Jason Saleem

Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering; Director, Center for Ergonomics


Jason J. Saleem is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Industrial Engineering at the J.B. Speed School of Engineering at the University of Louisville. He is also the Director of the Center for Ergonomics.  Dr. Saleem received his Ph.D. from the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech in 2003, specializing in human factors engineering and ergonomics. Prior to joining the University of Louisville, Dr. Saleem spent several years with the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as a research investigator.  He is a former VA Research Career Development Awardee. Dr. Saleem’s research interests focus on the integration of human factors engineering and ergonomics with development of clinical information systems (CIS). His research involves innovation for next-generation electronic health records (EHRs) and health information technology (HIT) to support higher quality care and safety.  His research also focuses on provider-patient interaction with respect to exam room computing, as well as the coordination of multiple computing devices in a healthcare setting.

Teaching Interests

Dr. Saleem’s teaching interests include human factors engineering and ergonomics, work design, usability engineering, and human-computer interaction.

Research Interests

Dr. Saleem’s research interests are primarily in healthcare human factors and ergonomics.  He has authored over 30 papers in refereed journals and several additional publications appearing as conference proceedings papers and book chapters in the areas of biomedical informatics, aviation human factors, engineering education, and industrial ergonomics.