Michael Pritchett is a Research Scientist for Cognitive Performance Group. In 2022, Michael retired from the U.S. Air Force after serving on active duty for more than 20 years. During his career as an Aerospace Physiology professional, he provided physiological support for the U-2 High-Altitude Reconnaissance Aircraft and participated in multiple deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom, and New Dawn. Michael also served as an accredited Community College of the Air Force Instructor, adjunct faculty instructor, Chief of Standardization and Evaluations, and was a Human Factors Consultant for medical incidents and mishap investigations. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management and a master’s degree in Psychology with an Emphasis in Human Factors.