Ms. Fussell is a Ph.D. residential student at ERAU with research interests in aviation education, user centered design and user experience, using immersive simulation technology for training and learning, and the process of learning. Ms. Fussell holds a private pilot instrument rating and a B.S. and M.S. degree in Aeronautics from ERAU. Her recent research has focused on the usability of virtual reality educational programs and transfer of training from the virtual environment to the real world.