Alvaro Canga Ruiz

Graduated: May 2017 - M.S.

Graduate Research Assistant
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: <cangaru2> at


2015 B.S. (Civil Engineering), ETSICCP, Technical University of Madrid (UPM), Spain

Professional Interests

Alvaro Canga Ruiz is currently pursuing his MasterĀ“s degree in civil engineering with emphasis in structural engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Conducting research with the infrastructure group at RailTEC, his work focuses on analysis and optimization of track superstructure. His research and academic interests include structural analysis and mechanics, as well as design and optimization of infrastructure.


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Canga Ruiz, A.E., M.V. Csenge, J.R. Edwards, Y. Qian and M.S. Dersch. 2017. Quantification of Rail Displacements Under Light Rail Transit Field Loading Conditions. In: Proceedings of the 2017 Joint Rail Conference, Philadelphia, PA, April 2017.

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