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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Board on Human System Integration
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Past Chairs of the Board on Human-Systems Integration
Known as the Committee on Human Factors (COHF) from its inception in 1980 until 2008, when it was renamed the Committee on Human-Systems Integration (COHSI), the Committee was promoted into the Board on Human-Systems Integration in 2010. Past chairs of the Board include these distinguished scientists.
Richard W. Pew
Principal Scientist
BBN Technologies
Chair: 12/1/1980 – 10/31/1984
Thomas B. Sheridan (NAE)
Ford Professor of Engineering and Applied Psychology, Emeritus
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Chair: 11/1/1984 – 9/30/1988
Douglas H. Harris
Chairman and Principal Scientist
Anacapa Sciences, Inc
Chair: 10/1/1988 – 9/30/1991
Raymond S. Nickerson
BBN Corporation
Chair: 11/1/1991 - 10/31/1994
William B. Rouse
Georgia Institute of Technology
Chair: 11/1/1994 – 12/31/1997
William C. Howell
Industrial Psychologist
Arizona State University
Chair: 1/1/1998 – 12/31/2000
Raja Parasuraman
Professor of Psychology
George Mason University
Chair: 2/16/2001 – 12/31/2005
William S. Marras (NAE)
Honda Endowed Chair
Director, Biodynamics Laboratory
Institute for Ergonomics
Ohio State University
Chair: 1/1/2006 – 12/31/2011

Nancy Cooke
Cognitive Engineering Institute
Arizona State University
Chair: 1/1/2012 - 12/31/2016

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