DR. NIR KEREN - SAFETY ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE
STIR
Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Contact Information

102 Industrial Education II
Iowa State Univeristy
Ames, IA 50010-3130
Phone: 515-295-2580
Fax: 515-294-1130
E-mail: nir@iastate.edu
Skype: keren_nir

Role:

PI

Title:

Utilization of a Virtual Reality Environment to Examine the Effect of Risk on Decision Making Processes and Choice

Granting Agency:

National Science Foundation

Budget:

$588,854

Dates:

1/1/2008 to 12/31/2010

Status:

Pending

 

Role

Co-PI (Wright, James – PI)

Title

Emergency Planning and Response for Biofuel Facilities

Amount

$241,877

Funding Agency

US Department of Labor - the Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Period

October 2007 – September 2008

Status

Pending

 

Role

Co-PI (Olafson, Siggi – PI)

Title

Optimal Data Selection to Enable Data Mining of Law Enforcement Incident Databases

Amount

$423,475

Funding Agency

US National Institute of Justice

Period

October 2007 – September 2009

Status

Pending

 

Role

Co-PI (Plazak, David – PI)

Title

Comprehensive Framework for Managing Highway Agency Decisions Regarding Rural Expressway Routes and Associated Highway Bypasses

Amount

$74,999

Funding Agency

Iowa Department of Transportation

Status

Current

 

Role

PI

Title

Utilization of the Process Tracing Methodology to Directly Assess Student Competency in ‘Customer Focus’

Amount

$30,534

Funding Agency

Iowa State University

Status

Current

 

Role

PI

Title

Risk of Secondary Injury Induced by the Implementation of Assistive Technology

Amount

$9,354

Funding Agency

Heartland Center for Occupational Health & Safety - the University of Iowa

Status

Current

 

Role

PI

Title

Global Alliance for Loss Prevention

Amount

$8,000

Funding Agency

Iowa State University

Status

Current

 

Previous Funded Projects

1.     Human Reliability Analysis of the Newport Chemical Agent Demilitarization Facility. Army Corp of Engineers (as sub-contractor of Parsons Corporation).  (2004).

2.     Quantitative Risk Analysis of the Newport Chemical Agent Demilitarization Facility. Army Corp of Engineers (as a sub-contractor of Parsons Corporation), (2004).

3.     Propane Industry Incident Data Collection: phases 3 & 4. Propane Education and Research Council. (2002-2005).

4.     Emergency Planning Data Collection. North Texas Council of Government (as a sub-contractor of SRA International). (2003).

5.     EPA Data Collection on Risk Management Program Facilities. Environmental Protection Agency (as a subcontractor of SRA international). (2002).

6.     Propane Industry Incident Data Collection: phases 1 & 2. Propane Education and Research Council. (2001).