Dr Oleksandra Molloy is a Lecturer in Aviation within the School of Engineering and Information Technology (SEIT), UNSW Canberra. Dr Molloy is a Member-At-Large for the Undergraduate Leadership Group (UGLG), and a SEIT member of Human Research Ethics Panel at UNSW Canberra. Dr Molloy is an academic and researcher in there areas of aviation and road safety, education/training, and human factors. Her specific area of research is training of young novice operators (e.g., drivers – in road research and pilots – in aviation research) to improve their non-technical (e.g., risk management) skills. In her research, she incorporates different methods and latest technology, including: driving/flight simulators, an instrumented vehicle, eye-tracking glasses, Mobileye tracking system, digital human modelling software, etc.
Dr Molloy has a PhD in Aviation (Science), MSc in Human Factors (Engineering), Master of Education/English, Bachelor of Education/English,Graduate Research Diploma in Theory and methodology of Professional Education. Her combined experience both in industry and academia in Australia and overseas is over 10 years. Dr Molloy is a UNSW Champion in Women in Maths and science (STEM) Program, a volunteer in STEM within Australian Academy of Sciences, and a Program Chair in Training Technical Group of the Human Factor and Ergonomics Society (USA). Dr Molloy is a member of Chartered Institute of Human Factors and Ergonomics (CIEHF, UK), Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia (HFESA, Australia), and Member at Royal Aeronautical Society (UK).
Dr Molloy is always keen to collaborate with academics, industry professionals interested in the areas of aviation and road safety, driver training, human factors, and rail. If you are interested in completing a PhD in the areas of my interest, please send me your resume and list of publications. Here you can find more information on how to apply and key dates.