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ergonomics educator

Houshang Shahnavaz, Iranian ergonomics educator. Fellow Ergonomics Society; member Human Factors Society, International System Safety Society, Southeast Asian Ergonomics Society, Nordiska Ergonomisällskapet.

Background

Shahnavaz, Houshang was born on March 12, 1936 in Tehran, Iran. Arrived in Sweden, 1980. Son of Mohamad Nasser Shahnavaz.

Education

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Darmstadt, 1966. Master of Science in Ergonomics, Birmingham University, England, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in Ergonomics, Birmingham University, England, 1976.

Career

Technical director Tehran Opera House, 1966-1968, assistant professor, 1977-1980. Lecturer Tehran Technology University, 1968-1973. Research fellow Birmingham University, 1976-1977.

Acting professor industrial ergonomics Luleå (Sweden) University, 1980-1988, professor, since 1989, director Center for Ergonomics of Developing Countries, since 1983. Head coordinating department Royal Commission, Tehran, 1978. Consultant ergonomics World Health Organization, International Labour Office and World Bank.

Membership

Fellow Ergonomics Society. Member Human Factors Society, International System Safety Society, Southeast Asian Ergonomics Society, Nordiska Ergonomisällskapet.

Connections

Married Azita Shahnavaz. Children: Rasmy-Nive, Shadi.

father:
Mohamad Nasser Shahnavaz Shahnavaz

spouse:
Azita Shahnavaz

children:
Rasmy-Nive Shahnavaz

Shadi Shahnavaz