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August 22, 2023
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Transportation solutions company Wabtec joins E-ffiliates

By the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

The Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership (E-ffiliates), a corporate membership program administered by the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, has welcomed transportation sustainability leader Wabtec to its program to drive new innovations for decarbonizing transportation technology.

Wabtec, a global S&P500 company headquartered in Pittsburgh, works to accelerate the transition to a sustainable future by pioneering advanced transportation technologies. Operating in over 50 countries around the world, Wabtec is a global supplier of equipment, systems, digital solutions, and value-added services for the freight and transit rail sectors.

As a member of E-ffiliates, Wabtec will gain access to valuable energy and environmental thought leadership and will be exposed to wide-ranging research expertise to develop and advance sustainable transportation solutions.

“Princeton’s leadership in energy research provides an amazing opportunity to supercharge the development of technologies that reduce transportation emissions,” said Philip Moslener, Wabtec Corporate’s Vice President of Advanced Technologies.

By combining the Andlinger Center’s research excellence with Wabtec’s industry experience, the partnership aims to move sustainable mobility solutions out of the lab and into the real world. The collaboration seeks to unlock the full potential of transportation technologies, such as clean hydrogen, that are critical for decarbonizing transportation networks and building a carbon-neutral future.

Barry Rand, associate director for external partnerships at the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment and professor of electrical and computer engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, said he is excited to welcome Wabtec into E-ffiliates as a key player in the transportation sector. “The Andlinger Center is enthusiastic to have a partner in such a critical industry to the energy transition. We look forward to collaborating with Wabtec to help shape the future of sustainable transportation.”

“Wabtec is truly driving progress in clean mobility,” said Uday Karmarkar, Consulting Engineer, Wabtec Corporate Advanced Technologies. “We look forward to collaborating on innovations that benefit people and the planet.”