Students can apply for the Arnold Small Award!
Arnold Small Award application and process
Requirements for consideration:
- Student status while performing the research and
- Acceptance of submission for presentation at the annual HFES conference
- Wait until receipt of notification that the submission was accepted for presentation at the annual conference.
- The student or student’s advisor should notify the ATG Program Chair by July 1st via email that s/he/they would like to be considered for the award. The 2019 program chair is Jenay Beer (Jenay.Beer AT uga.edu).
- A selection committee comprised of ATG members will review and score the submissions.
- In recognition of the winner’s accomplishment, the student(s) is presented the award (plaque and $200) during the ATG business meeting at the HFES annual conference. Please make sure to attend the Wednesday lunch!
2017: Kenneth Block, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Block, K., Insel, K., Koerner, K., & Rogers, W.A. (2017). Understanding the medication adherence strategies of older adults.
2016: Hagai Tapiro, Avinoam Borowsky, Tal Oron-Gilad and Yisrael Parmet
Tapiro, H., Borowsky, A., Oron-Gilad, T., & Parmet, Y. (2016). Where Do Older Pedestrians Glance Before Deciding to Cross a Simulated Two-Lane Road? A Pedestrian Simulator Paradigm
2015: Jessie Chin
Chin, J., Anderson, E., Chin, C.-L., Fu, W.-T. (2015). Age differences in information search: An exploration-exploitation trade-off model.
2014: Baekhee Lee
Lee, B., Park, J., Jung, K., Lee, B.-H., Na, D. & You, H (2014). Age and gender differences in force control capabilities by force control phase.
2013: Wei-Ting Yen
Product physical interface design characteristics for older adults with hand use limitations: Laboratory study.
2012: Cory-Ann Smarr
Older adults’ preferences for and acceptance of robot assistance with everyday living tasks.
2011: Eric Carpenter
Effect of transfer with younger and older adults on control solution testing using two blood glucometers.
2010: Ann Lambert
The roles of working memory capacity, visual attention and age in driving performance.
2009: Jessie Chin
Cognition and illness experience are associated with illness knowledge among older adults with hypertension.
2008: No award given out
2007: Tiffany S. Jastrzembski
Error extensions to GOMS modeling: Age-related predictions of error in a mobile phone task.
2006: Richard Pak
Aging and visual attention: The effect of perceptual load on the functional field of view.
2005: Gwanseob Shin
Differences in trunk kinematics and ground reaction forces between older and younger adults during lifting.
2004: Celeste Y. M. Shai
Effects of computer presentation format on learning in the elderly.
2003: Anne McLaughlin
Effects of attentional demand on input device use in younger and older adults.
2002: Richard Pak, Anne McLaughlin, & Chao-Chung Lin
An age-related comparison of a touchscreen and a novel input device.
2001: Anne-Sophie Melenhorst
The use of communication technologies by the older adult: Exploring the benefits from the user’s perspective.
2000: Sherry Mead
Contributions of stimulus driven and goal-directed processing to visual selection by older and younger observers.
1999: Richard A. Sit
Multi-task performance: A comparison of older and younger adults.
1998: Elizabeth Meyer
Towards an understanding of age-related use of incidental consistency.
1997: Peter J. Batsakes
Age-related differences in the training and retention of skilled dual-task performance.
1996: Richard Sit
Retention of multiple-task performance: Age-related differences.
1995: Starr Fox
Effects of aging upon working memory and workload.
1994: Darryl Humphrey
Perceptual organization and grouping factors: Age-related effects.
1993: R. Darin Ellis & Kentaro Kotani
Modeling age difference in isometric elbow flexion using Hill’s three element visco-elastic model.