Corporate entry Sir Lawrence Wackett Centre for Aerospace Design Technology (1991 - )
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- Education and Aviation or Aeronautical Industries
- Alternative Names
- Wackett Aerospace Centre
- Melbourne, Victoria
Sir Lawrence Wackett Centre for Aerospace Design Technology is a research institute connected with Department of Aerospace Engineering at RMIT University as well as the Department of Mathematics. It was established in 1991 as a joint initiative of Aerospace Engineering and Mathematics at RMIT, with responsibility for research, consultancy and continuing education programs in aerospace, aviation and related disciplines.
Named after Sir Lawrence Wackett, who is widely regarded as "the father of the Australian aircraft industry", the Wackett Aerospace Centre aims to create, through research and design, and in partnership with industry, new intellectual property for commercial use and development.
- Department of State and Regional Development, 'Advanced Materials 1996', in Guides to Current Research in Victorian Universities, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/asaw/exhib/awvs/advmaterials/rmit.htm#64. Details
Created: 16 December 1999, Last modified: 4 January 2012
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