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Vladislav Kecojevic
Department of Mining Engineering

Service

Service to professional societies

President, Society of Mining Professors, (07/2015-09/2016)

President-Elect, Society of Mining Professors, (07/2014-06/2015)

President-Elect Designate, Society of Mining Professors, (07/2013-06/2014)

Council Member, Society of Mining Professors, (07/2009-current)

Chair, Membership Development Committee, Society of Mining Professors, (07/2009-06/2014)

Member, Guenter Fettweis Award Committee, Society of Mining Professors, (07/2014-09/2016)

Member, Ludwig Wilke Award Committee, Society of Mining Professors, (07/2015-current)

Member, Strategic Planning Committee, Society of Mining Professors, (07/2011-current)

Member, Nominating Committee, Society of Mining Professors, (07/2013-current)

Vice-President, West Virginia Coal Mining Institute, (07/2017-current)

Chair, SME Annual Program, (03/2014-02/2015)

Chair, SME Coal & Energy Division, (03/2013-02/2014)

Chair-elect, SME Coal & Energy Division, (03/2012-02/2013)

Chair-elect designate, SME Coal & Energy Division, (03/2011-02/2012)

Chair, SME Coal & Energy Division Program, (03/2010-02/2011)

Director, board of directors, SME Pittsburgh Section, (01/2015-12/2018)

Chair, SME Coal & Energy Division Executive Committee, (03/2013-02/2014)

Chair-elect, SME Coal & Energy Division Executive Committee, (03/2012-02/2013)

Member, SME Coal & Energy Division Executive Committee, (03/2010-02/2011)

Chair, SME Coal & Energy Division Nominating Committee, (03/2013-02/2014)

Chair-elect, SME Coal & Energy Division Nominating Committee, (03/2012-02/2013)

Member, SME Coal & Energy Division Nominating Committee, (03/2011-02/2016)

Chair, SME Distinguished Member Award Committee, (03/2013-02/2014)

Member, SME Distinguished Member Award Committee, (03/2012-02/2013)

Chair, SME Coal & Energy Division Distinguished Service Award Committee, (03/2013-02/2014)

Member, SME Coal & Energy Division Distinguished Service Award Committee, (03/2011-02/2016)

Member, SME Erskine Ramsay Medal Award Committee, (03/2011-02/2015)

Member, SME Robert Earll McConnell Award Committee, (03/2014-02/2015)

Member, SME J.W. Woomer Award Committee, (03/2016-02/2019)

Chair, SME Mineral Economics Award Committee, (03/2013-02/2014)

Member, SME Mineral Economics Award Committee, (03/2012-02/2013)

Member, SME Frank F. Aplan Award Committee, (3/2012-02/2014)

Chair, SME Stefanko Best Paper Award Committee, (03/2011-02/2012)

Member, SME Stefanko Best Paper Award Committee, (03/2010-02/2011)

Member, SME Coal & Energy Division Publication Committee, (03/2005-02/2008)

Member, SME Coal & Energy Division Exploration & Reserves Committee, (03/2005-02/2010)

Member, SME Operations Research Committee, (03/2005-02/2006)

Chair, SME Coal & Energy Division Environmental Committee, (03/2008-02/2009)

Chair-elect, SME Coal & Energy Division Environmental Committee, (03/2007-02/2008)

Member, SME Coal & Energy Division Environmental Committee, (03/2003-02/2007)

Member, APCOM International Council, (2004-2009)

Member, International Committee on Computer Applications in the Minerals Industries, (2002-2011)

Member, International Committee on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection, (2002-2011)

Service to government and private foundations

Member, Safety and Occupational Health Study Section of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (2014-2018)

Reviewer, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, (2015-current)

Reviewer, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, (2006-current)

Reviewer, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, (2012)

Reviewer, INNOVA Chile, Chile, (2015)

Reviewer, Canada Council for the Arts, Killam Prize in Engineering, (2014)

Reviewer, Government of Chile, (2011)

Reviewer, Government of Serbia, Ministry for Science and Technological Development, (2011)

Reviewer, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York, U.S., (2010)

Co-author, Education Roadmap for Mining Professionals. U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Industrial Technologies, (2002)

Journal editorial boards

Editor-in-chief, International Journal of Mining and Mineral Engineering, Inderscience Publisher, (09/2008-04/2012).

Guest editor, International Journal of Risk Assessment and Management, Special Issue on Risk Assessment and Management in Mineral Industry, Vol. 7, Issue 5, Inderscience Publisher. (2005).

Associate editor, Mining Engineering Journal and SME Transactions, Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, (06/2006-01/2013).

Member, editorial board, International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment, Taylor and Francis, (04/2014-current).

