David Aurelio

David Aurelio

Lecturer
617-627-4149
Robinson Hall, Room 150
212 College Avenue, Medford, MA

Biography

David Aurelio, PhD, is a part-time faculty member of the Psychology Department and a User Experience Scientist at Dassault Systemes. He is a human factors engineer whose research interests include consumer product design, user interface design, and user research methodologies.

At Tufts, Dr. Aurelio has taught Advanced Engineering Psychology. He holds a joint appointment in the School of Engineering in the Human Factors Engineering program where he has taught Project Study in Human Systems, Masters Capstone, and Graduate Capstone. Dr. Aurelio has also worked extensively in the industries of automotive design, consumer electronics, medical products, and engineering design software.

Education

  • BS, Tufts University, 1982
  • MS, University of Michigan, 1985
  • PhD, Northeastern University, 2002

Expertise

Engineering Psychology

Selected Publications and Presentations

Aurelio, D.N. (2013). Visualizing information associated with architectural design variations and simulations.  In Marcus, A. (ed.) HCII 2013, Design, User Experience, and Usability: Web, Mobile and Product Design, Part IV, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 8015, pp. 469-477. Springer: Heidelberg.

Aurelio, D.N. (2009). Search Query Ambiguity: When lists are not enough. Cologne, Germany: Lambert Publishing.

Rose, T., Aurelio, D.N., and Burrell, M. (2009). User interface design patterns for information search and discovery.  In Proceedings of CREATE 2009: Creative inventions and innovations for everyday HCI.  London: The Ergonomics Society.

Aurelio, D.N., and Mourant, R.R. (2005). Ranking versus categorization: The effects of sorting the results for Web search engine multiterm queries.  In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society's 49th Annual Meeting.  Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

Aurelio, D.N. (2000). The Experimenter/Participant Relationship: Minimizing stress in applied research settings. In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society's 44th Annual Meeting.  Santa Monica, CA: Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.

Aurelio, D.N. (2000). Consumer products design.  In Kazdin, A. E. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Psychology. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association, and New York: Oxford University Press.