Adan E. Vela

Assistant Professor

Room: Engr. II Room 415
Phone: (407) 823-4746
Email: Adan.Vela@ucf.edu

Curriculum Vitae
Personal Website


Ph.D. – Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011

M.S. – Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2006

B.S. – Mechanical Engineering, University of Berkeley, 2003

Areas of Specialty

Primary research interest involves human-in-the-loop control and decision systems. Dr. Vela has worked on projects involving modeling, simulation, and analysis of air transportation systems. Efforts include coupled pilot-control-aircraft models; aircraft blunder and anomaly detection systems; next-generation collision avoidance systems; safety analysis of NextGen concepts; and agent-based simulations of air transportation systems.



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