RailTEC Featured in Engineering News

(L-R), J. Riley Edwards, assistant professor, Arthur de Oliveira Lima, research engineer, and Marcus Dersch, principal research engineer. Photo Credit by Heather Coit

RailTEC was recently featured by the UI’s Grainger College of Engineering in the Engineering News. The article discusses both the upcoming launch of the new National University Rail Center of Excellence (NURail CoE) as well as the twenty-five year history of RailTEC itself. Click here to read the story.

Also included is a Q&A piece on three Civil & Environmental Engineering alums (Tom Roadcap, Nao Nishio, and Jacob Rajlick) on their experiences in the Illinois railroad engineering program, their work on high-speed rail at Brightline and why it’s important to develop new passenger rail in the U.S. Click here to read their discussion.