Professor of Graduate Studies
Graduate Studies Department
Daytona College of Aviation
Daytona Beach campus

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, University of Nebraska System : Lincoln

BA420: Management of Production and Operations
HF300: Intro to Human Factors
HF330: Human Factors in Space
HF310/HFS635: Human Computer Interaction
HF400: Systems Design (Capstone Senior Design)
HF412: Simulating Human in Complex Systems
HFS500: Intro to Systems Engineering
SYS500: Systems Engineering for Engineers
HFS505: Systems Engineering I
HFS515: Ergonomics and Biomechanics
HFS525: Discrete Event Simulation
HFS605: Systems Engineering II
HFS695C: Cog. Science and Artificial Intelligence
MSA661: Human Computer Interaction


Books 

Liu, D., Systems Engineering Design Principles and Models, CRC Press. Boca Raton, ISBN: 978-1466506831.

Journal Articles

  1. Liu, D.,  Peterson, T., Doherty, S. and Vincenzi, D. (in press). Effects of time pressure and target uncertainty on human operator performance and workload for autonomous aerial systems, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, DOI: 10.1016/j.ergon.2015.01.010.
  2. Frederick, C. M., Kring, J. K., Doherty, S., Liu, D., Via, C. and Sinagra, M. (accepted), Ethical perceptions and actions in gaming, International Journal of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.
  3. Dorton, S., Liu, D., (in press). Effects of baggage volume and alarm rate on airport security screening checkpoint efficiency using queuing networks and discrete event simulation, Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing and Service Industries, DOI: 10.1002/hfm.20616.
  4. Liu, D., Solomon, D. (2015), Investigating Injury Occurrence in Motor Vehicle Collision Using Artificial Neural Networks, Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing and Service Industries, 25(3): 294-303, DOI: 10/1002/hfm.20543.
  5. Liu, D. Jaramillo, M. (2015), Effects of system reliability and task uncertainty on autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle operator performance under high time pressure,  Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing and Service Industries, 25(5): 515-522, DOI: 10.1002/hfm.20565.
  6. Surpris, G., Liu, D., Vincenzi, D. (2014),  How much can a smart parking system save you?, Ergonomics in Design: The Quarterly of Human Factors Applications 2014, 22: 15-20. DOI: 10.1177/1064804614526202.
  7. Malmquist, S., Vincenzi, D. A., & Liu, D. (2014). Kinematic Effects in Large Transport Aircraft. International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace, 1(3). available at  http://commons.erau.edu/ijaaa/vol1/iss3/5
  8. Allen, T., Liu, D., Fitzgerald, M. and Vincenzi, D.(2014), Sensitivity Analysis of Optimum Tutor Staffing Schedule using Discrete Event Simulation, The Journal of Aviation/Aerospace Education and Research (JAAER), 23(2). available at http://commons.erau.edu/jaaer/vol23/iss2/3.
  9. Liu, D., Reynolds, C. (2013), Effect of Pilot and Air Traffic Control Experiences and Automation Management Strategies on UAS Mission Task Performance, Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing and Service Industries, 23(5), 424-435, DOI: 10.1002/hfm.20330.
  10. Liu, D., Nickens, T., Hardy, L. and Boquet, A. (2013). Effect of HFACS and Non-HFACS related factors on fatalities in general aviation accidents using neural network, International Journal of Aviation Psychology, 23(2),153-168. DOI: 10.1080/10508414.2013.772831.
  11. Liu, D., Guarino, S., Roth, E., Harper, K. and Vincenzi, D.(2012). Effect of novel adaptive displays on pilot performance and workload, International Journal of Aviation Psychology, 22(3), 242-265, DOI:10.1080/10508414.2012.691040. 
  12. Liu, D., Findlay, M. (2011). Assessment of resource scheduling changes on flight training effectiveness using Discrete Event Simulation, Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing and Service Industries, DOI: 10.1002/hfm.20292, in press.
  13. Andrzejczak, C., Liu, D. (2010), The Effect of Testing Location on Usability Testing Performance,Participant Stress Levels, and Subjective Testing Experience, The Journal of Systems and Software,83(7), 1258-1266, doi:10.1016/j.jss.2010.01.052.
  14. Liu, D., Goodrich, K. and Peak, R. (2010). Effect of Synthetic Vision Systems (SVS) and Velocity-vector Based Command Augmentation System (V-CAS) on Single Pilot Performance, International Journal of Aviation Psychology, 20(2), 1-23, DOI: 10.1080/10508411003617854.
  15. Liu, D., Wasson, R. and Vincenzi, D.(2009). Effects of system automation management strategies and multi-mission operator-to-vehicle ratio on operator performance in UAV systems, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, 54: 795-810, DOI:10.1007/s10846-008-9288-4.
  16. Tan, W., Liu, D., and Bishu R. (2009). Web evaluation: heuristic evaluation vs. user testing, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 39(4), July 2009, 621-627, DOI: 10.1016/j.ergon.2008.02.012.
  17. Liu, D., Bishu R. and Lotfollah N. (2005), Using analytical hierarchy process as a tool for assessing service quality, International Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems, 4(2), December 2005. 129-136.
  18. Liu, D., Bishu, R. (2003) Web Design Using Quality Function Deployment, International Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems, Vol. 2, No. 2, December 2003, 98-106.
  19. Yu, S., Zhao, X. and Liu, D. (1999). Application of geographical information system (GIS) in Tarim Basin, Journal of Tsinghua University (Science and Technology), 1999, Vol. 39 No.4, 122-124. DOI: cnki:ISSN:1000-0054.0.1999-04-032.

