Brian Craig, Ph.D., PE, CPE

Selected Publications

For a full list of all publications, please see Dr. Craig's Curriculum Vitae

Grants, Contracts and Projects

  • Industrial and Mechanical Engineering Scholars with Scholarships, Career Mentoring, Outreach and Advisement, Professional Societies and Engineering Learning Community (SCOPE), National Science Foundation (NSF), W. Zhu – Principal Investigator with Co-PI’s J. Curry, H. Chu, B. Craig, J. Zhou (Fall 2015 – Summer 2020) $625,300
  • Prototype Leading Indicator Tool (PROLIT)/Offshore Safety Culture and Leading Indicators of Safety (OSCAR), American Bureau of Shipping, Houston, Texas, B. Craig – Principal Investigator with Co-PI’s: J. Curry, and W. Zhu (Fall 2010 – Present) $462,099
  • Mariner Safety Program (formerly Mariner Personal Safety), American Bureau of Shipping, Houston, Texas, B. Craig – Principal Investigator with Co-PI’s: J. Curry, and W. Zhu (Fall 2009 – Present) $519,402
  • Development of the ASTM Guide for Recording and Reporting of Injuries and Illnesses for Maritime Industry, the Maritime Administration (MARAD) and the Ship Operations Cooperative Program (SOCP), B. Craig – Principal Investigator with Co-PI’s: J. Curry, W. Zhu (2014 – Present) $25,000 (part of the Mariner Safety Program)
  • Development of the ASTM Guide for Reporting and Recording of Near-Misses for Maritime Industry, the Maritime Administration (MARAD) and the Ship Operations Cooperative Program (SOCP), B. Craig – Principal Investigator with Co-PI’s: J. Curry, W. Zhu (2014 – Present) $25,000 (part of the Mariner Safety Program)

Research, Publications and Presentations

Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

  • Papillion, R., Craig, B., Curry, J., and Zhu, W., Near Miss Reporting Programs in the Maritime Industry”. Journal of Safety Research, Submitted June 2016
  • Wu, X., Mehta, A., Zaloom, V. and Craig, B. Analysis of Waterway Transportation in Southeast Texas Waterways Based on AIS Data. Ocean Engineering, 121, pp. 196-209, May 2016
  • Turpin, L., Curry, J., Craig, B., Marquez, A., Underdown, R., and Rahman, M., An Optimization Approach for Content Determination in a Performance Attribution Report. Natural Language Engineering, Submitted July 2016
  • Craig, B., Congleton, J., Beier, E., Kerk, C., Amendola, A., and Gaines, W., Occupational Risk Factors and Back Injury. International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, 19(3), 2013
  • McSweeney, K., Craig, B., Curry, J., and Zhu, W. Are Mariner Near Misses Influencing Design? Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2326, Washington, DC, 2013

Peer Reviewed Conference Publications

  • Tomlinson, C., Craig, B., and McSweeney, K., The ABS Approach to Selfassessing Safety Culture in Maritime Organisations. Proceedings of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) International Conference on Human Factors in Ship Design and Operations, London, England, Accepted for September 2016
  • Li, Y., Ilori, A., Mahesh, V., and Craig, B., Effect of Position: An Ergonomics Evaluation of Police Wearable Equipment. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, Orlando, Florida, July 2016
  • Safa, M. and Craig, B., Maritime and Port Activity Analysis Tool. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, Orlando, Florida, July 2016
  • Zhu, W., Curry, J., and Craig, B., An Online 2+2 Bachelor’s Degree Program Track in Industrial Engineering at Lamar University, Proceedings of the 2016 American Society of Engineering Education 123rd Annual Conference and Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 2016
  • Kulibaba, N., Xiang, Y., Curry, J., and Craig, B., Joint Condition-based Maintenance and Spare Parts Provisioning for a Two-echelon Network, Proceedings of the 2016 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Anaheim, California, May 2016

Peer Reviewed Conference/Symposium Presentations/Posters

  • Tomlinson, C., Craig, B., and McSweeney, K., The ABS Approach to Selfassessing Safety Culture in Maritime Organisations Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) International Conference on Human Factors in Ship Design and Operations, London, England, Accepted for September 2016
  • Ilori, A., Li, Y., Mahesh, V., and Craig, B., Effect of Position: An Ergonomics Evaluation of Police Wearable Equipment. 7th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, Orlando, Florida, Accepted for July 2016
  • Safa, M. and Craig, B., Maritime and Port Activity Analysis Tool. 7th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, Orlando, Florida, July 2016.
  • Chodapaneedi, T., Illori, A., Sibbadi, B., Allam, V., Gandi, R., Li, Y., Craig, B., Order Input Interface for People with Speech and Hearing Impairment at a Drive Thru (Presentation), Human Factors and Ergonomics Society – Houston Chapter, Clear Lake, Texas, June 2016
  • Vanukura, R., Kandakatla, J., Konidhina, M., Satti, S., Penumatsa, S., Li, Y., Craig, B., Resume Search with Multiple Key-Words of Job Requirement (Poster), Human Factors and Ergonomics Society – Houston Chapter, Clear Lake, Texas, June 2016

