John McGinley 
Research Engineer

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John McGinley is a Research Associate in the Human and Systems Engineering research team at CAVS. He recieved his BS in Computer Science from Mississippi State University in 1997. John McGinley is currently leading efforts to use human motion capture in ergonomics research and digital human model validation.

Leading up to and following his graduation, John lead the visualization efforts for the CFD Lab at the Engineering Research Center at MSU. He spent 3 years in Colorado Springs working as a software engineer. His work has spanned academia, government contracting, and commercial companies in areas of research, scientific computing, and business software development.

Research Interest
John\'s research interests include digital human modeling, human motion capture systems, biomechanics of human motion, and the real-world application of each. His background and interests also include software engineering, systems integration, computer graphics and visualization, and virtual and augmented reality.
Selected PublicationsTotal Publications:  19 
Hudson, C. R., Deb, S., Carruth, D. W., Frey, D., & McGinley, J. (2018). Pedestrian Perception of Autonomous Vehicles with External Interacting Features. Advances in Human Factors and Systems Interaction. Springer. DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-94334-3_5.

Garrison, T. M., Jensen, L. T., Cagle, L. D., McGinley, J., Carruth, D. W., Bethel, C. L., Goodin, C., & Durst, P. (2016). Conducting a Prospective Review for Enhanced Interface Features for Unmanned Ground Vehicle Operation. 7th International conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE 2016). Orlando, FL.

Williams, C., Carruth, D. W., Garrison, T. M., & McGinley, J. (2013). Investigating the Impact of In-car Communication on Law Enforcement Officer Patrol Performance in an Advanced Driving Simulator, Executive Summary. Washington, DC: National Institute of Justice.

Littell, N., Babski-Reeves, K., McFadyen, G., & McGinley, J. (2007). Musculoskeletal and Performance Effects of Monocular Display Augmented, Articulated Arm Based Laser Digitizing. Human Computer Interaction International 2007. Bejing, China: LNCS Digital Library (LNCS, [Abstract] [Document]

Kang, J., McGinley, J., Babski-Reeves, K., & McFadyen, G. (2006). Determining Learning Level And Effective Training Times Using Thermography. In Proceedings of Army Science Conference, Orlando, FL. [Abstract] [Document]