We were founded by Dr. Russell J. Branaghan, who serves as our Scientific Advisor. Russ enjoys teaching, mentoring and research as a Professor of Cognitive Psychology and Human Factors at Arizona State University and as a long-standing Visiting Professor at Northwestern University.
Russ is also integrated in the human factors arena, where he currently serves as Chair of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Product Design Technical Group, on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Human Factors, and on the Advisory Board for Mayo Clinic’s Center for Innovation. An avid researcher and writer, Russ has authored over 40 articles and one book. He also served an appointment as the Managing Editor of User Experience Magazine. With over 20 years of industry experience and consulting to over half of the Fortune 100, Russ brings his expertise and vision to Research Collective.