RailTEC participation at 99th Annual TRB Meeting

RailTEC students, faculty and alumni had an impressive showing at the 99th Annual Transportation Research Board meeting on January 12 – 16, 2020 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington, D.C. They were referenced over 50 times in the TRB schedule, including 26 authors. Click here for a guide to RailTEC contributions at TRB.

Current RailTEC students at RailTEC’s TRB alumni dinner reception.
TRB session on Precision Scheduled Railroading. Three of the four speakers were affiliated with RailTEC.
(L-R) Alumni Yung-Cheng (Rex) Lai, Tyler Dick (also a current RailTEC employee) and Fernando Moreu.
A portion of the RailTEC faculty, students and alumni at the 99th TRB Annual Meeting in January 2020.
RailTEC alumni, Bryan Sooter, giving his presentation on “Effect of Automatic Train Protection Technologies on Railroad Accident Prevention” with Chen-Yu Lin looking on.
Speaking to a standing room only crowd were (L-R) UI alumni, Michael O’Malley, President of the Railway Supply Institute, and Avery Grimes, Patriot Rail Co. They were on the 2020 TRB panel titled “The Future of North American Freight Rail Transportation”.
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