Lesley Strawderman, Ph.D., P.E. received her Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Pennsylvania State University in 2005. She has also received a M.S.I.E. from Pennsylvania State University and a B.S.I.E. from Kansas State University. She joined the Industrial and Systems Engineering faculty in August 2006.
Dr. Strawderman’s research interests center around human factors and ergonomics. She is particularly interested in topics of pedestrian modeling, transportation safety, and engineering education. Dr. Strawderman has taught courses in the areas of human factors, safety systems, work measurement, engineering statistics, and project management.
Dr. Strawderman’s publications have appeared in journals such as Transportation Research Part F: Psychology and Behavior, Accident Analysis & Prevention, IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, and Applied Ergonomics. She is registered Professional Engineer (PE) in Mississippi.