Conference Proceedings

  1. Gascon, J., Doherty, S. and Liu, D., (accepted), Investigation of videogame flow: effects of expertise and challenge, Proceedings of the 59th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors & Ergonomics Society.  Santa Monica, CA:  HFES.
  2. Liu, D., Fitzgerald, M., Frederick, C., Doherty, S. and Kring, J. (2015), Modeling Human Gaming Playing Behavior and Reward/Penalty Mechanism using Discrete Event Simulation (DES), Proc. of ISERC Annual Research Conference and Expo, Nashville, TN, May 31-June 4, 2015.
  3. Quirion, N., Liu, D., Ludu, A. and Vincezi, D. (2015), Sensor Sensitivity and Reinforcement Learning Models on Target Acquisition Task For Autonomous Vehicle, Proc. of ISERC Annual Research Conference and Expo, Nashville, TN, May 31-June 4, 2015.
  4. Terwilliger, B., Ison, D., Vincenzi, D. and Liu, D. (2014), Advancement and Application of Unmanned Aerial System Human-Machine-Interface (HMI) Technology, Proceedings of HCI International 2014 Conference,  22 - 27 June 2014, Creta Maris, Heraklion, Crete, Greece.
  5. Doherty, S., Liskey, D., Via, C., Frederick, C. Kring, J. and Liu, D. (2014). An analysis of expressed cheating behaviors in video games, Proc. of 2014 HFES Annual Meetings, Chicago, IL, USA, Ocotober 27-31, 2014.
  6. Quirion, N., Liu, D., Ludu, A. and Lau, M. (2014), Modeling Autonomous Aerial Vehicle Target Identification Tasks Using Reinforcement Learning, Proc. of  IIE Annual Conference and Expo Palais des Congrés de Montréal, Montréal, Canada, May 31 - June 3, 2014.
  7. Quirion, N., Liu, D., Boquet, A. and Lau, M. (2014), Autonomous Aerial Vehicle Sensor Sensitivity Modeling Using Signal Detection Theory, Palais des Congrés de Montréal, Montréal, Canada, May 31 - June 3, 2014.
  8. Surpris, G., Liu, D., and Vincenzi, D. (2013), Evaluating the effect of smart parking technology on campus parking system efficiency using discrete event simulation, Proc. Of HFES 57th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, September 30 – October 4.
  9. Gaston, A., Liu, D., (2013). Determine the Kanban size using discrete event simulation for production process with large variability, Proceedings of Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference and Expo, San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 18-22, 2013.
  10. Vincenzi, D., Ison, D. and Liu, D., (2013). Privacy and unmanned aerial systems integration in the national airspace systems: navigating fourth amendment concerns, Proc. Of AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems 2013 Conference, 12-15 August, Washington, D.C.
  11. Vincenzi, D., Ison, D. and Liu, D.(2013). Public perception of unmanned aerial systems (UAS): A survey of public knowledge regarding roles, capabilities and safety while operating within the national air space system (NAS), Proc. Of AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems 2013 Conference, 12-15 August, Washington, D.C.
  12. Antolos, D. Liu, D., Ludu, A. and Vincenzi, D. (2013). Burglary Crime Analysis Using Logistic Regression,HCI International 2013, 21 - 26 July 2013, Mirage Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
  13. Frederick-Recascino, C., Liu, D., Doherty, S. and Kring, J. (2013). Articulating an Experimental Model for the Study of Game-Based Learning, HCI International 2013, 21 - 26 July 2013, Mirage Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
  14. Malony, R., Liu, D. and Vincezi D. (2012), Using Discrete Event Simulation as a Supplemental Teaching Aid for Analyzing Staff Scheduling,  Proc. Of HFES 56th Annual Meeting, Westin Boston Waterfront, Boston, Massachusetts, October 22-26, 2012.
  15. Hardy, L., Levine, D. and Liu D. (2012), Neurohydrodynamics as a heuristic mechanism for cognitive processes in decision-making, Proc. of 2012 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, jointly with 2012 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, June 10-15, International Convention Center, Brisbane, Australia.
  16. Ghatas, R., Liu, D., Wise, J., Frederick-Recascino, C., Vincenzi, D. and Archer, J. (2012). Effects of Reliability and Time Pressure on Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operator Performance, To appear in Proceedings of the 2012 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, G. Lim and J.W. Herrmann( eds), May 19-23, Orlando, Florida.
