Dr. Allan M. Zarembski, Ph.D.
900 Kings Highway North
Cherry Hill NJ, 08034
25 years internationally recognized expertise in the area of railway track and structures, railway operations, and maintenance.
Summary of Qualifications:
Over twenty-five years of professional engineering responsibility. Extensive experience in all areas of rail operations to include freight operations, transit, commuter and inter-urban. Internationally recognized expertise in the area of railway track and structures, railway operations, and maintenance. Consulting services provided to virtually all major rail operations in North America together with numerous operations worldwide.
1984 to Present ZETA-TECH Associates, Inc., Cherry Hill, NJ, President Directed activities in track maintenance planning and planning software, rail and track analyses, economic analyses of railroad operations, and railway costing. Special areas of activity include railroad track structure, transit systems, and transportation planning.
1981 - 1984 Pandrol Inc./Speno Rail Services Co., Director Research & Development Dual responsibility for both companies in directing all research and development activities for new products, new systems, and future corporate activities. Reported directly to the President. Responsible for all railroad technology activities including product application, advertising, and technical support.
1976 - 1981 Association of American Railroads, Manager - Track Research Division
December 1978 to September 1981 Directed Division Responsible for conducting major research programs on railroad track. Directed AAR Track Laboratory. Conducted extensive field and laboratory tests as well as analytical research programs. Assistant Manager - Track Research Division
August 1978 to December 1978 Initiated major research programs in Track Strength, Rail Fatigue, Ballast Failure Mechanisms, etc. Senior Research Engineer
August 1976 to August 1978 Responsible for research programs on freight car fatigue design, rail overturning, and track gage widening. Developed test plans and procedures for AAR Track Laboratory.
1975 - 1976 Princeton University Research Associate - Dept. of Civil Engineering Conducted research activities in the area of lateral (railroad) track deformation and track buckling. Conducted laboratory tests at civil engineering laboratory.
1971 - 1973 Grumman Aerospace Corp., Engineer Responsibility for design and analysis of military aircraft structural components. Also conducted dynamic analyses of aircraft structures.
Sept.1975 Ph.D. Civil Engineering; Princeton University
June 1974 M. A. Civil Engineering; Princeton University
Jan. 1973 M. S. Engineering Mechanics; New York University
Jan. 1971 B. S. (Magna Cum Laude) Aeronautics and Astronautics; New York University
Registered Professional Engineer: NJ, NY, PA, IL, MD
American Railway Engineering Association
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
American Society of Civil Engineers
HONORS AND AWARDS:
1992 Rail Transportation Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers Associate Editor, Railway Track and Structures Magazine,
January 1985 to present. Author of monthly column; "Tracking R&D" Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology
1980 - 1981 Member: National Academy of Sciences, National Materials Advisory Board; Committee on Nondestructive Testing of Longitudinal Force in Rails Member: Office for Research and Experiments of the International Union of Railway; Committee D150 Delegate: American Railway Engineering Association Railroad Delegation to the Peoples Republic of China,
1983 Deputy Director - International Government Industry Research Program on Track Train Dynamics Author of over 60 papers on railroad track analysis and behavior, rail fatigue, and freight car design and analysis Author of over 130 articles on railway operations and maintenance, published in all of the major U.S. and international (English speaking) industry publications Author of the book Tracking R&D; Research and Development, Simmons Boardman, Omaha, NE, 1993