Points of Contact

Director of Human Factors, Safety & Risk Group, ABS Corporate Technology
Phone: 1(281)877-5965

  • Over twenty-five (25) years of experience in the fields of occupational safety, ergonomics (human factors engineering - HFE), safety culture, and habitability.
  • Over fifteen (15) years in the shipping and offshore maritime sectors. 
  • Manages an international safety & human factors team (Houston, London, Yokohama, and Singapore).
  • Areas of expertise focus on human factors engineering program development and implementation, industrial safety program implementation, the application of ergonomics to vessel and installation designs, human systems integration (HSI), corporate safety culture, leading indicators of safety, safety management systems, and improving personnel habitability. 

Professor and Dean of Engineering, Lamar University
Phone: 1(409)880-8804

  • Over twenty (20) years of experience in the fields of ergonomics, human factors, occupational safety, safety culture and injury and near miss data analysis with over 10 years in the maritime and offshore industries.
  • Professor and Chair, Industrial Engineering at Lamar University
  • Director, Maritime Safety Program
  • Interim Director, Center for Advances in Port Management at Lamar University
  • Areas of expertise focus on 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, and job/task, workplace, equipment design.