ENSCO Presents Track Data Filtering Methodologies at University of Delaware’s 'Big Data' Conference

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Springfield, Va., December 14, 2022

Today, officials from ENSCO, Inc., an international technology company, will be presenting a paper on data filtering methodologies at the University of Delaware’s "'Big Data' in Railroad Maintenance Planning 2022 conference." The conference focuses on the rail sector’s latest needs and practical applications of Big Data analytics to include both infrastructure and rolling stock maintenance planning.

"ENSCO’s expertise in track geometry and data analytics provides our customers with actionable information to make critical decisions that will improve safety, prioritize the scheduling of track maintenance and enhance operational efficiencies throughout their rail network," commented Jeff Stevens, President of ENSCO, Inc. "This conference brings together experts in the rail sector to discuss new techniques that will significantly improve process automation on very large volumes of data into relevant, purposeful information," Stevens continued.

ENSCO officials will present the following paper at the Big Data conference:

Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022

1:15 – 3:30 p.m.

Session IIIA

Big Data Application and Case Studies: Railway Infrastructure Asset Management

“Advanced Data Filtering Methodologies with Geometry Ft-by-ft Change Detection”

Presented by:

Donald Cooper and Samantha Kirkpatrick



The University of Delaware’s Annual Big Data Conference welcomes hundreds of attendees from railroad, transits, industry and academia. The University’s railroad engineering program, headed by Dr. Allan M. Zarembski, an internationally recognized expert in railroad engineering with extensive experience with railroads on all continents, provides education and advanced research on railway engineering, safety, operations, and economics for the North American and international railway and transit industry. In addition, faculty of UD’s railroad engineering and safety program conduct independent and collaborative research projects, conference organization and presentations, and collaborations with international organizations.


ENSCO, Inc., and its wholly owned subsidiaries, represent a $150 million international technology enterprise, headquartered in the Washington, D.C., area. For more than 50 years, the ENSCO group of companies has been providing leading-edge engineering, science and advanced technology solutions to governments and private industries worldwide. ENSCO operates in the aerospace, national security, surface transportation and cybersecurity sectors and focuses on technologies, products and services to support the safety, security, reliability and efficiency of customer missions. Field offices and subsidiaries, representatives and partnerships are located throughout the United States and around the world. Learn more about ENSCO.

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