Mission Statement

XR Advance strives to encourage public support for XR research based on 8 research areas from the 2017 NSF XR Workshop, to inform incoming students and the general public of the advancements in the XR community, and to prompt the XR community to think deeply about XR challenges and the research required to address them.

XR Advance Team

stephen gilbert, ph.d.

Associate Director, Virtual Reality Applications Center, Iowa State University

Realms of Research:

  • Human factors

  • Cognitive engineering, models of users

  • Intelligent tutoring systems

  • Team work / team dynamics

  • Usability / UX / interaction design

  • Evaluation of human-machine systems

  • Machine learning text analysis

Grace nashleanas

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Grace Nashleanas is an Industrial Engineering Major at Iowa State University.

Emily Oldham

Undergraduate Research Assistant, creator of all imagery

Emily Oldham is pursuing a double degree in Industrial Engineering and the Performing Arts at Iowa State University.

Landon getting

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Landon Getting is an Industrial Engineering Major at Iowa State University.


This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1660052. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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