Department of Occupational Health Engineering

TUMS is the oldest and most well-known medical center in Iran, nationally as well as internationally. TUMS, as one of the country’s top research universities, accepts applications from the most qualified students. It also has the largest schools of medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, rehabilitation, allied medical sciences, public health, advanced technologies in medicine, nutritional sciences and dietetics, and nursing and midwifery in Iran as well as a virtual school.




Department of Occupational Health Engineering


The Department of Occupational Health Engineering was founded in 1968 for the purposes of promoting occupational health and providing excellent training for industrial hygienists.


Occupational health engineering is a multidisciplinary field; it involves related fields such as Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Psychology, Physics, Physiology, Social Sciences, and Nano-Technology.



Academic Programs


The Department of Occupational Health Engineering offers the following academic programs:

  • M.Sc. of Ergonomics
  • M.Sc. of Occupational Health
  • Ph.D. of Ergonomics
  • Ph.D. of Occupational Health



Facilities and Equipment of the Department


The facilities and educational equipment of the Department of Occupational Health Engineering will be announced soon.



Faculty Members


Mr. Javad Adl

  • Assistant Professor
  • Research Interests: Safety Engineering and Risk Assessment

Mr. Mehdi Ghasemkhani

  • Professor
  • Research Interest: Industrial Toxicology

Ms. Farideh Golbabai

  • Professor
  • Research Interests: Air Filtration, Thermal Environment

Mr. Hossein Kakooei

  • Professor
  • Research Interests: Asbestos, Silica, VOCs, Air Pollution, Nanotechnology in Air Purification, Industrial Lighting

Mr. Adel Mazloumi

  • Assistant Professor
  • Research Interests: Ergonomics (Human Error, Cognitive Ergonomics, Objective Evaluation), Risk Assessment

Mr. Mohammad Reza Monazam

  • Professor
  • Research Interests: Sound and Vibration, Ionizing and Non-Ionizing Radiation, Control of Sound

Ms. Parvin Nassiri

  • Professor
  • Research Interests: Hazardous Physical Agents (Noise and Vibration), Control in Industrial and Environmental, Ionizing and Non-Ionizing Radiation, Control of Heat Stress

Mr. Jebrail Nassl Seraji

  • Professor
  • Research Interest: Ergonomics (Macro, Micro and Cognitive)

Mr. Mohammad Poormahabadian

  • Associate Professor
  • Research Interests: Ventilation and Air Pollution

Ali Reza Sedighi

  • Assistant Professor
  • Research Interest: Toxicology

Mr. Seyed Jamaloddin Shah Taheri

  • Professor
  • Research Interests: Industrial Toxicology, Nanotoxicology

Mr. Abolfazl Zakerian

  • Assistant Professor
  • Research Interest: Ergonomics (Macro and Cognitive)



Contact Information


In case of any inquiries, please contact the Department of Occupational Health Engineering through the following:

Tel.: (+98 21) 8898 9120

Fax: (+98 21) 6646 2267


Address: Department of Occupational Health Engineering, TUMS School of Public Health, Pour Sina St., Enghelab St., Tehran, Iran




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