Secondments

Task 2.1 Review of the present state-of-art for railway infrastructure resilience

Name Home Institution Host Institution Research Topic
Sak Kaewunruen UoB, UK

MIT, Evoleo DE

Physical and cyber threats on critical transportation and transit infrastructures
Dan Li UoB, UK

SWJTU

Time-dependent performance of prestressed concrete sleeper
Sarah Greenham UoB, UK

RTRI

Climate change adaptation and resilience of transport infrastructure
Serdar Dindar UoB, UK

UIUC

Managing Risk for Derailments at Railway Turnout Systems
Panrawee Rungskunroch UoB, UK

UC Berkeley

An Improvement on the End-of-Life of High-Speed
Chayut Ngamkhanong UoB, UK

UIUC

Buckling resistance of railway track
Andre Melo UoB, UK

University of São Paulo

Railway track maintenance
Araliya Mosleh U Porto, PT

UOW

Earthquake resistant design of railway tracks
Pedro Costa U Porto, PT

UOW

Earthquake resistant design of railway tracks
José Correia U Porto, PT

Evoleo DE

TBA
Artur Silva U Porto, PT

Evoleo DE

TBA
Raid Karoumi KTH, SE

UOW, UC Berkeley

Train-Track-Bridge Resilience
Andreas Andersson KTH, SE

SWJTU

Train-Track-Bridge Interactions
Sarah Radestrom KTH, SE

UIUC

Real-Time Hybrid Simulations (RTHS) of a system with a full-scale magnetorheological damper connected to a bridge model
Elias Kassa NTNU, NO

UOW, SWJTU

TBA
Daniel Gebretsadik NTNU, NO

SWJTU

TBA
Lin Xie NTNU, NO

SWJTU

TBA
Michael M. Tung UPV, ES

Evoleo

TBA
Radovan Galas BUT, CZ

SWJTU, RTRI

Wheel-rail contact
Daniel Kvarda BUT, CZ

SWJTU, RTRI

Wheel-rail contact
Zhen Yang TU Delft, NL

UIUC

TBA
Lei Xu SWJTU, CN

TU Delft

Monitoring wheel/rail contacts
Ting Li SWJTU, CN

UOB

Vibration response of slab track

Task 2.2 Methods for restoring and improving the condition of railway infrastructure systems

Name Home Institution Host Institution Research Topic
Sak Kaewunruen UoB, UK

MIT, Evoleo DE

Physical and cyber threats on critical transportation and transit infrastructures
Dan Li UoB, UK

SWJTU

Time-dependent performance of prestressed concrete sleeper
Sarah Greenham UoB, UK

RTRI

Climate change adaptation and resilience of transport infrastructure
Serdar Dindar UoB, UK

UIUC

Managing Risk for Derailments at Railway Turnout Systems
Panrawee Rungskunroch UoB, UK

UC Berkeley

An Improvement on the End-of-Life of High-Speed
Chayut Ngamkhanong UoB, UK

UIUC

Buckling resistance of railway track
Andre Melo UoB, UK

University of São Paulo

Railway track maintenance
Araliya Mosleh U Porto, PT

UOW

Earthquake resistant design of railway tracks
Pedro Costa U Porto, PT

UOW

Earthquake resistant design of railway tracks
Raid Karoumi KTH, SE

UOW, UC Berkeley

Train-Track-Bridge Resilience
Andreas Andersson KTH, SE

SWJTU

Train-Track-Bridge Interactions
Sarah Radestrom KTH, SE

UIUC

Real-Time Hybrid Simulations (RTHS) of a system with a full-scale magnetorheological damper connected to a bridge model
Radovan Galas BUT, CZ

SWJTU, RTRI

Wheel-rail contact
Daniel Kvarda BUT, CZ

SWJTU, RTRI

Wheel-rail contact
Lei Xu SWJTU, CN

TU Delft

Monitoring wheel/rail contacts
Ting Li SWJTU, CN

UOB

Vibration response of slab track

Task 2.3 Methods of improving resilience of railway infrastructure systems

Name Home Institution Host Institution Research Topic
Sak Kaewunruen UoB, UK

MIT, Evoleo DE

Physical and cyber threats on critical transportation and transit infrastructures
Dan Li UoB, UK

SWJTU

Time-dependent performance of prestressed concrete sleeper
Sarah Greenham UoB, UK

