Dr. Jeremy Daniel Pretty

Dr. Jeremy Daniel Pretty

Dissertation Chair/Adjunct Professor

Blizzard Entertainment

Dr. Jeremy Pretty is a United States Air Force veteran, spending time at RAF Mildenhall, United Kingdom and schoolhouse instructor at Altus AFB, OK flying on the KC-135 aircraft. Jeremy then spent another 9 years working as a government contractor and civil service, specializing in test engineering, program/project/product management. Recently Jeremy moved on from government work and is now a Senior Test Lead at Blizzard Entertainment. Jeremy found education as a passion after joining the Air Force and went from having a General Education Diploma from the state of Colorado to now having a PhD and several graduate degrees.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Product Management
  • Safety
  • Cyber Security



  • PhD, Product Management, Capitol Technology University, 2020
  • Master of Science in Project Management, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 2017
  • Master of Aeronautical Science, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 2012

Certifications & Licenses

  • PMP
  • PMI-SP


Research and Publications

  • Heinrich, D., McAndrew, I., Pretty, J. “Human Factors Considerations in Satellite Operations Human-Computer Interaction Technologies: A Review of Current Applications and Theory” International Journal of Managing Information Technology (IJMIT) Vol. 13, No.3, August 2021
  • Chen, K., Pretty, J. “Selection of Influential Factors on Fume Hood Containment Performance Based on Questionnaire Survey and Fuzzy Comprehensive Evaluation” Journal of the American Institute of Chemists, The Chemist, Volume 93, Number 1, March 2022
  • Heinrich, D., McAndrew, I., Pretty, J. “Attention, Concentration, and Fatigue in Space Operations” International Journal of Applied Technology & Leadership (IJATL) Vol. 1, Issues 2, July 2022
  • Heinrich, D., McAndrew, I., Pretty, J. “Automation, Alarm Management, and Human-Computer” International Journal of Applied Technology and Leadership (IJATL) Volume X, Issue X, XX 2022

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