Simon Banbury

Simon Banbury (Beaconsfield, QC)

Simon Banbury

  • human factors
  • human-system integration
  • user requirements capture
  • user-centered design (graphical user interface, workstation and workspace)
  • human-in-the-loop evaluation
  • training and selection

Simon holds a Ph.D. in Applied Psychology and a B.Sc in Psychology from Reading University (United Kingdom), and a Post Graduate Certificate of Occupational Psychology from the British Psychological Society. He has over fifteen years of Human Factors consultancy and applied research experience in defence, industrial and academic domains, and broad experience in leading and managing multi-disciplinary R&D teams. Simon works with design teams and end users to develop user-centred design requirements and specifications for user interfaces, workstations and control rooms across a range of defence and industrial applications. He also has extensive experience of planning and executing user testing and field trials to ensure the interaction between the user and the system meets the user-centred requirements.

Simon is also a Professeur Associé of the School of Psychology at Université Laval where he supervises PhD students and supports research on teamwork and decision making. He has published widely in the field of Human Factors, including recent books on Situation Awareness and Engineering Psychology. He is a Chartered Psychologist of the British Psychological Society.

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