Scott Ledgerwood leads the User Interface/User Experience portfolio at the Public Safety Communication Research (PSCR) where he is focused on improving usability and user interface testing for first responders. His team is developing new test methodologies leveraging virtual and augmented reality to enable improved research, testing and development of first responder technologies. They also conducting research and development on technology systems like camera and video capture devices for improving user experiences. Scott holds a BS in Applied Information Technology from George Mason University, an MBA from Bellevue University and an MS in Telecommunications from University of Colorado Boulder. Scott moved from the Washington, D.C. area to join NIST in 2015.