Senior Research Scientist
Tracy L. Mitzner is a senior research scientist. Her research focuses on understanding age-related changes and the potential of technology to support older adults, including those with impairments. Her research topics include older adults' acceptance and usage of emerging technologies (mobile applications, health monitoring, telepresence, robotics), particularly applications to facilitate social and physical wellness. She is a co-director of the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center Technologies to Support Successful Aging with Disability (RERC TechSAge), funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR), and an Investigator on the NIH-funded Center for Research and Education on Aging and Technology Enhancement (CREATE).