dr. Stanley was an Associate Professor and Director of the Human Factor Engineering Lab at Montana State University-Bozeman. Dr. Stanley also served as a Program Director in the Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) in the Cyber-Human Systems Program at the National Science Foundation.

     

    My research interests include:

    • Human Factors Engineering,
    • Human Computer Interaction,
    • Driver Behavior in Transportation Safety,
    • Virtual Reality,
    • User Interface Design, and
    • Engineering Education.

     

    E-mail: lmstanl at clemson dot edu

     

  • Research News

    See news regarding student awards, research projects, and more...

    Featured in WalletHub's "2017's Greenest States"

    Media News

    Eco-friendliness and personal finance are essentially cousins. Not only are our environmental and financial necessities aligned — providing ourselves with sustainable, clean drinking water and nutritious sustenance, for example — but we also spend money on both the household and government levels in support of environmental security. Read more.

    Dr. Laura Stanley to join Clemson IE faculty in August 2017.

    The Department of Industrial Engineering is excited to announce the hiring of Dr. Laura Stanley as an associate professor of industrial engineering, beginning in Fall 2017. Read more.

    Cover Story in Distinctly on Virtual Reality in 30 Years

    MONTANA IN 30 YEARS: VIRTUAL REALITY interview with Laura Stanley. Read more.

    Women in Academic Leadership Workshop Society of Women Engineers

    Thank you to the Society of Women Engineers and the Luce Foundation for what was an amazing workshop supporting women faculty in academia!

    Laura Stanley and Kaysha Young present at IEOM 2015 Sept. 10-11th Conference in Orlando, FL

    News

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    Kezia Manlove, Laura Stanley, & Alyssa Peck - Recently Published in Accident Analysis & Prevention Journal

    Publication News

    A quantitative approach to assessing the efficacy of occupant protection programs. Read more.

    Media News

    WalletHub analyzed the teen-driving environment in the 50 states across 16 key metrics ... For additional insight and advice, we turned to a panel of experts from various backgrounds.

    Laura Stanley to serve as Program Director at the NSF

    News

    Beginning August 2015 Laura Stanley will be on leave as Program Director at the NSF in the Computer & Information Science & Engineering Directorate (CISE). Read more.

    Student News

    Jessica Mueller received a graduate fellowship grant from the U.S. Transportation Department and the Federal Highway Administration for research comparing driving simulators with actual on-road driving.

    Student News

    The Graduate Research Fellowship gives each recipient at least $30,000 a year for three years to attend graduate school and conduct their research. Kaysha Young of Pony, MT. A recent MSU graduate with a double major in mechanical engineering and mechanical engineering technology, she will use her Graduate Research Fellowship to earn a master’s degree in industrial engineering at MSU. 

    Media News

    A key to saving cyclists.  Every nine minutes a pedestrian or cyclist is injured or killed on the road hit by a passing motorist who either didn't see them or wasn't paying attention.

    Laura Stanley Interviewed on National Public Radio Yellowstone on Distracted Driving Research

    Media News

    Listen to the interview.

    Safer Roads: A Montana State University study focuses on the training of young drivers.

    Media News

    IOEM Conference Presentation on Peer-to-Peer Public Health Intervention Case Study -Sept. 10th, 2015 

    News

    Laura Stanley presenting findings from the team's Peer-to-Peer research project.  Read more here.

    Student News

     

    If it wasn’t for the McNair program, Young said, she wouldn’t have met her mentor, assistant engineering professor Laura Stanley.  She wouldn’t have her “awesome” job at the Western Transportation Institute, and she wouldn’t have done research on texting and driving, which is now under review for possible journal publication.

     

    Laura Stanley and Jessica Mueller Featured on the Cover of "Public Roads" Magazine

    Media News

    This work focused on increasing medic and public safety through the collection and analysis of data associated with
    emergency medical care providers during
    transport.  Read more.

