Dr. Jeremy M. Slagley, PhD

Associate Professor of Industrial Hygiene and Environmental Science

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Jeremy Slagley is father to 8 (eight) children.  Of the four kids achieving exit velocity (age), one daughter is a Carmelite nun, another is serving in the Air Force.  One son is attending Wichita State and a daughter is married with 3 of the grandkids.  The remaining four keep him and his wife active.


1993 - BS in Environmental Engineering, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY

2000 - MS in Industrial Hygiene, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

2006 - PhD in Occupational Safety and Health, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

(Dissertation title: Effects of Diameter and Cross-sectional Partitioning on Active Noise Control in Round Ducts)

2004 – Air Command and Staff College (correspondence)

2010 – Air War College (correspondence)




2022                                      Fulbright Scholarship – US Scholar to Poland, Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Lodz  

2020                                      AFIT 2020-03 Team Award, Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Graduate Certificate Team

2019                                      AFIT Graduate School of Engineering and Management Dean’s Distinguished Teaching Professor Award

2018                                      Southwest Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE) Faculty Excellence

2017                                       AFIT Category III Civilian of the Quarter, CY 17-02

2011                                       2010 Best Paper Award, Engineering Committee, American Industrial Hygiene Association

2010                                       Southwest Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE) Teacher of the Year

2009                                       AFIT Field Grade Officer of the Quarter, CY 09-03

2006                                       National Hearing Conservation Association Student Travel Award

2004                                       National Hearing Conservation Association Scholarship

2003                                       AFIT Scholarship (PhD, Industrial Hygiene)

2003                                       David L. Swift Memorial 2002 Outstanding Aerosol Paper Award, Aerosol Technology Committee, American Industrial Hygiene Association

2001                                       AETC Commander’s Award (Honor Grad), Basic Instructor Course

2000                                       AFIERA CGO of the Quarter, CY 00-04

2000                                       Milford E. Barnes Award (faculty-voted top graduate student), Department of Occupational and Environmental Health University of Iowa College of Public Health                             

1999                                       American Industrial Hygiene Association Foundation Scholarship

1998                                       AFIT Scholarship (MS, Industrial Hygiene)

1997                                       Air Force Company Grade Bioenvironmental Engineer of the Year

1997                                       USAFE Company Grade Bioenvironmental Engineer of the Year

1997                                       39 Medical Group CGO of the Year

1996                                       437 Medical Group CGO of the Quarter, CY 96-01


Sedej, O., Mbonimpa, E, Sleight, T., & Slagley, J. (2022). Artificial Neural Networks and Gradient Boosted Machines Used for Regression to Evaluate Gasification Processes: A Review.  Journal of Energy and Power Technology. 4(3): 027; doi:10.21926/jept.2203027.

Sedej, O., Mbonimpa, E, Sleight, T., & Slagley, J. (2022). Application of Machine Learning to Predict the Performance of an EMIPG Reactor Using Data from Numerical Simulations.  Energies. 15(7) 2559.

*Spatz, E., Slagley, J., Cooper, C., Eninger, R., & Sleight, T.  (2022). Method development for evaluation of whole-body dermal exposures and decontamination effectiveness using an ultraviolet fluorescent aerosol. Journal of Emergency Management (In press).

*Blair, M., Slagley, J., & Schaal, N.C.  (2022). Pure Tone Audiometry Evaluation Method Effectiveness in Detecting Hearing Changes Due to Workplace Ototoxicant, Continuous Noise, and Impulse Noise Exposures.  Ear and Hearing, (Published on-line 2 Dec 2021) JIF: 3.129.

*Chester, D., Mukherjee C., Slagley, J., Mbonimpa, E., & *Hornstein, T. (2021). A Life Cycle Comparison of Remote, Deployed Expeditionary Waste Management Scenarios. Journal of Environmental Protection, 12(2). Google impact factor 1.55.

