Kirk Moffitt specializes in the application of human factors to the design of displays and controls. He holds a Ph.D. in Engineering Psychology from New Mexico State University, and has30 years of industry experience.
Dr. Moffitt's primary work has been on near-eye displays and virtual imagery applications, and he is the co-editor of the text Head Mounted Displays: Designing for the User. He is currently involved in augmented realtiy (AR), virtual reality (VR) an d mixed-reality research and development.
His clients have included military, medical, industrial and entertainment companies. He has recently participated in research on binocular display interface issues involving vergence mismatch in the M2DART simulator, dichoptic fusion to increase the field-of-view, and the use of color and stereo symbology in tactical applications. Dr. Moffitt has taught courses in human factors and statistics for the University of Southern California, and one-day seminars on HMD design for SPIE and other organizations.