  17. Dorton, S., Liu, D. (2012). Analysis of Airport Security Screening Checkpoints using Discrete Event Simulation, To appear in Proceedings of the 2012 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, G. Lim and J.W. Herrmann( eds), May 19-23, Orlando, Florida.
  18. Allen, T., Liu, D. (2012). Sensitivity Analysis of Tutor Staffing Schedule using Discrete Event Simulation, To appear in Proceedings of the 2012 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, G. Lim and J.W. Herrmann( eds), May 19-23, Orlando, Florida.
  19. Jaramillo, M., Liu, D., Doherty S., Vincenzi, D., Tang, Y. and Archer, J. (2012). Effects of Reliability and Uncertainty on Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operator Performance under High Time Pressure, to appear in Proceedings of the 2012 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, G. Lim and J.W. Herrmann( eds), May 19-23, Orlando, Florida.
  20. Popola, A., Squire, P., Liu, D. (2011). The effects of eye gaze based control on operator performance while monitoring multiple displays.American Society of Naval Engineers 2011 Human Systems Integration Symposium Proceedings.
  21. Liu, D., Solomon, D., Doherty, S. and Hardy, L.(2011). Classifying Injuries Occurrence in Motor-Vehicles Collisions Using Ar-tificial Neural Network, Proc. of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 55th Annual Meeting, Red Rock Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 19-23, 2011
  22. Carter, S., White, D., Karr, A. and Liu, D.(2011). Systems engineering development on a student-designed B20 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle for the EcoCar competition, Proceedings of 2011 Energy Sustainability Conference and Fuel Cell Conference (ESFuelCell2011), Washington D.C., August 7-10, 2011.
  23. Liu,D., Peterson,T., Vincenzi,D.,and Doherty, S. (2011), Effect of Time Pressure and Task Uncertainty on Operator Performance for UAV Missions, Proc. of 2011 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Reno, Nevada, May 2011.
  24. Findlay, M., Liu, D. (2011), Scheduling Flight Training Resources Using Discrete Event Simulation (DES), Proc. of 2011 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Reno, Nevada, May, 2011.
  25. Reynolds, C., Liu, D. and Doherty, S. (2010), Effect of Operator Experience and Automation Strategies on Autonomous Aerial Vehicle Tasks Performance, Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, July 17-20, 2010, Miami, Florida, USA.
  26. Hardy, L., Levine, D. and Liu, D. (2009). On the NeuroHydradynamics of Neural Networks, Proceedings of the 13th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (WMSCI 2009). July 10-13, Rosen Centre Hotel, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  27. Amanfu, L., Liu, D., Boquet, A., Hardy, L., Ding, X. (2009). Investigation of Chaotic Behavior in Flight Airspeed Error Performance Data, Proceedings of the 2009 IIE Annual Research Conference and Exhibits (IERC), May 30-June 3, 2009, Miami, Florida, USA.
  28. Nickens, T., Liu, D., Boquet, A., Pang, S., and Vincenzi, D. (2009). Investigating Factors Related to Fatalities in General Aviation Using Neural Network, Proceedings of the 2009 IIE Annual Research Conference and Exhibits (IERC), May 30-June 3, 2009, Miami, Florida, USA.
  29. Sean L. G., Liu, D., Roth, E., Karen H., Vincenzi, D. And Bartosiewicz, M. (2009). Assessing Novel Adaptive Displays Impact ON Pilot Performance, Proceedings of 15th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, April 27-30, 2009.
  30. Sean L. G., Liu, D., Roth, E., Karen H., Vincenzi, D. And Bartosiewicz, M. (2009). Adaptive Boundary Aids in Complex Air Combat Scenarios, Proceedings of the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Grand Hyatt San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, October 19-23, 2009.
  31. Ding, X., Bishu, R., Stentz, T., Riley M., Eskridge, K., Liu, D., and Kulkarni, S. (2008). Control panel display design based on polar graph, Proceedings of the 2008 Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), May 17-23, 2008, Vancouver, Canada.
  32. Simmons, Jr., G. G., Liu, D., Ding, X. and Vincenzi, D. (2008), Effect of Pilot Experience and Automation Strategy on Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Mission Performance Proceedings of the 2008 Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), May 17-23, 2008, Vancouver, Canada.
