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July 15, 2014 – 8th quarterly report submitted.
May 13, 2014 – The team held the 7th quarterly meeting.
April 15, 2014 – Seventh quarterly report submitted.
April 2-4, 2014 – Hai Huang attended the 2014 Joint Rail Conference in Colorado Springs, CO. He presented a paper entitled “Spectrum Analysis of Railroad Track with Hanging Tie Problem”. This paper has been included in the conference proceedings.
Feb. 20, 2014 – Yuanchang Xie was invited to give a presentation entitled “An Automated System for Rail Transit Infrastructure Inspection” at the New Hampshire Society of Professional Engineers (NHSPE) 63rd Annual Engineers Week Awards Banquet & Exhibition.
Feb. 13, 2014 – The team held the sixth quarterly meeting
Jan. 12-16, 2014 - Yuanchang Xie attended the 2014 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting in Washington DC and presented the following two papers:
Development of a High-Speed Ultra Wideband UWB Ground Penetrating Radar for Railroad Ballast Inspection
Automatic Track Inspection Using 3D Laser Profilers to Improve Rail Transit Asset Condition Assessment and State of Good Repair – A Preliminary Study
Jan. 15, 2014 - sixth quarterly report submitted
Nov. 13, 2013 – The team held the fifth quarterly meeting
Nov. 1, 2013 – Based on our research findings, a research paper titled “Automatic Track Inspection Using 3D Laser Profilers to Improve Rail Transit Asset Condition Assessment and State of Good Repair – A Preliminary Study” has been accpeted for presentation at the 2014 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting.
Oct. 15, 2013 – The team submitted the fifth quarterly report.
Aug. 30, 2013 – The team finished data collection at MBTA and Metro St. Louis
Aug. 15, 2013 – The team held the fourth quarterly meeting
July 15, 2013 – The team submitted the fourth quarterly report
May 14, 2013 – The team held the third quarterly meeting
April 15, 2013 – Third quarterly report submitted
Feb. 13, 2013 – The team held the second quarterly meeting
Jan. 15, 2013 – Second quarterly report submitted
Dec. 17, 2012 – The team conducted the first laser data collection in St. Louis
Nov. 14, 2012 - The team held the first quarterly meeting
Nov. 05, 2012 - 1st quarterly report submitted
Sept. 21, 2012 - Xie and Yu visited the Microwave Remote Sensing Laboratory at UMass Amherst
Sept. 19, 2012 - The team held the project kick-off meeting
Sept. 11, 2012 - Project Technical Advisory Committee established
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