David holds a BSc in cognitive/behavioural neuroscience from McGill University and a Master of urban planning and design from the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Environmental Design. He has completed architectural and urban design exchange semesters at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, respectively. Prior to completing his Master’s, David worked with Dr. Chip Scialfa at the University of Calgary’s Perceptual and Cognitive Aging Lab where he conducted a variety of experimental psychology projects focusing on safe driving practices for police officers, EMS technicians, and seniors. David also worked for the City of Calgary Planning Department where he developed a data-driven methodology for measuring livability in inner city communities. At W21C, David will be working with Greg Hallihan and the Human Factor’s team on a number of research projects, ranging from the implementation of new technology for surgery training to the design of housing for seniors.