Montana State University

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department

P.O. Box 173800
Bozeman, MT 59717-3800
Tel: (406) 994-2203
Fax: (406) 994-6292
Location: 220 Roberts

Department Head:

Dr. Chris Jenkins
cjenkins@me.montana.edu

Laura M. Stanley - CV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION

Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
Ph.D. of Engineering – Option: Industrial Engineering, 2006

Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
M.S. Industrial & Management Engineering, 2002

Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
B.S. Industrial & Systems Engineering, 2000

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Department, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, August 2008-current

Research Scientist, Western Transportation Institute, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, August 2008-current

Research Associate, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, June 2006-July 2008

Research Associate/Graduate Professional Fellow, Western Transportation Institute-University Transportation Centers Program, College of Engineering, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, September 2003-May 2006

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Department, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, Ergonomics and Human Factors Engineering (Industrial & Management Engineering - 413), Introduction to Production Systems (Industrial & Managmentl Engineering - 142), Advanced Methods in Ergonomics and Human Factors (Industrial & Managment Engineering - 580), August 2008-current, Occupational Biomechanics (Industrial & Managment Engineering - 580)

Adjunct Instructor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Industrial Ergonomics (Industrial & Systems Engineering – ISE 3624), Aug 2006-Dec 2006

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Cost Manager, Brand Cost Management, IBM, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, May 2003-Sept 2003 Cost Engineer, Technical Evaluation Center/Platform Cost Engineering, IBM, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, May 2002-Apr 2003

Industrial Engineers Cooperative Program, Personal Systems Group (PSG) Engineering Operations, IBM, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, Aug 1997-Aug 2000

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Mueller, J. & Stanley, L. Contributors toward Ambulance Use of Lights and Sirens from Patient Records. Open Journal of Safety Science and Technology, Vol 3., No. 3, 2013, pp 63-68, www.scirp.org/journal/PaperInformation.aspx?PaperID=37092.

Stanley, L. & Page, L. Ergonomics Service Learning Project: Implementing an Alternative Educational Method in an Industrial Engineering Undergraduate Ergonomics Course.  Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing & Service Industries.  In publication, 2013.

Antin, J., Lockhart, T., Stanley, L. & Guo, F. Comparing the Impairment Profiles of Older Drivers and Non-Drivers. Journal of Safety Science, Volume 50, Issue 2, February 2012, pp 333-341. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S092575351100258X

J. Mueller, L. Stanley and K. Manlove, "Multi-Stage Novice Defensive Driver Training Program: Does It Create Overconfidence?," Open Journal of Safety Science and Technology, Vol. 2 No. 4, 2012, pp. 133-139. doi: 10.4236/ojsst.2012.24017. http://www.scirp.org/journal/PaperInformation.aspx?paperID=25536

McGowen, P., & Stanley, L. An Alternative Methodology for Determining Gap Acceptance, Journal of Transportation Engineering, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)TE.1943-5436.0000358. 2011, http://ascelibrary.org/teo/resource/1/jtpexx/v1/i1/p267_s1?isAuthorized=no

Sanddal T., Sanddal N., Ward N. & Stanley L. Ambulance Crash Characteristics in the U.S. Defined by the Popular Press: A Retrospective Analysis. Emergency Medicine International, vol. 2010, Article ID 525979, 7 pages, 2010. http://www.hindawi.com/journals/emi/2010/525979/

 Stanley, L., Angell, L., Perez, M., Deering, R., Llaneras, R, and Green, C. Modeling/Analysis of Pedestrian Back-Over Crashes from NHTSA’s SCI Database. SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars– Mechanical Systems, Volume 4, pgs 562-571. http://saepcmech.saejournals.org/content/4/1/562.full.pdf+html

Hoyt, T., Stanley, L., and Sanddal, N. Rural EMS Worker Restraint Usage and Feasibility in Emergency Response Vehicles, Annals of Advances in Automotive Medicine, 2010.

