👋 Hi! I am Brandon Dreslin

Human Factors Ph.D. Student

Doctoral student who aspires to design, develop, and integrate systems that advocate for the users.

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WHO I AM

Better design, better experience

Our world of interconnected systems has become more complex than ever. Using my knowledge, I want to uncomplicate the complicated.

Connect With Me

I'm always eager to learn about new perspectives! Feel free to reach out to me on any of these platforms.

What I Do

My Skills

As a doctoral student, I am acquiring the skills necessary to become a human factors scientist and practitioner.

Human Factors

Task analysis, interviews, questionnaires, workload and performance assessment

User Experience

A/B testing, card sorting, heuristic evaluation, journey mapping, personas, usability testing

Design

CAD: AutoCAD, Inventor
UX/UI: Axure RP, Canva, Balsamiq, Figma, Mockplus RP

Development

Frontend: HTML, CSS, JavaScript
Backend: Python, Java, MySQL, R
Frameworks: Tailwind CSS

What I Create

Project Portfolio

I have taken the knowledge I gained from the classroom and applied them to real-world issues.

DVE Spatial Disorientation Mitigation

Identified the visual cues used during flight to design a display that reproduces the cues in degraded visual environments.

Conceptual Interface Design

Investigated the interactions between autonomous vehicles and pedestrians to design a system that enables communication.

Dreslin Consulting Group Website

Built my consulting business website from the ground up using the latest technologies and APIs.

A Fisherman's Life Website

Designed and developed a fictional business website to showcase UI design and frontend development skills.

Certifications

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Why I'm Passionate

Education & Experience

I discovered the intersection between humans and technology through my education. I aim to apply what I learn through my experiences.

Ph.D., Human Factors

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univeristy

August 2024 - Present

Advisor: Dr. Alex Chaparro

M.S., Human Factors

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univeristy

January 2024 - Present

Advisor: Dr. Alex Chaparro

Human Factors Research Intern

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Summer 2023

Mentor: Dr. Jessica Baweja

Computer Programming Specialist Certificate

St. Petersburg College

May 2022 - Present

Specialization: Java

B.S., Human Factors Psychology, Aerospace Life Sciences Minor

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univeristy

August 2021 - December 2023

Advisors: Dr. Alex Chaparro, Dr. Barbara Chaparro

Where I Publish

Work Samples

I strive to produce quality deliverables.

Google Scholar

See a list of my research publications.

Research

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The Avion Newspaper

Read my latest popular press articles.

Public Scholarship

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GitHub

View my Git repositories, commit history, and source code.

Programming

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Recent Posts

From The Blog

A lot of my thoughts go untold - but not anymore. Read everything on my mind by exploring the articles below.

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Welcome to My New Website!

I have designed and developed a refreshed personal website. What's next?

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Human Factors in the Cockpit

Humans and computers compete for dominance. Is there room for error?

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Blog #3: Coming Soon!

Be on the lookout for even more articles written by yours truly.

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Talk To Me

Want to learn more?

Reach out to me with any questions or just to chat. I will get back to you in one business day or less.