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Andrew Veit


Mr. Andrew Veit is the miniSim™ Program Manager at the NADS, responsible for lead generation, proposals, product management, and system design. He has served as PI and PM for over 120 miniSim™ projects. Mr. Veit has designed and installed custom miniSim simulators for multi-site clinical data collections, including the evaluation of intraocular lens implants (IOLs), and pharmaceuticals. The NADS miniSim™, a portable and versatile driving simulation software platform ideally suited to human factors and medical research, is available in car and heavy-truck editions, with hardware configurations ranging from desktop to 1/4-cab to full cab simulators. The miniSim™ has a strong and growing presence in the research market, with over 70 simulators at 63 sites in four countries. The NADS miniSim™ users have produced over 100 publications, reports, and theses/dissertations to date. Mr. Veit has also been integral to numerous upgrades and repairs to the other NADS in-house simulators.

Prior to joining the NADS in 2005, Mr. Veit had nine years of experience in the design and development of mechanical test systems, test engineering, and consulting. Mr. Veit was an employee of Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) for three years doing test engineering, project management, and consulting for a diverse range of commercial and military clients. He was an employee of MTS Systems Corporation for six years doing product development and custom test system design. His product development experience includes system design, EMC and safety compliance (CE, UL marks), and installation and training at customer sites.

Mr. Veit earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Iowa, where his thesis work was in fatigue and fracture mechanics.

He is a registered Professional Engineer

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Heitbrink, D., Veit, A., Muller, D., Cable, S. (2015, July). NADS Imaging System Upgrade. Paper presented at IMAGE 2015.
Kay, G., Ahmad, O., Brown, T., Veit, A. (2013, September). Comparison of the miniSim and STISim Driving Simulators for the Detection of Impairment: An Alcohol Validation Study. Paper presented at 7th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors.
Schwarz, C., He, Y., Veit, A. (2011, June). Eye Tracking in a COTS PC-based Driving Simulator: Implementation and Applications. Paper presented at IMAGE.

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