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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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