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Myers, Warren R.

A portrait of Warren Myers

304.293.4334

ESB 123


Professor - Industrial and Management Systems Engineering

Approved Graduate Faculty for Statler MS and PhD committees

Education


Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, West Virginia University, Industrial Engineering Dept., 1986. 
M.P.H., Industrial Hygiene, School of Public Health, Environmental Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1979. 
MS, Reproductive Physiology, College of Agriculture and Forestry, Department of Animal Sciences, WVU, 1971. 
BS, Animal Sciences, College of Agriculture and Forestry, Dept. of Animal Sciences, WVU, 1969.

Dr. Myers is a Full Professor tenured in the Industrial and Management Systems Engineering Department. He currently serves as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for the College. He is a diplomat of the American Academy of Industrial Hygiene and is a Certified Industrial Hygienist. He joined the faculty of WVU in 1987. Before that he spent 13 years as a research scientist with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. 
Dr Myers has extensive research and field experience in industrial hygiene specifically with worker exposure assessments. He has worked professionally for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; the American Mining Congress; 3M Co.; the Department of Defense (Army and Air Force); the National Paint and Coatings Association; and others. He has published over 37 peer-reviewed articles in industrial hygiene and presented at over 20 national and international scientific meetings. He is active in numerous professional organizations and societies including the American Association for Aerosol Research, the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, the American Industrial Hygiene Association, the British Occupational Health Society, and the International Society for Respiratory Protection.

Dr Myers has received several national and international awards recognizing his research activities including:

1998 John M. White Award given by the American Industrial Hygiene Association, Respirator Committee for excellence in respiratory protection

1995 John M. White Award given by the American Industrial Hygiene Association, Respirator Committee for excellence in respiratory protection

1990 Best Technical Content Poster Session Award, of the 1990 American Industrial Hygiene Conference;

1989 Edward C. Hyatt Award presented by the International Society for Respiratory Protection for contributions to the arts and science of respiratory protection; and

1987 John M. White Award given by the American Industrial Hygiene Association, Respirator Committee for excellence in respiratory protection.

Research Focus Areas

Health and Safety

Research Interests

Occupational and environmental exposure assessment 
Respirator workplace protection and fit assessment
worker exposure assessments to chemical and physical agents 
ergonomic and human factors problems 
ventilation system assessment 
personal protective equipment

Teaching Interests

Industrial Hygiene 
Exposure assessment 
Occupational noise exposure assessment

Special Interests

Singing 
Reading 
Fishing

Professional Societies

American Industrial Hygiene Association 
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygiene 
American Society of Engineering Education 
British Occupational Hygiene Society 
Diplomat of the American Academy of Industrial Hygiene 
Institute of Environmental Scientists 
Institute of Industrial Engineers 
International Society for Respiratory Protection