Tannaz (Tina) Mirchi earned her B.A. in Psychology and her M.S. in Human Factors from California State University, Long Beach (CSULB). As a graduate student, she served as a Research Associate at the Center for Human Factors in Advanced Aeronautics Technologies (CHAAT) where she conducted her thesis research on air traffic controller trust in automation in NextGen. She is currently a Human Factors Engineer on the Human Systems Integration (HSI) team at Pacific Science & Engineering (PSE) and an online lecturer for an introductory human factors course at CSULB.