    Laura Stanley and Jessica Mueller Featured on the Cover of "Public Roads" Magazine

    Media News

    This work focused on increasing medic and public safety through the collection and analysis of data associated with
    emergency medical care providers during
    transport.  Read more.

  • Peer Reviewed Publications

    Journals & Conference Proceedings

    Last 10 years

    Manlove, K., Stanley, L., and Peck, A. A quantitative approach to assessing the efficacy of occupant protection programs: A case study from Montana, Accident Analysis and Prevention Journal, Volume 83, October 2015, Pages 214–221.

     

    Stanley, L., Hoyt, T., Scott, A., & Plumb, C. An Experiment in the Integration of a Communications Toolkit into the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Curriculum, IEEE Transactions in Professional Communication. 2015, pending revisions.

     

    Young, K. & Stanley, L., Human Factors Design of a Low-Cost Adjustable Wheel Locking System for a Child’s Wheelchair, 6th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, Las Vegas, USA July 26-30, 2015.

     

    Imtiaz, A., & Stanley, L. Hazard Perception Differences Between Experienced and Less Experienced Drivers, Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference Proceedings, Nashville, TN, 2015.

     

    Mueller, J., Young, K., & Stanley, L. Validating a Driving Simulator: Effect of Increased Mental Effort While Driving on Real Roads and in Simulators. Transportation Research Board 2015 Annual Meeting. Transportation Research Board: Washington, D.C., January 2015.

     

    Mueller, J., Young, K., & Stanley, L. Driver Characteristics: Simulated and On-Road Driver Stopping Behaviors. Transportation Research Board 2015 Annual Meeting. Transportation Research Board: Washington, D.C., January 2015.

     

    Schell, B., Claudio, D., Sobek, D., Stanley, L., & Ward, N. Introducing Flexibility in an Engineering Curriculum Through Student Designed Elective Programs. 2014 ASEE Annual Conference, June 2014.

     

    Page, L. & Stanley, L. Ergonomics Service Learning Project: Implementing an Alternative Educational Method in an Industrial Engineering Undergraduate Ergonomics Course. Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing & Service Industries 00 (0) 1–13 (2014). 2014. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/hfm.20544/abstract

     

    Mueller, J., Gallagher, C., Martin, T. & Stanley, L. Driving Simulator and Scenario Effects on Driver Response. Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference Proceedings. Montreal, CAN, May 2014. http://www.xcdsystem.com/iie2014/abstract/finalpapers/I184.pdf

     

    Imtiaz, A., Mueller, J. & Stanley, L. Driving Behavior Differences among Early Licensed Teens, Novice Teens, and Experienced Drivers in Simulator and Real World Hazards. Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference Proceedings. Montreal, CAN, May 2014. http://www.xcdsystem.com/iie2014/abstract/finalpapers/I1467.pdf

     

    Imtiaz, A. & Stanley, L. Characterizing Eye Movement Behavior of Teen Drivers while Following a Left Turing Truck at Stop Controlled Intersection. 12th Annual Regional National Occupational Research Agenda Symposium. Salt Lake City, UT. April 2014.

     

    Stanley, L., Manlove K., Peck, A. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Occupant Protection Programs. Conference on Statistical Practice, Tampa, FL February 20-22, 2014.

     

    Mueller, J. & Stanley, L. Emergency Medical Services: A Naturalistic Posture Evaluation While Providing Patient Care during Patient Transport. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting Proceedings, San Diego, CA, October 2013. http://pro.sagepub.com/content/57/1/1546.short

     

    Mueller, J. & Stanley, L. Contributors toward Ambulance Use of Lights and Sirens from Patient Records. Open Journal of Safety Science and Technology, Vol 3., No. 3, 2013, pp 63-68, www.scirp.org/journal/PaperInformation.aspx?PaperID=37092.

