NIOSH Training Project Grants

The NIOSH Training Project Grant in Occupational Safety (OS) at Ohio University has been funded since 2012. Since 2012, the OS program has trained students to become successful safety professionals. Housed within the Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) Department, this program has focus areas of aging workers, data analysis, new technologies, and the integration of safety with process improvement. Students earn the MS in Industrial and Systems Engineering or PhD in Mechanical and Systems Engineering with a focus on Occupational Safety and have gone on to successful careers in government and industry.

The OS training program at Ohio University is currently recruit new trainees pursuing MS or PhD degrees starting in the Fall 2022 or Spring 2023 semester. Students must be United States Citizens to participate in the program. For information about the program and/or funding, please contact Dr. Tao Yuan at