Dietrich Manzey

Dietrich Manzey

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Dietrich Manzey is Professor of Work, Engineering and Organizational Psychology at Berlin Institute of Technology (TU Berlin), Germany. He has carried out his PhD on issues of multiple-task performance, and resource models of attention at the University of Kiel, in 1988, and received his habilitation in psychology at the University of Marburg in 1999. From 1987 to 2001 he worked at the German Aerospace Center in Hamburg, where he was involved with aptitude testing of pilots and air traffic controllers, as well as research on human performance consequences of spaceflight. The latter included several experimental studies during spaceflight and ground-based simulations. From 2001 to 2003 he worked as Professor of Work and Engineering Psychology at the University of Applied Sciences in Lueneburg, Germany, before he finally joined TU Berlin in 2003. His current research interests involve issues of human-automation interaction in the domains of aviation and medicine, issues of workload and performance in complex tasks, as well as issues of system safety in high-hazard industries. Since 1999 he is also involved as consultant with the European Space Agency and provides support to the European Astronaut Center. He was one of the organizers of the annual Chapter meeting 2010 in Berlin. His publications include more than 80 articles and book chapters. In 2003 he has co-authored the first textbook on space psychology and psychiatry