Garrett Fullerton

Graduated: August 2015 - M.S.

Graduate Research Assistant
Tel: (217) 244-6063
Email: <gfuller2> at


2013, B.S. (Civil Engineering) University of South Carolina Honors College, Columbia, SC; 2015, M.S. (Civil Engineering) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Professional Interests

Garrett Fullerton's research focused on train operations and how certain events affect a system. For example, if certain circumstances cause a shock to the system, what are the related delays and how are other freight modes effected.


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Fullerton, G.A., C.T. Dick, T. Hwang and Y. Ouyang. 2015. Exchange Point Delay and Mode Shift Associated with Regional Deployment of Alternative Locomotive Technology on the North American Line-Haul Freight Network. In: Proceedings of the International Association of Railway Operations Research (IAROR) 6th International Conference on Railway Operations Modelling and Analysis, Tokyo, Japan, March 2015.

Fullerton, G.A. and C.T. Dick. 2015. Operational Considerations of Transitioning to Emerging Ultra-low Emission Locomotive Technologies for Heavy-haul Freight Rail Applications. In: Proceedings of the International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Perth, Australia, June 2015.


Fullerton, G.A., G.C. DiDomenico, M-C. Shih and C.T. Dick. 2014. Congestion as a Source of Variation in Passenger and Freight Railway Fuel Efficiency. In: Proceedings of the 2014 Joint Rail Conference, Colorado Springs, USA, April 2014.

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