RTRI

Climate change adaptation and resilience of transport infrastructure
Serdar Dindar UoB, UK

UIUC

Managing Risk for Derailments at Railway Turnout Systems
Panrawee Rungskunroch UoB, UK

UC Berkeley

An Improvement on the End-of-Life of High-Speed
Chayut Ngamkhanong UoB, UK

UIUC

Buckling resistance of railway track
Andre Melo UoB, UK

University of São Paulo

Railway track maintenance
Araliya Mosleh U Porto, PT

UOW

Earthquake resistant design of railway tracks
Pedro Costa U Porto, PT

UOW

Earthquake resistant design of railway tracks
Raid Karoumi KTH, SE

UOW, UC Berkeley

Train-Track-Bridge Resilience
Andreas Andersson KTH, SE

SWJTU

Train-Track-Bridge Interactions
Sarah Radestrom KTH, SE

UIUC

Real-Time Hybrid Simulations (RTHS) of a system with a full-scale magnetorheological damper connected to a bridge model
Radovan Galas BUT, CZ

SWJTU, RTRI

Wheel-rail contact
Daniel Kvarda BUT, CZ

SWJTU, RTRI

Wheel-rail contact
Lei Xu SWJTU, CN

TU Delft

Monitoring wheel/rail contacts
Ting Li SWJTU, CN

UOB

Vibration response of slab track

Task 3.1 Review of the present State-of-Art for the condition monitoring of the railway infrastructure

Name Home Institution Host Institution Research Topic
Jessada Sresakoolchai UoB, UK

RTRI

Application of Artificial Intelligence and Digital Twin for Rail Infrastructures
Dan Li UoB, UK

Tsinghua

Long-term monitoring of concrete sleeper
Mohd Osman UoB, UK

EVOLEO

Track Inspection - Big Data Analytics
Chayut Ngamkhanong UoB, UK

UIUC

Resilience track monitoring
Mehmet Hamarat UoB, UK

Roadscanners Oy

Monitoring of Switch and crossing
Xu Huang UoB, UK

SWJTU

Self-healing concrete
Pasakorn Sensri UoB, UK

EVOLEO

Composite structure for railway bearer
Ni-Asri Cheputeh UoB, UK

EVOLEO

Monitoring of wheel-rail contact
Manwika Kongpuang UoB, UK

EVOLEO

Monitoring of wheel-rail contact
Panukorn Krusuansombat UoB, UK

EVOLEO

Monitoring of wheel-rail contact
Fan Yang UoB, UK

MerMec France

Data Analytics for OHLE and Pantograph
Tingyu Xin UoB, UK

MerMec France

Data Analytics for OHLE and Pantograph
Huayu Duan UoB, UK

Tsinghua

TBA
Jingyuan Yang UoB, UK

SWJTU

TBA
Min Zhao UoB, UK

Tsinghua

TBA
Dingcheng Zhang UoB, UK

Tsinghua

Condition Monitoring of Railway Rolling Stock Equipment Using Track Side Sensing
Feng Xiong UoB, UK

SWJTU, Tsinghua

International Benchmarking of High Speed Railways
Qiang Fu UoB, UK

SWJTU, Tsinghua

Innovations in Traffic Management and Train Control
Qianqian Li PMilan, IT

SWJTU

TBA
Claudio Somaschini PMilan, IT

RTRI

TBA
Ricardo Verdasca U Porto, PT

UOW

TBA
Andreia Gomes Meixedo U Porto, PT

Evoleo DE

TBA
Aibo Zhang NTNU, NO

Tsinghua

TBA
Yiliu Liu NTNU, NO

Tsinghua

TBA
Milan Omasta BUT, CZ

SWJTU

Wheel/rail contacts under various environments
Yunlong Guo TU Delft, NL

SWJTU

Monitoring of railway ballast
Alfredo Nunez TU Delft, NL

UC Berkeley

TBA
Haoyu Wang TU Delft, NL

Roadscanners Oy

Condition monitoring of railway bridge ends
Riku Varis TUT, FI

UIUC

Railway Track Superstructure
Tiia Loponen TUT, FI

UIUC

Railway Track Superstructure
Mikko Sauni TUT, FI

RTRI

Railway Track Superstructure
Olli Erverla Roadscanners Oy, FI

SWJTU

Monitoring track and turnout conditions
Olli Erverla LORAN, FI

TU Delft

Monitoring track and turnout conditions
Wenqiang Liu SWJTU, CN

TU Delft

Wheel/rail contact mechanics
Li Wang SWJTU, CN

TU Delft

Wheel/rail contact mechanics
Rodolfo Martins EVOLEO, PT

UOB

Sensors for track condition monitoring
Magno Santos EVOLEO, PT

UOB

Sensors for track condition monitoring
Alexandre Couto EVOLEO, PT

UOB

Sensors for track condition monitoring

Task 3.2 Methods for monitoring the condition of the railway track using in-service trains

