Hans P. A. Van Dongen, Ph.D. is Director of the Sleep and Performance Research Center and Professor in the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane. Dr. Van Dongen is known for his research on sleep, sleep deprivation, shift work, cognitive performance, and fatigue risk management. His research includes laboratory, field, and simulator studies, as well as mathematical modeling of sleep and performance. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed papers, and is a named inventor on two US patents. He has been awarded funding by the NIH, CDMRP, US Army, Navy, Air Force, FAA, FMCSA, NASA, and various foundations and industry partners. More than 200 undergraduate, graduate and medical students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty have been trained in his laboratory. Dr. Van Dongen is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science and an elected member of the Washington State Academy of Sciences.
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