International Transportation Design Consultant and Industrial Design Engineer Luis Chomiak has experience in all types of product design, rail vehicles and other forms of public and personal transportation. Recent projects include the China Zefiro VHS (Very High Speed) Train and Metro Singapore. His presentation discusses the complex issues that influence modern rail vehicle design, including service requirements, environmental conditions, infrastructures, interoperability, norms and standards, safety, human factors, special needs, green issues, cultural requirements, operator and passenger aspirations, manufacturing technology, and cost.
With support from the College of Engineering, and UM SMART - Sustainable Mobility and Accessibility Research and Transformation.
This lecture took place on December 2, 2010 as part of the Penny Stamps Speaker Series. For more information, please see: art-design.umich.edu/stamps