Southeastern professor earns national award for safety instruction
Thursday, June 18, 2015
by: Rene Abadie
HAMMOND – Lu Yuan, associate professor of occupational safety, health and environment at
Southeastern Louisiana University, was recognized by the American Society of Safety
Engineers (ASSE) for his innovative approaches to teaching.
A resident of Baton Rouge, Yuan received the ASSE’s William E. Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator of the Year Award at the organization’s recent annual meeting in Dallas.
He was recognized for providing innovative student engagements through hands-on experiences and valuable internship opportunities.
Yuan is a certified safety official and serves as coordinator of Southeastern’s occupational, safety, health and environment program, one of the few such programs in the South.