Industrial Engineering

Faculty

Lawrence John Henry Schulze
Lawrence John Henry Schulze, Ph.D., PE, CPE
Associate Professor
Phone: 713-743-4196   |   Fax: 713-743-4190
Email: LJHS [at] uh [dot] edu

Education: 

Ph.D. Texas A&M University

Professional Experience: 

Associate Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Houston
Director, Safety, Anthropometry, Human Factors and Ergonomics (SAHFE) laboratories

Professional and Scientific Affiliations: 

Professional Engineer, Texas: #69832.
Certified Professional Ergonomist #734

Research Interests: 

  • Applied Industrial Ergonomics
  • Safety and Security Engineering
  • Human Factors Engineering
  • System Design and Evaluation
  • Accommodation / Rehabilitation / Biomechanics
  • Transportation Safety and Security

Professional Activities: 

Institute of Industrial Engineers Houston Chapter: Program Chair (1991-1992); President-Elect and Newsletter Editor (1992-1993); President (1993-1994)

Institute of Industrial Engineers - National: Director, International Relations - South and Central America (2002-2003)

Human Factors Society: President, Houston Chapter (1992-1993, 1993-1994)

American Society of Engineering Educators

International Society for Occupational Ergonomics and Safety: Executive Committee, Member-at-Large (s2002-2003).

American Industrial Hygiene Association

American Society of Safety Engineers: VP Membership Services (2001-2002-2003); Faculty Advisor: ASSE-Greater

Houston Area Student Section (2002 - present)

National Safety Council

National Society of Professional Engineers

Texas Society of Professional Engineers

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists

Books / Book Chapters

  • Schulze, L. J. H., "Office Ergonomics. Industrial and Occupational Ergonomics User's Encyclopedia," (A. Mital Ed.), ISBN 0-9654506-0-0, Cincinnati, OH: International Journal of Industrial Engineering

    , 1999.
  • Schulze, L. J. H., ob AnalysisJ., "Industrial Engineering User's Encyclopedia," (A. Mital Ed.), ISBN 0-9654599-0-1, Cincinnati, OH: International Journal of Industrial Engineering

    , 1999.
  • Long, S. L., and Schulze, L. J. H., "An Ergonomics Evaluation of a Grease Packaging Line at a Lubrication Packaging Plant," Applied Ergonomics Case Studies: Volume 2, (D. A. Alexander, Ed.), Norcross, GA: Engineering & Management Press

    , 1999.

Papers

  • Delclos G. L., Bright, K. A., Carson, A. I., Felknor, S. A., Mackey, T. A., Morandi, M. T., Schulze L. J. H., Whitehead LW., "A global survey of occupational health competencies and curriculum," International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 11, 181-194

    , 2005.
  • Cuervo, C. A., Sarmiento, A., Quintana, L., Schulze, L. J. H., and Delclos, G., "Determination of the maximum peck forces in the activities of pushing and pulling by experienced female workers in Colombia," International Journal of Industrial Engineering, 10(4), 600-606

    , 2003.
  • Clift, J., and Schulze, L. J. H., "Ergonomic modifications for a medium voltage breaker assemblyline," Advances in Occupational Ergonomics and Safety, A. C. Bittner (Ed.), Amsterdam: IOS Press, 259-264

    , 2001.
  • Schulze, L. J. H., and Sweat, M., "Adjustable workstation preferences of University of Houston Students," Advances in Occupational Ergonomics and Safety, A. C. Bittner (Ed.), Amsterdam: IOS Press, 469-474

    , 2001.
  • Schulze, L., Delclos, G., and Pinglay, N., "Integrated Job Assessment (IJA) - A Technique to Document Job Activities, Identify Occupationally-Related Risk Factors and Modes of Remediation and Accommodation," International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 7(3), 224-231

    , 2001.
  • Schulze, L.J.H., Ramos, M. H., and Tetrick, L., "Effectiveness of arm supports during typing for adults with neurological disorders," Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 11(4), 235-253

    , 2001.
  • Pinglay, N., Schulze, L. J. H., Heller, M., Declos, G., and Cleveland, T., "A Prototype Expert System to Assist Primary-Care Practitioners in the Construction Industry," International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, in Press

    , 2000.
  • Wood, K. K., Schulze, L. J. H., Chen, J-G., and Cleveland, T., "The Affects of Handwheel Position on Torque Production Capability of Operators," Occupational Ergonomics, 2(1), 15-27

    , 1999.
  • Delclos, G. L., Felknor, S. A., Morandi, M. T., Schulze, L. J. H., Tovar, L. S., and Yanes, L., "The role of information dissemination in sustainability of international partnerships," International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 203-208

