Thiago Bizarria do Carmo

Graduated: May 2014 - M.S.

Graduate Research Assistant
Email: <carmo2> at illinois.edu

Education

2011 B.S. (Civil Engineering) University of Brasilia, Brazil
2014 M.S. (Civil Engineering) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Professional Interests

Thiago do Carmo received his Master's Degree in 2014 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a concentration in structures and railroad engineering. In his time at UIUC he worked as a graduate research assistant with the Rail Transportation and Engineering Center (RailTEC) from 2012 to 2014. Thiago's research focused on structural engineering, railroad infrastructure, concrete crossties fastening system, design improvement and analysis of track components. He was a member and active participant of the TRB Committee on Railroad Track Structure System Design and the AREMA Committee 30 on Crossties.

Honors

ISAC ERASMUS Scholarship, 2009

 

M.S. Thesis:

MULTIFACETED APPROACH FOR THE ANALYSIS OF RAIL PAD ASSEMBLIES RESPONSES

 

Latest Publications

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Conference Proceedings

2014

do Carmo, T.B., J.R. Edwards, R.G. Kernes, B.O. Andrawes and C.P.L. Barkan. 2014. Laboratory and Field Investigation of the Rail Pad Assembly Mechanistic Behavior. In: Proceedings of the 2014 Joint Rail Conference, Colorado Springs, USA, April 2014.

do Carmo, T.B., J.R. Edwards, R.G. Kernes, C.P.L. Barkan and B.O. Andrawes. 2014. Mechanistic Behavior of Concrete Crosstie Fastening System Rail Pad Assemblies. In: Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 93rd Annual Conference, Washington, D.C, January 2014.

2013

do Carmo, T.B., J.R. Edwards, R.G. Kernes, B.O. Andrawes and C.P.L Barkan. 2013. Analysis of the Shear Behavior of Rail Pad Assemblies as a Component of the Concrete Sleeper Fastening System. In: Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Railway Research, Sydney, Australia, November 2013.

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