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Health and Safety

Mine health and safety presents many challenges which can be solved via the application of innovative engineering technology and design. Funded research projects are ongoing related to:

  • Culture, leadership and risk management
  • Improved environmental monitoring and control
  • Wireless communication methods for underground mines
  • Design of underground refuge chambers
  • Non-destructive assessment of seals
  • Through-the-earth communications

Faculty working in this area: Emily SarverNino RipepiErik Westman

Video: DPM Research

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