Stanley, L. and Ward, N. An Evaluation of Cooperative Avoidance Warning System. International Journal of Vehicle Safety, Volume 5, Number 1, 2010, pages 86-99.  http://inderscience.metapress.com/app/home/contribution.asp?referrer=parent&backto=issue,6,6;journal,3,16;linkingpublicationresults,1:119746,1

Antin, J., Stanley, L., and Cicaro, K. Conventional vs. Moving-Map Navigation Methods: Efficiency and Safety Evaluation. Transportation Research Record, No 2138, 34-41, 2009. http://pubsindex.trb.org/view.aspx?id=880812

Stanley, L., Hardy, A., and Lassacher S. Driver Responses to Enhanced Wildlife Advisories in a Simulated Environment. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2006, No. 1980, pp 126-133. http://trb.metapress.com/content/j4346607853m00l0/

Stanley, L., Marley, R. Whole Body Vibrations on the Low Back Using a Suspension Versus Non-Suspension Seat Post During Off-Road Cycling. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise Journal, Volume 38(5), May 2006. http://journals.lww.com/acsm-msse/Citation/2006/05001/Whole_Body_Vibrations_on_the_Low_Back_Using_a.1368.aspx

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Mueller, J & Stanley, L.  Emergency Medical Services: A Naturalistic Posture Evaluation While Providing Patient Care during Patient Transport.  Accepted to Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting Proceedings, San Diego, CA, October 2013.

Mueller, J., Hoyt, T. & Stanley, L.  Improving Restraint Feasibility through Ambulance Layout Redesign.  7th Annual Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training and Vehicle Design, Bolton Landing, NY, June 17-20, 2013.

Ward,  N.J., Durkee, S., & Stanley, L.  An Objective Evaluation of an Education-Based Distracted and Drowsy Driving Intervention for Rural Teen Drivers.  5th International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology. Groningen, The Netherlands, August 29 – 31, 2012.

Stanley, L.  Complexity of Instrumentation in Assessing Virtual vs Real World Hazard Perception Environments.  Proceedings 1st Annual International Conference on Industrial & Systems Engineering, Athens, Greece, June 24-27, 2013.

Mueller, J., Stanley, L., Azamian, T. & Mercer, D.  Assessing Physiological Response Validity in Simulated and Real Driving Environments. Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference Proceedings.  San Juan, PR, May 2013.

Young, K. & Stanley, L.   Driver’s Attitudes and Behaviors Regarding Voice Activated Texting Technology and Distracted Driving.  Proceedings of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, Puerto Rico, 2013.

Page, L., Stanley, L., & Sharma, J. Teen drivers’ hazard perception – are we using crash-representative testing scenarios? Proceedings of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, Orlando, FL, 2012.

Young, K., & Stanley, L.  Voice Activated Texting-Is It Safer than Conventional Texting While Driving? National Council for Undergraduate Research Annual Conference, Ogden, Utah 2012, https://ncur.weber.edu/ncur/search/Display_NCUR.aspx?id=62324

Stanley, L., Angell, L., Perez, M., Deering, R., Llaneras, R, and Green, C. Modeling/Analysis of Pedestrian Back-Over Crashes from NHTSA’s SCI Database. Society of Automotive Engineers International, doi:10.4271/2011-01-0588, 2011.

Stanley, L. & Hoyt, T. A Service Learning Case Study for the Ergonomics Classroom. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Conference Proceedings, September 2011. vol. 55 no. 1525-1529 http://pro.sagepub.com/content/55/1/525.abstract

Stanley, L., Page, L., and Plumb, C. Designing for the Disabled in the Engineering Classroom, Frontiers in Education Conference/American Society of Engineering Education Proceedings, October, 2010. 978-1-4244-6262-9/10, IEEE. http://fie-conference.org/fie2010/papers/1307.pdf

Atkins, P. and Stanley, L. Design and Evaluation of a Collision Avoidance System for Cyclists. The IMAGE Society Annual Conference Proceedings, June 2009.

Stanley, L. and Mueller, J. Effectiveness of a Multistage Driver Education Program for Novice Drivers.  Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting Proceedings,October 2009 vol. 53 no. 181348-1352 http://pro.sagepub.com/content/53/18/1348.abstract

Mueller, J. and Stanley, L. Differences in Self-Reported versus Department of Motor Vehicle in Citation History for Teen Drivers, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)’s National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Proceedings, April 2009.

Antin, J., Stanley, L., and Cicaro, K. Conventional vs. Moving-Map Navigation Methods: Efficiency and Safety Evaluation. TRB 2009 Annual Meeting CD-ROM. Transportation Research Board: Washington, DC. http://pubsindex.trb.org/view.aspx?id=880359

Antin, J. F., Lockhart, T., Shi, W., Stanley, L., Haynes, C., Parajit, P., and Guo, F. Why do older drivers give up their keys? The role of functional impairment. International Conference on Traffic & Transport Psychology, Washington, D.C. (2008). http://www.icttp.com/presentations/pdfs/O73.pdf

Marley, R., Stanley, L. and Muthumani, A. Recent evolutions in the curricula of leading industrial engineering programs within the United States.  Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Industrial Engineering—Theory, Applications and Practice, Las Vegas, NV, 2008, pp 330-334.

