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Research Projects

Completed Research Projects at UKy (2014-today)

  1. Z. Agioutantis, PI, “Development of a Generalized Parametric Database system for Management of Monitoring Data,” funded by Virginia Tech, December 2014 – December 2015, approx. budget $15,000.
  2. Z. Agioutantis, PI, “A Database Design for Management of Time-Series Data in Underground Coalmines,” funded by Virginia Tech, December 2014 – December 2015, approx. budget $15,000.
  3. Z. Agioutantis, PI, “Development of tools for advanced calculations of surface deformations in the vicinity of linear water bodies (streams)”, funded by ARIES, Aug 2015 – June 2016, approx. budget $90,000.
  4. Z. Agioutantis, PI, “Development of the ARMPS-LAM Windows program”, funded by NIOSH through WVU, July – September 2016, approx. budget $16,000.
  5. Z. Agioutantis, PI, “Enhanced Ground Control Assessment for Improving Safety in Mine Design,” funded by the Alpha Foundation for the Improvement of Mine Safety and Health, August 2015 – July 2018, approx. budget $353,000.
  6. Z. Agioutantis, PI, J. Silva co-PI, “Monitoring Mine Subsidence Ground Movements in Illinois using D-InSAR” funded by IMSIF, June 2016 – June 2018, approx. budget $200,000.

Active Research Projects at UKy (2014-today)

  1. Z. Agioutantis, co-PI, “Wetbud”, funded by WSSI through Virginia Tech, October 2016 – October 2019, approx. budget $90,000.
  2. Z. Agioutantis, PI, “NIOSH STOP Application”, funded by NIOSH, August 2017 – November 2018, approx. budget $35,000.
  3. Z. Agioutantis, PI, S. Schafrik co-PI, J. Sottile, co-PI, “Autonomous Underground Mining Systems to Improve Safety – Intelligent Coal Mining”, funded by the Alpha Foundation for the Improvement of Mine Safety and Health, December 2017 – November 2021, approx. budget $2,195,000.
  4. Z. Agioutantis, PI, “Fundamental Investigation into Pillar Design and Global Stability by Integrating Pillar Load and Opening Convergence Response”, funded by the Alpha Foundation for the Improvement of Mine Safety and Health, August 2018 – January 2020, approx. budget $223,000.