*Blair, M., Slagley, J., & Schaal, N.C.  (2021). Effect of Noise and Ototoxicants on Developing Standard Threshold Shifts at a U.S. Air Force Depot Level Maintenance Facility. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, p. 1-11. DOI: 10.1080/15459624.2021.1922693 JIF: 1.653.

Kaminski, M.D., *Sanders, K., Hepler, K., Magnuson, M., & Slagley, J. (2021). External Dose to Recovery Teams Following a Nuclear or Radiological Release Event. Health Physics, 120(6), 591-599. DOI: 10.1097/hp.0000000000001381. JIF: 0.993.

Mukherjee, C., Denney, J., Mbonimpa, E. G., Slagley, J., & Bhowmik, R. (2020). A review on municipal solid waste-to-energy trends in the USA. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 119, 109512. JIF: 10.556.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2019.109512

*Trawick, J., Slagley, J., and Eninger, E. (2019). Occupational Noise Dose Reduction via Behavior Modification Using In-Ear Dosimetry among United States Air Force Personnel Exposed to Continuous and Impulse Noise. Open Journal of Safety Science and Technology, 9:2, 61-81. Google impact factor 2.08. DOI: 10.4236/ojsst.2019.92005

*Titus, E., *Lemmer, G., Slagley, J., Eninger, R. (2019).  A Review of CBRN Topics Related to Military and Civilian Patient Exposure and Decontamination. American Journal of Disaster Medicine, 14(2), 137-149.  JIF: 0.25

Richburg, C., Slagley, J. (2018).  Noise and Light Concerns of Residents Living in Close Proximity to Hydraulic Fracturing Sites in Southwestern Pennsylvania. Public Health Nursing, 2019;36:3-10. DOI: 10.1111/phn.12540.  JIF: 1.163.

Bradshaw, John, Slagley, Jeremy, *Iannacchione, Nicole, and Lees, Matthew. (2018). Measuring Leak Rates from Abandoned Natural Gas Wells in Western Pennsylvania. Journal of Scientific and Industrial Metrology, 2(1:1), 1-5. DOI: 10.21767/2472-1948.100014

 *Schaal, N., Slagley, J., Richburg, C., Zreiqat, M., & Paschold, H. (2018). Chemical induced hearing loss in shipyard workers. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 60(1), e55-e62. JIF: 1.861

Slagley, J.M., Paschold, H., Engler, J. (2017)  Evaluation of Coverall Field Dry Aerosol Decontamination Methods Using a Manikin.  Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, (accepted for publication). JIF: 1.155

*Schaal, N., Slagley, J., Zreiqat, M., & Paschold, H. (2017). Effects of combined exposure to metals, solvents, and noise on permanent threshold shifts. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 60(3), 227-238.  doi:10.1002/ajim.22690.  JIF: 1.632

*Stubbs, J., Slagley, J., Reboulet, J. (2015)  A noise delivery system for multi-animal multi-level whole body ototoxicity studies.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 138(5): 3181-3187. JIF: 1.572

Slagley, J. (2015)  The coming storm: Silica contamination control. Professional Safety, 60(11):35-37. JIF: 0.6 (researchgate 2011)

*Ferreri, M.,  Slagley, J., Felker, D. (2015)  Laboratory evaluation of airborne particulate control treatments for simulated aircraft crash recovery operations involving carbon fiber composite materials.  Journal of Emergency Management, 13(5): 468-476. (Simultaneously published in Am J of Disaster Med, 10(4): 316-324.) JIF: 0.29 (researchgate)

*Cooper, C.,  Slagley, J., Lohaus, J., Escamilla, E., Bliss, C., Semler, D., Felker, D., Smith, D., Ott, D. (2014)  Comparison of High-Volume Air Sampling Equipment for Viral Aerosol Sampling During Emergency Response.  Journal of Emergency Management, 12(2): 161-170. JIF: 0.25 (researchgate)

