Sridhar Padmanabhan is a Project Engineer at Quandel Consultants specializing in Rail Traffic Controller (RTC) for the analysis of passenger and freight train networks and corridors. Sridhar is among a select group of peers participating in the use of an FRA funded operational analysis software, General Train Movement Simulator (GTMS). He is skilled in the development of proprietary models, allocating maintenance costs among railroad users in shared-use passenger-freight corridors, most recently developing a VB Script for a Cost Allocation Model (CAS) and soon to be launched web-based, client software. An integral member of the team, Sridhar joined Quandel in 2014 upon completion of his master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois. He is a registered professional engineer in Michigan.