Eye movements research in aviation from Fitts to nowadays
Leandro L. Di Stasi, Assistant Professor at University of Granada, Spain
Dr. Di Stasi earned his bachelor’s and master’s degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of Padua (Italy), and obtained his Ph.D. in Behavioral Neuroscience from the University of Granada (Spain). During his postdoctoral studies at the Barrow Neurological Center (Phoenix, Arizona), he investigated the effects of fatigue in Cobra helicopter pilots in collaboration with the US Marine Corps (Camp Pendleton, California), and he worked on developing a method to detect early aviator hypoxia in collaboration with the Spanish Air Force (Spanish Defense Aero-medical Center, Madrid). After being awarded a Talentia Postdoc fellowship at the University of Granada in 2015 and a Rita Levi Montalcini fellowship (tenured-position) at the University of Padova in 2016, Dr. Di Stasi rejoined the University of Granada as a Ramón y Cajal fellow (tenured-position) in 2017 starting his own laboratory “Neuroergonomics & Operator Performance Lab”. The primary interest of the Lab focuses to improve operator performance in safety-critical systems, such as military operations and healthcare environments.