Presentations during Fall Transportation Conference


Oct. 12, 2017, 9am to 10am

Office/Remote Location

Tuscany Hotel and Casino
255 E Flamingo Rd,
Las Vegas, NV 89169
Speaker tables and podium with 4 speakers


Four UNLV professors who are working on the UTC sponsored projects presented their projects during Fall Transportation Conference which is the annual conference  held in Las Vegas co sponsored by  Nevada Chapter of ITE along with ITS Nevada, ASCE Southern Nevada Branch, UNLV College of Engineering and WTS Nevada Chapter.  It is a two day conference with transportation professionals and students from Nevada and neighboring states in attendance.

The presented projects with their respective project investigators (PIs) are;

1. High Speed Rail Access Charge for Xpress West of Nevada, Dr. Jin Ouk Choi and Dr. Hualiang Teng

2. Developing Acoustic Technology to Detect Transverse Defects in Rail at High Speed, Dr. Ryan Sherman

3. Development of a Platform to Enable Real Time, Non-Disruptive Testing and Early Fault Detection of Critical High Voltage Transformers and Switchgears in High Speed Rail, Dr. Yingtao Jiang

4. Mobile 3D Printing of Rail Track Surface for Rapid Repairment, Dr. Zhiyong Wang

Admission Information

Transportation professionals and students from Nevada and neighboring states attended.

Contact Information

Railroad University Transportation Center (RailTEAM) Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering University of Nevada, Las Vegas 4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 454015 Las Vegas, NV 89154-4015
Boniphace Kutela

External Sponsor

  • Nevada Chapter of ITE
  • ITS Nevada
  • ASCE Southern Nevada Branch
  • UNLV College of Engineering
  • WTS Nevada Chapter