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GAVRIEL SALVENDY is the NEC Professor of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University. He was elected to the US National Academy of Engineering "for fundamental contributions to and professional leadership in human, physical, and cognitive aspects of engineering systems." He received an honorary doctorate from the Chinese Academy of Sciences "for great contributions to the development of science and technology and for great influence upon the development of science and technology in China." Dr. Salvendy was the founding chair of the International Commission on Human Aspects in Computing, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. He is an honorary fellow and life member of the Ergonomics Society. He is the author and coauthor of over 300 research publications-including over 150 journal papers and 20 books-and his work has appeared in six languages. His classic Handbook of Industrial Engineering, published by Wiley, is now in its second edition. Dr. Salvendy has advised corporations and governmental agencies in 23 countries on the human side of effective design, implementation, operation, and management of advanced technologies in the workplace. He earned his PhD in engineering production at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.
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