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Vladislav Kecojevic
Department of Mining Engineering

Research

Interests

Surface mining; surface mine safety; information technology; environmental issues in surface mining

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Refereed journal papers

  1. Rohit, F., Kulathumani, V., Kavi, R., Elwarfalli, I., Kecojevic, V., Nimbarte, A. (2017). Real Time Drowsiness Detection Using Wearable, Lightweight Brain Sensing Headbands. IET Intelligent Transport Systems, 11(5):255-263.

  2. Prakash, B., Kecojevic, V., Lashgari, A. (2016). Analysis of Dust Emission at Coal Train Loading Facility. International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment, doi: 10.1080/17480930.2016.1253138.

  3. Kavuri, A., Prakash, B., Sabniveesu, V., Nimbarte, A., Kulathumani, A., Kecojevic, V. (2016). An Adaptive, Run-time Navigation System for Haul Trucks in Surface Mines. International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment, 31(5):364-374.

  4.  Kavi, R., Kulathumani, V., Rohit, F., Kecojevic, V. (2016). Multi-view Fusion for Activity Recognition Using Deep Neural Networks. Journal of Electronic Imaging, 25(4):043010.

  5. Badani Prado, M., Kecojevic, V., Bogunovic, D. (2016). Coal Quality Management Model for a Dome Storage (DS-CQMM). The Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 116(7):699-708.

  6. Lashgari, A., Kecojevic, V. (2016). Comparative Analysis of Dust Emission of Digging and Loading Equipment in Surface Coal Mining. International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment, 30(3):181-196.

  7. Zhang, M., Kecojevic, V. (2016). Intervention Strategies to Eliminate Truck-Related Fatalities in Surface Coal Mining in West Virginia. International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion,  23(2):115-129.

  8. Sabniveesu, V., Kavuri, A., Kavi, R., Kulathumani, V., Kecojevic, V., Nimbarte, A. (2015). Use of Wireless, Ad-hoc Networks for Proximity Warning and Collision Avoidance in Surface Mines. International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment, 29(5):331-346.

  9. Noble, A., Kecojevic, V. (2015). Analysis of Research Scholarship for Academic Staff at US ABET Accredited Mining Engineering Schools by Publications, Citations and h-Index. Transactions of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, Section A: Mining Technology, 124(4):222-230.

  10. Zhang, M., Kecojevic, V., Komljenovic, D. (2014). Investigation of Haul Truck-Related Fatal Accidents in Surface Mining Using Fault Tree Analysis. Safety Science, 65:106-117.

  11. Saydam, S., Kecojevic, V. (2014). Publication Strategies for Academic Career Development in Mining Engineering. Transactions of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, Section A: Mining Technology, 123(1):46-55.

  12. Vukotic, I., Kecojevic, V. (2014). Evaluation of Rope Shovel Operators in Surface Coal Mining Using a Multi-Attribute Decision-Making Model. International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, 24(2):259-268.

  13. Kecojevic, V., Vukotic, I., Komljenovic, D. (2014). Production, Consumption and Cost of Energy for Surface Mining of Bituminous Coal. Mining Engineering, 66(1):51-57.

  14. Origliasso, C., Cardu, M., Kecojevic, V. (2014). Surface Miners: Evaluation of the Production Rate and Cutting Performance Based on Rock Properties and Specific Energy. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 47(2):757-770.

  15. Nolan, T., Kecojevic, V. (2014). Selection of Overburden Surface Mining Method in West Virginia by Analytical Hierarchy Process. International Journal of Coal Science and Technology, 1(3):306-314.

  16. Lashgari, A., Johnson, C., Kecojevic, V., Lusk, B., Hoffman, J.M. (2013). NOx Emission of Equipment and Blasting Agents in Surface Mining. Mining Engineering, 65(10):34-41.

  17. Lashgari, A., Kecojevic, V. (2013). Assessment of Environmental Impact of Digging and Loading Equipment in Surface Mining. Transactions of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, 334:465-471.

  18. Terrazas, P., Kecojevic, V., Bogunovic, D., Mongeon, P. (2013). Truck Cycle and Delay Automated Data Collection System in Surface Coal Mining. The Journal of Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 113(11): 881-888.

  19. Bogunovic, D., Kecojevic, V. (2012). Integrated Production Management System in Surface Coal Mining. Cuprum, 64(3):5-13.

  20. Kricak, L., Kecojevic, V., Negovanovic, M., Jankovic, I., Zekovic, D. (2012). Environmental and Safety Accidents Related to Blasting Operation. American Journal of Environmental Sciences, 8(4):360-365.

  21. Bogunovic, D., Kecojevic, V. (2011). Impact of Fill Factor on Dragline Production Rate and Energy Consumption. Mining Engineering, 63(8):48-53.

  22. Kecojevic, V., Komljenovic, D. (2011). Impact of Bulldozer’s Engine Load Factor on Fuel Consumption, CO2 Emission and Cost. American Journal of Environmental Sciences, 7(2):125-131.

  23. Aziz, AM., Grayson, R.L., Kecojevic, V. (2011). Impact of Renewable Power Market Penetration on Coal Power Generation Capacity Growth. Coal Science and Engineering, 17(2):217-224.

