Secondments

Task 2.1

Name Home Institution Host Institution Research Topic
Dr Andreas Andersson KTH, Sweden

Southwest Jiaotong University

(Supervisor: Prof Wanming Zhai)

Train-Track-Bridge Interactions
Dan Li UOB, UK

Southwest Jiaotong University

(Supervisor: Prof Wanming Zhai)

Time-dependent performance of prestressed concrete sleeper
Dr Pedro Costa U Porto, Portugal

University of Wollongong

(Supervisor: Prof Alex M Remennikov)

Earthquake resistant design of railway tracks
Dr Araliya Mosleh U Porto, Portugal

University of Wollongong

(Supervisor: Prof Alex M Remennikov)

Earthquake resistant design of railway tracks
Serdar Dindar UOB, UK

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

(Supervisor: Prof Christopher Barkan)

Managing Risk for Derailments at Railway Turnout Systems
Dr Sakdirat Kaewunruen UOB, UK

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

(Supervisor: Prof Herbert H Einstein and Prof Joseph M Sussman)

Physical and cyber threats on critical transportation and transit infrastructures
Prof Raid Karoumi KTH, Sweden

University of Wollongong

(Supervisor: Prof Alex M Remennikov)

Train-Track-Bridge Resilience
Haoyu Wang TUDelft, NL

Roadscanners Oy

(Supervisor: Dr Mika Silvast)

Resilience of Railway Bridge Ends
Yulong Guo TUDelft, NL

Southwest Jiaotong University

(Supervisor: Prof Wanming Zhai)

TBA
Wenquiang Liu SWJTU, CN

TU Delft

(Supervisor: Prof Zili Li)

Wheel/rail contact mechanics
Li Wang SWJTU, CN

TU Delft

(Supervisor: Prof Zili Li)

Wheel/rail contact mechanics

Task 2.2

Name Home Institution Host Institution Research Topic
Dr Andreas Andersson KTH, Sweden

Southwest Jiaotong University

(Supervisor: Prof Wanming Zhai)

Train-Track-Bridge Interactions
Dan Li UOB, UK

Southwest Jiaotong University

(Supervisor: Prof Wanming Zhai)

Time-dependent performance of prestressed concrete sleeper
Dr Pedro Costa U Porto, Portugal

University of Wollongong

(Supervisor: Prof Alex M Remennikov)

Earthquake resistant design of railway tracks
Dr Araliya Mosleh U Porto, Portugal

University of Wollongong

(Supervisor: Prof Alex M Remennikov)

Earthquake resistant design of railway tracks
Serdar Dindar UOB, UK

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

(Supervisor: Prof Christopher Barkan)

Managing Risk for Derailments at Railway Turnout Systems
Dr Sakdirat Kaewunruen UOB, UK

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

(Supervisor: Prof Herbert H Einstein and Prof Joseph M Sussman)

Physical and cyber threats on critical transportation and transit infrastructures
Prof Raid Karoumi KTH, Sweden

University of Wollongong

(Supervisor: Prof Alex M Remennikov)

Train-Track-Bridge Resilience
Haoyu Wang TUDelft, NL

Roadscanners Oy

(Supervisor: Dr Mika Silvast)

Resilience of Railway Bridge Ends
Yulong Guo TUDelft, NL

Southwest Jiaotong University

(Supervisor: Prof Wanming Zhai)

TBA
Wenquiang Liu SWJTU, CN

TU Delft

(Supervisor: Prof Zili Li)

Wheel/rail contact mechanics
Li Wang SWJTU, CN

TU Delft

(Supervisor: Prof Zili Li)

Wheel/rail contact mechanics

Task 2.3

Name Home Institution Host Institution Research Topic
Dr Andreas Andersson KTH, Sweden

Southwest Jiaotong University

(Supervisor: Prof Wanming Zhai)

Train-Track-Bridge Interactions
Dr Araliya Mosleh U Porto, Portugal

University of Wollongong

(Supervisor: Prof Alex M Remennikov)

Earthquake resistant design of railway tracks
Serdar Dindar UOB, UK

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

(Supervisor: Prof Christopher Barkan)

Managing Risk for Derailments at Railway Turnout Systems
Haoyu Wang TUDelft, NL

Roadscanners Oy

(Supervisor: Dr Mika Silvast)

Resilience of Railway Bridge Ends
Yulong Guo TUDelft, NL

Southwest Jiaotong University

(Supervisor: Prof Wanming Zhai)

TBA
Wenquiang Liu SWJTU, CN

TU Delft

(Supervisor: Prof Zili Li)

Wheel/rail contact mechanics
Li Wang SWJTU, CN

TU Delft

(Supervisor: Prof Zili Li)

Wheel/rail contact mechanics

Task 2.4

Name Home Institution Host Institution Research Topic
Dr Andreas Andersson KTH, Sweden

Southwest Jiaotong University

(Supervisor: Prof Wanming Zhai)

Train-Track-Bridge Interactions
Dr Araliya Mosleh U Porto, Portugal

University of Wollongong

(Supervisor: Prof Alex M Remennikov)

Earthquake resistant design of railway tracks
Serdar Dindar UOB, UK

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

(Supervisor: Prof Christopher Barkan)

Managing Risk for Derailments at Railway Turnout Systems
Haoyu Wang TUDelft, NL

Roadscanners Oy

(Supervisor: Dr Mika Silvast)

Resilience of Railway Bridge Ends
Wenquiang Liu SWJTU, CN

TU Delft

(Supervisor: Prof Zili Li)

Wheel/rail contact mechanics
Li Wang SWJTU, CN

TU Delft

(Supervisor: Prof Zili Li)

Wheel/rail contact mechanics

Task 3.1

Name Home Institution Host Institution Research Topic
Prof Milan Omasta Brno, Czech

Southwest Jiaotong University

(Supervisor: Prof Wanming Zhai)

Wheel/rail contacts under various environments
Lei Xu SWJTU, CN

TU Delft

(Supervisor: Prof Zili Li)

Monitoring wheel/rail contacts
Mohd Osman UOB, UK

Evoleo Technologies

(Supervisor: Rodolfo Martins)

Track Inspection - Big Data Analytics
Chayut Ngamkhanong (split) UOB, UK

Evoleo Technologies

(Supervisor: Rodolfo Martins)

Environmental resilience of rail infrastructure
Olli Ervela Roadscanners Oy, FN

Southwest Jiaotong University

(Supervisor: Prof Wanming Zhai)

Monitoring track and turnout conditions

Task 3.2

Name Home Institution Host Institution Research Topic
Prof Milan Omasta Brno, Czech

Southwest Jiaotong University

(Supervisor: Prof Wanming Zhai)

Wheel/rail contacts under various environments
Lei Xu SWJTU, CN

TU Delft

(Supervisor: Prof Zili Li)

Monitoring wheel/rail contacts
Mohd Osman UOB, UK

Evoleo Technologies

(Supervisor: Rodolfo Martins)

Track Inspection - Big Data Analytics
Chayut Ngamkhanong (split) UOB, UK

Evoleo Technologies

(Supervisor: Rodolfo Martins)

Environmental resilience of rail infrastructure
Olli Ervela Roadscanners Oy, FN

Southwest Jiaotong University

(Supervisor: Prof Wanming Zhai)

Monitoring track and turnout conditions

Task 3.3

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

MerMec France

(Supervisor: Antonella Semerano)

Data Analytics for OHLE and Pantograph
Tingyu Xin UOB, UK

MerMec France

(Supervisor: Antonella Semerano)

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