Jose A Calvo

Jose A Calvo

Jose A Calvo

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Driver Safety, Naturalistic Driving, Autonomous Vehicles, Driver Behavior

Jose is a PhD Candidate at George Mason University, where he also received his MA in Psychology with a concentration in Human Factors and Applied Cognition. In addition, he recently finished his position as a research fellow at the United States’ Federal Highway Administration, as a part of their Safety R&D department’s Human Factors team, conducting research on the SHRP2 NDS dataset. His dissertation research includes comparing naturalistic driving behaviors, crash rates, and different secondary task type engagement between older and younger drivers.

Current Research

Currently researching the effect of secondary task engagement while driving across different age groups and driving performance/crash likely-hood.  

Grants and Fellowships

Had a research fellowship with the Federal Highway Administration from January 2017 to August 2019.  

Education

Received an Associate of Arts at Northampton Area Community College

Received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Philosophy at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Received his Masters of Arts in Psychology with a concentration in Human Factors and applied Cognition.

Currently a PhD candidate in Psychology with a concentration in Human Factors and Applied Cognition.

Recent Presentations

Poster Presentation at the 10th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design in Santa Fe, MN, June 24-27 2019.  

Podium Presentation at the 8th International Naturalistic Driving Research Symposium in Melbourne Australia, August 13-14 2019.