Events

Date Description
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
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:  Dr. Yingtao Jiang and Dr. Ruixue Sun Presentation:  Mobile 3D Printing of Rail Track Surface for Rapid Repairment Speakers:       Dr. Z.Y. Wang Presentation:  Developing Acoustic Technology to Detect Transverse Defects in Rail at High Speed (220 mph) Speakers:       Dr. Ryan Sharman, Dr. Bingyin Hu, Dr. Yingtao Jiang and Dr. Ying Tian Presentation:  High speed rail access charge for the XpressWest of Nevada Speakers:        Dr. Jin Choi, Dr. Mohamed Kaseko, Dr. Hualiang (Harry) Teng Total of 12 participants who include students and faculty attended the presentations
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
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 engineering issues associated with heavy axle load and high speed railway track to include the load environment, the modes of failure, factors that drive engineering design and maintenance considerations, as well as a discussion of several selected track engineering problems to include rail fatigue and track buckling. Attendance: UNLV faculty and students attended this presentation.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
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.