  24. Kecojevic, V. (2011). Analysis of “High-Dollar” Value Safety and Health Citations and Orders for US Coal Mines. Safety Science, 49(5):658-663.

  25. Kecojevic, V., Komljenovic, D. (2010). Haul Truck Fuel Consumption and CO2 Emission under Various Engine Load Conditions. Mining Engineering, 62(12):47-52.

  26. Sun, E., Nieto, A., Li, Z., Kecojevic, V. (2010). An Integrated Information Technology Assisted Driving System to Improve Mine Trucks-Related Safety. Safety Science, 48(10):1490-1497.

  27. Orsulak, M., Kecojevic, V., Grayson, R.L., Nieto, A. (2010). Risk Assessment of Safety Violations for Coal Mines. International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment, 24(3):244-254.

  28. Komljenovic, D., Bogunovic, D., Kecojevic, V. (2010). Dragline Operator Performance Indicator. International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment, 24(1):34-43.

  29. Bogunovic, D., Kecojevic, V., Lund, V., Heger, M., Mongeon, P. (2009). Analysis of Energy Consumption in Surface Coal Mining. Transactions of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, 326:79-87.

  30. Grayson, R.L., Kinilakodi, H., Kecojevic, V. (2009). Pilot Sample Risk Analysis for Underground Coal Mine Fires and Explosions Using MSHA Citation Data. Safety Science, 47(10):1371–1378.

  31. Giraudi, A., Cardu, M., Kecojevic, V. (2009). An Assessment of Blasting Vibrations: a Case Study on Quarry Operations. American Journal of Environmental Sciences, 5(4):467-473.

  32. Kecojevic, V., Md-Nor, Z.A. (2009).  Hazard Identification for Equipment-Related Fatal Incidents in the US Coal Mining. Coal Science and Engineering, 15(1):1-6.

  33. Komljenovic, D., Kecojevic, V. (2009). Multi-Attribute Selection Method for Materials Handling Equipment. International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 4(2):151-173.

  34. Bogunovic, D., Kecojevic, V. (2009).  Equipment CO2 Emission in Surface Coal Mining.  International Journal of Mining and Mineral Engineering, 1(2):172-180.

  35. Aziz, A.M., Kecojevic, V. (2008). Carbon Dioxide Footprint of the U.S. Mining Industry and the Potential Costs of CO2 Legislation. Mineral Resources Engineering, 13(3):111-129.

  36. Kecojevic, V., Md-Nor, Z.A., Komljenovic, D., Groves, W. (2008).  Risk Assessment for Belt Conveyor-Related Fatal Incidents in the US Mining Industry. Bulk Solids & Powder Science & Technology, 3(2):63-73.

  37. Terrazas Prado, R.A., Kecojevic, V., Komljenovic, D. (2008). Multi-Attribute Fuzzy Methodology for the Selection of Mining Shovels. Transactions of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, 324:1-12.

  38. Kecojevic, V., Grayson, R.L., Saperstein, L., Karmis, M. (2008). Accreditation of Mining Engineering Programs - The ABET Experience. Mineral Resources Engineering, 13(2):85-106.

  39. Kecojevic, V., Md-Nor, Z.A., Komljenovic, D., Groves, W., Grayson, R.L. (2008). Risk Assessment for Continuous Miner-Related Fatal Incidents in the US Underground Mining.  Mineral Resources Engineering, 13(2): 49-60.

  40. Kecojevic, V., Grayson, R.L. (2008). An Analysis of the Coal Mining Industry in the United States. Minerals & Energy, 23(2):74-83.

  41. Md-Nor, Z.A, Kecojevic, V., Komljenovic, D., Groves, W. (2008).  Risk Assessment for Loader- and Dozer-Related Fatal Incidents in the US Mining. International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion, 15(2):65-75.

  42. Komljenovic, D., Groves, W., Kecojevic, V. (2008). Injuries in U.S. Mining Operations – A Preliminary Risk Analysis. Safety Science, 46(5):792-801.

  43. Md-Nor, Z.A., Kecojevic, V., Komljenovic, D., Groves, W. (2008).  Risk Assessment for Haul Truck-Related Fatalities in Mining. Mining Engineering, 60(3):43-49.

  44. Bogunovic, D., Kecojevic, V. (2007). Artificial Screen for Reducing Seismic Vibration Generated by Blasting. Environmental Geology (now Environmental Earth Sciences), 53(3):517-525.

  45. Groves, W., Kecojevic, V., Komljenovic, D. (2007). Analysis of Fatalities and Injuries Involving Mining Equipment. Journal of Safety Research, 38(4):461-470.

  46. Kecojevic, V., Komljenovic, D., Groves, W., Radomsky, M. (2007). An Analysis of Equipment-Related Fatal Accidents in US Mining Operations: 1995-2005. Safety Science, 45(8):864-874.

  47. Pothina, R., Kecojevic, V., Klima, M., Komljenovic, D. (2007). A Gyratory Crusher Model and Impact Parameters Related to Energy Consumption. Minerals and Metallurgical Processing Journal, 24(3):170-180.

  48. Komljenovic, D., Kecojevic, V. (2007). Risk Management Program for Occupational Health and Safety in Surface Mining.  International Journal of Risk Assessment and Management, 7(5):620-638.

