Joe Mercado is a PhD student in the Modeling and Simulation: Human Systems program at the University of Central Florida. He is also a fellow of the Consortium Research Fellows Program working with the U.S. Army Research Institute (ARI) for the Behavioral & Social Sciences. He recently completed working at the United States Military Academy in West Point as the Research Psychologist Lab Technician for the Engineering Psychology program. He obtained his B.A. in Psychology from Mercy College and also holds a M.S. in Psychology from Mercy College. Joe’s primary research interests include multi-modality and training and assessment in a technology-enabled learning environment.