Distinguished Visitors Tour RAIL

University of Illinois Chancellor Robert Jones (center) with RailTEC employees and students

December 2017: Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth and UI Chancellor Robert Jones met with RailTEC members and toured the Research and Innovation Laboratory (RAIL) on Friday, December 15, 2017. In the top photo, Senator Duckworth, right, listens to UI graduate student Tom Roadcap explain how stresses around the bolt-holes at rail joints can lead to cracking while Marcus Dersch, RailTEC Senior Research Engineer, looks on. In the bottom photograph Chancellor Jones poses with members of the RailTEC Infrastructure Group. Click here to see additional photos from the visit as well as see local press coverage.