Company: Shaw Engineering
Location: Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States
Alfred E. Shaw Jr., Owner at Shaw Engineering, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Engineers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in engineering administration.
With decades of experience to his credit, Mr. Shaw has excelled as the owner of Shaw Engineering since 1994, a position in which he is responsible for consulting on the maintenance of trains and railroad tracks. During this time, he has been additionally active as a worker for the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency from 1998 to 1999, a consultant with the Taiwan High Speed Railway Corporation from 2002 to 2003 and a court-appointed technical expert with the Federal Court of Birmingham, Alabama from 2004 to 2007. He previously served with the National Railroad Passenger Corporation as the director of engineering for track and structures and tests and standard between 1977 and 1996, the Central Vermont Railway as the chief engineer and manager of real estate between 1976 and 1995 and the Consolidated Rail Corporation as the manager of welding and reclamation plants in 1976. Mr. Shaw began his career in various roles concerning the Pennsylvania Railroad for the Penn Central Transportation Company from 1954 to 1976.
Before embarking on his professional path, Mr. Shaw pursued an education at Iowa State University, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in agricultural engineering in 1954. He subsequently obtained his designations as a registered engineer and surveyor in the state of Pennsylvania. Attributing his success to extraordinary tenacity and bullheadedness, he is incredibly proud of his work on high-speed trains for Amtrak, which sent him to Europe and allowed him to apply some of their maintenance practices to his work in the United States. Mr. Shaw has also provided his wealth of expertise to projects around the globe following his retirement from the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, including assignments in Singapore, Taiwan and Austria.
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