Dr Vicky Banks, BSc, EngD, is a Research Fellow in Human Factors Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and the Environment at the University of Southampton, UK. She received a BSc in Psychology from the University of Southampton in 2009 and went on to complete an EngD in Engineering and the Environment in 2016.
Vicky’s primary research interest centres on agent-based modelling of complex systems operating at varying levels of autonomy and the subsequent validation of these models through simulation and user testing.
During the completion of her EngD, Vicky worked closely with Jaguar Land Rover in the design and development of automated driving features using a mix of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies. She is currently working on the Open Flight Deck exploring ways to optimise the future aviation environment.