Professor of Industrial Engineering at Tel Aviv University
Joachim Meyer is Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering at Tel Aviv University. He holds an M.A. in Psychology and a Ph.D. (1994) in Industrial Engineering from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. He was a post-doctoral fellow and researcher at the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology and was on the faculty of the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. He was a visiting scholar at Harvard Business School, a research scientist at the M.I.T. Center for Transportation Studies, and a visiting professor at the M.I.T. MediaLab. He is also a fellow of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. His research deals with cognitive engineering, focusing on the development of quantitative models of decision processes involving automation and computer systems, considering properties of the task, the system and the human user. These models serve as tools for system design and evaluations. They are based on empirical research in laboratory settings, as well as field studies and research on applications in cybersecurity, IT design, manufacturing, process control, transportation, business administration, communication, the law and medicine.