1993 Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Be'er-Sheva, Israel
B.Sc. Industrial Engineering and Management
Final Project: Master Plan for Information System in Publishing house.
Advisor: Dr. Ran Giladi.
1996 Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Be'er-Sheva, Israel
M.Sc. Business and Management
2003 Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Be'er-Sheva, Israel
Ph.D. Industrial Engineering and Management
(Human Performance/Human Factors Engineering)
Ph.D. Thesis: Scheduling of Activities and Responding to Alarms in the Control of a Complex System.
Advisors: Prof. David Shinar, Prof. Ehud Zmora, and Prof. Joachim Meyer.
Developed and tested a conceptual model that describes operators’ work in complex environments. As test case for the model served the work of nurses in a neonate intensive care unit.
Dissertation title: Scheduling of Activities and Responding to Alarms in the Control of a Complex System.
2020–present Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Be'er-Sheva, Israel
Senior Lecturer, Department of Health Policy and Management
2015–2020 Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Be'er-Sheva, Israel
Senior Lecturer, Department of Industrial Engineering & Management
2003–2015 70-Trees Tel-Aviv, Israel / Chicago, IL, USA
Independent Management Consultant
2000–2003 Babylon.com Or-Yehuda, Israel
Vice President of Operations
1998–2000 Sivan Training and Systems LTD. Tel-Aviv, Israel
Chief Technology Officer and Business Development
1996–1998 Mentortech Inc. (Mashov) Or-Yehuda, Israel/New-York, NY, USA
Vice President of Development and Operations
1993–1996 Bitan United Multimedia LTD. Tel-Aviv, Israel
Co-Founder and General Manager
1991–1993 Ofek Technology Consulting LTD. Nes-Ziona, Israel
Human Factors Engineer
2016- 2022 University of Toronto Toronto, ON, Canada
Assistant Professor (status only),
Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
2015 University of Toronto Toronto, ON, Canada
Post Doctoral Fellow – Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
2013–2015 University Health Network Toronto, ON, Canada
Research Associate – HumanEra
2004–2006 University of Chicago Chicago, IL, USA
Research Associate – Cognitive Technologies Laboratory
1998–2001 Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Be'er-Sheva, Israel
Coordinator of Laboratory and Field Research
1990–1993 Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Be'er-Sheva, Israel
Research and Teaching Assistant
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Be'er-Sheva, Israel
2012–present Department of Health Systems Management
Implementing Human Factors in the Healthcare, M.A.
2015–2020 Department of Industrial Engineering and Management
Introduction to Decision Making, B. Sc.
2015–2019 Department of Industrial Engineering and Management
Human Computer Interaction, B. Sc.
2018–present Department of Industrial Engineering and Management
in collaboration with McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Technology Business Plan Project, B. Sc.
2020–present Department of Health Systems Management
Decision Making in Healthcare Systems, B. A.
Tel Aviv-Yaffo Academic College Tel-Aviv, Israel
2013 Department of Information Systems Management
Man-Machine Interface, B.A.
Research Students - M.Sc.
Gal Hever - Algorithm Comparison of Process Control for Reducing ICU False Alarms. Graduated 2018.
Greg Fukakusa - Optimizing the Design of Visual Patterns for Medication Label Design. Graduated 2018. Co-Advisor: Prof. Paul Milgram.
Omer Peri – Decisions under uncertainty - Evaluating emergency services dispatchers decision making. Graduated 2018. Co-Advisor: Prof. Zilla Sinuany-Stern.
Tamari Levis - How triage nurses think - Nurses triage decision making in the emergency department. Graduated 2018. Co-Advisor: Dr. Dagan Schwartz.
Oren Kramer – The Impact of Data Quality on Decision-Making in Intensive Care Unit. Graduated 2019. Co-Advisor: Dr. Adir Even.
Ela Liberman Pincu – Clinicians' interaction with autonomous medical system. Graduated 2019.
Yarden Levi - An Impact-Driven Approach to Assess User Stories. Graduated 2019. Co-Advisor: Dr. Roni Stern and Dr. Arnon Sturm.
Abed El Hamid Fahoum – Pattern clustering to improve medication safety. Graduated 2020.
May Gellert – Nurses interactions with bedside alarms in inrensive care units. Graduated 2020. Co-Advisor: Dr. Amit Frenkel.
Juda Nathan - The Effect of User-Input Method on Throughput and Accuracy in a Binary Data Labeling Task. Graduated 2020. Co-Advisor: Dr. Jonathan Rosenblatt.
Omer Katzburg – Clinicians collaboration with future Artificial intelligence systems. Graduated 2021.
Maya Kaplansky – Using machine learning to arrange the information clinicians need to see on their medical devices. Graduated 2021. Co-Advisor: Dr. Yakir Brechenko.
Avinoam Lichtentadt – Apparatus that use deep learning to identify medication containers. In progress. Co-Advisor: Dr. Aharon Bar-Hillel.
Or Lavi – The effect of personal protective gear on paramedics resuscitation. Graduated 2022. Co-Advisor: Dr. Oren Wacht.
Amit Moshe – Between Compliance and Complexity: Emergency Vehicle Dispatchers’ use of an Automatic Assignment System. Graduated 2022. Co-Advisor: Prof. Joachim Meyer.
Elior Mizrahi – The effect of medications arrangement in the emergency medicine kit on speed, accuracy and scanning patterns in medication detection task. In progress.
Research Students - Ph.D.
Simona Cohen Kadosh - Emergency Medical Services preparedness for major earthquakes. Graduated 2021. Co-Advisor: Prof. Zilla Sinuany-Stern.
Omer Perry – Decision-Making During Mass-Casualty Incidents. In progress. Co-Advisor: Prof. Avishay Goldberg.