ICTCT

"Don't wait for accidents to happen"

SAAD, Farida

CURRICULUM VITAE

Born 1947 in Tyr, Lebanon

Qualifications

  • 1970 Master in Experimental Social psychology, University of Aix-en-Provence, Faculty of Human Sciences
  • 1970 Certificate in Political and Social Economy, University of Aix-en-Provence, Faculty of Law
  • 1972 Specialised Post-Graduate Degree in Social and Industrial Psychology, University of Provence
  • 1986 Post-Graduate Degree in Cognitive Psychology, University Paris V

Professional activities

  • Research activities
    • since 1972 Researcher at ONSER (later INRETS, France)
  • Teaching activities
    • In France: Courses integrated within the following curricula: Post-graduate degree in Social and Industrial Psychology, University of Aix-en-Provence, Master of Social psychology, University of Tours; National College for Public Works Engineering, Lyon; National School for Traffic Education Advisers, Nevers
    • For developing Countries in Côte d’Ivoire and in France, Paris

RESEARCH AREAS AND MAIN RESEARCH STUDIES

  • In France: Analysis of road situations and drivers’ activities from the cognitive psychology and ergonomics viewpoint; Studies on mobility and safety in urban areas
  • In developing countries: Participation as Expert in Studies of Road Accident and Programmes of Road Safety Measures, financed by the World Bank (Côte d’Ivoire, the Philippines, Niger)

PARTICIPATION IN WORKING GROUPS E.G.

  • Member of organising committee of Workshop on Road Legibility, Ministry of Transport;
  • Member of OECD groups

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • SAAD F. 1991, In-depth analysis of interactions between drivers and road environment, In: 4th ICTCT Workshop: What are the main reasons for risk (danger, accidents) in road traffic from a road user behaviour and interaction perspective? What should be done?
  • SAAD F. 1991, A conceptual framework and a methodology for the analysis of road situations and driver behaviour, In: Seminar on Behavioural Research in Road Safety (to be published)

Publications at ICTCT workshops

1993. Salzburg
Theories on human behaviour and interaction in traffic Click to download file! SAAD, Farida
1991. Vienna
In-depth analysis of interactions between drivers and the road environment contribution of on-board observations and stjbseqijent verbal reports Click to download file! SAAD, Farida

Address:

INRETS
France
F-94114 Arcueil Cedex
P.O. Box: 34
Phone: +33 1 47407000
Fax: +33 1 45475606
E-mail: farida.saad@inrets.fr

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