Tom Schnell is professor of industrial engineering with a specialization in human factors/ergonomics. He has secondary appointments in the departments of occupational and environmental health, electrical and computer engineering, and neurology and is the Captain Jim "Max" Gross Chair in Engineering. He is the founder and director of the Operator Performance Laboratory and associate director of the Iowa Technology Institute.
Enrique Leira is associate professor of neurology, epidemiology, and neurosurgery, as well as acting director of the Comprehensive Stroke Center. He is a subject matter expert for the Operator Performance Laboratory.