Position: Full Professor (Teaching)
Marcelo SOARES, Full Professor (Teaching) at Southern University of Science and Technology. He was previously a Professor at the School of Design, Hunan University, China, selected for this post under the 1000 Talents Plan of the Chinese Government. He is also a retired Full Professor in the Department of Design at the Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil. He holds an M.S. (1990) in Industrial Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and a Ph.D. from Loughborough University, England. He was a post-doctoral fellow at the Industrial Engineering and Management System Department, University of Central Florida, USA. He has been invited to give lectures and courses in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, USA, Portugal, South Africa, and The Netherlands. Dr. Soares is Professional Certified Ergonomist from the Brazilian Ergonomics Association, for which he was president for seven years. He has provided leadership in ergonomics in Latin America and the world as a member of the Executive Committee of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA). Dr. Soares served as Chairman of IEA 2012 (the Triennial Congresses of the International Ergonomics Association), held in Brazil. Professor Soares is currently a member of the editorial boards of Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing, and several journal publications in Brazil. He has about 50 papers published in journals, over 190 conference proceedings papers, and 110 books and book chapters. In addition, he has undertaken research and consultancy work for several companies in Brazil. His research, teaching, and consulting activities focus on manufacturing ergonomics, product ergonomics, usability engineering, consumer product design, information ergonomics, and virtual reality and neuroscience applications in products and systems. He also studies user emotions when using products and techniques in real and virtual environments based on biofeedback (electroencephalography and infrared thermography).
Soares, M.M.; Rebelo, F.; Ahram, T. Handbook of Usability and User-Experience: Methods and Techniques. CRC Press, 2022. ISBN 9780367357702.
Soares, M.M.; Rebelo, F.; Ahram, T. Handbook of Usability and User-Experience: Research and Case Studies. CRC Press, 2022. ISBN ISBN 9780367357719
Soares, M.M. Ergodesign Methodology for Product Design: A Human-Centered Approach. CRC Press, 2021. ISBN: 978-1032054483.
Karwowski, W.; Szopa, A.; Soares, M.M. Handbook of Standards and Guidelines in Human Factors and Ergonomics 2nd Ed. CRC Press, 2021. ISBN: 978-1466594524.
Soares, M.M. Ergonomics in Design: Methods and Techniques. CRC Press, 2016. ISBN: 978-1498760706.
Soares, M.M. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Consumer Product Design: Uses and Applications. CRC Press, 2011. ISBN: 978-1420046243.
Karwowski, W.; Soares, M.M.; Stanton, N. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Consumer Product Design: Methods and Techniques. CRC Press, 2011. ISBN: 978-1420046281.
Karwowski, W.; Soares, M.M.; Stanton, N. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Consumer Product Design: Uses and Applications. CRC Press, 2011. ISBN: 978-1420046243.