Stoffregen awarded $1 million grant for virtual reality research

School of Kinesiology professor and director of the Affordance Perception-Action Laboratory (APAL) Thomas Stoffregen, PhD, is the co-principal investigator on a new, four-year study from the National Science Foundation.

The award, “Prediction, Early Detection, and Mitigation of Virtual Reality Simulator Sickness,” allocates over $1,100,000 towards research on motion sickness in virtual reality environments. The interdisciplinary grant is a cross-college collaboration between the U of M’s College of Science and Engineering and the College of Education & Human Development. The principal investigator, Evan Rosenberg, and co-principal investigator, Victoria Interrante, are also directly involved with the grant and research efforts.