Member, editorial board, Transactions of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, Section A: Mining Technology, Maney Publishing, (01/2011-current).

Member, editorial board, International Journal of Mining and Mineral Engineering, Inderscience Publisher, (05/2012-current).

Member, international editorial board, Tecnologia Minera, Peru, (09/2014-current).

Member, editorial board, Горные науки и технологии, Russia (01/2016 – current).

Member, RMZ - Materials and Geoenvironment, Slovenia (04/2016 - current).

Journal reviewer

International Journal of Environment and Pollution (Inderscience)

SME Transactions (Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration)

SME Mining Engineering Journal 

International Journal of Mining, Reclamation, and the Environment (Taylor & Francis)

International Journal of Geomechanics (American Society of Civil Engineers)

Environmental Geology (Springer)

Journal of Energy Engineering (American Society of Civil Engineers)

Safety Science (Elsevier)

International Journal of Mining and Mineral Engineering (Inderscience)

International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion (Taylor & Francis)

Resources Policy (Elsevier)

Pakistan Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR-Scientific Information Centre)

Journal of Hazardous Material (Elsevier)

Reliability Engineering & System Safety (Elsevier)

Environmental Earth Sciences (Springer)

Environmental Modeling and Software (Elsevier)

Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (Springer)

Transactions of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, Section A: Mining Technology (Maney Publishing)

Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering (Elsevier)

Proceedings of the Second International Future Mining Conference 2011 (Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy)

Minerals (MDPI AG)

Open Journal of Safety Science and Technology (Scientific Research Publishing)

Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory (Elsevier)

Mineral Economics (Springer)

Expert Systems with Applications (Elsevier)

The Journal of Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM)

Mining Science (previously Prace Naukowe Instytutu Gornictwa Politechniki Wroclawskiej)

Journal of Cleaner Production (Elsevier)

Energy Efficiency (Springer)

Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health (Taylor and Francis)

Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment (Elsevier)

Human and Ecological Risk Assessment (Taylor & Francis)

Safety and Health at Work (Elsevier)

Applied Ergonomics (Elsevier)

International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing (Inderscience)

Book reviews

Della-Giustina, D.,E., Fire Safety Management Handbook, 3rd edition, Taylor and Francis, (2013).

Safety Professionals Handbook, 2nd edition. Chapter: Managing Safety Engineering Project. American Society of Safety Engineers, editor-in-chief: Haight, J., (2010).

Safety Professionals Handbook. 1st Edition. Chapter: Managing Safety Engineering Project Work. American Society of Safety Engineers, editor-in-chief: Haight, J., 2008.

Simpson, G., Horberry, T., Joy, J. Understanding Human Error in Mine Safety, Ashgate Publishing Group, (2009).

Service to department, college and university

External reviewer, Promotion and Tenure, (2008-current)

External reviewer, Department of Mining Engineering, University of Utah (2016)

Chair, Promotion and Tenure Committee, Department of Mining Engineering, West Virginia University, (2012-current)

Member, Five-Year Review Committee for the Dean of the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, West Virginia University, (2017)

Member, Outstanding Teacher Awards Committee, Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, West Virginia University (2016)

Member, Promotion and Tenure Committee, Department of Mining Engineering, West Virginia University, (2011-212)

Faculty marshal, Department of Mining Engineering, West Virginia University, (spring 2012)

Chair, search committee for mining faculty position, Department of Mining Engineering, West Virginia University, (2011-2012)

Member, Outstanding Advisor Selection Committee, Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, West Virginia University, (2010)

Member, Safety Committee, Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, West Virginia University, (2011-2012)

Member, Library Committee, Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, West Virginia University, (2011-current)

Member, Faculty Council Executive Committee, Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, West Virginia University, (2012-current)

Member, Promotion and Tenure Committee, Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering, Penn State, (2008-2009)

Member, Alliance for Earth Sciences, Engineering and Development in Africa, Penn State, (2004-2009)

Member, AESEDA GeoResources Engineering Management Masters Program, (2004-2009)

Member, search committee for mining faculty position, Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering, Penn State, (2003, 2006 and 2008)

College faculty marshal, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, Penn State, (fall 2008)

Member, Graduate Admission Committee, Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering, Penn State, (2008)

Member, Computing Committee, Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering, Penn State, (2003-2008)

Member, Graduate Education and Research Committee, Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering, Penn State, (2003-2007)

Member, Faculty Activity Analysis Committee, Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering, Penn State, (2003-2007)

Academic adviser, Schreyer Honors College, Penn State, (2003-2007)

Judge, Undergraduate and Graduate Exhibitions, Penn State, (2005 and 2007)

Conference Committees

Member, International Organizing Committee, 28th Annual Meeting and Conference of the Society of Mining Professors, Torino, Italy, (July 2017)

Member, Scientific Committee, 6th International Congress of Mining Machinery & Technologies, Izmir, Turkey, (October 2017)

Member, International Scientific Council, Eight International Conference on Coal. Zlatibor, Serbia, (October 2017)

Member, Scientific Committee, The International Symposium on Mineral Industry and Environment. Annaba, Algeria (October 2017).

