Health & Safety Research and Educational Excellence

The Health & Safety Research and Educational Excellence Award is presented to an individual or a research or educational institution exemplifying exceptional innovation and dedication toward advancement in technology or education for the protection and well-being of miners.

Health & Safety Research and Educational Excellence - Past Award Winners

2022 – Purushotham Tukkaraja

2021 – Kirk Haley McDaniel

2020 – Eric A. Lutz

2019 – Karoly (Charles) Kocsis

2018 – J├╝rgen F. Brune

2017 – NIOSH Dust, Ventilation, and Toxic Substances Branch

2016 – Emily Sarver

2016 – Susan Moore

2015 – National Industrial Sand Association (NISA)

2014 – Dr. Y. P. Chugh, Harrold Gurley, and John Pulliam

2013 – NIOSH Hearing Loss Prevention Center

For more information, please contact SME at awards@smenet.org.