Don Donderi entered the University of Chicago at 15 and graduated with a B.A. at 18 and a B.Sc. in biological psychology at 21. He began his professional career as a research psychologist with IBM where he helped to develop radar navigation displays for the B-52 bomber.
After graduating from Cornell University with a PhD in experimental psychology he joined the Faculty of Science of McGill University, where he taught undergraduate psychology, trained PhD students and served as Associate Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research. He has written over one hundred basic research papers and technical reports dealing with the science of human visual perception and memory, co-authored one textbook and edited another.
Don Donderi co-founded an ergonomics consulting company in 1982 and has carried out applied research and development projects for private and government clients on topics including flight instrumentation, flight simulation, marine navigation in ocean and arctic environments, nuclear power plant safety and chemical process engineering. His entire professional career has been in the mainstream of science and engineering. He is a dual American-Canadian citizen, speaks English and French, and lives in Montreal.
Don Donderi can be reached by email here.