     

    Mueller, J., Hoyt, T. & Stanley, L. Improving Restraint Feasibility through Ambulance Layout Redesign. 7th Annual Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training and Vehicle Design, Bolton Landing, NY, June 17-20, 2013. http://drivingassessment.uiowa.edu/sites/default/files/DA2013/Papers/014_Mueller_0.pdf

     

    Stanley, L. Complexity of Instrumentation in Assessing Virtual vs Real World Hazard Perception Environments. Proceedings 1st Annual International Conference on Industrial & Systems Engineering, Athens, Greece, June 24-27, 2013.

     

    Mueller, J., Stanley, L., Azamian, T. & Mercer, D. Assessing Physiological Response Validity in Simulated and Real Driving Environments. Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference Proceedings. San Juan, PR, May 2013. http://www.xcdsystem.com/iie2014/abstract/finalpapers/I184.pdf

     

    Young, K. & Stanley, L. Driver’s Attitudes and Behaviors Regarding Voice Activated Texting Technology and Distracted Driving. Proceedings of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, Puerto Rico, 2013. http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P3-3169587921.html

     

    Page, L., Stanley, L., & Sharma, J. Teen drivers’ hazard perception – are we using crash-representative testing scenarios? Proceedings of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, Orlando, FL, 2012. http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P3-2813482121.html

     

    Mueller, J., L. Stanley and Manlove, K. "Multi-Stage Novice Defensive Driver Training Program: Does It Create Overconfidence?," Open Journal of Safety Science and Technology, Vol. 2 No. 4, 2012, pp. 133-139. doi: 10.4236/ojsst.2012.24017. http://www.scirp.org/journal/PaperInformation.aspx?paperID=25536

     

    Ward, N.J., Durkee, S., & Stanley, L. An Objective Evaluation of an Education-Based Distracted and Drowsy Driving Intervention for Rural Teen Drivers. 5th International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology. Groningen, The Netherlands, August 29 – 31, 2012.

     

    Antin, J., Lockhart, T., Stanley, L. & Guo, F. Comparing the Impairment Profiles of Older Drivers and Non-Drivers. Journal of Safety Science, Volume 50, Issue 2, February 2012, pp 333-341. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S092575351100258X

     

    Young, K., & Stanley, L. Voice Activated Texting-Is It Safer than Conventional Texting While Driving? National Council for Undergraduate Research Annual Conference, Ogden, Utah 2012, https://ncur.weber.edu/ncur/search/Display_NCUR.aspx?id=62324

     

    McGowen, P., & Stanley, L. An Alternative Methodology for Determining Gap Acceptance, Journal of Transportation Engineering, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)TE.1943-5436.0000358. 2011, http://ascelibrary.org/teo/resource/1/jtpexx/v1/i1/p267_s1?isAuthorized=no

     

    Stanley, L., Angell, L., Perez, M., Deering, R., Llaneras, R, and Green, C. Modeling/Analysis of Pedestrian Back-Over Crashes from NHTSA’s SCI Database. Society of Automotive Engineers International, doi:10.4271/2011-01-0588, 2011.

     

    Stanley, L. & Hoyt, T. A Service Learning Case Study for the Ergonomics Classroom. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Conference Proceedings, September 2011. vol. 55 no. 1525-1529 http://pro.sagepub.com/content/55/1/525.abstract

     

    Stanley, L., Angell, L., Perez, M., Deering, R., Llaneras, R, and Green, C. Modeling/Analysis of Pedestrian Back-Over Crashes from NHTSA’s SCI Database. SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars– Mechanical Systems, Volume 4, pgs 562-571, 2011. http://saepcmech.saejournals.org/content/4/1/562.full.pdf+html

     

    Stanley, L., Page, L., and Plumb, C. Designing for the Disabled in the Engineering Classroom, Frontiers in Education Conference/American Society of Engineering Education Proceedings, October, 2010. 978-1-4244-6262-9/10, IEEE. http://fie-conference.org/fie2010/papers/1307.pdf

     

    Sanddal T., Sanddal N., Ward N. & Stanley L. Ambulance Crash Characteristics in the U.S. Defined by the Popular Press: A Retrospective Analysis. Emergency Medicine International, vol. 2010, Article ID 525979, 7 pages, 2010. http://www.hindawi.com/journals/emi/2010/525979/

     

    Hoyt, T., Stanley, L., and Sanddal, N. Rural EMS Worker Restraint Usage and Feasibility in Emergency Response Vehicles, Annals of Advances in Automotive Medicine, 2010.

