Andrew Scheppe

Graduate Research Assistant

B-118 Newmark Engineering Laboratory, MC-250
205 N. Mathews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801
Tel: (217) 244-6063

Email: <scheppe1> at


B.S. (Civil Engineering) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Professional Interests

Andrew Scheppe is pursuing his Master’s degree within the RailTEC group at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a member of the infrastructure group, working on the FRA concrete crosstie project. Andrew’s work is focused on developing a mechanistic design approach for concrete crossties and fastening systems. He is also interested in characterizing the lateral wheel load distribution for mainline railroad traffic.