Craig holds an M.S. and a Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Texas-Austin where he worked with the Austin Fire Department on characterizing the impact of ventilation on room-scale fires. Craig has also conducted full-scale residential fire experiments designed to characterize the thermal environment within the structure as well as firefighter exposure. Craig is a developer of NIST’s Fire Dynamics Simulator which he has used to study fires that resulted in line-of-duty deaths to firefighters. Craig is a primary member of the team building FireCARES.org, an online tool designed to assess community risk and fire department characteristics. He is currently employed by UL FSRI where he continues to conduct research to assist the fire service.