Ward's research interests include human factors related to traffic crashes; system interfaces and how users adapt to systems; determinants of risk taking; and using virtual reality, or simulators, for transportation research. Ward is a member of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Ergonomics Society, and the International Association of Applied Psychology. He serves on editorial advisory boards of two transportation journals and has published extensively in academic journals and international conference proceedings. Ward is also an active member of Transportation Research Board committees that are part of the National Research Council (NRC). The NRC is one part of the National Academies. Members of the academies serve without pay and advise the federal government and the public on science, engineering and medicine.
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