Name Home Institution Host Institution Research Topic
Jessada Sresakoolchai UoB, UK

RTRI

Application of Artificial Intelligence and Digital Twin for Rail Infrastructures
Dan Li UoB, UK

Tsinghua

Long-term monitoring of concrete sleeper
Mohd Osman UoB, UK

EVOLEO

Track Inspection - Big Data Analytics
Chayut Ngamkhanong UoB, UK

UIUC

Resilience track monitoring
Mehmet Hamarat UoB, UK

Roadscanners Oy

Monitoring of Switch and crossing
Xu Huang UoB, UK

SWJTU

Self-healing concrete
Pasakorn Sensri UoB, UK

EVOLEO

Composite structure for railway bearer
Ni-Asri Cheputeh UoB, UK

EVOLEO

Monitoring of wheel-rail contact
Manwika Kongpuang UoB, UK

EVOLEO

Monitoring of wheel-rail contact
Panukorn Krusuansombat UoB, UK

EVOLEO

Monitoring of wheel-rail contact
Dingcheng Zhang UoB, UK

Tsinghua

Condition Monitoring of Railway Rolling Stock Equipment Using Track Side Sensing
Feng Xiong UoB, UK

SWJTU, Tsinghua

International Benchmarking of High Speed Railways
Qiang Fu UoB, UK

SWJTU, Tsinghua

Innovations in Traffic Management and Train Control
Milan Omasta BUT, CZ

SWJTU

Wheel/rail contacts under various environments
Yunlong Guo TU Delft, NL

SWJTU

Monitoring of railway ballast
Haoyu Wang TU Delft, NL

Roadscanners Oy

Condition monitoring of railway bridge ends
Riku Varis TUT, FI

UIUC

Railway Track Superstructure
Tiia Loponen TUT, FI

UIUC

Railway Track Superstructure
Mikko Sauni TUT, FI

RTRI

Railway Track Superstructure
Olli Erverla Roadscanners Oy, FI

SWJTU

Monitoring track and turnout conditions
Olli Erverla LORAN, FI

TU Delft

Monitoring track and turnout conditions
Wenqiang Liu SWJTU, CN

TU Delft

Wheel/rail contact mechanics
Li Wang SWJTU, CN

TU Delft

Wheel/rail contact mechanics
Rodolfo Martins EVOLEO, PT

UOB

Sensors for track condition monitoring
Magno Santos EVOLEO, PT

UOB

Sensors for track condition monitoring
Alexandre Couto EVOLEO, PT

UOB

Sensors for track condition monitoring

Task 3.3 Monitoring of the overhead equipment

Name Home Institution Host Institution Research Topic
Fan Yang UoB, UK

MerMec France

Data Analytics for OHLE and Pantograph
Tingyu Xin UoB, UK

MerMec France

Data Analytics for OHLE and Pantograph

Program

Participant ID number Participant organisation name Country Outgoing Staff* Incoming Staff**
1 (Coordinator) University of Birmingham (UOB) UK 8 3
2 Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI) IT 6 4
3 University de Porto (UOP) PT 10
4 Delft University of Technology (TUDelft) NL 8 1
5 KTH Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) SEs 3 1
6 Tampere University of Technology (TUT) FI 3
7 The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) NO 2
8 Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) ES 3
9 Brno University of Technology (BUT) CZ 3
10 MerMec France SARL (MerMec) FR 4
11 Roadscanners Oy (RoadScanners) FI 2 4
12 Evoleo Technologies (Evoleo) PT 3 3
13 The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC) US 16
14 Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU) CN 5** 15
15 University of Wollongong (UOW) AU 9
16 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) US 6

*This includes staff attendance in Summer Schools.

**Some staff attends more than one institution

**External contribution by SWJTU

Rail Infrastructure Systems Engineering Network

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 691135.