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Professor, Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Mechatronics Engineering, Toronto Metropolitan University

Certified Professional Ergonomist (Human Factors Professional), Bsc(hrs) Kinesiology at University of Waterloo, MSc in Occupational Biomechanics (Kinesiology), Licentiate of Engineering from Lund Technical University in Design Science, PhD in Design Science from Lund Technical University in Sweden.

Dr. W. Patrick Neumann is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical, Industrial, Mechatronics Engineering at Toronto Metropolitan University. His work involves numerous academic and industry partnerships, both in Europe and North America.

Current research, conducted at the Human Factors Engineering Lab, focuses on the design of work systems that are both effective and sustainable from human and technical perspectives. Areas of study include:

- Human Factors and Corporate Strategy
- Industrial System Design Processes
- Organisational Design and Change Management
- Simulation and Virtual Performance Modelling
- Performance and Exposure Measurement


  • –present
    Professor, Ryerson University


  • 2005 
    Lund Technical University, PhD