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William Thomas Singleton

consultant , psychology educator

William Thomas Singleton, British psychology educator, consultant. Recipient Vernon medal National Institute Industrial Psychology, London, 1968. Member American Human Factors Society (distinguished foreign colleague), Ergonomics Society (honorary).

Background

Singleton, William Thomas was born on March 3, 1924 in Haslingden, England. Son of James and Alice Ann (Tomlinson) S.

Education

Master of Arts, Cambridge University, 1950. Doctor of Science, Aston University, 1970.

Career

Research assistant department psychology Cambridge University, England, 1950-1954. Head of ergonomics Shoe Industry Research, Kettering, 1954-1960. Senior lecturer College aeronautics, Cranfield, England, 1960-1965.

Member faculty Aston University, Birmingham, England, since 1965, professor applied psychology, 1965-1982, professor emeritus, since 1982, dean social science and humanities, 1971-1975. Visiting professor University Leuven, 1972, University Geneva, 1985. Human factors consultant World Health Organization, International Labor Organization, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Nuclear Power Generation, Process Control Industries, since 1982.

Works

  • Author: Introduction of Ergonomics, 1972. Man-Machine Systems, 1974. Editor 12 books.

Membership

Member American Human Factors Society (distinguished foreign colleague), Ergonomics Society (honorary).

Connections

Married Pamela Elizabeth Booth, September 9, 1950. Children– Deborah, Lesley, Stephen, Nicola, Hilary.

father:
James Singleton

mother:
Alice Ann (Tomlinson) Singleton

spouse:
Pamela Elizabeth Booth

children:
Deborah Singleton

Lesley Singleton

Stephen Singleton

Nicola Singleton

Hilary Singleton