University of the Sunshine Coast – Airport Engineering Seminar

Presentation by Greg White on USC Airport Engineering Seminar from ASCP Brisbane Forum 28 June 2016

University of Sunshine Coast presents on their Airfield Engineering capabilities.

  • First students in 1996
  • 12,000 students at the end of 2015
  • Aiming for 20,000 by 2020
  • 10% international students (64 countries)
  • Five-star rating for undergraduate teaching
  • Australia’s fastest growing University
  • Main campus at Sippy Downs (Mooloolaba)
  • Eight additional sites (Hervey Bay to Southbank)

Recent Airfield Engineering Seminars have been held.

  • Diverse range of topics

–Airfield planning

–Airfield lighting

–Technology and practice evolution to date

  • Flexible Pavements
  • Rigid Pavements

–Material challenges and specifications

–New materials and technologies

–Changes in aircraft and operations

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