• Assistant Professor, Industrial & Systems Engineering
  • Mike and Sugar Barnes Fellowship I, Industrial & Systems Engineering
  • Faculty Fellow, Center for Health Systems & Design (CHSD)
  • Faculty Fellow, Center for Remote Health Technologies & Systems (CRHTS)
Maryam Zahabi

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Industrial & Systems Engineering, North Carolina State University - 2017
  • Ph.D., Minor Statistics, North Carolina State University - 2017
  • M.S., Industrial & Systems Engineering. Sharif University of technology - 2013
  • B.S., Industrial & Systems Engineering Sharif University of Technology - 2011

Research Interests

    • Human performance modeling
    • Human-computer interaction
    • Human factors in surface transportation
    • Assistive technology

Awards & Honors

  • Young Investigator Award, Applied Ergonomics Conference/Texas A&M Ergo Center, 2022
  • Mike and Sugar Barnes Faculty Fellow I, Wm Michael Barnes '64 Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2021
  • Stephanie Binder Young Professional Award, Human Factors & Ergonomics Society - Surface Transportation Technical Group, 2021
  • CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2021

Selected Publications

  • Zahabi, M, Kaber, D., (2018). Identification of task demands and usability issues in police use of mobile computer terminals. Applied Ergonomics, 66, 161-171.
  • Zahabi, M, Kaber, D., (2018). Effect of Police Mobile Computer Terminal on Officer Driving Distraction. Applied Ergonomics, 67, 26-38.
  • White, M., Zhang, W., Winslow, A., Zahabi, M., Zhang, F., Huang, H., Kaber, D.B. (2017). Usability Comparison of Conventional Direct Control vs. Pattern Recognition Control of Transradial Prostheses. IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, 47(6), 1146-1157.
  • Zahabi, M., Machado, P., Pankok Jr, C., Lau, M., Liao, Y., Hummer, J., Rasdorf, W., Kaber, D.B. (2017). The Role of Driver Age in Performance and Attention Allocation Effects of Roadway Sign Count, Format and Familiarity. Applied Ergonomics, 63, 17-30.
  • Zahabi, M., Machado, P., Lau, M., Deng, Y., Pankok Jr, C., Hummer, J., Rasdorf, W., Kaber, D.B. (2017). Driver Performance and Attention Allocation in Use of Logo Signs on Freeway Exit Ramps. Applied Ergonomics, 65, 70-80.