Avi Parush

Avi Parush
Adjunct Professor

B.A. Psychology (Bar Ilan University), M.A. Experimental Psychology (McGill University), Ph.D. Experimental Psychology (McGill University).

Avi Parush is an associate professor in the Industrial Engineering and Management Faculty, The Technion, Israel, an adjunct professor in Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada, and an emeritus professor from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.

With an academic background in cognitive experimental psychology, Avi’s areas of expertise are human factors engineering, human computer interaction, and usability engineering. His professional and academic career of over 35 years in human factors is devoted to influencing the design of workplaces and tools people use in order to make their lives easier, safer and more empowered. Avi’s current research focuses on teamwork in complex and critical situations, human factors in healthcare, human – intelligent systems integration, and human situational awareness in various contexts. He is the emeritus founding editor in chief of the Journal of Usability Studies, an associate editor in the Human Factors in Healthcare journal, and on the editorial board of the Human Factors journal. Avi moutain bikes and strives to leave a better world to his children and grandchildren.