Dr Kristie Young

Kristie is a Senior Research Fellow and an ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) Fellow.  Kristie has over 15 years of experience in applied human factors research, primarily in the road transport domain. Her main research interests include driver adaptation to in-vehicle technology, distracted driving, Human Machine Interface (HMI) design, and vehicle automation. Kristie has been involved in numerous projects at the centre including: the Australian Naturalistic Driving Study, the impact of wearable technology on driver performance, driver exposure to distracting activities, the acceptability of in-vehicle technologies, intelligent speed adaptation for repeat speeders and the TAC SafeCar project. Kristie also has extensive research experience in Human Machine Interface (HMI) design, particularly design to reduce distracted driving and cross-regional HMI design.

Kristie is currently accepting Graduate Research students

Research Areas of Interest

Human factors, distracted driving, Human Machine Interface (MHI) design, connected vehicles, automated vehicles

Available PhD Projects