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Education:

Post Graduate Coursework:

Directed Studies in Machine Guarding, Department of Safety Engineering, Texas A&M University (College Station), 2002

Directed Studies in Means of Egress (Walking/Working Surface Design),
College of Architecture, Texas A&M University (College Station), 2001

Graduate and Undergraduate Degrees:

M.S. in Safety Engineering, Department of Safety Engineering
Texas A&M University (College Station), 1999
(3.83 Graduate GPA)

B.S. in Industrial Engineering, Systems Safety Engineering Specialty,
Department of Industrial Engineering, Texas A&M University (College Station), 1998

Certifications and Registrations:

Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.), Texas, No. 94872

Board Certified Safety Professional (CSP), No. 18059

Certified (English XL) Variable Incidence Tribometrist (CXLT), No. 164 (i.e., certified to measure and evaluate pedestrian traction on walking surfaces utilizing the English XL slip meter)

Professional Society Memberships:

American Society of Safety Engineers

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

ASTM International -- Committees: F13 on Pedestrian/Walkway Safety and Footwear; F15 on Consumer Products; F08 on Sports Equipment and Facilities; E58 on Forensic Engineering; E30 on Forensic Sciences

American Society of Agricultural Engineers

International Code Council

National Safety Council

Experience:

Consultant - English Engineering Inc., July 2009-Present.

Accident cause analysis.  Industrial, premises, and product related accident investigation.  Workplace safety engineering.  Machine guarding.  Premises safety engineering (especially stairs, ramps, and level walking surfaces).  Product safety engineering.  Design of adequate warnings and instructions.  Industrial, construction, premises, and product safety management.  Fall protection and prevention (same level and from elevation).  Human factors and ergonomics.  Analysis of manual material handling tasks.  System safety analysis.  Safety research.

Additional services include construction monitoring services (residential and commercial), product evaluations, slip resistance testing, safety audits, and other miscellaneous consulting.

Associate, Professional Consultant – Nelson & Associates, May 1999-July 2009. 

Same as stated above in first paragraph regarding accident cause analysis.

Construction Inspector – Independent Contracting, 2004 – 2008

Perform construction progress and quality inspections of primarily new residential construction.

Research Associate – Texas A&M University, Texas Engineering Experiment Station, National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center in Ergonomics, Aug. 1997-May 1999.

The Ergonomics Center research areas included:  manual lifting, energy expenditure, anti-fatigue mats, cart pushing/pulling, office ergonomics (workstation design, posture, repetitive motion, effects of 21” monitors in the office environment), validation of distal upper extremity strain index, and heat stress. Research was done in cooperation with Industry Partners, which included United Services Automobile Association (USAA), United Parcel Service (UPS), Browning-Ferris Industries (BFI), Aluminum Company of America (ALCOA), INTEL Corporation, and Neutral Posture Ergonomics. 

Select Graduate and Undergraduate Coursework:

Safety Engineering

  • Product Safety Engineering
  • Industrial Safety Engineering
  • System Safety Engineering
  • Engineering Ethics
  • Facilities Location, Layout, & Material Handling

Human Factors & Ergonomics

  • Occupational Biomechanics
  • Human Information Processing (Human Factors)
  • Worker Physiology
  • Biological Control System Analysis (Ergonomics)
  • Ergonomics & Work Methods
  • System Safety Analysis & Design (Ergonomics)

Industrial Hygiene & Occupational Health

  • Industrial Hygiene Engineering
  • Occupational and Environmental Health
  • Acoustics & Noise Control
  • Environmental Protection & Public Health
  • Occupational & Environmental Epidemiology
  • Radiological Safety

Support Areas

  • Construction Materials & Methods 1
  • Construction Materials & Methods 2
  • Electrical Circuits & Instrumentation
  • Principles of Statistics 1
  • Principles of Statistics 2
  • Design & Analysis of Experiments (Statistics)

Post Graduate

Presentations

Conferences and Seminars Attended:

Pre-Collegiate:

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