Arup’s Jason Carr will be presenting on the space industry and its application to the built environment at the New Space Summit, hosted by the United Nations Association of Australia this week.
He will also outline how the firm is engaging with the industry internationally.
“The space sector gives us tools to monitor and evaluate our effectiveness in securing our planetary boundaries and achieving many of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),” Jason explained.
“To achieve the SDGs, we need to push into restorative and regenerative engineering.”
A senior hydrogeologist, Jason will outline how the SDGs and planetary boundaries framework are driving Arup’s innovation and applied research agenda, and how the firm is already integrating with the space industry.
“Arup is engaging with NASA on acoustic techniques used on the international space station and we worked on its Jet Propulsion laboratory in California.