Nao Nishio

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: <nishio2> at


2015 B.S. (Civil and Environmental Engineering) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Professional Interests

Nao Nishio is pursuing her Master’s degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research interests are in the areas of railroad yard design and rail transit development. She also has a personal interest in sustainable rail transit in the U.S. and Japan. Nao has a minor in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Illinois and hopes to combine her engineering and planning skills in her research.