Seminar on Communications in Railways and How to Ensure Security

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Seminar on Communications in Railways and How to Ensure Security

March 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Seminar on Communications in Railways and How to Ensure Security

A seminar on "Communications in Railways and How to Ensure Security" will be delivered by Manpreet Mann, Product Director Networks and Cybersecurity Engineering and Product Development Rail Control Solutions, Bombardier Transportation on 20 March 2019 (Wednesday) from 13:00-15:00 hours in Room TV103, Telecommunications Building.

Date: Wednesday, 20th March 2019

Time: 13:00 - 15:00 hours

Venue: Room TC103, Telecommunications building


Brief Bio:

Manpreet has been working with Bombardier since 2009. Previously, he started his career with FedEx Ground in Pittsburgh working on wireless networking for 500+ package delivery sites across US and Canada.  He joined Bombardier Transportation Rail Control Solutions (RCS)in Pittsburgh, which is the original home of Communication-based Train Control (CBTC) Radio and Network technology for the division. From 2009 to 2012 he worked as a radio and network engineer and contributed to the design, test and commissioning of automated rail systems for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority and Atlanta Airport (US); Guangzhou Airport and Shenzhen and Tianjin Metro Lines (China); Delhi Metro (India); Ikitelli Metro (Turkey) and the Bangkok SkyTrain.

Manpreet then moved to Bangkok, to build-up the Systems Engineering team to support the increasing interest in and demand for CBTC projects across the Asia Pacific Region. In this capacity, he has worked on projects including Kuala Lumpur’s KVMRT Line 1, Delhi Metro Line 7 and Bangkok’s Purple Line.  In this role he was responsible for the design of the entire signalling systems, including the Communications technology and working closely with our customers on requirements definition, and system verification and validation.

Since moving to a global role to be Product Director of Networks and Cybersecurity Solutions for RCS, he is now focused on product development and project execution of RCS’ global CBTC Communications technology. He works closely with our customer and long-term partners to provide the best systems from an Engineering and Supply Chain perspective.  There is also a key focus also on developing Cybersecurity solutions for rail systems to ensure disruption (intentional or unintentional) does not impact services.  In this role he is responsible for Telecommunications and Cybersecurity scope for projects under execution worldwide.

Manpreet is a US Citizen, a native English speaker and advanced level in Hindi and Punjabi.


March 20, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


TC103, Telecom Building

Asian Institute of Technology

Klong Luang,

Pathum Thani



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