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About Awards

All student papers accepted by the TTG will be reviewed for the award. The papers will be reviewed on the following criteria:

  • Unique human factors contribution to current/future issues in Training

  • Original or creative approach to investigate the research question(s) addressed

  • Reasonable and appropriate methodology given the objectives of the work

  • Strong conclusions and/or recommendations for future research


Please feel free to share this information with students and/or colleagues that may or may not be a TTG members but are working in the training domain.

HFES TTG Award Winners and TTG officers

Recent Award Winners


Best Student Paper

Best Student Research Proposal

John Hayes

Texas A&M University

Jing Yang

Purdue University

Paper Title: Identifying Early Predictors of Learning in VR-based Drone Training

Proposal Title: 


Best Student Paper

Best Student Research Proposal

Philippe Meister

Iowa State University

Xiang Yang

Virginia Tech

Paper Title: Using Three-Dimensional Augmented Reality to Enhance General Aviation Weather Training

Proposal Title: Sensitivity and Spatial Acuity to Vibrotactile Stimulation during Static to Dynamic Movements

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