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Insights into integrity and sustainability of our engineered systems
August 17, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The world is changing at a rapidly increasing pace. We need to understand the risks associated with current and future changes in order to engineer safe, reliable and socially acceptable systems and products. In this talk, I will explore changes that impact control of engineered systems from a sociotechnical perspective. I will share insights into the type of approaches we need to develop and adopt to identify and address current and emerging risks in ways that ensure the integrity and sustainability of our engineered systems.
Maureen Hassall is an Associate Professor at UQ and Director of UQ R!SK. She delivers research, training and consulting services in risk management and human factors to industry and to undergrad and postgrad students. Her work is motivated by 18 years of industry experience working in a variety of engineering, management and specialist improvement roles in several different companies. Maureen holds degrees in Engineering, Psychology, a MBA and a PhD.
University of Queensland