Stanley, L. Human Factors in Transportation Safety. National Science Foundation Women in IE Academia Workshop Proceedings, U.S., Turkey, and the Middle East, July 2008.

Stanley, L. and Marley, R. Recent Evolutions in the Curricula of Leading Industrial Engineering Programs within the U.S. Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Industrial Engineering—Theory, Applications and Practice, September 2008, pp 330-334.

Stanley, L. and Kelly, M. Validating Transportation Safety Deployments and Highway Design Elements in Simulated Environments. Canadian Multidisciplinary Road Safety Conference Proceedings, June 2008. http://www.carsp.ca/documents/750

Stanley, L., Marley, Robert, J. and Kelly, M. Design of Interfaces for Advanced Crash Avoidance Systems. Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Industrial Engineering—Theory, Applications and Practice, November 2007, pp. 767-773

Kelly, M., Lassacher, S., and Stanley, L. Formative Evaluation of Engineering Designs using Driver Performance in an Immersive Driving Simulator. Fourth International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment Training and Vehicle Design Proceedings, July 2007, pgs. 431- 437. http://drivingassessment.uiowa.edu/DA2007/PDF/071_KellyLassacher.pdf

Stanley, L ., Marley, R., and Kelly, M. Haptic and Auditory Cues for Roadway Departure Warnings. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting Proceedings, October 2006, vol. 50 no. 222405-2408. http://pro.sagepub.com/content/50/22/2405.abstract

Stanley, L., Hardy, A., and Lassacher, S. Enhanced Wildlife Warnings as a Potential Means of Reducing Wildlife-Vehicle Collision. National Rural ITS Conference Proceedings, August 2006.

Stanley, L., Hardy, A., and Lassacher, S. Driver Responses to Enhanced Wildlife Advisories in a Simulated Environment. TRB 2006 Annual Meeting CD-ROM. Transportation Research Board: Washington, DC. http://pubsindex.trb.org/view.aspx?id=880359  

Stanley, L. and Philip, D. Development of a Web-Based Household Travel Survey. Institute of Transportation Engineers District 6 Meeting Proceedings, July 2005.

Stanley, L., Kelly, M., and Lassacher, Suzanne. Driver Performance While Interacting with the 511 Travel Information System in Urban and Rural Traffic. Third International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment Training and Vehicle Design Proceedings, June 2005, pages 486-492 http://drivingassessment.uiowa.edu/DA2005/PDF/71_Stanley_Kellyformat.pdf

Stanley, L. and Sherick, H., Assessing Opinions, Experiences, and Perspectives of Female Engineers Nationwide Via a Web-Based Questionnaire. Women in Engineering Programs & Advocates Networks (WEPAN) Conference Proceedings, June 2004.

Stanley, L., Carson, J., and Marley, R. Accommodating Older Drivers. Institute of Transportation Engineers Intermountain Meeting Proceedings, May 2004.

Stanley, L., Carson, Jodi L., and Marley, R. Shifting the Design Paradigm to Accommodate Older Drivers at Intersections & Work Zones. Annual Regional National Occupational Research Agenda Symposium Proceedings, April 2004.

Conference Presentations

American Statistical Association Conference on Statistical Practice 2014. Data Modeling and Analysis Title: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Occupant Protection Programs. Tampa, Florida, Feb. 20-22, 2014 (Accepted)

Complexity of Instrumentation in Assessing Virtual vs Real World Hazard Perception Environments. Annual International Conference on Industrial & Systems Engineering, Athens, Greece, June 24-27, 2013.

A Service Learning Case Study for the Ergonomics Classroom. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Conference, Las Vegas, NV, September 2011.

Designing for the Disabled in the Engineering Classroom. Frontiers in Education Conference. Washington, D.C., October 2010.

Human Factors Methods in Transportation Safety.  Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference.  Cancun, Mexico, June 2010.

Effectiveness of a Multistage Driver Education Program for Novice Drivers.  Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, October 2009.

Blackbox Technologies in Transportation Safety. National Rural Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, Seaside, OR, August 2009.

Augmented Speed Enforcement. National Rural Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, Seaside, OR, August 2009.

