Faculty Profile

Dr. Mehdi Khalighi

Dr. Mehdi Khalighi

Office: 322, Osburn Hall
Phone: 717-871-5843
Fax: 717-871-7931

Office Hours

T: 9:15am - 11:15am
W: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
R: 9:15am - 11:15am

Additional Information

Dr. Mehdi Khalighi joined Millersville University in Fall 2014 as an Assistant Professor in the Occupational Safety and Environmental Health program at the Department of Applied Engineering, Safety & Technology. Prior to joining Millersville, he served as Research Assistant at San Diego State University, where he conducted research studies in the area of Air Quality by conducting data analysis for air pollution in cross border commuting between US and Mexico. Prior to that Dr. Khalighi was working overseas as Assistant Professor in SBMU Medical University at the Department of Occupational Health and Safety.

Dr. Khalighi holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering majoring in Thermo-Fluidics. He was working as Design Engineer at International Civil Aviation Organization prior to starting his graduate studies. Dr. Khalighi received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering majoring in Ergonomics and Safety from University of Utah. His research studies during graduate program were focused on Noise Control and Cumulative Trauma Disorders. He has done extensive study on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Dr. Khalighi also recently finished his study in Public Health majoring in Environmental Health and Safety and received his MPH degree from San Diego State University. His research work in Public Health is focused on Air Pollution, Air Quality, and related health issues.

Area of specialization and his research interests are Ergonomics, Safety, Human Factors/Engineering Psychology, Industrial Hygiene, Public Health, Environmental Health, and Air Quality.