Category: Graduate Researchers

Mira Gruber

Human Factors and Cognitive Psychology Ph.D. program
HFES UCF Outreach Chair

University of Central Florida 
B.A. Psychology, James Madison University
B.A. Philosophy, James Madison University

Mira Gruber is a second-year Human Factors and Cognitive Psychology PhD student. She is under the advisement of Dr. Peter Hancock and is a member of the MIT2 research laboratory. Her primary research interests are social dynamics during video-mediated communication and human-robot interaction.

Yazmin Diaz

MIT2 Lab Manager
Human Factors and Cognitive Psychology Ph.D. program
HFES UCF Student Chapter Webmaster

University of Central Florida 
B.Sc. Psychology, University of Central Florida
B.A. Spanish, University of Central Florida

Yazmin Diaz is a graduate student under the advisement of Dr. Peter Hancock. Her primary research interest is educator training and approaches to teaching, with a particular focus on grades 6-12th.

Ethan Levin

Modeling and Simulation M.S. program
University of Central Florida 
B.Sc. Psychology, University of Central Florida

Ethan Levin is a graduate student under the advisement of Dr. Peter Hancock. His primary research interest is driving simulation, and how it can be applied to study partially autonomous vehicles and driver-behavior.