     

    Stanley, L. and Ward, N. An Evaluation of Cooperative Avoidance Warning System. International Journal of Vehicle Safety, Volume 5, Number 1, 2010, pages 86-99. http://inderscience.metapress.com/app/home/contribution.asp?referrer=parent&backto=issue,6,6;journal,3,16;linkingpublicationresults,1:119746,1

     

    Atkins, P. and Stanley, L. Design and Evaluation of a Collision Avoidance System for Cyclists. The IMAGE Society Annual Conference Proceedings, June 2009.

     

    Antin, J., Stanley, L., and Cicaro, K. Conventional vs. Moving-Map Navigation Methods: Efficiency and Safety Evaluation. Transportation Research Record, No 2138, 34-41, 2009. http://pubsindex.trb.org/view.aspx?id=880812

     

    Stanley, L. and Mueller, J. Effectiveness of a Multistage Driver Education Program for Novice Drivers. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting Proceedings, October 2009 vol. 53 no. 181348-1352 http://pro.sagepub.com/content/53/18/1348.abstract

     

    Mueller, J. and Stanley, L. Differences in Self-Reported versus Department of Motor Vehicle in Citation History for Teen Drivers, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)’s National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Proceedings, April 2009.

     

    Antin, J., Stanley, L., and Cicaro, K. Conventional vs. Moving-Map Navigation Methods: Efficiency and Safety Evaluation. TRB 2009 Annual Meeting CD-ROM. Transportation Research Board: Washington, DC. http://pubsindex.trb.org/view.aspx?id=880359

     

    Antin, J. F., Lockhart, T., Shi, W., Stanley, L., Haynes, C., Parajit, P., and Guo, F. Why do older drivers give up their keys? The role of functional impairment. International Conference on Traffic & Transport Psychology, Washington, D.C. (2008). http://www.icttp.com/presentations/pdfs/O73.pdf

     

    Marley, R., Stanley, L. and Muthumani, A. Recent evolutions in the curricula of leading industrial engineering programs within the United States. Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Industrial Engineering—Theory, Applications and Practice, Las Vegas, NV, 2008, pp 330-334.

     

    Stanley, L. Human Factors in Transportation Safety. National Science Foundation Women in IE Academia Workshop Proceedings, U.S., Turkey, and the Middle East, July 2008.

     

    Stanley, L. and Marley, R. Recent Evolutions in the Curricula of Leading Industrial Engineering Programs within the U.S. Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Industrial Engineering—Theory, Applications and Practice, September 2008, pp 330-334.

     

    Stanley, L. and Kelly, M. Validating Transportation Safety Deployments and Highway Design Elements in Simulated Environments. Canadian Multidisciplinary Road Safety Conference Proceedings, June 2008. http://www.carsp.ca/documents/750

     

    Stanley, L., Marley, Robert, J. and Kelly, M. Design of Interfaces for Advanced Crash Avoidance Systems. Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Industrial Engineering—Theory, Applications and Practice, November 2007, pp. 767-773

     

    Kelly, M., Lassacher, S., and Stanley, L. Formative Evaluation of Engineering Designs using Driver Performance in an Immersive Driving Simulator. Fourth International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment Training and Vehicle Design Proceedings, July 2007, pgs. 431- 437. http://drivingassessment.uiowa.edu/DA2007/PDF/071_KellyLassacher.pdf

     

    Stanley, L ., Marley, R., and Kelly, M. Haptic and Auditory Cues for Roadway Departure Warnings. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting Proceedings, October 2006, vol. 50 no. 222405-2408. http://pro.sagepub.com/content/50/22/2405.abstract

