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Transportation Trajectories: Cracked Up - Broken Rails are Serious Business

Date: 
December 6, 2012 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm EST
Location: 
John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, 55 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02142-1093
RITA Office: 
Volpe National Transportation Systems Center

David Jeong
Senior Mechanical Engineer, Center for Infrastructure Systems and Engineering
Volpe Center

Dr. David Y. JeongFeaturing Volpe experts, Transportation Trajectories is a dialogue on advancing transportation innovation for the public good. Join us as Volpe staff describe their work, share their knowledge of the transportation enterprise, and respond to questions from participants.

About the Speaker

Dr. David Y. Jeong has been with Volpe since 1980. His work experience at Volpe has involved the structural behavior of aging airplanes for the Federal Aviation Administration, nonlinear analysis of viscoelastic materials used to construct automobile crash test dummies for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and studies of structural integrity of railroad tank cars and rails for the Federal Railroad Administration.

Dr. Jeong's published work is available in Volpe's Technical Reports & Presentations database.

Dr. Jeong holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tufts University, a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering also from Tufts University, and a Ph.D. in Applied Mechanics from Lehigh University.