Wendy Rogers

Wendy Rogers

Wendy Rogers

Professor

School of Psychology

Wendy Rogers
Professor
School of Psychology
Areas of Expertise: 
design for aging, technology acceptance, human-automation interaction, aging-in-place, human-robot interaction, cognitive aging, and skill acquisition and training
"The Internet of Things has the potential to improve the quality of the lives of older adults through support for: social connectedness, wellness management, chronic condition monitoring, and autonomous living."

Wendy A. Rogers is Professor in the School of Psychology at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She received her B.A. from the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, and her M.S. (1989) and Ph.D. (1991) from Georgia Institute of Technology. Her research interests include design for aging; technology acceptance; human-automation interaction; aging-in-place; human-robot interaction; cognitive aging; and skill acquisition and training.

She is Director of the Human Factors and Aging Laboratory (www.hfaging.org), which is funded by: the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging) as part of the Center for Research and Education on Aging and Technology Enhancement (www.create-center.org); and the Department of Health and Human Services (National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research; NIDILRR) Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Technologies to Support Successful Aging with Disability (www.techsage.gatech.edu). Dr. Rogers is also an active member of the Aware Home Research Initiative (http://awarehome.imtc.gatech.edu).  Dr. Rogers is a Certified Human Factors Professional (BCPE Certificate #1539) and a fellow of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) and the American Psychological Association (APA).  She is past Editor of the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied and currently serves as the Chief Editorial Advisor for APA.