RESULTS: 2016 ACC YOUNG PROFESSIONALS INNOVATION COMPETITION
Think about the many factors of change that are affecting the modern aviation industry. Creative thinking from new leaders will be vital as the industry continues to adapt to these factors. ACC is seeking new, innovative ideas from young professionals in aviation. These innovations can be technical or operational in nature, and can fall within any discipline of airport development, but should be an original concept or a unique improvement to an existing model or practice that furthers development and addresses growing challenges at airports.
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Tyler Eighmy, Populous
Timarie Trarbach, Populous
John Barnthouse, Populous
Josey Shaw, Populous
This project proposes an arrival sequence for passengers at an airport curb, based on the transit needs of individuals, in order to streamline a seamless experience when leaving an airport terminal.
ALL GENDER RESTROOMS
Tania Gharechedaghy, San Francisco International Airport
Derrick Homer, San Francisco International Airport
Julia Katz, PGH Wong Engineering, Inc.
Trudy Homer, PGH Wong Engineering, Inc.
This project proposes an innovated approach to how and why airports should implement gender-neutral restrooms.
Third Place (TIE)
REDESIGNING AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TOWERS FOR THE FUTURE
Manuel Herrera, Jacobson Daniels
Chris Groh, Kutchins & Groh
This project proposes a completely unmanned air traffic control (UATC) system to be implemented in order to eradicate human error.
Third Place (TIE)
THE H-UV-ER CRAFT
Kyle Garrison, Parsons
Andre Prince, Parsons
Tyler Overstreet, Parsons
This project proposes a new airplane sanitation technique using automated drones and UV technology.
Integrated Travel System
David Gordon, RS&H
Gareth Hanley, RS&H
Daniel Pruim, Myrtle Beach International Airport
Daniel Schoenberg, American Airlines
High Performance Airports
Joshua Heth, San Francisco International Airport
Raniel Camacho, San Francisco International Airport
Jennie Santoro, HNTB
Ken Poon, HNTB
Passenger Baggage and Data Management Through Common-Use Infrastructure
Cody Parham, Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.
Celso Rodriguez, Infax, Inc.
Sarah Sourial, Revision, Inc.
Jennifer Williams, City of Austin Aviation Department
Evaluation the Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and LiDAR for FAR Part 39 Inspections, Obstruction Analysis, and Airfield Maintenance
Chaim Van Prooyen, HJAIA
Katie Eleam, Michael Baker International
Jason Shivar, Michael Baker International
Justin Gobbel, Pond & Company
Track-A-Bag (TABS) System
Api Appulingam, RS&H
Kirsten Brown, Urban Engineers
Swapnil Shah, Philadelphia International Airport
Patrick Williams, Urban Engineers