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     Date Submitted:22-02-2012
     Last Modified:22-02-2012 (11:46)
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     Current job:PhD in Science, Technology and Measurements for Space
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 3months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations
     KeywordsStructural aerospace engineer, Light Gas Gun developer, stratospheric experiment mechanic developer
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    28, Italian

     

    OBJECTIVE

    Challenging and formative job.

    Interested in aerospace research.

    Interested in temporary or part-time contracts.

    Willing to move and/or transfer abroad.

     

    EDUCATION and QUALIFICATIONS

     

    ·         PhD in Science, Technology and Measurements for Space (STMS), at the Centre of Studies and Activities for Space CISAS - "G.Colombo" research department of the University of Padova, Italy, 2009-2011

     

    o   The title of the doctoral thesis is " Measurement techniques for assessing and reducing the risk posed by Micrometeoroid and Orbital Debris to Space vehicles".

     

    Main research areas:

     

    §    Risk assessment methodology, impacts phenomenology and design methods.

    §    Experimental methods (i.e. acceleration techniques and diagnostic instrumentation).

    §    Engineering models (i.e. measurements of the effects of the M/OD and derivation of   damage equations).

     

    Supervisor: Prof. Alessandro Francesconi

     

    o   Other research areas:

     

    §   Visiting researcher at Cranfield University (UK),  June – September 2011

    -       Development of a single stage light gas gun.

     

    Supervisor: Prof. Rade Vignjevic

     

    §    ESA (European Space Agency) BEXUS Programme, December 2009 – May 2011

    -       SCRAT (Spherical Compact Rechargable Air Thruster) Experiment

    Development of the structural and pneumatic subsystem for a low-thrust cold  gas actuator.

    Supervisor: Mr. Olle Persson, Swedish Space Corporation project manager, ESRANGE Space Center

     

    o   Conferences and courses attended

     

    -       20th ESA Symposium on European Rocket&Balloon Programmes (05/2011)

    -       ARA 2010 (09/2010)

    -       11th Hypervelocity Impact Symposium 2010 (04/2010)

    -       5th European Conference on Space Debris (04/2009)

     

    -       Space Debris: Threat to orbiting S/C and mitigation concepts (05/2010)

    -       Image analysis for HVI (11/2010)

    -       Multifunctional Composites (03/2010)

    -       III National School INFN (04/2009)

     

    o   Seminars presented

     

    -       The SCRAT Experiment (Cranfield University, UK, 06/2011)

    -       Space Debris: An Increasing Risk (Cranfield University, UK, 07/2011)

     

     

    o   Papers

     

    -       BARILARO L., A. FRANCESCONI, PH.D, M. FARAUD, C. GIACOMUZZO, PH.D. AND R. DESTEFANIS (2010). IMPACT DAMAGE AND BALLISTIC LIMIT EQUATIONS FOR FLEXIBLE MULTILAYER METEOROID AND DEBRIS PROTECTION SHIELDS.

    [ARA2010 Best Student Paper Award] - ARA 2010 Congress. Thun (Switzerland), 12-17 September, 2010

     

    -       A. FRANCESCONI, PH.D, C. GIACOMUZZO, PH.D, BARILARO L., E. SEGATO, PHD (2010). NUMBER, SIZE AND SPEED DISTRIBUTION OF PARTICLES EJECTED FROM SPACECRAFT SURFACES DURING HYPERVELOCITY IMPACT.

                                                                  ARA 2010 Congress. Thun (Switzerland), 12-17 September, 2010

     

    -       A. FRANCESCONI, C. GIACOMUZZO, BARILARO L. (2010). A method to assess the average properties of spacecraft ejecta from hypervelocity impact.

    11th Hypervelocity Impact Symposium. Freiburg (Germany), 5-11 April, 2010

     

    -       ALESSANDRO FRANCESCONI, CINZIA GIACOMUZZO, DANIELE PAVARIN, LEONARDO BARILARO, FRANCESCO ANGRILLI (2009). Characterization of ejecta from hypervelocity impacts on spacecraft external surfaces.

    XX AIDAA Congress. Milano, June 29 - July 3, 2009

     

     

    ·         MSc. in Aerospace Engineering:                        University of Padua, Italy, April 2008, GPA  96/110

                                        “Design of a non pyrotechnic actuated valve for a hybrid rocket”

                                                           (in co-operation with CISAS and SELEX Galileo)

                                                                                                                   Supervisor: Prof. Daniele Pavarin

     Main courses:

    -         STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS LABORATORY

    o    Final report on “Structural optimization of an optical bench as a support for two telescopes” (with Ansys software)

    -         THERMAL CONTROL OF SPACE VEHICLES

    o    Final report on “Thermal control of a satellite”

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