Dr. Dee H. Andrews, a member of the scientific and technical cadre of senior executives, is Senior Scientist, Human Effectiveness Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Mesa, Ariz. As Senior Scientist, Dr. Andrews is the laboratory's principal scientific authority for training research. His responsibilities include sustaining technological superiority for training by planning and conducting theoretical and experimental studies. He also mentors and develops the technical staff to assure quality in training research, and represents the laboratory in training research matters to the external scientific and technical community.
Dr. Andrews graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in psychology in 1976. He holds a master's degree in instructional design and development from Florida State University, and in 1980 earned a doctorate in instructional systems. Dr. Andrews entered federal civil service in 1979. He began work with the Naval Training Systems Center, Orlando, Fla., first as a training analyst and then as training researcher. In 1985 he worked as a senior training researcher with the Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences in Orlando. From 1987 until 2002, he was the Technical Director of the Warfighter Training Research Division of the Air Force Research Laboratory in Mesa, Ariz.
Dr. Andrews' research interests include training in distributed environments, instructor-operator station design, performance measurement, command and control, cost effectiveness, cyber training research, and decay and retention of higher order cognitive skills. He serves as a contributing or consulting editor for seven professional journals and has written more than 70 technical publications. Dr. Andrews is a certified Level III acquisition professional in systems planning, research, development and engineering. He is a Fellow in the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society; American Psychological Association; Royal Aeronautical Society of the United Kingdom; and the Air Force Research Laboratory. Dr. Andrews is a Certified Human Performance Technologist by the International Society for Performance and Instruction and the American Society for Training and Development.
1976 Bachelor of Science degree in psychology, Brigham Young University
1977 Master of Science degree in instructional design and development, Florida State University
1980 Doctor of Philosophy degree in instructional systems, Florida State University
1982 Supervision and Management Course, U.S. Navy
1986 Personnel Management for Executives Course, U.S. Army
1992 Principles of Total Quality Management Course, U.S. Air Force
1994 Intermediate Systems Engineering Course, U.S. Air Force
1996 Baldridge Award Self-Assessment Training for Service Industries Course, American Society of Quality Control
2000 Affordability in Science and Technology, U.S. Air Force
2003 Management of the Training Enterprise, Learning Manager Symposium
2004 Engaging Managers in Performance Improvement Initiatives, Partners in Change, Inc.
2005 E-Learning Tools and Technologies - A Manager's Guide, Horton Consulting, Inc.
1. 1979 - 1985, training analyst, later, researcher, Naval Training Systems Center, Orlando, Fla.
2. 1985 - 1987, senior training researcher, Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, Orlando, Fla.
3. 1987 - 2002, Technical Director, Warfighter Training Research Division, AFRL, Mesa, Ariz.
4. 2002 - present, Senior Scientist, Human Effectiveness Directorate, AFRL, Mesa, Ariz.
AWARDS AND HONORS
Fellow, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
Fellow, American Psychological Association: Division-19 (Military Psychology) and Division-21 (Applied Experimental and Engineering Psychology)
Fellow, Royal Aeronautical Society of the United Kingdom
Fellow, Air Force Research Laboratory
1998 Adjunct Teaching Award, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
1999 Directors Award for Excellence, U.S. Air Force Training Systems Product Group
2000 Directors Award for Career Achievement, Human Effectiveness Directorate, AFRL
2000 British Silver Medal, Royal Aeronautical Society of the United Kingdom
2003 Certified Human Performance Technologist, International Society for Performance Improvement and the American Society for Training and Development
2003 Air Force Meritorious Civilian Service Award
2005 Team Award from The Technical Cooperation Program for Coalition Mission Training Research
2006 Gersoni Military Psychology Award, Military Psychology Society (Division 19) of the American Psychological Association
2007 Distributed Mission Operations Training Research Team, AFRL International Team Award
1982 - present, Adjunct professor, Arizona State University; Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; University of Central Florida; Rollins College; Jones International University; American Military University; California National University; University of St. Francis; and Tiffin University
1991 - 1993, Member, Human Factors in Aviation Environments Panel, TCCP
1993 - present, U.S. National Leader, Training Technology Panel, TCCP (military labs of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom and United States) 1995 - 1997 and 2002 - 2003, Chair, Personnel, Training and Leadership Technical Area Review Assessment Panel, Director of Defense Research and Engineering
1999 - present, Judge, Innovation in Technology Awards, Aviation Week and Space Technology
2000 - present, Board of Advisers, Applied Psychology Academic Program, Arizona State University
2003 Chair, Advanced Training Technology Symposium, Human Factors and Medicine Panel, NATO Research and Technology Agency
2007 - 2008, Chair, Distinguished Contributions to Education Research Award Committee, American Educational Research Association
2008 - 2010 President, Arizona Chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Association
2008 Chair "Accelerated Learning Research" Technology Focus Team under tasking from the Defense Science and Technology Advisory Group
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
American Psychological Association
International Society for Performance Improvement
Association of Aviation Psychologists
Air Force Association
(Current as of July 2011)