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Poornima Madhavan, Ph.D.

  • Poornima Madhavan, Ph.D.
  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Psychology
  • 346c Mills Godwin Bldg
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-6424
  • pmadhava@odu.edu
  • Web Page
  • Education

    University Of Illinois - Urbana - Champaign, 2005
    Major: Engineering Psychology
    Degree: Ph. D.
    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2002
    Major: Engineering Psychology
    Degree: M.A.
    Bharathiar University, 1999
    Major: Clinical Psychology
    Degree: M.A.
    Bharathiar University, 1997
    Major: Psychology, English, Economics
    Degree: B.A.
  • 2012: Earl Alluisi Award for Early Career Achievement, American Psychological Association
  • 2008: 2nd prize for exceeling in Modeling & Simulation Research, Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center
  • 2008: Best Student Paper Award, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
  • 2008: Outstanding Professional Paper, Southeastern Psychological Association
  • 2008: Recognition Article, Times of India
  • 2005: Memorandum of Agreement, US Department of Homeland Security
  • 2004: Best Student Paper, American Psychological Association
  • 2004: Invited Radio Interview, American Psychological Association
  • 1999: Best Speaker, Coimbatore Psychology Association
  • 1994: Altaf Hussain First Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Studies, Mount Carmel College, India
  • 1994: Mary Kodanda Rao Gold medal for Outstanding Performance in Undergraduate Studies, Banalore University, India
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Planning Tools for Aquaculture Expansion and Management within the Chesapeake Bay
    Sponsoring Organization: National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration
    Date: 2012 - 2014
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Madhavan, P.
    An Examination of Trust Exhibited by Members of Different Cultures toward Robotic Peacekeepers Wielding Nonlethal Weapons
    Sponsoring Organization: Air Force Office of Scientific Research
    Date: April, 2014
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Bliss, J. P.; Hu, X.; Madhavan, P.
    Adaptive Techniques for Ship Navigation and Training
    Sponsoring Organization: Office of Naval Research
    Date: 2013
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Madhavan, P.
    Sea Level Rise Adaptation: Marketing to the Private Business Sector
    Sponsoring Organization: Virginia Environmental Endowment
    Date: 2012 - 2013
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Stiles, W.; Madhavan, P.; Hughes, S.
    Bioelectrics Research for Casualty Care and Management
    Sponsoring Organization: Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
    Date: 2010 - 2012
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Madhavan, P.
    Human Dimensions in Public Engagement and Support for Environmental Resiliency Policies
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University Office of Research
    Date: 2011 - 2011
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Madhavan, P.; Hametz, M. E.; Tomovic, C.; Tam, L.
    Deep Green Decision Support Design
    Sponsoring Organization: DARPA
    Date: 2010 - 2011
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Madhavan, P.
    The Evolution of Homebuyer Searches: An Application of Ocular Tracking Technology to the Real Estate Market
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University Office of Research
    Date: 2010 - 2010
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Madhavan, P.; Seiler, M.
    Implementing Differential Base Rates to Improve the Accuracy of Weapon Detection in Airline
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University Office of Research
    Date: 2008 - 2008
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Madhavan, P.