     

    Stanley, L., Hardy, A., and Lassacher S. Driver Responses to Enhanced Wildlife Advisories in a Simulated Environment. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2006, No. 1980, pp 126-133. http://trb.metapress.com/content/j4346607853m00l0/

     

    Stanley, L., Marley, R. Whole Body Vibrations on the Low Back Using a Suspension Versus Non-Suspension Seat Post During Off-Road Cycling. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise Journal, Volume 38(5), May 2006. http://journals.lww.com/acsm-msse/Citation/2006/05001/Whole_Body_Vibrations_on_the_Low_Back_Using_a.1368.aspx

     

    Stanley, L., Hardy, A., and Lassacher, S. Enhanced Wildlife Warnings as a Potential Means of Reducing Wildlife-Vehicle Collision. National Rural ITS Conference Proceedings, August 2006.

     

    Stanley, L., Hardy, A., and Lassacher, S. Driver Responses to Enhanced Wildlife Advisories in a Simulated Environment. TRB 2006 Annual Meeting CD-ROM. Transportation Research Board: Washington, DC. http://pubsindex.trb.org/view.aspx?id=880359  

     

    Stanley, L. and Philip, D. Development of a Web-Based Household Travel Survey. Institute of Transportation Engineers District 6 Meeting Proceedings, July 2005.

     

    Stanley, L., Kelly, M., and Lassacher, Suzanne. Driver Performance While Interacting with the 511 Travel Information System in Urban and Rural Traffic. Third International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment Training and Vehicle Design Proceedings, June 2005, pages 486-492 http://drivingassessment.uiowa.edu/DA2005/PDF/71_Stanley_Kellyformat.pdf

     

     

     

  • Teaching

    My course topics include: Human Factors & Ergonomics, Human-Centered Design, Biomechanics, Systems Engineering, Human Factors Research Methods, Sustainable Design, Communications Toolkit for Engineers

     

     

    Current Courses:

    IE 4910 - Human Centered Design & Engineering

     

    Past Courses:

    EIND 142 - Introduction to Systems Engineering

    EIND 413 - Ergonomics and Human Factors Engineering

    EIND 514 (Graduate) - Advanced Methods in Human Factors and Ergonomics

    EIND 511 (Graduate) - Occupational Biomechanics

     

    Engineering Education Research Grant Project

    Your guide to stellar technical writing and verbal communication!This toolkit and the links to the left will provide you with tips, guidelines, and templates to help you develop your writing and verbal communication.

    Featured in the "Billings Gazette" - Designing for the Disabled

    EIND 413 - Ergonomics & Human Factors Engineering

     

    MSU students, adults with disabilities work together to find ways to work independently. Read more 

    Featured in the Bozeman Chronicle - Service Learning in Engineering

    EIND 413 - Ergonomics & Human Factors Engineering

    Kintzler, Wolosyn and Hergett were among 11 students who took Stanley's "Ergonomics and Human Factors Engineering I" course this fall. For the second year in a row, the class incorporated service learning by working with Reach, a Gallatin Valley organization devoted to empowering adults with disabilities. Read more.

    Local Manufacturing Facility Tours

    EIND 142 - Introduction to Systems Engineering

     Each year students in EIND 142 visit one of the local manufacturing businesses.  Here students tour WestPaw Designs, Bozeman MT.

  • Outreach Events & Demonstrations

    We provide demonstrations and presentations to the public, schools (elementary, middle, and high school), classrooms, and outreach to promote women and minorities in STEM. So far we have reached out to over 800+ participants!

    Public Outreach Events

    Kaysha Young describing the functionality of the driving simulator.

    Classroom Demonstrations

    Jessie Mueller demonstrating the functionality of the instrumented vehicle.

    Outreach to Girls in STEM

    Presentation for Expanding Your Horizons participants - we provide outreach presentations with the goals of broadening the participation of women and minorities in technology and engineering.