  49. Kecojevic, V., Komljenovic, D. (2006). Impact of Burden and Spacing on Fragment Size Distribution and Total Cost in Quarry Mining.  Transactions of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, 320:133-141.

  50. Komljenovic, D., Kecojevic, V. (2006). Multi-Attribute Selection Method for Mining Trucks.  Transactions of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, 320:94-104.

  51. Somanchi, S., Kecojevic, V., Bise, C. (2006). An Analysis of Force Variance for a Continuous Miner Drum Using the Design of Experiments Method.  International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment, 20(2):111-126.

  52. Kecojevic, V., Radomsky, M. (2005). Flyrock Phenomena and Area Security in Blasting-Related Accidents. Safety Science, 43(9):739-750.

  53. Frimpong, S., Chang, Z., Kecojevic, V. (2005).  KANEXP03 Cable Shovel Dynamics and PID Control Scheme for Efficient Surface Mining Excavation.  Transactions of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, 318:41-50.

  54. Kecojevic, V., Willis, D., Wilkinson, W., Schissler, A. (2005). Computer Mapping of Faults in Coal Mining. International Journal of Coal Geology,  64(1-2):79-84.

  55. Wilkinson, W., Kecojevic, V. (2005). Elements of Drill and Blast Design and 3D Visualization in Surface Coal Mines. Mining Engineering, 57(9):77-82.

  56. Kecojevic, V., Bise, C., Haight, J. (2005). The Effective Use of Professional Software in an Undergraduate Mining Engineering Curriculum. Interactive Learning Environments, 13(1-2):1-13.

  57. Somanchi, S., Kecojevic, V., Kozminski, T. (2005). Advance Design of Lacing and Breakout Patterns for Shearer Drums.  Transactions of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, Section A: Mining Technology, 114(2):118-124.

  58. Kecojevic, V., Wilkinson, W., Hewlett, P. (2005). Production Scheduling in Coal Surface Mining Using 3D Design Tools.  World of Mining: Surface and Underground, 57(3):193-196. GDMB-German Society for Mining, Metallurgy, Resource and Environmental Technology.

  59. Haight, J., Kecojevic, V. (2005). Automation vs. Human Intervention – What is the Best Fit for the Best Performance. Process Safety Progress, 24(1):45-51.

  60. Kecojevic, V., Radomsky, M. (2004). The Causes and Control of Loader and Truck Related Fatalities in Surface Mining Operations. International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion, 11(4):239-251.

  61. Kecojevic, V., Nelson, T., Schissler, A. (2004). An Analysis of Aggregates Production in the United States: Historical Data and Issues Facing the Industry. Minerals and Energy, 19(4):25-33.

  62. Kecojevic, V., Mrugala, M., Simic, R., Stankovic, R. (2003). A Computer-Aided System for Design of Drainage Facilities in Surface Mining. Mine Water and the Environment, 22(3):149-154.

  63. Kecojevic, V., Mrugala, M., Wilkinson, W. (2003). 3-D Visual Drill and Blast Design. International Journal of Rock Fragmentation and Blasting – FRAGBLAST, 7(3):167-179.

  64. Kecojevic, V., Wilkinson, W. (2003). Computer-Aided Design & High-Precision Systems in Drilling & Blasting. The Journal of Explosives Engineering, 20(5):12-16.

  65. Kecojevic, V., Mrugala, M. (2003).  Estimation of Dozer Production and Costs. International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment, 17(3):171-182.

Other journal papers

  1. Kecojevic, V. (2013). Accidentes Fatales Relacionados a Equipo de Mineria. Horizonte Minero. Septiembre 2013, pp. 232-234. (in Spanish).

  2. Aziz, A.M, Mosser, M., Kecojevic, V. (2008). New Technologies for Reducing Energy Consumption in the US Coal Industry. World Coal. Vol 17. No. 8. pp. 29-35. Palladian Publications Ltd.

  3. Simic, R., Kecojevic, V., Stankovic, R. (1999). Selection of Parameters for Drainage of Surface Mines Using DEWOP Software. Technics. No. 2, pp. RGM1-RGM4. Union of Engineers and Technicians of Serbia and Montenegro. (in Serbian).

  4. Simic, R., Kecojevic, V. (1997). Wells Database in Drainage of Surface Mines.   Technics. No. 3-4, pp. RGM6-RGM10. Union of Engineers and Technicians of Serbia and Montenegro. (in Serbian).

  5. Ciric, D., Kecojevic, V. (1996). Contribution to Rational Electric Power Recovery in the Open Pit Coal Basic Production Processes. Journal of Mining Science and Technology. Volume 1, No 1-2, pp. 7-17.

  6. Teodorovic, Z., Kecojevic, V. (1995). Model for Simulation of Pressurized Spring Wells System. Technics. No. 7 - 8, pp. 1-5. Union of Engineers and Technicians of Serbia and Montenegro. (in Serbian).

  7. Kecojevic, V., Teodorovic, Z. (1995). Drainage of Zagorje Coal Mine. RGF Transactions. Vol. 32-33, pp. 217-222.

  8. Ciric, D., Kecojevic, V. (1995). Dependence Between Cut Width and Capacity of Bucketwheel Excavator. RGF Transactions. Vol. 32-33, pp. 299-304.