The Impact of Montana's Changing Demographics on Transportation.  Montana’s 2008 Joint Engineers Conference, Helena, MT, November 2008.

Psychophysical Methods for Studying Interface Designs in Automotive Crash Avoidance Technologies.  14th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications & Practice, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 2008.

Validating Transportation Safety Deployments and Highway Design Elements in Simulated Environments.  Canadian Multidisciplinary Road Safety Conference Proceedings, British Columbia, Canada, June 2008.

Design of Interfaces for Advanced Crash Avoidance Systems.  The 13th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications, & Practice, Mexico, November 2007.

Commercial Motor Vehicle Driving Simulator Validation Study Phase2 Peer Review. United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) Headquarters, Washington, D.C., December 2006.

Commercial Motor Vehicle Driving Simulator Validation.  Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA) Headquarters, Washington, D.C., November 2006.

Haptic and Auditory Cues for Roadway Departure Warning.  Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 2006.

Whole Body Vibrations on the Low Back Using a Suspension Versus Non-Suspension Seat Post During Off-Road Cycling.  American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, June 2006.

Driver Responses to Enhanced Wildlife Advisories in a Simulated Environment.  Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., January 2006.

 Integrating Land Use and Transportation Planning at a Regional Scale: The Las Vegas Example. ITE Nevada Chapter Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, October 2005

Development of a Web-Based Household Travel Survey.  Institute of Transportation Engineers District 6 Meeting, Kalispell, MT July 2005.

Driver Performance While Interacting with the 511 Travel Information System in Urban and Rural Traffic. Third International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment Training and Vehicle Design,  Rockport, MA, June 2005.
Assessing Opinions, Experiences, and Perspectives of Female Engineers Nationwide Via a Web-Based Questionnaire. Women in Engineering Programs & Advocates Networks (WEPAN) Conference Proceedings, Albuquerque, NM, June 2004.

Accommodating Older Drivers-Best Student Paper.  Institute of Transportation Engineers Intermountain Meeting. Jackson, WY.  May 2004.
Shifting the Design Paradigm to Accommodate Older Drivers at Intersections & Work Zones.  Annual Regional National Occupational Research Agenda Symposium.  Salt Lake City, UT.  April 2004.

Invited Presentations

A Naturalistic Approach to Improving Patient Safety During EMS Transport. HFES 2014 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care, Chicago, March, 2014.

Teen Driver Safety Research, Texas Transportation Institute Conference on Transportation Safety, Austin, TX, March, 2011.

What’s not Normal? Changing the Design Paradigm of Our Engineering Students through Taking a Human Centered Design Approach .  Distinctive Dialogues.  Bozeman, MT, April, 2011.

Naturalistic Safety Evaluation of Medics During Rural Emergency Response, EMS Transportation Safety Webinar, Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January, 2011.

Spotlight on Turkey's Rise of Women in Engineering: What Can We LearnMontana State University International Education Week, Bozeman, MT, November, 2010.

Effectiveness of a Multi-Stage Approach to Novice Driver Safety.  American Driver and Traffic Safety Association Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, July 2010.
                                                                                                        
Risk-Seeking Behaviors and EMS Crash Risk in Rural Ambulance Drivers. EMS Safety Summit, Loveland, CO, October 2009.

EMS Crash Risk in Rural Ambulance Drivers Panel Presenter.  EMS Safety Summit, Loveland, CO, October 2009.
Teen Driver Education ResearchMontana Traffic EducationAssociation Conference, Great Falls, MT, April 2009.
Research Tools for Traffic Safety: Overview and integration of research tools. World Usability Day, Bozeman, MT, November 2008.

National Science Foundation Women in Industrial Engineering Academia – Panel Expert on Conducting Research.   National Science Foundation Women in IE Academia Workshop, Ankara, Turkey, July 2008.

NSF’s Women in Industrial Engineering Academia -  Human Factors in Transportation Safety.   National Science Foundation Women in IE Academia Workshop, Ankara, Turkey, July 2008.

FUNDED PROJECT EXPERIENCE

Principal Investigator: Assessing the Effectiveness of Montana's Occupant Protection Programs, Montana Department of Transportation, 2013-2014, $91,249, 4W4354, http://trid.trb.org/view.aspx?id=1243169

Principal Investigator: A Peer-to-Peer Traffic Safety Campaign, Montana Department of Transportation, 2012-2014, $134,598, 4W3968, http://rip.trb.org/browse/dproject.asp?n=28568.

