Ergonomic assessments for individuals, job tasks, production, and maintenance operations. 

Joe Selan, PhD, CPE

  • ​BA Psychology - Syracuse University 1978

  • PhD Human Factors Psychology - Texas Tech University 1986

  • Research Associate Industrial Engineering Ergonomics Program 1981-1986

  • Received Certification As Professional Economist (CPE) 1993

Dr. Selan has worked as an ergonomics consultant since 1987 specializing in the development of ergonomics programs for industries, equipment and work area design, and the development and delivery of ergonomics training. Dr. Selan has provided ergonomics consulting services for industries ranging from underground mining and offshore oil to semiconductor manufacturing and office work environments including the following:

  • Abbott Laboratories

  • Alcon (Novartis)

  • Exxon Mobil

  • Frito-Lay (PepsiCo)

  • Intel


Dr. Selan has published extensively in a variety of ergonomics and safety journals. He is also the author of “The Advanced Ergonomics Manual”, a comprehensive ergonomics design manual used by a variety of industries.

Dr. Selan was the primary technical resource utilized by Semiconductor Equipment Manufacturing Institute (SEMI) during the development of SEMI S8 “Ergonomic Design Guidelines for the Semiconductor Industry”.



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