Thomas Oommen (GMES/MTTI/ICC-DataS) is the principal investigator (PI) on a project that has received a $188,433 research and development contract from the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration.
The project is titled “An Integrated Automated Decision Support System for Ground Hazard Risk Mitigation for Railway using Remote Sensing and Traditional Condition Monitoring Data.”
Pasi Lautala and Melanie Kueber Watkins (CEE/MTTI) and Colin Brooks (MTRI/MTTI) are co-PIs on this potential three-year project.
Dr. Snehamoy Chatterjee (GMES/ICC-DataS) is the principal investigator (PI) on a project that has received a $288,343 research and development contract from the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).
The project is titled “Mine Health and Safety Big Data Analysis and Text Mining by Machine Learning Algorithms.”
Aref Majdara (ECE/ICC) is a co-PI on this potential two-year project.
by Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affair
Snehamoy Chatterjee (GMES/ICC-DataS) has been appointed to a endowed faculty fellow position in the Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences (GMES).
Witte Family Endowed Faculty Fellow in Mining Engineering
Dr. Chatterjee, associate professor in GMES, has been appointed the new Witte Family Endowed Faculty Fellow in Mining Engineering, a position created to retain and attract highly qualified faculty who are at the top of their profession, inspire students to think beyond the classroom material, and integrate their research into the classroom.
Chatterjee was instrumental in developing GMES’s new interdisciplinary program in mining engineering and now teaches several key courses for this program. He continuously updates his courses to adopt new teaching and technological approaches and incorporates research in his instruction. He is always looking out for students’ best interests by seeking ways for them to participate in research and design projects in order to enhance their learning and professional development.