  33. Wasson, R., Liu, D., and Macchiarella, N. D. (2007) The Effect of Level of Automation and Number of UAVs on Operator Performance in UAV Systems, The Proceedings of the 2007 Industrial Engineering Research Conference(IERC), May 19-23, 2007, Nashville, TN.
  34. Wanliss, J., Liu D, Uritsky V. and Wuegler M. (2007), Fractal analysis of human psychomotor skills acquisition process, the Proceedings of 12th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction, July 22-27th, Beijing, China.
  35. Card, D., Liu, D., and Kropp, S. (2007), Process optimization by design, Proceedings of the 25th ASQ Pacific Northwest Software Quality Conference, October 9-13, 2007, Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Oregon.
  36. Liu, D., Goodrich, K. and Peak R. (2006), Study of Synthetic Vision Systems (SVS) and Velocity-vector Based Command Augmentation System (V-CAS) on Pilot Performance, Proceedings of IIE Annual Conference (IERC), May, 2006, Orlando, Florida.
  37. Liu D., Nickens, T. and Wang Y.(2006), Modeling decision making learning process under crisis situation, The Proceedings of the 2006 Fall Simulation Interoperability Workshop(SIW), September 10-15, 2006, Holiday Inn, International Drive Orlando, FL
  38. Macchiarella, D., S. Gangadharan, Liu, D., Majoros, A. E., & Vincenzi, D. A. (2005). Application of Augmented Reality for Aerospace Maintenance Training. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference of Human Computer Interaction
  39. Dan Macchiarella, S. Gangadharan, Liu, D., Anthony Majoros, A. E., & Vincenzi, D. A. (2005). Application of Augmented Reality for Aerospace Maintenance Training. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference of Human Computer Interaction, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  40. Dolecal, J., Liu, D., Frederick-Recascino, C., Macchiarella, D. & S. Gangadharan (2005). A Study of Fidelity Level and Task/Non-Task Based Testing Scenarios on the Effectiveness of Usability Testing. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference of Human Computer Interaction. Las Vegas, Nevada.
  41. Andrzejczak, J., Liu, D., & Frederick, C., (2005), The Effect of Location on Usability Testing User-reported Stress Levels, Proceedings of 2005 IIE Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, May 14-18, 2005.
  42. Macchiarella, N. D., Gangadharan, S. N., Liu, D., Majoros, A. E., & Vincenzi, D. A. (2005). Augmenting Reality as a Training Medium for Aviation/Aerospace Applications. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 49th Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL, 2174 2178.
  43. Liu, D., Baskin, A., Greene, F. and Frederick C. (2005). Designing human factors courses with a human factors mind, Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 49th Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL.
  44. Liu, D., and Dennis A. Vincenzi (2004), Measuring Simulation Fidelity: A Conceptual Study, Proceedings of HPSAA II conference, Daytona Beach, FL, 2004.
  45. Linda Trocine and Liu, D. (2004). Modeling Human Factors with Discrete Event Simulation. Proceedings of IIE Simulation Solutions Conference, May 15-18, 2004, Orlando, Florida.
  46. Dolecal, J., Liu, D., Seker, R. and Kornecki, A.,(2004), Usability Assessment of Code Generators Using Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP), Extended Abstract, Proceedings of IIE Annual Conference 2004, Houston, Texas.
  47. Liu, D., Vincenzi, D., & Frances Greene (2004), Designing an Educational Curriculum for Future Human Factors Professionals, Proceedings the 48th Annual Meeting of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, September 20-24, 2004.
  48. Liu D., Bishu, R. (2003), Human Performance in Complex Systems, Proceedings of International Ergonomics Association Conference, Seoul, Korea, August 2003.
  49. Liu D., Bishu, R. (2003),, Specifying Human-System Requirements: A Quality Function Deployment (QFD) Method, Proceedings of International Ergonomics Association Conference, Seoul, Korea, August 2003.
  50. Bingguang Li, Michael W. Riley, Ram R. Bishu, and Liu D., (2003), Customer Satisfaction and Website Usability in Parcel Delivery Service Proceedings of International Ergonomics Association Conference, Seoul, Korea, August 2003.
  51. Liu D., Bishu, R. (2002), User Requirements of Interface Design: A Kano Model Analysis, Proceedings of the 4th Asia-pacific Conference on Industrial Engineering and Management Systems (APIEMS 2002), Taipei, Taiwan, December 2002
Book Chapters


