Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance

AREA Student Research Award

The AREA Research Committee manages the AREA Student Research Award to recognize and support outstanding graduate students who are conducting research pertaining to the use of AR in the workplace. This award supports the Research Committee’s goals by:


2023 Student Research Award Winners

PROJECT: “Augmented Reality User Experience Scale”

What constitutes an effective design for enterprise AR user interfaces? This research project begins to develop and validate a comprehensive user experience scale for AR

Bill Bui
Recipient: Bill Bui
Wichita State University
Shelly Bagshi
Supervisor: Shelly Bagchi
National Institute of Standards and Technology

PROJECT: “Effectiveness of AR Training in Part 147 Aviation Maintenance Technician School”

Exploring the use of AR for aircraft maintenance training and the design components that contribute to user experience. Investigating the efficacy and user perceptions of training using a mixed reality headset vs traditional paper instructions for a procedural task to remove and reinstall a fan blade.

Molly Zimmerman
Recipient: Molly Zimmerman
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Dr. Barbara Chaparro
Supervisor: Dr. Barbara Chaparro
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University