Officers

Officers

2020-2021 Officers:

  • Chair: Steve Tyber, Stealth Startup
  • Vice-Chair: Andrea Arias, BNSF Railway
  • PR Officer: Kiran Chahar, Norfolk Southern
  • Treasurer: Hadi Karimi, BNSF Railway
  • Secretary: Jay Baillargeon, FRA, U.S. Dept. of Transportation

2019-2020 Officers:

  • Chair: Nathaniel Richmond, Keurig Dr Pepper
  • Vice-Chair: Steve Tyber, Wabtec
  • PR Officer: Andrea Arias, BNSF Railway
  • Treasurer: Hadi Karimi, BNSF Railway
  • Secretary: Jianqiu Huang, Wabtec

2018-2019 Officers:

  • Chair: Shantih Spanton, CSX
  • Vice-Chair: Nathaniel Richmond, BNSF Railway
  • PR Officer: Qing He, University at Buffalo
  • Treasurer: Yashar Khayati, BNSF Railway
  • Secretary: Steve Tyber, Wabtec

2017-2018 Officers:

  • Chair: Kamalesh Somani, CSX
  • Vice-Chair: Shantih Spanton, CSX
  • PR Officer: Steven Harrod, Technical University of Denmark
  • Treasurer: Roochi Mishra, BNSF Railway
  • Secretary: Nathaniel Richmond, BNSF Railway

2016-2017 Officers:

  • Chair: April Kuo, BNSF Railway
  • Vice-Chair: Kamlesh Somani, CSX
  • PR Officer: Steven Harrod, Technical University of Denmark
  • Treasurer: Mike Prince, BNSF Railway
  • Secretary: Shantih Spanton, CSX

2015-2016 Officers:

  • Chair: Xuesong Zhou, Arizona State University
  • Vice-Chair: April Kuo, BNSF Railway
  • PR Officer: Tyler Dick, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana
  • Treasurer: Gunnar Feldmann, Norfolk Southern
  • Secretary: Shantih Spanton, CSX

2014-2015 Officers:

  • Chair: Sandra D. Eksioglu, Clemson University
  • Vice-Chair: Kevin Crook, BNSF Railway
  • Vice-Chair: Xuesong Zhou, Arizona State University
  • PR Officer: Xiaopeng Li, Mississippi State University
  • Treasurer: Alper Uygur, BNSF Railway
  • Secretary: Mingzhou Jin, University of Tennessee

2013-2014 Officers:

  • Chair: Krishna Jha, Innovative Scheduling
  • Vice-Chair: Sandra Eksioglu, Mississippi State University
  • PR Officer: Xuesong Zhou, Arizona State University
  • Treasurer: Viraj Karnik, Norfolk Southern Corporation
  • Secretary: Erick Wikum, Tata Consultancy Services

2012-2013 Officers:

  • Chair: Jagadish Jampani, CSX Transportation
  • Vice-Chair: Krishna C Jha, Innovative Scheduling 
  • PR Officer: Xuesong Zhou, University of Utah 
  • Treasurer: Fan Peng, CSX Transportation
  • Secretary: Shrikant Jarugumilli, BNSF Railway

2011-2012 Officers:

  • Chair: Homarjun Agrahari,  FedEx Corporation
  • Vice Chair: Jagadish Jampani. CSX Transportation
  • Treasurer: Santanu Chakraborty, United Airlines (Jan - July 2012)
  • Treasurer: Yudi Pranoto,  Norfolk Southern (July - Dec 2012)
  • Secretary: Shrikant Jarugumilli, BNSF Railway

2010-2011 Officers:

  • Chair: Kamalesh Somani, CSX Transportation
  • Vice Chair:  Homarjun Agrahari,  BNSF Railway
  • Treasurer: Juan Morales, BNSF Railway
  • Secretary: Yudi Pranoto,  Norfolk Southern