Kray Luxbacher

Charles T. Holland Professor
  • Associate Department Head
118A Surge Building

Expertise

Mine Ventilation, Mine Health and Safety

Education

B.S. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2002
M.S. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2005 
Ph.D. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2008

  • Risk management for underground coal mines
  • Tracer gases for characterization of mine ventilation systems
  • Atmospheric monitoring in underground mines
  • Fire simulation and prevention in underground mines
  • Simulation of mine ventilation systems
  • Coalbed methane extraction systems
  • Stress redistribution in underground mines
  • MINE 2534 - Mine Surveying and Mapping
  • MINE 3584 - Ventilation Engineering
  • MINE 3985 - Special Study: Mine Power Sys & Automation
  • MINE 5134 - Advanced Ventilation Engineering
  • MINE 5205 - Coalbed Methane Reservoir Engineering
  • MINE 5984 - Special Study in Refuge Alternative Design