ARC Training Centre for Advanced Manufacturing of Prefabricated Housing

Project description

The ARC Training Centre for Advanced Manufacturing of Prefabricated Housing is the centrepiece for collaborative, eco-friendly, prefabricated housing research in Australia, striving to deliver breakthrough product and process innovations that will enable the Australian housing industry to compete on a global stage.

The centre aims to unlock the potential growth of Australia’s prefabricated building industry by creating a co-operative training system between industry and universities leading to local employment growth and increased exports of prefabricated products and services.

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Project team

Leader: Tuan Ngo

Staff: Prof Priyan Mendis, A/Prof Lu Aye, Prof Colin Duffield,

Collaborators: Prof Chris Manzie (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) Prof Greg Qiao (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering) Prof Prakash Singh (Management and Marketing) A/Prof Masa Noguchi (Architecture, Building and Planning) Dr Robert Crawford (Architecture, Building and Planning) , Prof Kim Rasmussen (University of Sydney) Prof Gianluca Ranzi (University of Sydney) Dr Mathew Aitchison (University of Sydney) Prof Peter Newman (Curtin University) Prof Hong Hao (Curtin University) Prof Xiao-Ling Zhao (Monash University) A/Prof Yu Bai (Monash University)

Sponsors: Australian Research Council, Amoveo, PrefabAUS, Prebuilt, Forest and Wood Products Australia Limited (FWPA), Habitech Systems, EnviroSIP, Timber Building Systems (TBS), The Australian Reinforcing Company (ARC), Modulum, CIMC-MBS, BHAPM, Rockend

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