Performance Evaluation of Aging Rail Transportation Network

Moderator: Hai Huang, Ph.D., Associate Professor,Engineering, Penn State Altoona

  • Track Performance and Degradation Monitoring Technologies — Ted Sussmann, Ph.D., Civil Engineer, Structures and Dynamics Division, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Big Data in Railway Infrastructure Maintenance; Managing the Infrastructure — Allan Zarembski, Ph.D., P.E., FASME, Hon. Mbr. AREMA, Professor and Director of the Railroad Engineering and Safety Program, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Delaware
  • Rail Service Failure Analysis: A Data-Driven Approach — Faeze Ghofrani, State University of New York at Buffalo


The Transportation Asset and Infrastructure Management (TAIM) Conference attracts professionals from throughout Pennsylvania and the mid-Atlantic region. It is an outreach program of the Center for Integrated Asset Management for Multimodal Transportation Infrastructure Systems (CIAMTIS), a USDOT Region 3 (Mid-Atlantic) University Transportation Center (UTC) housed at the Larson Transportation Institute (LTI).