Reports and Presentations

Books

Technical Reports

Professional Presentations

  • Tarawneh, C. Advanced Rolling Stock Condition Monitoring Technologies for Freight Rail Transport. Invited Speaker for the Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT) Seminar Series, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, October 26, 2018.
  • Tarawneh, C. Defect Detection System for Freight Railcar Tapered-Roller Bearings Using Vibration Techniques. Fourth International Conference on Railways Technology (Railways 2018), Sitges, Barcelona, Spain, September 3-7, 2018.
  • Tarawneh, C. Onboard Load Sensor for Use in Freight Railcar Applications. Fourth International Conference on Railways Technology (Railways 2018), Sitges, Barcelona, Spain, September 3-7, 2018.
  • Tarawneh, C. An Investigation into Wayside Hot-Box Detector Efficacy and Optimization. Fourth International Conference on Railways Technology (Railways 2018), Sitges, Barcelona, Spain, September 3-7, 2018.
  • Rodriguez, O. Impact of Hysteresis Heating of Railroad Bearing Thermoplastic Elastomer Suspension Pad on Railroad Bearing Thermal Management. 2018 ASME Joint Rail Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 18-20, 2018.
  • Tarawneh, C. An Analysis of the Efficacy of Wayside Hot-Box Detector Data. 2018 ASME Joint Rail Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 18-20, 2018.
  • Montalvo, J. Vibration-Based Defect Detection System for Freight Railcar Tapered-Roller Bearings. 2018 ASME Joint Rail Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 18-20, 2018.
  • De Los Santos, N. Defect Prognostic Models for Spall Growth in Railroad Bearing Rolling Elements. 2018 ASME Joint Rail Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 18-20, 2018.
  • Albakay, N. Novel Insights for Railroad Maintenance Using Big Data Analytics. 2018 ASME Joint Rail Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 18-20, 2018.
  • Banerjee, S. A New Railyard Safety Approach for Detection and Tracking of Personnel and Dynamic Objects Using Software-Defined Radar. 2018 ASME Joint Rail Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 18-20, 2018.
  • Banerjee, S. A Novel Proposal for Implementing Massive MIMO and User Control Plane Decoupling with UPWARC. International Conference Communication Systems & Networks (COMSNETS), Bengaluru, India, January 3-7, 2018.
  • Lingenfelter, J. L. Highway-Rail Grade Crossings and Low Clearance Vehicles. Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (TTCI), Pueblo, CO, July 2018.
  • Lingenfelter, J. L. Rail Grade Crossings and Low Ground Clearance Vehicles. WoPhyS Conference, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, 2018.
  • Rilett, L. R. At-Grade Railway Safety Research: A Nebraska Perspective. Scientific Conference of the Committee for Calculating Land and Water and the PZITB Science Committee, Krynica-Zdrój, Poland, 2018.
  • Allen, D.H. A Model for Predicting Lateral Buckling in Rails. 11th International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, September 2-6, 2017.
  • Fry, G. Analysis of Rail Grinding as a Means to Optimize Rail Head Fatigue Life under Heavy Axle Loads. 11th International Heavy Haul Association Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, September 2-6, 2017.
  • Multidisciplinary Safety Research. Invited Plenary Speaker, COTA International Conference of Transportation Professionals, CICTP 2017, Shanghai, China, July 8, 2017. Sponsor: CICTP 2017*.
  • Critical Civil Infrastructure Systems: Challenges and Opportunities. Invited Talk, Tsingua University, Department of Civil Engineering, Beijing, China, July 5, 2017.
  • Micro-Simulation Calibration Using Intelligent Transportation Systems Data: Lessons Learned. School of Information Engineering, Chang’An University, Xian, China, July 3, 2017. Sponsor: Chang’An University.
  • Murru, P., Grasley, Z., Rajagopal, K.R., and Alagappan, P. Damage in Concrete in Terms of Microscopic Density Changes. 8th Advances in Cement-Based Materials, Atlanta, GA, June 28, 2017.
