Dr Maureen Hassall

Associate Professor

School of Chemical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
m.hassall1@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64081

Overview

Maureen Hassall is an Associate Professor at the University of Queensland and director of UQ R!SK, a leading-edge, multidisciplinary initiative that crosses the fields of industrial risk and human factors. Maureen works collaboratively with a broad range of safety critical industries to develop better human-centred risk management approaches that improve companies’ operational performance and competitiveness. Her industry-focused research is motivated by 18 years of industry experience working in a number of different countries and in a variety of roles including specialist engineering, line management, organisational change and business performance improvement roles.

Maureen also develops and delivers risk management and human factors training, education and advice to undergraduate and postgraduate students and well as directly to industry. In addition she supervises Masters and PhD candidates undertaking industry focused human factors and operational risk related research.

Research Interests

  • Integrated, intelligence driven risk management
    Creating whole-of-systems risk management approaches that identify, integrate and show the interactions between the range of comtemporary and future risks that can impact the operational competitiveness of an organisation. Developing evidence-based data analytics that produces and communicates intelligence to facilitate proactive and effective management and governance of operational risks in high hazard industries.
  • Human factors in industry
    Developing and applying innovative, impactful and user-centred approaches that improve the design of work systems to better support industry practitioners decision making processes so they more effectively and successfully manage high hazard and safety critical systems.
  • Enhancing operational integrity
    Developing and testing innovations in technological and analytical systems-based approaches that integrate inherently safe design, process safety and operational resilience philosophies to improve inherent safety and integrity of processing systems and the management of catastrophic risks.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering, Swinburne Institute of Technology
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Southern Queensland
  • Master of Business Administration, University of Phoenix
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland

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Supervision

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Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

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