Ph.D. 2011, Human Factors Psychology, Wichita State University
M.A. 2009, Psychology, Wichita State University
B.A. 2006, Psychology, Wichita State University
Research Associate Professor, Department Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2022– Present
Director, HumanFIRST Laboratory, Department Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2017 – Present
Associate Graduate Faculty, Infrastructure and Environmental Systems, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2020 – Present
Graduate Faculty, Human Factors and Ergonomics, College of Design, University of Minnesota, 2020 – Present
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2017 – Present
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 2016 – Present
Research Associate, HumanFIRST Laboratory, Department Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2011– 2017
Scientific & Professional Societies
AMSUS - Society of Federal Health Professionals
Nichole Morris is interested in human-centered engineering, with an emphasis on inclusive and equitable design, infrastructure, and human-machine interfaces, to improve transportation and occupational safety. Her research examines human behavior and performance and applies human factors design principles to help achieve safe and usable technologies and systems.
Human Factors Psychology Alumni of the Year, Wichita State University, 2022
Best Practices in Traffic Records Award from the International Forum of Traffic Record and Highway Information Systems, 2020
Innovative Transportation Solutions Award, Women in Transportation - Minnesota, 2019
Best Practices in Traffic Records Award from the International Forum of Traffic Record and Highway Information Systems, 2014
V. Katariya, M. Baharani, N.L. Morris, O. Shoghli and H. Tabkhi, "DeepTrack: Lightweight Deep Learning for Vehicle Trajectory Prediction in Highways," IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2022, doi: 10.1109/TITS.2022.3172015.
N.L. Morris, D. Tian, D.A. Libby, and C.M Craig, "Multistate Pilot Study Evaluating the Short-Term Efficacy of a Smartphone-Based Older Driver Support System on Modifying Risky Driving Behaviors." Transportation Research Record, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1177/03611981221074363 T. Disi, S.Gerberich, H.Kim, A. Ryan, D. Erickson, and N.L. Morris. "Evaluation of the efficacy of an intersection conflict warning system at two-way stop-controlled rural intersections: difference-in-differences and triple-difference analytical approaches." Injury prevention, 2022, 28(3), 204-210. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2021-044321
N.L. Morris, C. Craig, and J. Mirman. “Tools for transport: Driven to Learn with Connected Vehicles.” Topics in Cognitive Science, 2021, 13(4), 708-727. https://doi.org/10.1111/tops.12565
W. Jeon, Z. Xie, C. Craig, J. Achtemeier, L. Alexander, N.L.Morris, M. Donath, and R. Rajamani. “A Smart Bicycle That Protects Itself: Active Sensing and Estimation for Car-Bicycle Collision Prevention”. IEEE Control Systems Magazine, 2021, 41(3), 28-57. doi: 10.1109/MCS.2021.3062955.