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Patricia S. Cowings
Principal Investigator
Phone: 650-604-5724
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(2014)  Privately Sponsored, Celestial Torch Award from the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) in Los Angeles
(2010)  Ames African American Advisory Group’s (AAAG), Achievement Award
(2008)  NASA Space Act Board Award, Software For Remote Monitoring And Training Of Human Physiological Responses
(2006)  Privately Sponsored, 2006 National Women of Color Technology Award
(2001)  NASA Tech Brief, A Lighweight Ambulatory Physiological Monitor
(2001)  NASA Tech Brief, A PC Based Physiological Training System
(1997)  Privately Sponsored, Black Engineer of the Year Awards (US Black Engineer)
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C. . Casey, P. S. Cowings, M. . Hufnagel, A. E. Timbers, & W. B. Toscano (2005) Autogenic Feedback Training Exercise: A Treatment for Airsickness in Military Pilots. Click to read more
PDF download  P. S. Cowings, W. B. Toscano, & C. W. DeRoshia (2003) Development of an Index of Habitability Using Converging Indicators: Physiology, Performance and Subjective Reports, Paper presented at the Bioastronautics Investigators’ Workshop, Galveston, TX, Jan 13-15, 2003 Click to read more
PDF download  W. B. Toscano, P. S. Cowings, C. W. DeRoshia, B. . Taylor, & A. S. Hines (2003) Individual differences in adaptational capacity during sustained hypergravity, In: 14th IAA Humans in Space Symposium Living in Space: Scientific Medical and Cultural Implications, Banff, Alberta, Canada, May 18-22, 2003 (abstract). Click to read more
PDF download  P. S. Cowings, W. B. Toscano, B. . Taylor, C. W. DeRoshia, L. . Kornilova, I. . Kozlovskya, & N. E. Miller (2003) Psychophysiology of Spaceflight, Paper presented at 14th IAA Humans In Space Symposium Living in Space: Scientific, Medical and Cultural Implications, Banff, Alberta, Canada, May 18-22, 2003. Click to read more
PDF download  P. S. Cowings, W. B. Toscano, C. W. DeRoshia, & S. . Hines (2002) Development of an index of habitability using converging indicators: Physiology, performance and subjective reports, Paper presented to Second Biennial Space Human Factors Workshop, Houston, TX, Jan 23-24, 2002 Click to read more
P. S. Cowings, & W. B. Toscano (2001) Autogenic Feedback Training Exercise is Superior to Promethazine for the Treatment of Motion Sickness, Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 2000;40:1-12: Click to read more
PDF download  P. S. Cowings, W. B. Toscano, C. W. DeRoshia, & R. A. Tauson (2001) Effects of Command and Control Vehicle (C2V) operational environment on soldier health and performance, Hum Perf Extrem Environ. 2001 Jun;5(2):66-91 Click to read more
PDF download  C. W. DeRoshia, P. S. Cowings, & W. B. Toscano (2000) Effects of U.S. Army Command and Control Vehicle (C2v) Operational Environment upon Human Performance, Purpose - This study was designed to assess cognitive and neuromotor performance in personnel during field exercises in the in the U.S. Army Command and Control Vehicle (C2V). This vehicle contains four computer workstations where crew members are expected to perform command decisions in the field under combat conditions. Click to read more
PDF download  P. S. Cowings, W. B. Toscano, C. W. DeRoshia, & N. E. Miller (2000) Promethazine as a motion sickness treatment: impact on human performance and mood states, Aviat Space Environ Med. 2000 Oct;71(10):1013-22 Click to read more
PDF download  G. S. Garfinkel, P. S. Cowings, C. W. DeRoshia, R. A. Tauson, & W. B. Toscano (1999) Effects of motion on operations within the Command and Control Vehicle (C2V), Paper presented to Army Operations Research Symposium (AORS) Annual Meeting, Ft. Lee, VA, Oct. 1999. Click to read more
PDF download  P. S. Cowings, W. B. Toscano, C. W. DeRoshia, & R. A. Tauson (1999) Effects of the Command and Control Vehicle (C2V) Operational Environment on Soldier Health and Performance, Report Number: ARL-MR-468 , Nov 1999 , 61p Click to read more
PDF download  P. S. Cowings, W. B. Toscano, B. . Taylor, C. W. DeRoshia, L. . Kornilova, L. . Koslovskaya, & N. E. Miller (1999) Monitoring and Correcting Autonomic Function Aboard Mir: NASA Technology used in Space and on Earth to Facilitate Adaptation, First Biennial Space Biomedical Investigators’ Workshop, League City, TX, Jan 11-13, pp. 117-119, 1999 Click to read more
P. S. Cowings, C. . Stout, W. B. Toscano, S. . Reynoso, C. W. DeRoshia, & N. E. Miller (1995) The Effects of Promethazine on Human Performance, Autonomic Responses, and Motion Sickness Tolerance, Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine, 66: 466, 1995. Click to read more
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