  • Sharif, H. A Review of Workspace Challenges and Wearable Solutions in Railroads and Construction. 13th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC), Valencia, Spain, June 26-30, 2017.
  • Tarawneh, C. Radiative Heat Transfer Analysis of Railroad Bearings for Wayside Hot-Box Detector Optimization. 2017 ASME Joint Rail Conference, Philadelphia, PA, April 4-7, 2017.
  • Banerjee, S. A Survey of Railyard Worker Protection Approaches and System Design Considerations. 2017 ASME/IEEE Joint Rail Conference, Philadelphia, PA, April 4-7, 2017.
  • De Los Santos, N. Development of Prognostic Techniques for Surface Defect Growth in Railroad Bearing Rolling Elements. 2017 ASME Joint Rail Conference, Philadelphia, PA, April 4-7, 2017.
  • Rodriguez, O. Hysteresis Heating of Railroad Bearing Thermoplastic Elastomer Suspension Element. 2017 ASME Joint Rail Conference, Philadelphia, PA, April 4-7, 2017. [Received Best Paper Award]
  • Jones, R. Models for the Residual Life of Railroad Bearing Grease in Laboratory and Industry Applications. 2017 ASME Joint Rail Conference, Philadelphia, PA, April 4-7, 2017.
  • Tafti, S. High Speed Trains and Ground Mach 1. Geo Institute of ASCE Congress, Orlando, FL, March 12-15, 2017.
  • Tarawneh, C. Advanced On-Board Condition Monitoring System for Freight Railcar Applications. Invited Speaker, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology (OST-R) Transportation Innovation Series, Washington, D.C., February 15, 2017.
  • Sharif, H. High Speed Rail with Multi Antenna-to-Logical Cell Circular FIFO Mapping Strategy. International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications, Silicon Valley, CA, January 26-29, 2017.
  • Khattak, A. J. Railway Engineering Programs at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Presented at the 2016 Summer Rail Conference, Council Bluffs, IA, August 10, 2016.
  • Briaud, J. L. High Speed Rail Geotechnics. The Delta Group, San Diego, CA, July 7, 2016.
  • Tarawneh, C. Temperature Profiles of Railroad Tapered Bearings with Defective Inner and Outer Rings. 2016 ASME Joint Rail Conference, Columbia, SC, April 12-15, 2016. [Link to presentation (776KB)]
  • Rodriguez, O. Heat Generation in the Railroad Bearing Thermoplastic Elastomer Suspension Element. 2016 ASME Joint Rail Conference, Columbia, SC, April 12-15, 2016. [Link to presentation (3MB)]
  • Tarawneh, C. University Transportation Center for Railway Safety (UTCRS) Activities. Invited Speaker, A Summit of University Transportation Centers for Safety, Washington, D.C., March 30-31, 2016. [Link to presentation (2.1MB)]
  • Tarawneh, C. On-Board Sensor Technologies for Effective Bearing Condition Monitoring. Annual Research and Development Meeting of Amsted Rail, Granite City, IL, January 18th, 2016.
  • Tarawneh, C. Keys for a Successful University Transportation Center Operation. Invited Speaker, USDOT OST-R Session for UTC Grantees, New Brunswick, NJ, June 2-5, 2015. [Link to presentation (4MB)]
  • Tarawneh, C. University Transportation Center for RailwaySafety (UTCRS) Activities. Invited Speaker, A Summit of University Transportation Centers for Safety, Pittsburgh, PA, March 19-20, 2015. [Link to presentation (2MB)]
  • Timmer, D., Martinez, T., Jones, R., and Tarawneh, C., "Modeling the Useful Life of Railroad Bearing Grease," 2014 Informs Conference, San Francisco, CA, November 9-12, 2014. [Link to presentation (6MB)]
  • Tarawneh, C. Service Life Testing of Railroad Bearings with Known Subsurface Inclusions Detected with Advanced Ultrasonic Technology. Invited Special Lecture, Second International Conference on Railway Technology, Ajaccio, Corsica, France, April 8-11, 2014. [Link to presentation (1.1MB)]
  • Tarawneh, C. Field Implementation Statistical Analysis of an Emerging Bearing Condition Monitoring System. Second International Conference on Railway Technology, Ajaccio, Corsica, France, April 8-11, 2014. [Link to presentation (1.8MB)]

Poster Presentations