    , 1999.
  • Chen, J-G., Bhat, S., and Schulze, L. J. H., "Computer integrated workplace design system for the visually impaired," International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, Accepted for publication

    , 1998.
  • Parks, S. C., and Schulze, L. J. H., "The effects of valve wheel size, operation position and in-line pressure on required actuation torque for gate valves, Process Safety Progress, 17(34), 263-271

    , 1998.
  • Boren, N. Correa, R., Du, H-T, Schulze, L. J. H., Quintana, L., and Reali, J., "Non-elegant, but effective, methods to limit repetitive bending and stooping during order selection in distribution warehousing," (S. Kumar, Ed.) Advances in Ergonomics and Safety 2, Amsterdam: IOS Press, 332-335

    , 1998.
  • Schulze, L. J. H., Chen, J-G., and Quintana, L. J., "The treatment of workplace data: Methodologies to make sense of seemingly senseless data," (S. Kumar, Ed.) Advances in Ergonomics and Safety 2, Amsterdam: IOS Press, 798-801

    , 1998.
  • Kaminsky, B. B., Schulze, L. J. H., and Quintana, L. J., "Ergonomic evaluation of home computer workstations," (S. Kumar, Ed.) Advances in Ergonomics and Safety 2, Amsterdam: IOS Press, 533-536

    , 1998.
  • Kleffner, J., Kun, C., Manahan, W., and Schulze, L. J. H., "An integrated safety and ergonomics checklist for electronic computer appliance manufacturing," (S. Kumar, Ed.) Advances in Ergonomics and Safety 2, Amsterdam: IOS Press, 51-53

    , 1998.
  • Chen, J-G., Bhat, S., and Schulze, L. J. H., "Computer integrated workplace design system for the visually impaired," (S. Kumar, Ed.) Advances in Ergonomics and Safety 2, Amsterdam: IOS Press, 633-636

    , 1998.
  • Parikh, A. G., Schulze, L.J.H., Chen, J-G., and Cleveland, T.G., "Maximum acceptable weight of an asymmetrical lift for postal sacks without handles," International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 19(1), 1-7

    , 1997.
  • Hayne, M., Schulze, L.J.H., Chen, J-G., and Quintana, L., "Personal and car stereo volume levels: Hazards of leisure listening activities," Advances in Occupational Ergonomics and Safety, 581-584

    , 1997.
  • Hayne, M., Schulze, L.J.H., and Quintana, "Sound pressure levels, usage, listening preference, situation of use and hazard of exposure knowledge of college students using personal stereo equipment," Advances in Occupational Ergonomics & Safety, 517-520

    , 1997.
  • Schulze, L. J. H., Phalen, P., Jeter, F., Chen, J-G., and Quintana, L., "Body part discomfort, anthropometric measurements and head angle assumed during VDT interactive activities in a law office," Advances in Occupational Ergonomics and Safety, 413-416

    , 1997.
  • Schulze, L. J. H., Stanton E., Patel, A., and Cheli, M., "Torque production using hand cranks in a simulated gear-operated valve opening task.," International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, 3(1-2), 31-40

    , 1997.
  • Schulze, L. J. H., Goldstein, D., Patel, A., Stanton, E., and Woods, J., "Torque production using handwheels of different size during a simulated valve operation task," International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, 3(3-4), 109-118

    , 1997.
  • Latta, D. R., and Schulze, L. J. H., "An application of menu design principles to an energy management system: Reduction of system information acquisition errors," Process Safety Progress, 16(3), 140-146

    , 1997.
  • Jung, H. S., Chen, J-G., and Schulze, L., "Development of fuzzy-based system for ergonomics workload stress analysis," International Journal of Computers in Industry, In Press

    , 1997.
  • Prasad, R., and Schulze, L.J.H., "NIOSH lifting equation and push and pull force compatibility evaluation: Computation and analysis using the Microsoft® Excel™ spreadsheet program," Advances in Industrial Ergonomics and Safety VII, London: Taylor & Francis, 759-764

    , 1995.
  • Sanchez, R.A., and Schulze, L.J.H., "Accessibility to the physically-challenged: Compliance at a major university," Advances in Industrial Ergonomics and Safety VII, London: Taylor & Francis, 991-1001

    , 1995.
  • Gray, D.L., Swaby, B., and Schulze, L.J.H., "The use of personal stereo equipment (PSE) in the professional engineering office environment," Advances in Industrial Ergonomics and Safety VII, London: Taylor & Francis, 259-264

    , 1995.