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New Era in Pavement Design - Enhanced outcomes for Stabilised Pavements

A NEW ERA in Pavement Design has come to Australia with the release of the 2017 edition of the, Austroads Guide to Pavement Technology: Part 2: Pavement Structural Design. The most extensive update to the Guide in more than a decade will significantly change the way in which designers develop next generation pavement engineering solutions. The new Guide was released in December and the changes have been incorporated into various CPEE Short Courses. Don't miss this change to enhance your knowledge...

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CPEE Graduation Ceremonies for Year 2017

Following the conclusion of the 2nd Semester of 2017 Academic year, a total of 11 students successfully completed the requirements to be awarded either a “Graduate Certificate in Pavement Technology” (Grad Cert) or a “Master of Pavement Technology” (MPT). The successful Graduands gaining formal approval from the CPEE Governing Council were: 

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2018 Graduates

The first of this year’s CPEE Graduation Ceremonies was held in Toowoomba, QLD to honour CPEE Student Chris O’Dea on his completion of the CPEE Master of Pavement Technology award. As pictured, Chris O’Dea with his wife, was presented with his Testamur at the office of his employer, Newland Civil Construction, with the officiating party including Newlands senior management, CPEE CEO, Ray Farrelly, CPEE Academic Advisor, Prof. Frank Bullen and CPEE Director of Studies Prof. Ron Ayers. In...

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Recognition of Work Place Support for CPEE Students

One of the final units that students undertake in three of the CPEE higher education programs is a capstone unit involving a project relevant to their work. CPEE appreciates that the students in the Industry Research unit and the Work Based Project unit are helped in their study by a supervisor in the workplace. These supervisors keep in contact with the students through the semester and when the final report is submitted assist the CPEE Unit Chair by giving their analysis of the quality of the...

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Graduate Presented with Award at Recent Melbourne Short Course

At the recent Melbourne 2 day short course on Flexible Pavement Design, student Jalal Soufi-Sabbagh was presented with his Testamur for his Graduate Certificate in Pavement Technology. CPEE HEO Mignon Goswell was delighted to meet Jalal, an Airport Engineer with Aurecon Group, face-to-face and remarked at his dedication during his studies with CPEE. At the Ceremony in front of 32 Delegates attending the 2 day short course, CPEE CEO Ray Farrelly advised on the excellent academic record of Jalal...

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Reminder - 2017 Annual Student Excellence Awards

The Annual CPEE Student Excellence Awards give recognition to students who have demonstrated excellence in their performance during the academic year whilst undertaking specialist technical postgraduate units offered by CPEE and by its partner University, the University of Tasmania.As with previous years, the eligibility criteria required to be considered is for students to have achieved 'distinction' grade level and/or have demonstrated excellence in their development with at least 'credit' grade...

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MOU Signed with IPWEA - Victorian Division

The recent signing of an MoU between the Victorian Division of the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA) and CPEE marks the latest formalisation of the strengthening links with the sate divisions of the Institute and CPEE.  The increased cooperative engagement, specifically in respect of specialised training in the roads and pavements sector, will provide positive outcomes for both organisations as each strives to enhance the technical and operational capabilities of...

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2017 Graduates Honoured

Having just been confirmed by the CPEE Council as Graduates from its Pavement Technology Programs, CPEE was pleased to have a presentation ceremony in Sydney where the testamurs were personally presented to the successful Graduands. At the ceremony, CPEE CEO Ray Farrelly advised on the excellent outcome for both Laura Shaughnessy and James Loney. The Presentations of the Testamurs to both Laura and James were made by CPEE Council Member and Austroads CEO, Nick Koukoulas.

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Accessing the Australian Road Research Board (ARRB) Library

To provide greater awareness of various references and resources which are available, CPEE in conjunction with the ARRB Group has initiated a targeted webinar to be held on 17 March at 11:00am AEDT. The Australian Road Research Board (ARRB) Library informs and connects Australia’s land transport community under the federal, state and territory-funded National Interest Services (NIS) program. While this session is for all NIS Clients, following collaboration with the Centre for Pavement Engineering...

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Multi Award Winner

Multi Award Winner For the second year in a row, Davin Slade, Principle Geotechnical Engineer, Cardno, has received the CPEE Student Excellence Award. Davin's achievement was gained by way of his excellent performance in the Flexible Pavement Construction unit as part of his Master of Pavement Technology course he is currently studying with CPEE.  The CPEE Student Excellence Unit Award was sponsored by AAPA, with their CEO (acting) Dougall Broadfoot presenting the award to Davin alongside...

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Honours for Key CPEE Personnel

Honours for Key CPEE Personnel A number of recent Awards to key CPEE personnel have recognised their outstanding contribution to education and capability development in the roads and pavements sector. Last week at the CPEE Academic Board Meeting an Award was presented to recognise Excellence in Teaching Quality. In the June Queen’s Birthday Australian Honours Awards one of our long standing Unit Chairs was made a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia. Earlier in the...

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