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Dr. Sanaz Motamedi is a faculty member of University of Florida (UF). Before joining UF, she was a postdoctoral scholar at University of California, Berkeley for about two years. She has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Iran, Science, and Technology. Then, she spent 2 years in China and received her master’s degree in management and Science Engineering from the Tsinghua University. In 2013, she moved to the U.S. for perusing her education. After four years, she graduated from the University of Rhode Island in a Ph.D. program of Industrial and System Engineering specialized in human factors and transportation safety. Sanaz has been conducting human factors and driver behavior studies using survey, focus group, lab testing, driving simulator testing, and field study since 2011. Her current work has focused on evaluating, designing interfaces for different level of Automated Driving Systems (ADS) for different age groups including young drivers, older adult drivers and vulnerable road users. Her research is supported by the US Department of Transportation, California DOT, Rhode Island DOT and Berkeley Deep Drive program.
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