Shashank Muddana

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Graduate Research Assistant

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B-118 Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory, MC-250
205 N. Mathews Ave.
Urbana, Illinois 61801
Tel: (217) 244-6063


2020 BE (Mechanical Engineering) from PSG College of Technology in India
2023 (anticipated) MS (Civil Engineering) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Professional Interest

Shashank is a graduate research assistant working with the RailTEC Systems Group focusing on maximizing the efficiency of Battery Electric Locomotives (BEL) on U.S. mainline rail corridors. He is also working as a research assistant with Prof. Benekohal on analyzing grade crossing safety. He comes with rich industry experience as he has worked with Alstom in India. This year Shashank will serve as the Secretary of the AREMA UIUC Student Chapter. After graduation he is planning to work on sustainable transit systems and public transportation.

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  • Master's Student

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