 Munfakh, A., Smith, D., Holt, D., Kloft, L., Unger, E., and Slagley, J. (2011)  Radiological Dispersal Events within Urban Environments:  A General Method of Measuring Economic Impacts.  Journal of Emergency Management, 9(4): 53-67. JIF: 0.29 (researchgate 2014)

*Schmidtgoessling, R., J. Slagley, M. Shelley, and D. Smith.  (2010) System dynamics modeling to optimize emergency responders’ emergency and nonemergency efforts:  Case study of Air Force Bioenvironmental Engineering combating weapons of mass destruction response capabilities.  Journal of Emergency Management, 8(6): 73-79. JIF: 0.29 (researchgate 2014)

*Sweeney, D.D., J.M. Slagley, and D.A. Smith.  (2010)  Insertion Loss of Noise Barriers on an Above Ground Full Scale Model Longwall Coal Mining Shearer.  Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 7(5): 272-279.  (2010 AIHA Engineering Committee Best Paper of the Year Award) JIF: 1.293

J. Slagley, R. Eninger, and D. Smith.  (2010)  ‘Cradle to Grave’ Defense Occupational Hygienist Education in the United States Air Force.  Journal of Health, Safety, and Environment, 26(2): 163-170.

 *Schmidtgoessling, R.D., D.A. Smith, J.M. Slagley.  (2010)  Evaluation of Shelter-in-Place (SIP) Initiation Strategies for a Release of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, or Nuclear (CBRN) Agent or Toxic Industrial Chemicals (TICs). Defense Threat Reduction University Journal, 1(1).

Badiru, A.B., J.M. Slagley, and D.A. Smith.  (2010)  Project Management Application for Engineering Program Accreditation Preparation. ASCE Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, 136(1): 39-47. JIF: 0.74 (researchgate)

*Sweeney, D.D., J.M. Slagley, D.A. Smith, and J.P. Rider.  (2009)  Controlling Dust Exposures in Longwall Mining Utilizing a Simple Barrier.  Mining Engineering, 60(12): 58-61.

Slagley, J.M., and S.E. Guffey.  (2007)  Effects of Cross-sectional Partitioning on Active Noise Control in Round Ducts. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 4(10):  751-761. JIF: 0.971 (2008)

Slagley, J.M., and S.E. Guffey.  (2007)  Effects of Diameter on Active Noise Control in Rectangular and Round Ducts.  Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 4(7): 492-501. JIF: 0.971 (2008)

 Slagley, J.M., and S.E. Guffey.  (2006)  Active noise control of stageloader noise in longwall mining.  2005 Transactions of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc., 318, 154-160.


O’Shaugnessy, P.T., and J.M. Slagley.   (2002) Photometer Response Determination Based on Aerosol Physical Characteristics.  American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal, 63(5): 578-585.  (2002 David L. Swift Memorial Outstanding Aerosol Paper of the Year Award) JIF: 0.68 (researchgate)


Other Publications

Slagley, J.M. (2016). Industrial Hygiene. In W. D. Minnick (Ed.), Active Learning Strategies for Safety and Health Educators and Trainers. Chicago: NSC, 283-300.

Nelson, E. and Slagley, J. (2016). Keeping Pace with Drug Trends: Medical Marijuana, Legal Positives, and Other Challenges for Drug-free Workplace Programs.  The Synergist, 27(2): 32-34.

American Industrial Hygiene Association.  The Ultimate CD Reference Series Noise Edition.  (Contributing editor for journal articles)  AIHA Press, Fairfax, VA.  Product Number: ENOC09-762.

 Badiru, A.; Smith, D.; Grimaila, M.; Slagley, J.; Kee, P. and Thal, A. (2007), “IE Techniques Aid Air Force Disaster Response,”  Institute of Industrial Engineers, Online Digest, www.iienet.org <http://www.iienet.org/> ;  http://www.iienet2.org/Details.aspx?id=10178; September 18, 2007.

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