  9. Ciric, D., Kecojevic, V. (1994).  Influence of Block Mining Process Micro-Technology Stages and Parameters on Bucketwheel Excavator Techno-Economic Performances. Mining Voice. No. 3-4, pp 31-40. (in Serbian).

Books

  1. Kecojevic, V. (2013). Surface Mining. Chapter 10, Modern American Coal Mining: Methods and Applications, Edited by C.J. Bise, Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration. pp. 335-405.

  2. Dessureault, S., Ganguli, R., Kecojevic, V., Girard-Dwyer, J. (2005). Application of Computers and Operations Research in the Mineral Industry. Taylor & Francis, hardcover, pp. 684, ISBN 0415374502. CD-ROM – ISBN 0415374510.

  3. Simic, R., Kecojevic, V., Teodorovic, Z. (1998).  Introduction to Information System for Drainage of Surface Coal Mines. University of Belgrade, pp. 190, ISBN 86-7352-025-8. (in Serbian).

  4. Simic, R., Kecojevic, V. (1997). Dewatering of Surface Mines. University of Belgrade, pp. 236, ISBN 86-80887-74-9. (in Serbian).

  5. Simic, R., Kecojevic, V. (1997). Wells in the System of Drainage of Surface Mines. University of Belgrade, pp. 202, ISBN 86-7352-001-0. (in Serbian).

Invited lectures, seminars and presentations

  1. Kecojevic, V. (2017). Navigating Waters of Promotion and Tenure. 2017 SME Annual Meeting. Denver, Colorado.

  2. Kecojevic, V. (2017). Proximity Warning and Fatigue Monitoring in Surface Mine Safety. The University of Nevada, Reno, NV.

  3. Kecojevic, V. (2016). Navigating Waters of Promotion and Tenure. SME Young Leaders Webinar, Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration.

  4. Kecojevic, V., Kulathumani, V., Nimbarte, A., Kavi, R., Rohit, R., Sabniveesu, S., Kavuri, R. (2016). Proximity Warning and Fatigue Monitoring in Surface Mine Safety. University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia.

  5. Kecojevic, V., Kulathumani, V., Nimbarte, A., Kavi, R., Rohit, R., Sabniveesu, S., Kavuri, R. (2016). Proximity Warning and Fatigue Monitoring in Surface Mine Safety. Third International Symposium on Mine Safety, Science and Engineering. McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

  6. Kecojevic, V., Kulathumani, V., Nimbarte, A., Kavi, R., Rohit, R., Sabniveesu, S., Kavuri, R. (2016). Proximity Warning and Fatigue Monitoring in Surface Mine Safety. Tecnologia Aplicada a la Mineria. Polideportivo de la PUCP and ExpoTecnomin. Lima, Peru.

  7. Kecojevic, V. (2016). Integrated Equipment Data Management System in Surface Mining. Seminar, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile.

  8. Kecojevic, V. (2016). Minería de Superficie, Tecnologías y Mitigación de Impactos. Congreso Colombiano de Minería 2016, Medellín, Colombia.

  9. Kecojevic, V. (2016). Overview of the Society of Mining Professors. The Fourth SOMP Regional Meeting, Medellín, Colombia.

  10. Basta, N.T., Whitacre, S.D., Kecojevic, V., Lashgari, A., Lusk, B.T. (2016). Dust Characterization and Source Appointment at an Active Surface Mine in West Virginia. 2016 SME Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ.

  11. Kecojevic, V. (2015). Integrated Equipment Data Management System in Surface Mining. McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

  12. Noble, A., Kecojevic, V. (2015). Analysis of Research Scholarship for Academic Staff at US ABET Accredited Mining Engineering Schools by Publications, Citations and h-Index. 26th Annual Meeting of Society of Mining Professors, Freiberg, Germany.

  13. Kulathumani, V., Kecojevic, V., Nimbarte, A., Kavi, R., Rohit, R., Kavuri, A. (2015). Integrated Surface Mining Safety System. 2015 SME/PCMIA Annual Joint Meeting, Canonsburg, PA.

  14. Kulathumani, V., Kecojevic, V., Nimbarte, A., Kavi, R., Rohit, R., Kavuri, A. (2015). Integrated Surface Mining Safety System. 2015 Fall Meeting of West Virginia Coal Mining Institute, White Sulphur Springs, WV.

  15. Kecojevic, V. (2015). Risk Assessment of Equipment Related Fatalities in Surface Mining. University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia.

  16. Kecojevic, V., Lashgari, A. (2014). Monitoring and Assessment of Environmental Impact of Surface Mining Equipment. Tecnologia Aplicada a la Mineria, Polideportivo de la PUCP, Lima, Peru.

  17. Badani, M., Kecojevic, V., Bogunovic, D. (2014). Coal Quality Management Model for a Dome Storage. 2014 CAS/SME Fall Meeting, Lexington, KY.

  18. Badani, M., Kecojevic, V., Bogunovic, D. (2014). Coal Quality Management Model for a Dome Storage. 25th Annual Meeting of Society of Mining Professors, Johannesburg, South Africa.

  19. Saydam, S., Kecojevic, V. (2014). Mentoring Program for a New Faculty/Staff Members. 25th Annual Meeting of Society of Mining Professors, Johannesburg, South Africa.

