Drs. J.C. (Julia) Lo


Julia Lo has a background in both Social Psychology and Communication Science from the University of Amsterdam. Her PhD research focuses on the investigation of (team) situation awareness in the railway sector using gaming simulations as a research method.

  • Lo, J. C. & Meijer, S. A. (2014). Gaming Simulation Design for Individual and Team Situation Awareness. In S. A. Meijer & R. Smeds (Eds.), Frontiers in Gaming Simulation (pp. 121-128). Berlin: Springer.
  • Lo, J. C., Van den Hoogen, J. & Meijer, S. A. (2014). Testing Changes in the Railway System through Gaming Simulation: How Different Types of Innovations Affect Operators’ Mental Models. In T. Ahram & T. Marek (Eds.), Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE) (pp. 8054-8065).
  • Lo, J. C., Sehic, E. & Meijer, S. A. (2014). Explicit or Implicit Situation Awareness? Situation Awareness Measurements of Train Traffic Controllers in a Monitoring Mode. In D. Harris (Ed.), Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics (pp. 511-525). Berlin: Springer.
  • Lo, J. C., Van den Hoogen, J. & Meijer, S. A. (2013). Using Gaming Simulation Experiments to Test Railways Innovations: Implications for Validity. In R. Pasupathy, S. H. Kim, A. Tolk, R. Hill & M. E. Kuhl (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2013 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC) (pp. 1766-1777).
  • Lo, J. C. & Meijer, S. A. (2013). Measuring Group Situation Awareness in a Multi-Actor Gaming Simulation: A Pilot Study of Railway and Passenger Traffic Operations. In A. Bisantz (Ed.), Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting (pp. 177-181). Los Angeles: SAGE.

Julia Lo

PhD candidate

Multi-Actor Systems

Organisation & Governance

Research interests:
Human factors / Cognitive engineering
Gaming simulation / Games
Social and organizational sciences
Multi-level decision-making
Socio-technical systems

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Drs. J.C. Lo