CEE Graduate Seminar Series Guest Speaker: Vinay Mudholker

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Location

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1st Floor - 116

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DATE:   Wednesday, November 29, 2017

TIME:    12:00 – 1:00pm

ROOM:   KH-116

 
Topic:  Rail and Transit Programs, Delivery and Opportunities 

 

Speaker

Vinay Mudholkar

 

 

 

 

Abstract
Rail and Transit industry is growing and provides expanding future for Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Environmental Engineers and Engineering Managers.

Challenges are significant as Infrastructure is older and demands are growing for capacity, on time performance, ride quality and safety.

Also, recent event in Houston show how a mega city has come to stand still with no surface rail transport in place for Mass evacuation.

  • 250 local roads and highways not usable.
  • Major cities like NYC, London move millions every day without automobiles.
  • Event shows importance of Rail and Transit for mega cities.
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Bio

Vinay Mudholkar received his MS in Civil at WPI 1970 and currently works as International Consultant based in Princeton. He held positions of CE at Boston and Maine, Deputy Director MBTA, Principal Engineer at Bechtel, Sr VP at L Berger and All Aboard Florida.

In last 10 years, he delivered 16 Billion dollar worth of programs in US and abroad. He has participated in Research programs at MIT, SRI and FRA and presented papers in US and abroad on high speed rail systems. Frequently he speaks at Universities on Rail and Transit opportunities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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