  20. Kecojevic, V. (2014). Excavation Technologies and Environmental Impact in Surface Mining. Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy.

  21. Lashgari, A., Kecojevic, V. (2014). Equipment Dust Emission in Surface Coal Mining. Southeastern Section of the Geological Society of America, Blacksburg, VA.

  22. Kecojevic, V. (2014). Integrated Equipment Data Management System in Surface Mining. Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.

  23. Zhang, M., Kecojevic, V. (2014). Investigation of Haul Truck-Related Fatal Accidents in Surface Mining Using Fault Tree Analysis. 2014 SME Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

  24. Badani, M., Kecojevic, V., Bogunovic, D. (2014). Dome Storage - Coal Quality Management Model. 2014 SME Annual Meeting. Salt Lake City, UT.

  25. Lashgari, A., Johnson, C., Kecojevic, V., Lusk, B., Hoffman, J. (2014). NOx Emission of Equipment and Blasting Agents in Surface Coal Mining. 2014 SME Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

  26. Lashgari, A., Kecojevic, V. (2014). Evaluation of a Dust Model for Surface Mining Equipment. 2014 SME Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

  27. Zhang, M., Kecojevic, V. (2013). Investigation of Haul Truck-Related Fatal Accidents in Surface Mining Using Fault Tree Analysis. 2013 CAS/SME Fall Meeting, Lexington, KY.

  28. Lashgari, A., Kecojevic, V. (2013). Equipment Dust Emission in Surface Coal Mining. 2013 CAS/SME Fall Meeting. Lexington, KY.

  29. Lashgari, A., Kecojevic, V. (2013). Assessment of Exhaust and Dust Emissions of Surface Mining Equipment. 22nd International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection, Dresden, Germany.

  30. Kecojevic, V., Saydam, S. (2013). Publication Management Strategies to Support Academic Career Development. 24th Annual Meeting of Society of Mining Professors, Milos Island, Greece.

  31. Lashgari, A. and Kecojevic, V. (2013). Assessment of Environmental Impact of Surface Mining Equipment. Sixth International Conference on Sustainable Development in the Minerals Industry, Milos Island, Greece.

  32. Kecojevic, V. (2013). Overview of Coal Mining Industry in the U.S. University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

  33. Kecojevic, V. (2013). An Analysis of Equipment-Related Fatalities in U.S. Mining Operations. XVII International Seminar on Safety in Mining Operations, Lima, Peru.

  34. Kecojevic, V., Bogunovic, D., Terrazas, P. (2012). Information System for Surface Mining Equipment. 10th International Conference on Surface Mining, Zlatibor, Serbia.

  35. Kecojevic, V. (2012). An Overview of Coal Mining Industry in the U.S. 10th International Conference on Surface Mining, Zlatibor, Serbia.

  36. Bogunovic, D., Kecojevic, V. (2012). Integrated Production Management System in Surface Coal Mining. 23th Annual Meeting of Society of Mining Professors, Wroclaw, Poland.

  37. Kecojevic, V., Cukic, B., Kulathumani, V. (2012). An Intelligent Surface Mining Safety System. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Pittsburgh, PA.

  38. Bogunovic, D., Kecojevic, V. (2012). Integrated Production Management System in Surface Coal Mining. 2012 Spring Meeting of West Virginia Coal Mining Institute, Roanoke, WV.

  39. Terrazas, P., Kecojevic, V., Bogunovic, D. (2012). Wireless Information System for the Truck Cycle and Delay Data in Surface Mining. 2012 SME Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.

  40. Nolan, T., Kecojevic, V. (2012). Production and Cost Assessment of a Potential Application of Surface Miners in Coal Mining in West Virginia. 2012 SME Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.

  41. Kecojevic, V. (2012). An Overview of the Appalachian Research Initiative for Environmental Science Project. Graduate Seminar, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.

  42. Terrazas, P., Kecojevic, V., Bogunovic, D. (2011). Wireless Information System for the Truck Cycle and Delay Data in Surface Mining. 2011 CAS/SME Fall Meeting, Lexington, KY.

  43. Kecojevic, V. (2011). Risk Assessment for Haul Truck-Related Fatalities in Surface Mining. 43rd International October Conference on Mining and Metallurgy, Kladovo, Serbia.

  44. Kecojevic, V., Nolan, T. (2011). Production and Cost Assessment of a Potential Application of Surface Miners in Coal Mining in West Virginia. 2011 Fall Meeting of West Virginia Coal Mining Institute, White Sulphur Springs, WV.

  45. Terrazas, P., Kecojevic, V., Bogunovic, D. (2011). Wireless Information System for the Truck Cycle and Delay Data. 22th Annual Meeting of Society of Mining Professors, Arequipa, Peru.

  46. Kecojevic, V. (2011). Haul Truck Fuel Consumption and CO2 Emission Under Various Engine Road Conditions. Graduate Seminar, West Virginia University. Morgantown, WV.

  47. Kecojevic, V. (2010). Risk Assessment of Equipment Related Fatalities in Surface Mining. University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia.

  48. Kecojevic, V. (2010). Energy Consumption, CO2 Emission and Potential Cost of CO2 Legislation to the U.S. Coal Mining Industry. Third International Symposium on Energy Mining, Banja Junakovic, Serbia.

