Heavy Haul Sessions Speaker:
Biography: Steve Chrismer has worked in the rail industry for 35 years. After graduating from Pennsylvania State University he spent 16 years at the Association of American Railroads (AAR). While at the AAR, Steve worked in Track Research and earned his PhD in Civil Engineering at the University of Massachusetts. After leaving AAR he has since worked at Amtrak as Principal Engineer in the Track Department and is presently employed by LTK Engineering working in Vehicle-Track Interaction. Steve is Chairman of the APTA/AREMA Wheel-Rail Interaction Working Group.