Brian Craig, Ph.D., PE, CPE

Research

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
  • University Scholar – Research Enhancement Grant, Lamar University, B. Craig – Principal Investigator (Fall 2014 – Summer 2016) $5,000
  • Development of the ASTM Guide for Injury and Illness Data Collection and Reporting and the ASTM Guide for Near Miss Collection and Reporting, Ship Operations Cooperative Program (SOCP), Woodinville, Washington, B. Craig – Principal Investigator with Co-PI’s: James Curry and Weihang Zhu (2014 – Present) $50,000 (part of the Mariner Safety Program)
  • 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: James Curry and Weihang 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: James Curry and Weihang Zhu (Fall 2009 – Present) $469,402

Research Interests

  • Expertise in Human Factors, Ergonomics and Safety Engineering
  • Leading safety indicators
  • Safety culture
  • Injury and near miss analyses
  • Personal, non‐occupational, occupational and psychosocial injury/illness risk factors
  • Occupational and industrial ergonomics
  • Manual materials handling
  • Office ergonomics
  • Work physiology/Physical work requirements
  • Job/task analysis and synthesis
  • Training
  • Ergonomics in design/redesign
  • Anthropometrics
  • Habitability
  • Workplace environment
  • Human element
  • Equipment design
  • Hazard analysis
  • Training