  1. Bishu R., Gnaneswaran, V., Liu D., (2007), Biomechanics of Gloves, Chapter 11, in Kumar (eds), Biomechanics in Ergonomics, second edition, Taylor and Francis Group.
  2. Liu, D., Blickensderfer, E., Vicenzi, D. & Macchiarella D (2008)., Transfer of training, Ch3, in Vincenzi D. and Wise J. (eds), Human Factors and Simulation. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.
  3. Liu, D., Vicenzi, D. & Macchiarella D (2008), Simulation fidelity, Ch 4, in Vincenzi D. and Wise J. (eds), Human Factors and Simulation CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.
  4. Macchiarella, N. D., Vincenzi, D. A., & Liu, D. (2008). Augmented Reality as a Means of Job Task Training in Aviation. In D. A. Vincenzi & J. Wise (Eds.), Human Factors and Simulation. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.
  5. Nickens, T. & Liu., D. (2008), Decision Making training under crisis. In Vincenzi & J. Wise (Eds.), Human Factors and Simulation. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.
  6. Trocine, L. & Liu., D. (2008), Human Factors and Discrete event simulation. In Vincenzi & Wise (Eds.), Human Factors and Simulation. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.
Technical Reports


  1. Beth Blickensderfer, Liu, D., & Angie Hernandez (2005), Simulation for Aviation Training: A Review, Phase I technical Report, Center for Advanced Transportation System Simulation (CATSS), University of Central Florida.
  2. Beth Blickensderfer, Liu, D., & Angie Hernandez (2005), Simulation-Based Training: Applying lessons learned in aviation to surface transportation modes, final report, Technical Report, Center for Advanced Transportation System Simulation (CATSS), University of Central Florida.
  3. Liu, D.,& Goodrich K, (2005), Synthetic Vision Systems (SVS) and Velocity-vector Based Command Augmentation System (V-CAS) Study Report. 2005 Technical Reports, ERAU Southeast SATS Lab.



