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Dr. Jentsch is a Professor of Psychology with a joint appointment in the Department of Psychology and the Institute for Simulation & Training. He holds a Ph.D. in Human Factors Psychology in addition to degrees in Aeronautical Science and Aeronautical Engineering.  Dr. Jentsch heads UCF’s Team Performance Laboratory, where he studies teams, training, and human-technology interaction. He has published several books and over 200 articles, conference proceedings, and presentations. He served as Associate Editor of the journal Human Factors from 2007 to 2013.  He is a two-time RIA winner. His research has been supported by over $7 million (his individual credit) from the FAA, NSF, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, and U.S. Department of Homeland Security.  Dr. Jentsch is currently PI or co-PI on projects related to human-robot interaction and teaming for the U.S. Army and on pilot training and performance for the FAA.   Dr. Jentsch regularly teaches the doctoral research methods courses in Psychology, and has been chair or cochair of sixteen completed doctoral dissertations.

Robots and Trust Issues

The expertise of Florian Jentsch, Ph.D., associate dean of the College of Sciences at the University of Central Florida, was recently cited in an article on the Inverse web site. Jentsch, a psychology professor... Read more

New COS Associate Dean

The College of Sciences is pleased to announce that Florian Jentsch, Ph.D., has accepted the offer to become Associate Dean, the position that he has been holding on an interim basis. He will be responsible fo... Read more

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