Principal Investigator: Modeling the Validity and Transfer of Eye-scanning Patterns for Hazard Perception
from Virtual Reality Training Environments to Reality, National Science Foundation, 2011-2014, $499,610. 4W3706, http://www.montana.edu/cpa/news/nwview.php?article=10639.

Principal Investigator: Science & Engineering Integrated Research Facility for Human Factors in Rural
Traffic Safety Murdock Charitable Trust, 2009-2014, $535,000.  4W2462, http://www.westerntransportationinstitute.org/research/4W2462.aspx

Principal Investigator: Naturalistic Safety Evaluation of the Medic’s Work Environment, Federal Highway
Safety Administration, October 2009-Dec 2011, $58,980, 4W2879, http://www.westerntransportationinstitute.org/research/4W2879.aspx

Principal Investigator: UTC Acquisition of Engineering Research Equipment, U.S. Federal Highway
Administration, February 2009-July 2012, $101,186, 4W2495.

Principal Investigator: Bozeman Deaconess Hospital Older Driver Assessments, 2011-present, on-going
funding. 4W1363.

Principal Investigator:  Voice-Activate Texting - Is it Safe? - Research Experience for Undergraduates.  Federal Highway Administration US Department of Transportation. October 2010 – May 2011, $15,000, 4W1365-URE.

Principal Investigator:  An Experiment in Integrating an Engineering Communications Toolkit into the Industrial Engineering Curricula, Engineering Information Foundation, December 2009- January 2011, $25,598, 4W2913,  http://www.westerntransportationinstitute.org/research/4W2913.aspx

Principal Investigator: Effects of Defensive Vehicle Handling Training on Novice Driver Safety, Montana
Department of Transportation, FHWA, August 2006-October 2010, $220,000, 4W0171, 4W0434, 4W1066
http://www.westerntransportationinstitute.org/research/4W0171.aspx
http://www.westerntransportationinstitute.org/research/4W0434.aspx
http://www.westerntransportationinstitute.org/research/4W1066.aspx

Principal Investigator:  The Design and Evaluation of a Pedestrian/Cyclist Sensing Device Phase I - Research Experience for Undergraduates.  Federal Highway Administration US Department of Transportation. October 2008 – May 2009, $15,000, 4W1365-URE

Principal Investigator:  Haptic and Auditory Interfaces as a Collision Avoidance Technique during Run-Off-Road and Head-On Collisions and Driver Perception of Modalities. Research and Innovative Technology Administration, US Department Transportation, FHWA, July 2004 - May 2006, $63,600, 4W0767, http://www.westerntransportationinstitute.org/research/4W0767.aspx.

Co-Principal Investigator: An Objective Evaluation of an Education-Based Distracted and Drowsy Driving
Intervention for Teen Drivers in Rural America, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
(NHTSA), August 2008-January 2011, $200,000, 4W2928, 4W2461 http://www.westerntransportationinstitute.org/research/4W2928.aspx

Co-Principal Investigator:  The Design and Evaluation of a Pedestrian/Cyclist Sensing Device Phase 2 - Research Experience for Undergraduates. 

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AWARDS

  • Nominated for MSU’s President’s Award of Excellence in Service Learning (2014)
  • Nominated for MSU’s College of Engineering Excellence in Research Award (2013)
  • Nominated for MSU’s College of Engineering Excellence in Research Award (2012)
  • National Science Foundation Travel Award for Women in Industrial Engineering Academia (2012)
  • Most Valuable Professor at MSU Homecoming (2011)
  • NSF & Society of Women Engineers Academic Leadership for Women in Engineering Travel AwardRecipient (2011)
  • Frontiers in Education Grant Finalist (2010)
  • National Science Foundation Travel Award for Women in Industrial Engineering Academia, Turkey, U.S., and the Middle East (2008)
  • Western Transportation Institute University Transportation Center Outstanding Student of the Year (2006)
  • ENO Transportation Foundation Award (2005)
  • Western Transportation Institute Professional Advancement Fellowship (2003-2005)
  • Philip E. Rollhaus, Jr. Essay Competition Finalist Best Student Paper Award (2004)
  • Institute of Transportation Engineers Best Student Paper Award Recipient (2004)
  • Institute of Transportation Engineers James Kell Award – Sacramento, CA (2004)
  • Boeing Academic Engineering Scholarship (2002)
  • National Science Foundation Women in Engineering Academic Scholarship (2001)
  • USA Olympic Collegiate Cycling Scholarship (2001)