Michelle L. Reyes


Research Assistant III

Center for Computer-Aided Design

Also currently affiliated with the National Advanced Driving Simulator


B.S.E., Industrial Engineering, The University of Iowa, 2002

M.S.E., Industrial Engineering, The University of Iowa, pending

Research Interests

Michelle's research interests include driver distraction, workload, and performance, as well as in-vehicle information systems, eye movements, and physiological measures.


McGehee, D.V., Raby, M., Carney, C., Lee., J.D., & Reyes, M.L. (2007). Extending parental mentoring using an event-triggered video intervention in rural teen drivers. Journal of Safety Research, 38(2), 215-227.
McGehee, D.V., Carney, C., Raby, M., Lee., J.D., & Reyes, M.L. (2007). The impact of an event-triggered video intervention on rural teenage driving. In Proceedings of the Fourth International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design.
Grygier, P.A., Garrott, W. R., Salaani, M.K., Schwarz, C., Brown, T., Reyes, M. & Heydinger, G.J. (In press). Study of Heavy Truck Air Disc Brake Effectiveness On The National Advanced Driving Simulator. 20th Enhanced Safety of Vehicles Conference, Lyon, France. June 18-21, 2007.
Liang, Y., Reyes, M.L., & Lee, J.D. (2007). Real-time detection of driver cognitive distraction using Support Vector Machines. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 8(2): 340-350.
Liang, Y., Reyes, M.L., & Lee, J.D. (In press). Non-intrusive Detection of Driver Cognitive Distraction in Real-time Using Bayesian Networks. Transportation Research Board.
Reyes, M.L., & Lee, J.D. (2004). The influence of IVIS distractions on tactical and control levels of driving performance. In Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (Vol. 2, pp. 2369-2373). Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
Lee, J. D., McGehee, D. V., Brown, T. L. & Reyes, M. L. (2002). Collision Warning Timing, Driver Distraction, and Driver Response to Imminent Rear-End Collisions in a High-Fidelity Driving Simulator. Human Factors, 44(2), 314-334.
Lee, J.D., McGehee, D.V., Brown, T.L., & Reyes, M.L. (2002). Driver distraction, warning algorithm parameters, and driver response to imminent rear-end collisions in a high-fidelity driving simulator. Washington, DC: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Lee, J.D., McGehee, D.V., Brown, T.L., & Ries, M.L. (2000). Warnings and driver response strategies in imminent rear-end collision situations. In Third International Conference on Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics.
Lee, J.D., Ries, M.L., McGehee, D.V., Brown, T.L., & Perel, M. (2000). Can collision warning systems mitigate distraction due to in-vehicle devices? In Driver Distraction Internet Forum: http://www nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/driver-distraction/Welcome.htm.

Honors and Awards

Jerome H. Ely Best Article in Human Factors in 2002 Award 2003
Alpha Pi Mu, National Industrial Engineering Honor Society  

Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society

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