Dr. Dee H. Andrews is Senior Scientist, Warfighter Training Research Division, Human Effectiveness Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Mesa, Ariz. Dr. Andrews is a member of the scientific and professional cadre of the Senior Executive Service. As Senior Scientist, Dr. Andrews is the laboratory's principal scientific authority for training research. Dr. Andrews' 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 from Florida State University. Dr. Andrews entered federal civil service in 1979. He began work with the Naval Training Systems Center, Orlando, Fla., where he worked first as a training analyst, and then as a training researcher. In 1985, he began work as a senior training researcher with the Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences in Orlando. From 1987 until 2002, Dr. Andrews was the Technical Director of the Warfighter Training Research Division.
Dr. Andrews' research interests include training in distributed environments, instructor-operator station design, performance measurement, command and control, cost effectiveness, and decay and retention of higher order cognitive skills. He serves as a contributing or consulting editor for seven professional journals and has written for 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, the American Psychological Association and the Royal Aeronautical Society of the United Kingdom. He has been certified as a Human Performance Technologist by the International Society for Performance and Improvement, 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
2003 Management of the Training Enterprise
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, Warfighter Training Research Division, Human Effectiveness Directorate, AFRL, Mesa, Ariz.
AWARDS AND HONORS
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
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
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
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; and Tiffin University
1991 - 1993, Member, Human Factors in Aviation Environments Panel, The Technical Cooperation Program
1993 - present, Chair, Distributed Mission Training Sub-group, Trianing Technology Panel, TTCP
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
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
American Psychological Association
International Society for Performance Improvement, Association of Aviation Psychologists
Air Force Association