Linda Ng Boyle, PhD
(Human Factors Engineering)

Linda Ng Boyle joined the Industrial & Systems Engineering Department at University of Washington as an associate professor in Fall 2009. Prior to this appointment, she was an associate professor at the University of Iowa and a senior researcher at the U.S. Department of Transportation–Volpe Center. Dr. Boyle’s research centers on driving behavior, crash countermeasures, crash and safety analysis, and statistical modeling. She is the recipient of an NSF Career Award. Her research work has also been funded by the US DOT, NIH, and the National Academies–TRB.

Dr. Boyle is an associate editor for the journal Accident Analysis and Prevention and serves on the Transportation Research Board committees on Simulation and Measurement of Vehicle and Operator Performance and Statistical Methodology in Transportation Research. She also co-organizes the International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design.

Dr. Boyle is the director of the Human Factors and Statistical Modeling Lab.

Research Interests:
  • Adaptation to vehicle automation and in-vehicle technology
  • Human-system interactions in manufacturing
Education & Training: Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Washington
M.S., Industrial Engineering/Inter-Engineering, University of Washington
B.S., Industrial Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo

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