Kelli Herstein, Ph.D, MPH, CM-Lean

Contact Information:
NH 113
City Campus (Lincoln) / Scott Campus (Omaha)
(402) 472-3742
kelliherstein@unl.edu
Email   
Professional Memberships:
• American Society for Engineering Education
• National Association of Women in Construction

Assistant Professor of Practice, Construction
Academic Degrees
  • B.S. Industrial Engineering
  • M.S. Industrial and Management Systems Engineering
  • Ph.D. Engineering (Construction Engineering and Management)
  • M.P.H. Environmental and Occupational Health
Areas of Research and Professional Interest
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Occupational Ergonomics
  • Human Factors
  • Human Fatigue and Performance
  • Lean Construction
  • Transportation and Logistics
  • Radio Frequency Identification
Courses Taught
  • Productivity and Human Factors in Construction
  • Construction Senior Project
  • Engineering Economics
  • Introduction to Construction
  • Deterministic Operations Research
  • Stochastic Operations Research
  • Construction Management Systems
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Ergonomics
  • Project Management
  • Work Measurement
  • Occupational Biomechanics
Selected Publications

Gibbs, S.G., J.J. Herstein, A.B. Le, E.L. Beam, T.J. Cieslak, J.V. Lawler, J.L. Santarpia, T.L. Stentz, K.R. Kopocis-Herstein, C.A. Achutan, G.W. Carter, and J.J. Lowe. Aeromedical high level containment transport [Letter to the editor]. Emerging Infectious Disease (accepted January 2019).

Torghabeh, Z. J., T. L. Stentz, and K. Herstein. Demonstration of Work Performance Metrics in Ironworkers using the ERGOS Sapphire(TM) Work Simulation System. 51st Annual Associated Schools of Construction Annual International Conference Proceedings. April 22-25, 2015. College Station, TX.

Herstein, K.  An Experimental Analysis of the Effects of Ventilation, Airflow and Door Configuration on Transmission of Respiratory Aerosols in a Hospital [Doctoral Dissertation Title, 2014]

Grosskopf, K. and K. Herstein. 2012.  The Aerodynamic Behaviour of Respiratory Aerosols within a General Patient Room. HVAC&R Research Vol. 18, No 4. pp 709-722.

Wendland, B., L. Lander, T.L. Stentz, K.J. Spanjer, K.R. Herstein. No Silver Bullet. American Society of Safety Engineers. ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, 28 June-1 July, 2009, San Antonio, TX.

Herstein, K. An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Radio Frequency Identification on Mechanical Contracting Jobsites [Masters Thesis Title, 2009]

Stentz, T., M. Riley, D. Cochran, X. Ding, K. Herstein, M. Euler, J. Renoe, M. Coplen, and S. Popkin. Transient Risk Factor Models for Fatigue and Human Factors Rail Accidents [International Fatigue Management Conference, 2009, Boston, MA]

Stentz, T., D. Cochran, X. Ding, K. Herstein, M. Euler, J. Renoe, M. Coplen, S. and Popkin.  An Analysis of Self-Reported Locomotive Engineer Alertness and Activity [International Fatigue Management Conference, 2009, Boston, MA]

Stentz, T., M. Riley, D. Cochran, X. Ding, K. Herstein, M. Euler, J. Renoe, M. Coplen, and S. Popkin.  Analysis of 28 Railroad Yard Accidents of 1997 Using Transient Risk Analysis [Research Report, Federal Railroad Administration, 2009]

Stentz, T., M. Riley, D. Cochran, K. Herstein, M. Euler, J. Renoe, M. Coplen, and S. Popkin.  Human Factors as a Major Cause of Accidents [Research Report, Federal Railroad Administration, 2008]