• Assistant Professor, Industrial & Systems Engineering
  • Mike and Sugar Barnes Fellowship II, Industrial & Systems Engineering
  • Center for Outcomes Research, Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Department of Surgery, Institute for Academic Medicine (IAM), Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Affiliated Faculty, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Faculty Fellow, Center for Remote Health Technologies & Systems
  • Faculty Fellow, Center for Health Systems & Design
  • Faculty Fellow, NSF Center for Health Organization Transformation (CHOT)
Farzan Sasangohar

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering (Human Factors Engineering), University of Toronto - 2015
  • S.M., Human-Systems Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - 2011
  • M.A.Sc., Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo - 2010
  • B.A., Information Technology (Technology and Society), York University - 2009
  • B.C.S., Computer Science, University of Waterloo - 2007

Research Interests

    • Human factors in healthcare
    • Remote monitoring of health and performance
    • Telehealth and mobile health
    • Health systems engineering

Awards & Honors

  • Dr. Hamed K. Eldin Outstanding Early Career IE in Academia Award, Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineering, 2022
  • William C. Howell Young Investigator Award, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES), 2021
  • Bentzi Karsh Early-Career Service Award, HFES, 2021
  • TEES Young Faculty Fellows Award, College of Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2021
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, College of Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2020
  • Research Impact Award, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), 2020
  • Constance M. and Byron F. Dyer Fellowship Award, Houston Methodist Hospital Foundation, 2018

Selected Publications

  • Ahmadi, N., Sasangohar, F., Sultana, I., Larsen, E., Nisar, T., Danesh, V. (2022). Quantifying occupational stress in intensive care unit nurses: An applied naturalistic study of correlations between stress, heart rate, electrodermal activity and skin temperature. Human Factors, 64(1): 159-172. DOI: 10.1177/00187208211040889
  • Sadeghi, M., Sasangohar, F., McDonald, A., Hegde, S. (2022). Understanding Heart Rate Reactions to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Among Veterans: A Naturalistic Study. Human Factors, 64(1): 173-187. DOI: 10.1177/00187208211034024
  • Wang, X., Markert, C., Sasangohar, F. (2021). Investigating Popular Mental Health Mobile Application Downloads and Activity During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Human Factors. DOI: 10.1177/0018720821998110.
  • Sasangohar, F., Dhala, A., Zheng, F., Ahmadi, N., Kash, B., Masud, F. (2020). Use of telecritical care for family visitation to ICU during the COVID-19 pandemic: an interview study and sentiment analysis. BMJ Quality & Safety, Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1136/bmjqs-2020-011604 † Editors’ Choice for top 20 BMJ Q&S articles in 2020
  • Moon, J., Sasangohar, F., Son, C., Peres, S.C. (2020). Cognition in Crisis Management Teams: An Integrative Analysis of Definitions. Ergonomics, 63(10): 1240-1256. DOI: 10.1080/00140139.2020.1781936
  • Son, C., Sasangohar, F., Peres, S.C., Moon, J. (2020). Muddling Through Troubled Water: Resilient Performance of Incident Management Teams During Hurricane Harvey. Ergonomics, 63(6): 643-659. DOI: 10.1080/00140139.2020.1752820 † Ergonomics Journal Best Paper Award Finalist 2021
  • Sasangohar, F., Moats, J., Mehta, R., Peres, C. (2020). Disaster Ergonomics: Human Factors in COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Management. Human Factors, 62(7): 1061-1068. DOI:10.1177/0018720820939428