Brandon Pitts


Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering – Purdue University
Faculty Associate – Center on Aging and the Life Course (CALC)
Director – Next-generation Human-systems and Cognitive Engineering (NHanCE) Research Lab

Dr. Pitts earned his Ph.D. in Industrial and Operations Engineering in 2016 at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor. His research interests are in the areas of human factors and cognitive engineering, human-automation interaction, context-sensitive interface design, and gerontechnology. Particularly, his research focuses on the development and evaluation of human-machine systems to support operators in next-generation safety-critical, complex environments such as driving, aerospace, and medicine.

Their Research

Investigation of AV Operational Issues Using Driving Simulator Equipment
Principal Investigator:
Brandon Pitts & Samuel Labi
Research Thrusts: Control & OperationsHuman FactorsModeling & ImplementationPolicy & Planning