Prof. Paul Salmon
Paul Salmon is a Professor in Human Factors and is the creator and Director of the Centre for Human Factors and Sociotechnical Systems at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Paul has almost 20 years’ experience of applied Human Factors research in areas such as road and rail safety, aviation, defence, sport and outdoor recreation, healthcare, workplace safety, and cybersecurity. His research has focused on understanding and optimising human, team, organisational and system performance through the application of Human Factors theory and methods.
He is the current Editor-in-Chief of the Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing and Service Industries journal, and has co-authored 21 books. Paul’s current research interests include the application of systems thinking and Human Factors and Ergonomics to global risks and existential threats.