Kurt Landau, Ph.D

Editorial Board Member

Department of Ergonomics & Human Factors
Technical University Darmstadt

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Professor Landau has been awarded his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Darmstadt University of Technology in 1978. After working as a systems (work study) association. The study was carried out by the European Commission, This was followed by a 12-year stint as Professor of Ergonomics at Hohenheim University in Stuttgart. Professor Landau is Past President of the German Ergonomics Society, editor-in-chief of the "Zeitschrift fur Arbeitswissenschaft", as well as a member of the editorial board of several international ergonomics journals. He is also a member of the management board of Ergonomia Publishers in Stuttgart and is active in many national and international associations. He has received several awards and honors, as well as the honorary medal of the German Ergonomics Society or the IEA Fellowship Award. In 2016 he was a distinguished and honorary member of the German Ergonomics Society. As Visiting Professor of ETS Montréal, Canada. He has authored more than 450 research articles and books.

Research Interest

Berufskunde, Ergonomics, Industrial engineering, REFA and MTM