Dr.Tamer Yared
Assistant Professor
PHONE: +962 6 4294444 Ext. 4500

Dr. Tamer Yared is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Industrial Engineering, PhD in Industrial Engineering, from Texas Tech University (TTU). Dr. Tamer has experience in occupational health and safety from the ministry of labor as an occupational health and safety inspector. His research focuses on Human Factors and Ergonomics, Occupational Safety and Health and Cognitive Ergonomics.

Educational Background

Industrial Engineering – Texas Tech University, Dec 2019
Industrial engineering – Jordan University of Science and Technology, Feb 2014
Industrial Engineering – Jordan University of Science and Technology, June 2008
Research Interests
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Cognitive Ergonomics – Driver Distraction and workload
  • Part-Time Faculty, Occupational Safety and Health, Columbia Southern University         May 2020-Dec 2020
  • Teaching assistant, Texas Tech University                                                                 Aug 2015-May 2019
  • Occupational Health and Safety Inspector, Ministry of labor                                        Jan 2009 – Jan 2015
  • Production Planning Engineer, Quality Food Company - Nuqul group                           July 2008 – Dec 2008
  • NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety, Amman, Jordan   Feb 2012
  • OSHA Construction Safety and Health (30 hours), Lubbock, USA Aug 2016
  • CNA Scholarship, the American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation 2018
  • Texas Safety Foundation HSE Scholarship, the American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation 2017

Selected Publications

2021 Yared, Tamer,"Developing a Driving Simulator with a Navigation System to Measure Driver Distraction, Workload, Driving Safety and Performance",ICIEHFDE 2021: International Conference on Industrial Ergonomics and Human Factors Design Engineering,Sydney, Australia, January 28-29, 2021. (Conference abstract),2021
2020 Abdelall, E, Stone, Richard & Yared, Tamer. ,"Do Mechanical Engineers Create More Novel Design and Violate Less Design Constraints Than Industrial Engineers?",Engineering and Physical Sciences Research I,London, United Kingdom, June 29 - 30, 2020.,2020
2020 Yared, Tamer & Patterson, Patrick ,"The Impact of Navigation System Display Size and Environmental Illumination on Young Driver Mental Workload",Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour,74 ,2020 [View]
2020 Yared, Tamer, Patterson, Patrick & Abdel All, E ,"Are Safety and Performance Affected by Navigation System Display Size, Environmental Illumination, and Gender When Driving in both Urban and Rural Areas?",Accident Analysis and Prevention, 142 ,2020 [View]
2020 Stone, Richard, Mgadeh, Fatima, Yared, Tamer & Baumann, Steffen ,"Unveiling Wearables Dark Side: wearables’ impacts on mental health and factors controlling user intention for adoptability",Industrial Management & Data Systems,under review since Sep 2020.,2020
2020 Farghal, Safaa, & Yared, Tamer ,"An Integrated Predictive and Preventive Maintenance Approach Based on Time Series Forecasting Method in Electricity Industry",International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management,Under review since Sep 2020,2020
2019 Yared, Tamer & Khrais, Samir,"Constructing a Model Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) to Evaluate Occupational Health and Safety Performance in Surface Mines",3rd International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Technology Management,, San Antonio, Texas, USA, October 26, 2019,2019