RailTEC Graduate Student Wins Second in Poster Contest
Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
University of Illinois RailTEC systems group faculty and students recently attended the 2018 INFORMS Annual Meeting in Phoenix AZ where Tyler Dick, Wesley Chen, Stan Chang and Adrian Diaz de Rivera all presented their current railway simulation research projects. Adrian Diaz de Rivera won second place in the 2018 INFORMS Railway Applications Section Student Poster Contest for his poster entitled “Line Capacity and Performance of North American Freight Railway Lines Under Advanced PTC”. The team of Mohammad Amin Nabian, Negin Alemazkoor and Hadi Meidani won second place (out of 40 teams) in the 2018 INFORMS Railway Applications Section Problem Solving Competition for using bi-level random forests to predict passenger train delay.