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Corporate entry Sir Lawrence Wackett Centre for Aerospace Design Technology (1991 - )

RMIT University

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.

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