  49. Kecojevic, V. (2010). Risk Analysis of Safety Citations: a Case Study on an Operating Coal Mine. Graduate Seminar, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.

  50. Kecojevic, V. (2010). Equipment Fuel Consumption, CO2 Emission and Economic Cost under Various Operating Conditions. 21st Annual Meeting of Society of Mining Professors, Tallinn, Estonia.

  51. Aziz, A.M., Kecojevic, V. (2010). The CO2 Emission of the U.S. Mining Industry and the Potential Cost of CO2 Legislation. 2010 SME Annual Meeting. Phoenix, AZ.

  52. Kecojevic, V., Orsulak, M., Grayson, R.L. (2009). Risk Assessment of Safety Violations for Coal Mines Using the MSHA Citation Database. 18th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection, Banff, AB, Canada.

  53. Kecojevic, V. (2009). Mentoring and Staff Development Program. 20th Annual Meeting of Society of Mining Professors, Sydney, Australia.

  54. Kecojevic, V., Bogunovic, D., Lund, V., Heger, M., Mongeon, P. (2009). Energy Consumption and CO2 Emission in Surface Coal Mining. The IV International Summit on Mining Performance, Toronto, ON, Canada.

  55. Kecojevic, V. (2008). Integrated Data Environment for Energy Management in Coal Mining. West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.

  56. Bogunovic, D., Kecojevic, V. (2008). Equipment CO2 Emission in Coal Mining. The IV International Conference on Coal, Belgrade, Serbia.

  57. Kecojevic, V. (2008). Accreditation - The ABET Experience. 19th Annual Meeting of Society of Mining Professors, Aachen, Germany.

  58. Kecojevic, V. (2008). An Overview of Coal Mining Industry in U.S. University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia.

  59. Md-Nor, Z.A., Kecojevic, V., Komljenovic, D., Groves, W. (2008). Risk Assessment for Haul Truck-Related Fatalities in Mining. 2008 SME Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

  60. Kecojevic, V. (2008). Risk Assessment of Equipment Related Fatalities in Mining. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

  61. Kecojevic, V. (2008). Monitoring of Energy Consumption in Surface Coal Mining. Montana Tech of the University of Montana, Butte, MT.

  62. Kecojevic, V. (2007). Energy Consumption in Mining – Where, When and How We Spend $22-billion per Year. EGEE/ PNGE 590 Colloquium, Penn State University, State College, PA.

  63. Kecojevic, V. (2007). Risk Assessment of Equipment Related Fatalities in Mining. VIII International Conference on Surface Mining, Banja Vrujci, Serbia.

  64. Kecojevic, V. (2007). Development of an Information System for Monitoring Energy Consumption in Coal Mining. 18th Annual Meeting of Society of Mining Professors, Belgrade, Serbia.

  65. Kecojevic, V. (2005). Novel Technology Concepts for Energy Savings in Coal Mining. Sixth European Coal Conference, Belgrade, Serbia.

  66. Celiksirt, M.C, Erkan, V., Kecojevic, V. (2005). Design of Drilling and Blasting Patterns: a Case Study on Rock Excavation Project in Turkey. Fifth International Conference on Computer Applications in the Mineral Industries, Banff, AB, Canada.

  67. Kecojevic, V. (2003). Application of Software Tools in Drilling and Blasting Design. 11th Pennsylvania Drilling and Blasting Conference, Penn State University, State College, PA.

  68. Kecojevic, V., Wilkinson, W. (2003). 3D Mapping of Coal Properties Data. The Wisconsin Tailgate, Energy Institute and Office of Governmental Affairs, Penn State University, State College, PA.

  69. Kecojevic, V., Mrugala, M. (2002). Flyrock Phenomena in Blasting. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Pittsburgh, PA.

Conference papers

    1. Basta, N.T., Whitacre, S.D., Kecojevic, V., Lashgari, A., Lusk, B.T. (2015). Dust Characterization and Source Appointment at an Active Surface Mine in West Virginia. Proceedings of the Conference on Environmental Considerations in Energy Production. Pittsburgh, PA. pp. 1-8. (Peer-reviewed.)
    2. Kecojevic, V. (1992). Research into the Possibility of Selective Extraction in Kreka Coal Mines. Proceedings of Polish-Yugoslav Symposium on Control of Systems and Processes in Opencast Mining. Belgrade, Serbia. pp 169-178.
    3. Lashgari, A., Kecojevic, V. (2013). Production, Cost and Environmental Impact of Loading Equipment in Surface Coal Mining in Appalachia. Proceedings of the Conference on Environmental Considerations in Energy Production. Charleston, WV. pp. 490-500. (Peer-reviewed.)

    4. Lashgari, A., Johnson, C., Kecojevic, V., Lusk, B., Hoffman, J. (2013). NOx Emission of Equipment and Blasting Agents in Surface Coal Mining. Proceedings of the Conference on Environmental Considerations in Energy Production. Charleston, WV. pp. 501-511. (Peer-reviewed.)

    5. Lashgari, A., Kecojevic, V. (2013). Environmental Impact of Digging and Loading Equipment in Surface Mining. Proceedings of the 2013 SME Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. Preprint 13-090, pp. 1-5.

