Dr. Jason Saleem
Assistant professor of industrial engineering and director of the Center for Ergonomics
Dr. Jason Saleem is director of the University of Louisville's Center for Ergonomics and an assistant professor in the department of industrial engineering at our J.B. Speed School of Engineering.
Saleem specializes in ergonomics, or human factors engineering, which studies how people interact with elements in their environment. Specifically, Saleem researches the integration of human factors engineering and ergonomics with development of clinical information systems (CIS).
Saleem is now researching innovation for next-generation electronic health records, and health information technology to support higher quality care and safety. Another focus is provider-patient interaction, including the use of computers in exam rooms and how to coordinate multiple computing devices in a health care setting.
Before joining the University of Louisville, Saleem worked as a research investigator for the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and he is a VA Research Career Development awardee.
Saleem earned his undergraduate degree in industrial engineering at the University of Pittsburgh, and his master and doctoral degrees in industrial and systems engineering at Virginia Tech.