Contact: Gwendolyn Brown

Assistant to the Chair

Industrial and Operations Engineering

(734) 763-1332

1877 IOE

Nadine Sarter | Faculty

Nadine Sarter

Professor, Industrial & Operations Engineering

1656 IOE

(734) 763-5773


Short Bio

Professor Sarter teaches courses in cognitive ergonomics and organizational safety. Her main research interests include human-automation/robot interaction, the design of tactile and multimodal interfaces, human error/error management, attention/interruption management, and the design of decision support systems. Her research is conducted in application domains such as aviation, military operations, and the modern car cockpit. Professor Sarter serves as Associate Editor for Human Factors.

Research Interests

  • Applications
    Multimodal Displays, Decision Support Systems, Context-Sensitive Designs

  • Ergonomics & Human Factors
    Cognitive Ergonomics
    Human-Automation Interaction
    Human-Robot Interaction
    Multimodal Displays


  • Sarter, N.B. and Amalberti, R. (Eds.) Cognitive Engineering in the Aviation Domain , Lawrence Earlbaum Associates, Hillsdale, NJ, 2000