Professors use virtual reality to train firefighters

Two ISU professors are using Iowa State’s Virtual Reality Applications Center to expand the expertise — and maybe the lifespans — of firefighters, police, paramedics and military personnel.

Nir Keren, associate professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering whose expertise is in occupational safety, wanted to study firefighters under stress in as close to a realistic setting as possible.

Read the original Iowa State Daily story, here.