Kamilla Rún Jóhannsdóttir

General information


Expert opinion

Teaching record

Occupation: Assistant Professor
Phone: 460 8668
Email: kamilla@unak.is
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Academic Background

2004 - Ph.D. in Cognitive Science from Carleton University, Ottawa, Kanada

1996 - B.A. in Psychology from the University of iceland


Academic/Research Interests

My research interest has to do with studying and understanding cognitive functions in complex, dynamic, environments such as the aircraft or the automobile. In my research I have mainly studied working memory, attention and situation awareness for the driver or the pilot.

Work Experience

2004 - Assistant Professor at the University of Akureyri

2000 - 2004 Researcher at the Center for Applied Cognitive Research, Carleton University

2000 - Sessional Lecturer, Carleton University

Other information


2007 - Grant from the KEA University Fund

2005 - Grant from the KEA University Fund

2003 - CRESTech Student Poster Award. Framework for Evaluating Human Performance in an Aerospace Environment

2000 - Ottawa Center for Research and Innovation: Futures Award, The Student Researcher of the Year