Project TitleRailroad Engineering Education & Outreach
UniversityPenn State — Altoona
Principal Investigator(s)Bryan Schlake, Shihui Shen, Hai Huang, and Stephen Dillen
PI Contact Informationbws14@psu.edu
Funding Source(s) and Amounts Provided (by each agency or organization)Federal Share — $85,854
Penn State Altoona Match — $121,202
Total Project Cost$207,056
Start and End Dates06/01/2020—06/01/2022
Brief Description of Research ProjectThe objectives of this project are to advance undergraduate education in the field of rail transportation engineering, promote professional education and training for railroad industry professionals, and expose K-12 students to the STEM related aspects of the railroad industry in order to inspire a new generation of railroad engineering professionals.
Management Plan (TAMP).