Chair, Organizing Committee, 27th Annual Meeting and Conference of the Society of Mining Professors, Washington, DC, (September 2016)

Member, Technical Committee, Sixth International Conference on Innovations in Mine Operations, Santiago, Chile, (August 2016)

Member, International Advisory Committee, Third International Symposium on Mine Safety Science and Engineering, Montreal, Canada, (August 2016)

Member, Program Committee, 13th International Symposium on Continuous Surface Mining, Belgrade, Serbia, (September 2016)

Member, International Scientific Board, 26th Annual General Meeting and Conference of the Society of Mining Professors, Freiberg, Germany, (June 2015)

Member, Scientific Committee, 2015 Spain Minergy Congress, Gijon, Spain, (June 2015)

Member, Organizing Committee, Third International Future Mining Conference, Sydney, Australia, (November 2015)

Member, Scientific Board, 47th International October Conference on Mining and Metallurgy, Bor, Serbia, (October 2015)

Member, Scientific Council, Seventh International Conference on Coal, Zlatibor, Serbia, (October 2015)

Member, Advisory Committee, Third International Conference on Advances in Mining and Tunneling, Vung Tau, Vietnam, (October 2014)

Member, Scientific Council, 11th International Conference on Surface Mining, Zlatibor, Serbia, (October 2014)

Member, Scientific Board, 46th International October Conference on Mining and Metallurgy, Bor, Serbia, (October 2014)

Member, Scientific Council, Sixth International Conference on Coal. Zlatibor, Serbia, (October 2013)

Member, Scientific Board, 45th International October Conference on Mining and Metallurgy, Bor, Serbia, (October 2013)

Member, Organizing Committee, Conference on Environmental Considerations in Energy Production, Charleston, WV, (2013)

Member, Scientific Council, 10th International Conference on Surface Mining, Zlatibor, Serbia, (October 2012)

Member, Technical Organizing Committee, Conference on Innovations in Mining Engineering, Rolla, Missouri, (2011)

Member, Organizing Committee, 20th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection, Almaty, Kazakhstan, (October 2011)

Member, Scientific Council, Fifth International Conference Coal, Zlatibor, Serbia, (October 2011)

Member, Organizing Committee, 19th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection, Kalgoorlie, Australia, (December 2010)

Member, Scientific Committee, Third International Symposium on Energy Mining, Banja Junakovic, Serbia, (September 2010)

Member, Organizing Committee, IV International Mining Innovation Conference, Santiago, Chile, (June 2010)

Member, Organizing Committee, 18th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection, Banff, Alberta, Canada, (November 2009)

Member, Organizing Committee, 17th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection, Beijing, China, (October 2008)

Member, Scientific Council, Fourth International Conference on Coal, Belgrade, Serbia, (October 2008)

Member, Organizing Committee, Sixth International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection, Bangkok, Thailand, (December 2007)

Member, Organizing Committee, 13th Pennsylvania Drilling and Blasting Conference,. State College, Pennsylvania, (November  2007)

Member, International Council, Third International Symposium on Application of Computers and Operations Research in the Mineral Industry , Santiago, Chile, (April 2007)

Member, Organizing Committee, 15th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection, Torino, Italy, (September 2006)

Member, Organizing Committee, Fifth International Conference on Computer Applications in the Minerals Industries, Banff, Alberta, Canada, (November 2005)

Member, Organizing Committee, 14th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection. Banff, Alberta, Canada, (November 2005)

Member, Organizing Committee, 12th Pennsylvania Drilling and Blasting Conference, State College, Pennsylvania, (November 2005)

Vice-Chair, 32nd International Symposium on Application of Computers and Operations Research in the Mineral Industry, Tucson, Arizona, (March-April 2005)

Member, Organizing Committee, 13th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection, Wroclaw, Poland, (September 2004)

Member, Organizing Committee, 11th Pennsylvania Drilling and Blasting Conference, State College, Pennsylvania, November 2003)

Member, Organizing Committee, Fourth International Conference on Computer Application in the Mineral Industries, Calgary, Canada, (September 2003)

Member, Organizing Committee, 12th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection. Kalgoorlie, Australia, (April 2003)

Member, Organizing Committee, 11th International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection, Prague, Czech Republic, (October 2002)