السيرة الذاتية

Education:

  • Ph.D., Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, USA (2017)
  • M.S., Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, USA (2015)
  • B.S., Department of Industrial Engineering, King Saud University, KSA (2011)

Work Experience:

  • Instructor at the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, USA (5/2017 – 7/2017)
  • Assistant Professor at the Department of Industrial Engineering, King Saud University, KSA (1/2018 – Present)

Publications:

  • Alabdulkarim, S., Nussbaum, M. A., Rashedi, E., Kim, S., Agnew, M., & Gardner, R. (2017). Impact of task design on task performance and injury risk: case study of a simulated drilling task. Ergonomics, 60(6), 851-866.
  • Alabdulkarim, S., & Nussbaum, M. A. (2019). Influences of different exoskeleton designs and tool mass on physical demands and performance in a simulated overhead drilling task. Applied Ergonomics74, 55-66.
  • Kim, S., Nussbaum, M. A., Esfahani, M. I. M., Alemi, M. M., Alabdulkarim, S., & Rashedi, E. (2018). Assessing the influence of a passive, upper extremity exoskeletal vest for tasks requiring arm elevation: Part I–“Expected” effects on discomfort, shoulder muscle activity, and work task performance. Applied ergonomics70, 315-322.
  • Alabdulkarim, S., Kim, S., & Nussbaum, M. A. (2019). Effects of exoskeleton design and precision requirements on physical demands and quality in a simulated overhead drilling task. Applied Ergonomics80, 136-145.
  • Low, B. K. L., Man, S. S., Chan, A. H. S., & Alabdulkarim, S. (2019). Construction worker risk-taking behavior model with individual and organizational factors. International journal of environmental research and public health16(8), 1335.

Conference Contributions:

  • Alabdulkarim, S., Nussbaum, M. A., Rashedi, E., Kim, S., Agnew, M., & Gardner, R. Impact of Task Design on Productivity and Quality. Lecture presentation in the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, USA (2016)
  • Alabdulkarim, S., Nussbaum, M. A., Influences of Different Exoskeleton Designs and Tool Mass on Physical Demands and Performance in a Simulated Overhead Drilling Task. Lecture presentation in the Annual American Society of Safety Engineers Region VI Professional Development Conference in Myrtle Beach, SC, USA (2017)
    • This was an invited talk by the host conference 

Honors:

  • Recognized as the third place speaker in the Annual American Society of Safety Engineers Region VI Professional Development Conference, Graduate Division, USA (2017)

Certificates:

  • New Faculty Program Completion Certificate, 36 hours training provided by the Skills Development Deanship at King Saud University (2018)
  • Future Professoriate Graduate Certificate, Virginia Tech (2017)

Internships:

  • Saudi Bin Ladin Group “King Abdullah Financial District Project” (10/2010-1/2011)
  • Almarai Company (7/2010-9/2010)
  • Alkhorayef Industries (7/2009-9/2009)