Charles River Analytics Inc., developer of intelligent systems solutions, announced today that Dr. Peter Weyhrauch has been named Vice President, Human Effectiveness Division. The division combines expertise in cognitive systems engineering, user interface design, simulation-based training and analysis, and software development to successfully integrate human operators with complex technologies.
Dr. Weyhrauch joined Charles River in 2007, rising to his most recent role as Division Director, Human Effectiveness Division, and Principal Scientist. In addition to his new role as Division Vice President, he will continue to oversee Charles River’s efforts in the healthcare support and training market, developing decision support for clinical providers and healthcare organizations.
“I have had the pleasure of knowing and working with Peter for almost thirty years, including the last ten at Charles River,” said Dr. Scott Neal Reilly, Senior Vice President at Charles River Analytics. He is one of the most insightful and clever scientists I know. While at Charles River, he has been the driving force behind a number of key initiatives, including leading our recent success in applying our technologies to medical applications. I am really excited that Peter has taken on the Division Vice President role. We are very fortunate to have him and I look forward to continued great things from him and the Human Effectiveness division.”
“Charles River Analytics provides an excellent environment for pursuing important research questions and applying the answers to real-world challenges,” Dr. Weyhrauch said. “Our brand of innovation and extraordinary staff make me grateful to lead the Human Effectiveness division.”
Dr. Weyhrauch earned a BS in Computer Science and Engineering and a BS in Mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an MS and a PhD in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University. His primary research interests include simulation-based medical training, models of human performance, artificial intelligence, as well as scenario generation and computational narrative, a field he helped pioneer almost thirty years ago.
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