Past Seminars

  • Oct. 18, 2018
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    Seminar on Railroad Friction Management

    Hosted by AREMA Student Chapter, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) at University of Nevada Las Vegas -Main Campus The seminar on railroad dynamics was held on campus of the university of Nevada Las Vegas on October 18, 2018. The seminar was delivered by Mr. Marco Santoro, a Friction Management Applications Manager at LB Foster Rail...
  • Oct. 15, 2018
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    Introduction to Rail Dynamics Professional Seminar

    The seminar on railroad dynamics was held on campus of the university of Nevada Las Vegas on October 15, 2018. The seminar was delivered by Dr. Mehdi Ahmadian, a Professor and Director of Center for Vehicle Systems and Safety and Center for Railway Technologies Laboratory at Virginia Tech. The topics covered in the seminar include Wheel-Rail Dynamics, Track Dynamics, Suspension...
  • Jun. 26, 2018
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    Seminar in Railroad Infrastructure

    Rail Transportation Engineering and Advance Maintenance (RailTEAM), which is a Tier-1 University Transportation Center on Improving Rail Transportation Infrastructure Sustainability and Durability organized a seminar on Seminar in Railroad Infrastructure. The seminar was attended by over 20 people from academia and industry. Four following presentations were covered during this seminar....
  • Jun. 26, 2018
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    Seminar in Railroad Infrastructure

    Our Railroad University Transportation Center will hold the annual meeting and railroad seminar on June 26th 2018.  During this seminar faculty from University of Delaware, Virginia Tech and UNLV will present their research. The seminar will take place in Science & Engineering Building (SEB), Room 2212. The list of presentations is shown below Time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am...
  • Dec. 18, 2017 to Dec. 20, 2017

    High-Speed Rail System Seminar

    The Railroad University Transportation Center at University of Nevada, Las Vegas which is part of the three-university consortium working under Rail Transportation Engineering and Advance Maintenance (RailTEAM) organized a three-day High-Speed Rail system seminar between December 18-20, 2017. The seminar covered a wide range of topics, from evolution and growth of high-speed rail, design,...
  • Dec. 18, 2017 to Dec. 20, 2017
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    Seminar: High Speed Rail System

    The Railroad University Transportation Center at University of Nevada, Las Vegas which is part of the three-university consortium working under Rail Transportation Engineering and Advance Maintenance (RailTEAM) organized a three-day High-Speed Rail system seminar between December 18-20, 2017. The seminar covered a wide range of topics, from evolution and growth of high-speed rail, design,...
  • Sep. 15, 2017
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    Distinguished Seminar in Railroad Infrastructure

      The USDOT University Transportation Center (UTC) on Railroad Infrastructure Sustainability and Durability at UNLV invited Dr. Anthony Perl, Professor of Urban Studies & Political Science to present his study's findings regarding high-speed rail in a series of Distinguished Seminar in Railroad Infrastructure.   Presentation Title: Lessons for the United States from High-...
  • Jun. 28, 2017
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    Distinguished Seminar in Railroad Infrastructure

    UNLV professors working on the Railroad UTC sponsored projects presented their projects to faculty and students at UNLV. The presented projects and their respective speakers are listed below. Presentation:  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. Speakers:...
  • Jun. 28, 2017
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    Distinguished Seminar in Railroad Infrastructure

    Dr.Allan M Zarembski, PE, FASME, Hon Mbr AREMA,Professor and Director of the Railroad Engineering and Safety Program at the University of Delaware was a guest speaker in a series of Distinguished Seminar in Railroad Infrastructure at UNLV. Presentation: Fundamentals and Selected Technical Issues for High Speed and Heavy Axle Railroad Engineering Abstract This lecture addresses the...
  • Mar. 15, 2017
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    Rail Infrastructure Deterioration Modeling

    Dr. Samual Labi, Professor at Lyles School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University was invited to give a presentation in a series of Distinguished Seminar in Railroad Infrastructure at UNLV. Presentation: Rail Infrastructure Deterioration Modeling – The Factor Moment Approach Total of 17 participants including students, faculty and people from industry attended the presentation.