Normal Operations Monitoring

Managing risk has become increasingly important in modern organisations. Managers recognise it is difficult to manage without measurement, however, it is difficult to know what to measure in order to drive the continuous safety improvements, promised by modern safety management systems. One industry where safety performance improvement appears to have stalled, is aviation ground operations. Unlike the flight operations, which is now regarded as an Ultra-safe system (Amalberti 2001, p.

Researcher

Dr Louise Raggett

Supervisor

Professor Ann Williamson

Level
PhD
Operations monitoring

The Utilization of Autonomous Vehicles in Aviation

Many airports today consider the application of autonomous vehicles for the transportation of passengers from parking lots to the terminals or for the transportation of baggage from the lateral to the aircraft. This project concerns a throughout analysis of the transport requirements at airports and a determination where, how and under what circumstances autonomous vehicles can be applied.

Researcher

N/A

Supervisor

Professor Gabriel Lodewijks

Level
PhD
MSc
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