Schedule

Scheduled Talks
(Stay tuned - more to be added soon!!)

Date/Time Presenter Title Presentation's files
Wednesday, July 15 2020, 
11:00 EST New York
Dasaradh Mallampati,
BNSF Railway
"Operations Research's Pivotal role at the Freight Railroad" Announcement
Presentation
More info
Wednesday, August 26 2020,
10:00 EST New York
Ken Kenjale, Dharma Acharya,
Wabtec Corp.
"Optimizing the Network: Taking Precision Scheduled Railroading to the Next Level" Announcement
Presentation
Video recording
Wednesday, September 23 2020,  10:00 EST New York

Carl Van Dyke, Industry expert and RAS distinguished member

"Freight Rail Operating Plan Systems – Past, Present, Future"

Announcement
Presentation
Video recording
Wednesday, October 21 2020,
10:00 EST New York

C. Tyler Dick, Ph.D., PE 
Rail Transportation and Engineering Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

"Network Efficiency Cycle: Quantifying Yard and Mainline Railway Capacity and Performance Connections"

Announcement
Presentation
Video recording
Thursday, November 19 2020,
10:00 EST New York

Xingang Clark Cheng, Ph.D.
Senior Director Operations Research, Norfolk Southern Corporation

"Managing Railroad Assets and Capacity for Sustainable Growth"

Announcement
Presentation
Video recording
Thursday, January 21, 2021
9:00 EST New York

Youneng Huang, Professor, National Engineering Research Center of Rail Transportation Operation and Control System at Beijing Jiaotong University

"Research and application of moving block system in Shuohuang heavy-haul railway"

Announcement