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Nationally Recognized Expert on Train Wrecks Can Speak on Rail Disasters

Released: 12/2/2013 1:00 PM EST
Source Newsroom: University of North Dakota
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George Bibel, professor of mechanical engineering at the University of North Dakota, is a nationally recognized expert on train wrecks.

He authored a widely reviewed book, Train Wreck: The Forensics of Rail Disasters, http://www.amazon.com/Train-Wreck-Forensics-Rail-Disasters/dp/1421405903. Bibel has been interviewed by CNN, Scientific America, Voice of America and Popular Science about recent rail accidents. Scientific American posted an excerpt from his book. Bibel wrote "Why Can't Modern Technology Prevent Train Wrecks" for the Huffington Post, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/george-bibel/modern-tech-prevent-wrecks_b_1823148.html.

Bibel's first popular book on crashes was Beyond the Black Box: The Forensics of Airplane Crashes., http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/beyond-the-black-box-george-bibel/1101796447?ean=9780801886317&itm=1&usri=9780801886317. Bibel developed the book into a training seminar presented to the Boeing Company.

You can reach Bibel at his UND office 701-777-4918, department 701-777-2571, or cell 218-779-7045 gbibel@gmail.com.

His vita is available at http://engineering.und.edu/mechanical/faculty/george-bibel-info.cfm.

A link to a news release about his book on train wrecks is at http://engineering.und.edu/news/2013/08/bibel-media-interest.cfm

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