Abbas Moallem

Adjunct Professor

Department of Psychology

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Dr. Abbas Moallem is executive UX and director of UX Experts, LLC and adjunct professor at San Jose State University, California State University, East Bay where he teaches HCI and human factors.

Abbas has over 20 years of experience in the fields of human factors, ergonomics, human computer interaction (HCI) and usability. He has also served as a UI Architect at NETGEAR, Axway Inc, Tumbleweed INc., Oracle and  PeopleSoft Corporation for over  Abbas has consulted a variety of industries in Europe, Canada, and the USA. Dr. Moallem holds a Ph.D. in Human Factors and Ergonomics from the University of Paris (Paris XIII), a Master degree in Biomechanics from the University of Creteil (Paris XI) and a Master degree in Ergonomics from the Conservatoire Nation des Arts et Métiers in Paris, France. Dr. Moallem obtained his B.A. degree from the University of Teheran in 1978.

He currently serves as Communication and Exposition Chair of the HCI International and the Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics International conferences. Abbas is on the editorial board of several professional publications and is the author of several articles and books in French and English.

Professional Focus


  • 1987, Ph.D. in Ergonomics/Human Factors, University of Paris Nord (XIII), Paris, France
  • 1982, M.S. in Ergonomics/Human Factors, University of Paris Nord (XIII), Paris, France.
  • 1980, M.S. in Biomechanics, University of Paris Val-de-Marne(XII), Paris, France.
  • 1978, B.A. University of Tehran, Iran.


Not teaching this quarter.


Editorial Positions


  • Editor, HCI International NEWS, The HCI International NEWS is a newsletter about Human - Computer Interaction
  • Chief Editor, European Journal on Mental Disability (A Scientific Bilingual French/English Journal),UNAPEI Press, Paris, France
  • Chief Overseas Correspondence, Picture World ":Donyaye Tassvir" Art & Movie Magazine.


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