Publications Prior to Joining ERAU


  1. Liu, D., Ibraheem S. Tarawneh, Ram R. Bishu,(2000) A Conceptual model of web quality, Proceedings of Quality conference in Costa Rica, Aug, 2000.
  2. Liu, D., Ibraheem S. Tarawneh, Ram R. Bishu (2000), Web Quality Design, Proceedings of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, San Diego, CA, August, 2000.
  3. Tan, W., Liu, D., and Bishu, R. (2001), Design Improvements Though User Testing, Proceedings of the 45th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Minneapolis, MN, October, 2001.
  4. Tarawneh, I., Liu, D., Cheong Wai, and Bishu R.R.,(2001). An Ergonomic Evaluation of Conventional Roll and Pre-cut Commercial Tapes, Proceedings of the 45th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 2001.
  5. Xiao ou Yan, Liu, D., Ram Bishu (2001), A Study of Web Animation, Proceedings of the 6th Annual Meeting Pan-Pacific Conference of Occupational Ergonomics, Beijing, China, August, 2001.
  6. Liu, D., Suhua Yu (1996), Application of GIS in Tarim Basin Water Resource Planning, Proceedings of the 2nd ARC/INFO and ARCforms Application In China Conference, ESRI (China) Ltd., July, 1996.




  1. 2011 Adjunct Professor, Department of Electrical Computer Software and Systems Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  2. 2011-2012 Adjunct Professor, Department of Management,Marketing and Operations, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  3. 2007-2009 Board Director, INCOSE Space Coast Chapter
  4. 2011 Human Factors Engineer Co-Op, Product Design and Usability Department, Pitney Bowes Corp.

Editorial Board, International Journal of Aviation Psychology, 2009-present.

Referee
Internal Grant Reviewer, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Proposal Review Panelist, Florida Space Research Education and Grant Program, Spring 2004.
Proposal Reviewer, National Science Foundation (NSF), Division of Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS), Spring 2004
Proposal Reviewer, National Science Foundation (NSF), Division of Perception, Action and Cognition
Book Reviewer, The handbook of digital human modeling by Vincent G. Duffy. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, INC. Fall 2004.

Conference Referee, Human Factors and Ergonomics Annual Meetings, Education group and Human performance modeling group, 2004-2009
Conference Referee, IIE Annual Conference (IERC), 2005-present
Journal Referee, European Journal of Operations Research
Journal Referee, Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing and Service Industries
Journal Referee, Journal of Systems and Software
Journal Referee, Physica A.
Journal Referee, Tsinghua Journal of Science and Technology
Journal Referee, Applied Ergonomics
Journal Referee, International Journal of Aviation Psychology
Journal Referee, Safety Science
Journal Referee, IEEE Transaction on Human Machine Systems
Journal Referee, International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics and Aerospace

Journal Referee, International Journal of Information Technology and Decision-Making
Journal Referee, Journal of Manufacturing Processes
Journal Referee, Journal of Air Transportation Studies
Journal Referee, Journal of Air Transportation Management
Journal Referee, Journal of Simulation
Journal Referee, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics


Program Co-Chair, Program Co-Chair, First International Symposium on Innovative Air Traffic Management Systems (ISIATM), Daytona Beach, Florida, June 25-27, 2012
Organizing committee, First Aviation Human Factors Forum, Civil Aviation University of China, July 23-24, 2007, Tianjin, China
Organizing committee, first commercial UAV conference in ERAU on October, 2005
Session Chair, Human Factors, Cognitive Engineering, Transportation Human Factors, Military Systems, Modeling and Simulation, IIE Annual Conference (IERC) 2006-2011
Session Chair, Education group, The 49th Annual Meeting of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Royal Pacific Resorts of Universal Orlando, Orlando, Florida, September 26-30, 2005.

Awards
Runner Up, Outstanding Researcher of the Year, ERAU, 2012, 2013,2014
Mentor Service Award, McNair Scholar Programs, 2012
Community Service Award, ACT Corporation 2006, Daytona Beach
Franklin & Orinda Johnson Fellowship, UNL 2002, Lincoln, Nebraska
John W. Mcdonald Fellowship, UNL 2001, Lincoln, Nebraska
LeRoy Fellowship, UNL 2000, Lincoln, Nebraska
Milton E. Mohr Engineering Fellowship, UNL 2000, Lincoln, Nebraska.
First Prize, Guanghua Fellowship, Tsinghua University, 1995, China
Outstanding Student Fellowship, Tsinghua University, 1992, China
Outstanding Community Involvement Award, Tsinghua University, 1992, China
First prize, National High School Physics Competition, China 1987

Member, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES)
Member, Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIE)
Member, Alpha Pi Mu Industrial Engineering Honor Society
Member, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
Member, International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)