Wendy Rogers


Wendy A. Rogers is Professor in the School of Psychology at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She received her B.A. from the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, and her M.S. (1989) and Ph.D. (1991) from Georgia Institute of Technology. Her research interests include design for aging; technology acceptance; human-automation interaction; aging-in-place; human-robot interaction; cognitive aging; and skill acquisition and training.

She is Director of the Human Factors and Aging Laboratory (www.hfaging.org), which is funded by: the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging) as part of the Center for Research and Education on Aging and Technology Enhancement (www.create-center.org); and the Department of Health and Human Services (National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research; NIDILRR) Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Technologies to Support Successful Aging with Disability (www.techsage.gatech.edu). Dr. Rogers is also an active member of the Aware Home Research Initiative (http://awarehome.imtc.gatech.edu).  Dr. Rogers is a Certified Human Factors Professional (BCPE Certificate #1539) and a fellow of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) and the American Psychological Association (APA).  She is past Editor of the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied and currently serves as the Chief Editorial Advisor for APA.