    6. Kecojevic, V., Komljenovic, D. (2011). Haul Truck Fuel Consumption and CO2 Emission Under Various Engine Road Conditions. Proceedings of the 2011 SME Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. Preprint 11-002, pp. 1-4.

    7. Bogunovic, D., Kecojevic, V., Lund, V., Heger, M., Mongeon, P. (2009). Analysis and Control of Energy Consumption in Surface Coal Mining. Proceedings of the 2009 SME Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. Preprint # 09-082, pp. 1-7.

    8. Celiksirt, M.C, Erkan, V., Kecojevic, V. (2007). DelPat Software System for Design of Drilling and Blasting Operations. Proceedings of the 33rd International Symposium on Application of Computers and Operations Research in the Mineral Industry (APCOM). Santiago, Chile. pp. 391-396. (Peer-reviewed.)

    9. Komljenovic, D, Kecojevic, V. (2007). Multi-Attribute Selection Method for Mining Trucks. Proceedings of the 2007 SME Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. Preprint # 07-19, pp. 1-11.

    10. Bogunovic, D., Kricak, L., Kecojevic, V. (2007). Modeling an Artificial Screen for Reducing Seismic Vibration. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique. Nashville, TN. pp. 127-135. (Peer-reviewed.)

    11. Kecojevic, V., Komljenovic, D., Groves, W. (2006). Risk Analysis of Equipment-Related Fatalities in U.S. Mining Operations. Proceedings of the 15th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection. Torino, Italy. pp. 119-125.

    12. Komljenovic, D., Paraszczak, J. and Kecojevic, V. (2006). Potential for Improvement of Reliability and Maintenance in Mining Operations Based on Nuclear Industry Know-How and Experience. Proceedings of the New Technological Solutions in Underground Mining – International Mining Forum. Poland. pp.143-152

    13. Komljenovic, D., Paraszczak, J., Kecojevic, V. (2005). Possibilities for Optimization of Reliability and Maintenance in Mining Operations Based on Experience in Nuclear Industry. Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection. Banff, AB, Canada. pp. 632-644.

    14. Celiksirt, M.C, Erkan, V., Kecojevic, V. (2005). Estimation of Drilling and Blasting Costs in Road Excavation. Proceedings of the International Conference on New Developments in Mining Technology. Istanbul, Turkey. pp. 167-181.

    15. Wilkinson, W., Kecojevic, V. (2005). Haulage Road Design: A Case Study on Surface Mine in New Mexico. Proceedings of the 32nd International Symposium on Application of Computers and Operations Research in the Mineral Industry (APCOM). Tucson, AZ. pp. 351-356. (Peer-reviewed.)

    16. Somanchi, S. Kecojevic, V., Kozminski, T. (2004).  Shearer Drum Design Using Visual Basic Environment. Proceedings of the 13nd International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection. Wroclaw, Poland. pp. 509-512.

    17. Wilkinson, W., Kecojevic V. (2004). Elements of Drill and Blast Design and 3D Visualization in Surface Coal Mines. Proceedings of the 2004 SME Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. Preprint # 04-19, pp. 1-6.

    18. Teodorovic, Z., Kecojevic, V., Simic R. (2002).  The Hierarchical Structure of an Information, Remote Control and Supervision System for Dewatering of Coal Surface Mines. Proceeding of the 11th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection. Bouzov Castle, Czech Republic. pp. 439-442.

    19. Kecojevic, V., Simic, R. (2000). Optimization of Drainage Facilities in Surface Mining. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, Management and Standards. Arandjelovac, Serbia. pp. 88-96. (In Serbian.)

    20. Prstic, A., Kecojevic, V. (2000). Application of Logarithmic Regression Model for Drainage System. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, Management and Standards. Arandjelovac, Serbia. pp. 167-172. (In Serbian.)

    21. Simic, R., Kecojevic, V. (2000). Wells Database in Drainage of Surface Mines. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, Management and Standards. Arandjelovac, Serbia. pp. 187-195. (In Serbian.)

    22. Ristovic, I., Ignjatovic, D., Kecojevic, V. (1999). Monitoring of Auxiliary Equipment Efficiency for Lignite Open Pits. Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection. Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine. pp. 588–594.

    23. Simic, R., Kecojevic, V., Gomilanovic, M. (1999). Technology Development of Coal Surface Mining in Yugoslavia. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Mining Science and Development. Beijing, China. pp. 83–88.

    24. Kecojevic, V., Jenic, D., Prstic, A. (1999). Application of Visual MODFLOW Software for Dewatering of Surface Mines. Proceedings of the IV International Conference on Opencast Mining. Bor, Serbia. pp. 150-155.

    25. Kecojevic, V., Prstic, A. (1999). 3D Visualization and Animation in Dewatering of Surface Mines.  Proceeding of the IV International Conference on Opencast Mining. Bor, Serbia. pp. 364-369.

    26. Kecojevic, V., Ignjatovic, D., Ciric D. (1998). Utilization of Bucketwheel Excavators at Opencast Mines in Yugoslavia. Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection. Calgary, AB, Canada. pp. 557–562.

    27. Simic, R., Kecojevic, V., Gomilanovic M. (1998). Energy Consumption Control in Opencast Coal Mining. Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection. Calgary, AB, Canada. pp. 41–45.

