Dr. Greg Zacharias, President of Charles River Analytics, was invited to present the Jerome H. Ely Human Factors Article Award at the 57th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES). The award was established in 1966 and is presented annually for the best paper published in the HFES Bulletin the previous year.
This year’s HFES meeting took place in San Diego, California, from September 30 to October 4, 2013. Serving as Chair of the Ely Award Committee, Dr. Zacharias presented the award during the Opening Plenary session on October 1st, which featured the keynote and presidential address. The recipients of the 2013 award are Brian R. Ott, George D. Papandonatos, and Jennifer D. Davis of Brown University and Peggy P. Barco of Washington University for “Naturalistic Validation of an On-Road Driving Test of Older Drivers.”