Category
Fatigue
Supervisor
Carlo Caponecchia
Status
Future
Level
PhD
Passenger on floor at airport

While many strategies target road safety on long trips, evidence suggests short regular (commuter) trips may be also subject to fatigue. Fatigue during commuting is an important problem at the nexus of workplace and road safety, and has been identified as a major issue for the Aviation industry. The student would complete a range of simulator and on-road studies measuring drowsiness (as an index of fatigue) under various sleep conditions.