Graduate Research Assistant
Rail Transportation and Engineering Center - RailTEC
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B-118 Newmark Engineering Laboratory, MC-250
205 N. Mathews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801
Tel: (217) 244-6063
Email: <schadwi2> at illinois.edu
2010 BS (Civil Engineering) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2014 MS (Civil Engineering) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Sam's interests include: research in the area of railroad safety, specializing in highway-rail grade crossings; developing model to identify grade crossings with high risk of derailment due to grade crossing collisions. Also interested in high speed rail construction, management and operations; completed 1 year internship with Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation learning about all aspects of HSR.
2013-2014 Henry Luce Fellow placed at Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation
2012 AREMA Committee 12 - Rail Transit Scholarship
2010 American Council of Railroad Women Scholarship