Monday, March 8, 2021

Web Event Mar 17: Wabtec: Locomotive 101



Invites you to a special virtual technical presentation by Mr. Justin Norris

Wabtec: Locomotive 101

Where: Zoom link:

Further details (meeting ID and passcode) on Zoom meeting below.

When: Starting at 6:00 PM CST on Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Zoom link will open 5:50pm to ensure the meeting can start on time. Participants will join muted without video. Questions may be submitted via chat to the meeting Organizer. Organizer may unmute you if you prefer to ask question verbally.

6:00 PM – Introductions, Presentation and Q and A
7:00 PM – Meeting is adjourned

Cost: Free for all! Students, Professionals and Guests welcomed

APEGM CPD: APEGM members credit 1 Professional Development Hours for “Informal Activity”

  1. The Presentation

Wabtec is a leading global provider of equipment, systems, digital solutions, and value-added services for the freight and transit rail sectors, with over 150 years of experience. The presentation material will cover some history around General Electric (now Wabtec) locomotives and get into the mechanical and electrical architectures of the various locomotive generations they have produced through the years.

  1. Our Speaker

Justin Norris is the Sr. Engineering Manager of Integration Engineering at GE Transportation. He began working in the railroad industry in 2012 as an intern at then General Electric Transportation while completing his Bachelors in Science in Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University. In 2013, Justin joined GE Transportation full time, where Justin’s roles included Electrical Integration, Cooling Control, Train Control, and Transport Intelligence. In 2015 he took a permanent position with the Transport Intelligence team responsible for global locomotive integration of digital electronic components to locomotives, both new OEM builds or aftermarket retrofits. In this role, Justin was responsible for integration of energy management, edge and back office data analytics, video recording, and asset monitoring. Over the next two years, Justin  completed a Masters in Science of Mechanical Engineering at Northeastern University. In 2019, as GE Transportation merged with Wabtec Corporation to form the world’s largest industrial railway manufacturer, Justin was promoted to his current position as engineering manager of the integration engineering team

  1. Online Meeting Details

Pre-Registration not required for this event.

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Meeting ID: 980 8860 6383

Passcode: 152713

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