Victor S. Finomore, Jr., Ph.D.

Victor S. Finomore Jr. is the Director of Research, Development, and Data Analytics at West Virginia University’s Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute and Assistant Professor in the Department of Neuroscience. He received his Ph.D. in experimental psychology from the University of Cincinnati in 2008. Upon graduation, Dr. Finomore served as Engineering Research Psychologist in the Warfighter Interface Division, 711th Human Performance Wing, U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory where he focused on multimodal displays, human performance, neuroergonomics, and advanced technology integration for Battlefield Airmen, Command and Control, and Cyber Operators.

Before coming to West Virginia University, he served as Technical Advisor for the Warfighter Effectiveness Research Center at the United States Air Force Academy where he led a group of scientists and engineers along with cadets to carry out cutting-edge research focused on improving human performance. His role at the RNI is to ensure seamless integration of resources to foster innovative research and development across the research enterprise, which encompasses basic, applied, and clinical focus areas. Dr. Finomore has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles, mentored over 150 students, and managed over $6 million in grants.

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