Lu Yuan

Dr. Lu Yuan, CSP, is Corporate EHS Manager of Performance Contractors, Inc. Before joining Performance Contractors in December 2023, he was 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. Dr. Yuan has been extensively involved in occupational ergonomics and safety research in construction and other industrial sectors. He is a professional member of American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) and a member of American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA). Dr. Yuan served on the ASSP Council on Academic Affairs and Research Educational Standards Committee from 2018 to 2022. He served as ASSP Academics Practice Specialty Administrator from 2017 to 2019. Dr. 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. Dr. Yuan currently serves as Vice Chair-Operations of the 2023-2024 ABET Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission (ANSAC).