Participation at TRB

RailTEC faculty, research staff, students, and alumni along with NURail partners participated at the 97th Annual Transportation Research Board (TRB) meeting in Washington, D.C. on January 7 - 11, 2018.

Distinguished Visitors Tour RAIL

Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth and Illinois Chancellor Robert Jones met with RailTEC faculty and students and toured the Research and Innovation Laboratory (RAIL) on December 15, 2017.

Spring 2018 Research

Recent field testing near La Crosse, WI quantifying benefits of ballast mats on ballasted bridge decks through field instrumentation. Progress Rail Services & BNSF funded and supported the work.

BNSF Employees Visit RailTEC

RailTEC welcomed six BNSF employees on February 1-2. The guests spoke to the AREMA Student Chapter and toured RAIL. Brennan Caughron, BNSF employee and RailTEC alumnus, presented the Hay Seminar.

Engineering Open House

EOH was held on March 9-10 and is an annual student-led event featuring two days of exhibits and competitions that showcase the engineering students. Visitors of all ages enjoyed the many rail exhibits.

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