For Students

Welcome to RAS! Practitioners and academics who focus on rail road research are solving some of the most interesting and challenging problems in OR. We hope you get involved and learn more about the rail!

Participate in our Annual Competitions:

Student Paper Competition
2019 Problem Solving Competition
Poster Competition

Visit us at the INFORMS Annual meeting:

2020 RAS Cluster

Learn more about the fascinating world of rail

Connect with your student officers for more ways to get involved:

Zhoutong Jiang, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (

Marko Kapetanović, TU Delft (

Jiaxi Zhao, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (