The Advanced Railroad Technology Group

University of South Carolina College of Engineering and Computing Research

The Advanced Railroad Technology Group is a nucleus of excellence in Railway Engineering that supports the railroad industry and promotes freight, passenger and High Speed Rail in SC and the USA. It was established in August 2011 in the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of South Carolina, as the realization of the department strategic planning to develop focal areas that serve targeted industries.

In this site you will find information about the group, information on education, technology transfer and course in railroad engineering, research conducted by the group members, and anything else related to the activities of the group.

The mission of the group is to advance the state of knowledge in railway engineering and technology and incubate the future generations of railway engineers through research, education and technology transfer activities related to: (i) Infrastructure design, assessment and maintenance and (ii) Operations with emphasis on multi-modal transportation networks.