Dr. Farzan Sasangohar is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University
Dr. Farzan Sasangohar is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (primary) and Environmental and Occupational Health (courtesy). He is a Faculty Affiliate for the Engineering Medicine (ENMED) program and is associated with the Houston Methodist Hospital’s Center for Outcomes Research.
He is also the Director of the Applied Cognitive Ergonomics Lab (ACE-lab), a multi-disciplinary research laboratory focused on human-centered design, development, and testing of complex human systems at Texas A&M University.
In his research at ACE Lab, he applies a wide range of Human-Systems Engineering methods to ensure that humans’ cognitive and physical limitations and capabilities are considered when designing healthcare, aviation, ground transportation, military, and process control systems.
Dr. Sasangohar has served in the TAMU Faculty Senate since 2019 and on key education committees such as Curriculum and Academic Affairs. In the College of Engineering, he has also served on the Honor Council and the Junior Faculty Advisory Council.
Dr. Sasangohar is passionate about engineering education. His peer-reviewed publications focus on pedagogy, including a textbook used by several institutions to teach courses in Human Factors in Healthcare and Health Information Technology.
He has received several awards for his contributions to the profession and teaching, including the Excellence in Teaching Award from the College of Engineering and the Outstanding Faculty Service Award from his department, as well as the Early Career Service Award from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society and the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers Outstanding Early Career Industrial Engineer in Academia.
Dr. Sasangohar’s research interests encompass remote and continuous monitoring of chronic disease and mental health conditions, human healthcare factors, telehealth, mobile health, and health systems engineering.