Other Peer Reviewed Publications

  • ASTM Best Practice Guide for the Reporting of Fatalities, Injuries, and Illnesses for the Maritime Industry, in revision, March, 2016.
  • ASTM Best Practice Guide for the Reporting of Near Misses for the Maritime Industry, in revision, March, 2016.
  • American Bureau of Shipping, Guidance Notes for the Application of Ergonomics to Marine Systems, Co-contributor (Maintenance and Materials Handling Sections), Houston, Texas, August 2013
  • American Bureau of Shipping, Guidance Notes on Safety Culture and Leading Indicators of Safety, Co-contributor, American Bureau of Shipping, Houston, Texas, January 2012
  • Craig, B., Near Miss Reporting: Challenges and Obstacles to a Robust Near Miss Reporting System. Marine Technology, The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Jersey City, New Jersey, April 2012

Other Pubications, Conferences, Workshops and Seminar Presentations/Participation

  • Marquez, A. and Craig, B. Port Logistics, Congreso de Innovacion, Ingenieria y Tecnologia 2016, Invited Presentation, Progreso, Mexico, May, 2016
  • Craig, B. and Stromberg, K., Port Community Outreach: A University’s Role, AAPA Seaports Magazine, Summer, 2016
  • STEM Outreach Workshop, Invited Panelist, Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, January 2015
  • Craig, B., Human Factors, Ergonomics, and Safety, Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR), Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, November 2014
  • Ocean Energy Safety Research Roadmap for the 21st Century, Attendee, Ocean Energy Safety Institute (OESI), College Station, Texas, October 2014.

Industry Presentations

  • Craig, B., Overview of the ABS Maritime Safety Research Initiative. National Safety Council, Waterborne Transport Group, Jacksonville, FL, April 2016
  • Craig, B., Safety Data Performance Measurement for Continual Improvement, Invited Moderator/Panelist, Ship Operators Cooperative Program (SOCP) Spring Summit, Dania Beach, FL, April 2016
  • Craig, B., Center of Advances in Port Management Update, Plant Mangers Forum, Nederland, TX, February 2016
  • Craig, B., Curry, J., and Zhu, W., Combined Leading Indicators and Safety Culture Assessment Results to Date, ABS, Houston, Texas, February 2016
  • Craig, B., Port Management Initiative at Lamar University, West Gulf Maritime Association, Sabine Area Meeting, Beaumont, Texas, October 2015

Technical Papers/Reports

  • Craig, B., Curry, J., and Zhu, W., Leading Indicators and Safety Culture Assessment for <Industry Partner>, ABS, Houston, Texas, December 2014
  • Craig, B., Curry, J., and Zhu, W., Safety Culture Assessment for <Industry Partner>, ABS, Houston, Texas, November 2013
  • Craig, B., Curry, J., and Zhu, W., Leading Indicators and Safety Culture Assessment for <Industry Partner>, ABS, Houston, Texas, November 2013
  • Craig, B., Curry, J., and Zhu, W., Safety Culture Assessment for <Industry Partner>, ABS, Houston, Texas, November 2013
  • Craig, B., Curry, J., and Zhu, W., Leading Indicators and Safety Culture Assessment for <Industry Partner>, ABS, Houston, Texas, April 2013

Reviews/Conference Session Chairs

  • Craig, B., Review of a proposed new textbook, Ergonomics and Human Factors in Safety Management, Eds. Arezes, P. and de Carvalho, P., CRC Press, September 2014
  • Craig, B., Review of a PhD Thesis, Ergonomic Study of Manual Material Handling Tasks in Construction, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, June 2013
  • Craig, B., Review of a proposed peer-reviewed journal article, The Association of Aerobic Fitness with Injuries in the Fire Service, American Journal of Epidemiology, April, 2013
  • Craig, B., Studies in Safety Session Chair, 2010 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, June 2010
  • Craig, B., Review of a proposed peer-reviewed conference proceeding article, A Comprehensive Assessment of Workload Exposure Variables, Proceedings of the 2010 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, February 2010