Dr. Lu Yuan, CSP, is Professor of Occupational Safety, Health and Environment at Southeastern Louisiana University. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Yuan has been extensively involved in occupational ergonomic and safety research in construction and other industrial sectors. He is a professional member of American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP). Yuan was awarded the William E. Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator of the Year by ASSP in 2015 for his innovative approach to teaching, incorporating new technology and teaching approaches to reach the students. He received the Craft Workforce Development Champion Award from the Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance in 2016 for his academic leadership in the field. He currently serves as a Member-at-Large of the ABET Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission Executive Committee.