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Activities: NIOSH Funded Research Grants

NIOSH sponsors research and training through its extramural programs, which complement the Institute's intramural programs. More information is available from the NIOSH Office of Extramural Programs . Our Research Portfolio includes the following NIOSH funded research grants:

Establishment of the Western Mining Research Center at Colorado School of Mines

Project contact: Dr. T. Rozgonyi
Colorado School of Mines
Project period: 1999-2004

Improved H&S in Mining thru Helical Drilling & Rock Bolt Anchoring

Project contact: Mr. J. Hill
UTD, Inc.
Project period: 2002-2004

Use of Digital Imagery to Characterize Rock Masses

Project contact: Dr. Kemeny
University of Arizona
Project period: 2002-2005

Engineering Control of Longwall Machine Noises

Project contact: Dr. Y. Luo
West Virginia University
Project period: 2002-2005

Integrated Stability Mapping System for Mines

Project contact: Dr. K. Heasley
West Virginia University
Project period: 2002-2006

Measurements and Control Diesel Emissions

Project contact: Dr. Lu
University of Cincinnati
Project period: 2002-2005

Real-time In Situ Aerosol Monitoring in Mine Atmospheres

Project contact: Dr. Baum
Oak Crest Institute of Science
Project period: 2002-2005

Real-time In-Use PM Measurement from Diesel Engine

Project contact: Dr. M. Gautam
West Virginia University
Project period: 2002-2005

A Laser-Based Device for Work Site Stability Assessment

Project contact: Dr. Sun
ACC International
Project period: 2004-2005

Western US Mining Safety and Health Training and Translation Center

Project contact: Dr. R. Grayson
University of Missouri-Rolla
Project period: 2005-2009

Personal Emergency Stop (PE-Stop) for Mining

Project contact: Dr. J. Frederick
Project period: 2005-2006

A New Method for Real-Time Measurement of Diesel Aerosols

Project contact: Dr. D. Kittleson
University of Minnesota
Project period: 2005-2008

Waterjet Scaling for Reduced Scaling Injuries Underground Mining

Project contact: Dr. M. Kutcha
Colorado School of Mines
Project period: 2005-2008

Real Time Hearing Protector Insertion Loss Study

Project contact: Dr. S. Guffey
West Virginia University
Project period: 2005-2008

Virtual Environment (VE) Applications to Improve Mining Hlth and Safety

Project contact: Dr. M Karmis
Virginia Tech University
Project period: 2005-2008

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