    28. Simic R., Gomilanovic, M., Kecojevic, V. (1998). Wells Database for Dewatering of Coal Open Pits. Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Continuous Mining Systems. Wroclaw, Poland. pp. 286-292.

    29. Kecojevic, V., Teodorovic, Z. (1997). Mathematical Modeling of Sump Parameters for Dewatering of Opencast Mines. Proceedings of the VI International Symposium on Application of Mathematical Methods and Computers in Mining, Geology and Metallurgy. Prague, Czech Republic. Volume MI, pp. 1-4 (MI32).

    30. Kricak, L., Kecojevic, V., Krickovic, A. (1997). Demolition of Drainage Wells by Explosives. Proceedings of the II Bulgarian - Serbian Mining Conference. Sofia, Bulgaria. pp. 70-72.

    31. Kecojevic, V., Teodorovic, Z. (1997). Design of Drainage Sumps in Relationship to Time of Discharge and Capacity of Pumps. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, Management and Standards. Arandjelovac, Serbia. pp. 54-59. (In Serbian.)

    32. Simic, R., Kecojevic, V. (1996). Simulation Model for Dewatering of Open Pit Mines.  Proceedings of the Surface Mining ’96 Conference. Johannesburg, South Africa. pp. 301-305. (Peer-reviewed.)

    33. Simic, R., Kecojevic, V., Krstic, V. (1996). Possibility of Securing Uniform Coal Grade for Thermal Power Generating Plants by Mining and Storage Process Control.  Proceedings of the Pittsburgh Coal Conference. Pittsburgh, PA. Vol. 2, pp. 820-825.

    34. Ciric, D., Kecojevic, V., Teodorovic, Z. (1996). Research into the Possibility of Rational Electrical Power Recovery in Bucketwheel Excavator. Proceedings of the 10th Coal Congress of Turkey.  Zonguldak, Turkey. pp. 249–258.

    35. Krstic, V., Kecojevic, V., Teodorovic, Z., Stepanovic, S. (1996). Model of Horizontal Coal Deposit Excavation by Bucketwheel Excavator. Proceedings of the 10th Coal Congress of Turkey. Zonguldak, Turkey. pp. 243-248.

    36. Simic, R., Kecojevic, V. (1996). Application of Needle-Filters in Drainage of Surface Mines.  Proceeding of the III International Conference on Opencast Mining. Belgrade, Serbia. pp. 245-250. (In Serbian.)

    37. Kecojevic, V., Simic, R., Teodorovic, Z. (1996). Optimization of Drainage Facilities in Coal Surface Mines. Proceeding of the III International Conference on Opencast Mining, Belgrade, Serbia. pp. 234-238. (In Serbian.)

    38. Simic, R., Kecojevic V. (1995). Remote Supervision and Control of Drainage System.  Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on the Impact of Industry on Groundwater Resources. Cernobbio, Como, Italy. pp. 307-313.

    39. Kecojevic, V., Teodorovic, Z. (1995). Model for Simulation of Pressurized Spring Wells System. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Automation in Mining ICAMC '95. Gliwice, Poland. pp. 583-593.

    40. Lazic, A., Kecojevic, V., Krstic, V. (1995). Specialized Production System for Adaptive Control on Continuous Surface Mining. Proceedings of the 4th International Continuous Surface Mining Symposium. Aachen, Germany. pp. V-29 - V-32.

    41. Kecojevic, V., Krstic, V., Teodorovic, Z. (1995). Methodology for Selection of Bucketwheel Excavator Block Technological Parameters. Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Mine Mechanization and Automation. Golden, CO. Volume 2, pp 14-49 ÷ 14-53.

    42. Simic, R., Kecojevic, V. (1995). Application of Hydraulic Shovels and Wheel-Loaders in Serbian Mining. Proceeding of the IV Yugoslav Symposium on Mine Mechanization. Belgrade, Serbia. pp. 26-30. (In Serbian.)

    43. Simic, R., Kecojevic, V. (1995). Application of DBT Crushers in Cement Industry. Proceeding of the II Conference on Surface Mining in Cement Industry. Kosjeric, Serbia. pp. 207-211. (in Serbian).

    44. Krstic, V., Kecojevic, V. (1994). Multi-Criterion Decision on Truck Selection in Surface Mining. Proceeding of the II International Conference on Opencast Mining. Vrnjacka Banja, Serbia. pp. 99-102. (In Serbian.)

    45. Teodorovic, Z., Kecojevic, V. (1994). Modeling of Hydraulics Parameters for Gravitational Pipeline in Dewatering of Surface Mines. Proceeding of the II International Conference on Opencast Mining. Vrnjacka Banja, Serbia. pp. 103-106. (In Serbian.)

    46. Krstic, V., Kecojevic, V. (1993). Simulation Model for Groundwater Flow. Proceeding of the Conference on Mining at the end of 20th Century. Belgrade, Serbia. pp. 149-154. (In Serbian.)

    47. Kecojevic, V., Krstic, V. (1993). Simulation Model for Shovel-Truck System at Dubrave Surface Coal Mine. Proceeding of the Conference on Utilization of Small Coal Deposits. Belgrade, Serbia. pp. 168-174. (In Serbian.)