Alec’s dissertation research focuses on drowsy driving and reducing crashes and improving safety. Specifically, he aims to utilize a variety of techniques including systems thinking, user-centered design and data analytics to create an educational program and technological interface that will help to mitigate occurrences of drowsy driving. Outside of drowsy driving research, Alec applies user-centered design techniques to the development of mental health applications. Some of Alec’s other interests include mixing different methodologies in pursuit of answering research questions.