Prof. Rabiul Ahasan

Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA), Malaysia



2005 Postdoc., Ecole Polytechnique, Canada

2002 Ph.D., University of Oulu, Finland

1994 M.Sc., University of Oulu, Finland

Publications (Selected)

  1. Ahasan R (2016). The tasks of individuals practicing human factors and ergonomics. Journal of Ergonomics, 6 (4), e157. doi:10.4172/2165-7556.1000e157.
  2. Ahasan R, Hassan A (2016). Removing barriers to promote human factors and ergonomics education in developing countries. Journal of Ergonomics, 5 (1), 1-2,
  3. Rahman S, Majumder MAA, Ahasan R, Ahmed SMM, Das P, Rahman N (2015). The extent and magnitude of formalin adulteration in fish sold in domestic markets of Bangladesh: a literature review. International Journal of Consumer Studies, 40 (1).
  4. Ahasan R (2014). Human Factors Practice in Malaysia: professional liability, accountibility and ethics. Journal of Ergonomics, 4 (2), 1-2.
  5. Ahasan R (2014). Fear of Ebola Epidemics in Bangladesh: Issues and approaches. Southeast Asian Journal of Public Health, 3 (2), 1-3.
  6. Ahasan R (2014). Does Ageing Matter? Journal of Aging Sciences, 2 (3), 1-2.
  7. Ahasan R, Hassan A (2014). Who does what in human factors/ergonomics in Malaysia? Journal of Human Ergology, 43 (2), 93-100.
  8. Chowdhury AH, Zishan SR, Ahasan R (2014). A review of the security issues of telemedicine network. International Journal of Innovative Research in Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation & Control Engineering, 2 (11), 2183-2185.
  9. Ahasan R (2013). Fuelling the research on cognitive neuroscience in UNIMAS-Malaysia. Asian Journal of Cognitive Neurology, 1 (2), 46-48.
  10. Ahasan R, Adruce SAZ (2013). Promoting Human Factors & Ergonomics Programme in UNIMAS–Malaysia. Asian-Pacific Newsletter on Occupational Health & Safety, 20, 24-26.
  11. Ahasan R, Imbeau D (2003). Work-related research, education and training in developing countries. International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, 9 (1), 103-114.
  12. Ahasan R, Imbeau D (2003). Socio-technical and ergonomic aspects of industrial technologies. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 52 (2), 68-75.
  13. Ahasan R, Imbeau D (2003). Who belongs to ergonomics? An examination of the human factors community. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 52 (3), 123-128.
  14. Ahasan R, Mohiuddin G, Khaleque A (2002). Psychosocial implications of shift work: a case study. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 51 (3), 116-120.
  15. Ahasan R, Mohiuddin G, Faruquee SM (2002). Strenuous task in a hot climate-a case study. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 51(4), 175-181.
  16. Ahasan R (2002). Occupational ergonomics: work-related musculoskeletal disorders of the upper limb and back-book reviews. International Journal of Production Research, 40 (5), 1295-1297.
  17. Ahasan R, Laukkala H, Sadeque (2002). Psychosocial and socio-economical aspects of female garments workers in Bangladesh. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 51 (7), 374-380.
  18. Kejonen P, Kauranen K, Ahasan R, Vanharanta H (2002). Motion analysis measurements of body movements during standing: association with age and gender. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 25, 297-304.
  19. Ahasan R, Campbell D, Salmoni A, Lewko J (2001). Some intervening and local factors among shift workers in a developing country-Bangladesh. Journal of Workplace Learning, 13 (4), 164-171.
  20. Ahasan R, Campbell D, Salmoni A, Lewko J (2001). Ergonomics of living environment for the people with special needs. Journal of Physiological Anthropology and Applied Human Sciences, 20 (3), 175-185.
  21. Ahasan R, Campbell D, Salmoni A (2001). Human Factors and Ergonomics of assistive technology. Journal of Physiological Anthropology and Applied Human Sciences, 20 (3), 187-197.
  22. Ahasan R, Lewko J, Campbell D, Salmoni A (2001). Adaptation to nightshifts and synchronisation process of night workers. Journal of Physiological Anthropology and Applied Human Sciences, 20 (4), 215-226.
  23. Ahasan R, Partanen TJ (2001). Occupational health and safety in the least developed countries-a simple case of neglect. Journal of Epidemiology, 11 (2): 74–80.
  24. Ahasan R (2001). Legacy of implementing industrial health and safety in the developing countries. Journal of Physiological Anthropology and Applied Human Sciences, 20 (6), 311-319.
  25. Ahasan R (2001). Human adaptation to shift work in improving health, safety and productivity—some recommendations. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management,51(1),9–17.
  26. Ahasan, R (2001). Financing health services in developing countries-crises of structural adjustment. Internal Journal of Self Help and Self Care, 1 (4), 351-363.
  27. Ahasan R, Partanen TJ, Keyoung L (2001). Global corporate policy and financing health services in the third world: the structural adjustment crisis. International Quarterly of Community Health Education, 20(1), 3-15.
  28. Ahasan R, Ahmad SkA, Khan TP (2000). Occupational exposure and respiratory illness symptoms among textile industry workers. Applied Occupational & Environmental Hygiene Journal, 15(3), 313-320.
  29. Ahasan R, Salovaara J (2000). Working clothing: thermal properties and comfort criteria. International Encyclopaedia of Human Factors and Ergonomics, 2, 1063-1069.
  30. Ahasan R, Mohiuddin G, Väyrynen S, Virokannas H, Quddus R (1999). Work-related problems in metal handling tasks in Bangladesh: obstacles to the development of safety and healthmeasures.Ergonomics, 42 (2), 385–396.
  31. Ahasan R, Khaleque A, Mohiuddin G (1999). Human aspects of shift work in the developing countries-I: a case study in Bangladesh. Journal of Human Ergology, 28 (1/2), 59-65.
  32. Ahasan R, Väyrynen S (1999). Ergonomics aspects of a virtual environment. International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, 5 (1), 125-134.
  33. Ahasan R, Quddus R, Mohiuddin G (1998). Lunching Ergonomics in Bangladesh: effective collaboration between engineers and others. Asian-Pacific Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety, 5 (3), 64-66.
  34. Partanen TJ, Hogstedt C, Ahasan R, Aragon A, Arroyave ME, Jeyaratnam J, Kurppa K, Loewenson R, Lundberg I, Ngowi AVF, Mbakaya CFL, Stayner L, Steenland K, Weiderpass E, Wesseling C (1999). Collaboration between developing and developed countries and between developing counties in occupational health research and surveillance. Scandinavian Journal of Work Environment and Health, 25 (3), 296-300.
  35. Sadeque S, Ahasan R, Uddin Z (1997). The second half: socio-economic status and development perspective of rural women workers in Bangladesh. Journal of Rural Development, 27 (2), 59-76.
  36. Ahasan R, Väyrynen S, Kirvesoja H (1996). Physical workload analysis among small industry activities using postural data. International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, 2 (1), 27-34.
  37. Ahasan R (1993). An ergonomic study on the manual pump for lifting surface water. In: R Nielsen, K Jorgensen (eds), Advances of Industrial Ergonomics and Safety-V [Copenhagen], Taylor & Francis, pp. 659-665.