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    Candidate Profile
     Date Submitted:28-01-2011
     Last Modified:23-02-2011 (03:09)
    Job information
     Current job:Young Graduate Trainee ESA-ESTEC
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, ,
     Keywords- Electromagnetic fields and antennas - Microwaves - Digital Signal Processing/ Image and voice digital treatment - Mobile and optical communications - Software mathematician MATLAB, Programming in Java and C++ - Analogue and Digital Electronic Syste

    Education and training

    1. Dates October 2002 - July 2008

    Title of qualification awarded Telecommunication Engineer

    Principal subjects / occupational skills


    - Electromagnetic fields and antennas

    - Microwaves

    - Digital Signal Processing/ Image and voice digital treatment

    - Mobile and optical communications

    - Software mathematician MATLAB, Programming in Java and C++

    - Analogue and Digital Electronic Systems

    Name and type of organisation providing education and training

    Escuela Politécnica Superior de Ingeniería de Gijón (Polytechnic School of Engineering Gijón)

    Universidad de Oviedo (Asturias, Spain)

    Level BS+MS (5 years)-ISCED 5

    Final Thesis “Developing a model communication system”

    - Detailed study of electromagnetic fields propagation and excitement in rectangular waveguides

    - Work with synthetic equipment related to the generation and reception of digital signals/digital modulations and its management software.

    Grade With honours (10/10)

    Prize for the best Master Thesis in “Telecommunications-RF Technologies” awarded by the ‘Cátedra de Teléfonica’ in the Oviedo University (April 2009)

    2. Dates October 2008 – July 2010

    Title of qualification awarded Postgraduate Master in the Ph.D. program: “Information Technologies and Communications in Mobile Networks”.

    Interuniversity Master : Universidad del País Vasco, Universidad de Oviedo, Universidad de Cantabria, Universidad de la Coruña, Universidad de Zaragoza (Spain)

    Principal subjects / occupational skills covered

    - Advanced Signal Processing

    - Inverse Electromagnetic Methods

    - Synthesis and Measure of Antennas

    - Compact antennas for systems of mobile communications and wireless networks

    - Systems of high capacity (MIMO)

    - Radio and Digital Television broadcasting service

    Level Ph.D degree (2 years)- ISCED 6.

    Final Thesis “Geometry Reconstruction of Metallic Bodies Using the Sources Reconstruction Method (SRM)”

    - Solution to the inverse scattering problem based on the extension of the Sources reconstruction method (SRM).

    - Method validation by a campaign of measurements of the Radar Cross Section (RCS) of a perfect cylindrical conductor.

    - Software tool development for lecturing direct and inverse scattering problem.

    Grade Excellent (9/10)


    3. Dates October 2006-June 2007

    Principal subjects / occupational skills covered

    Participation in the Erasmus-Socrates Program in France.

    - Accomplishment of subjects corresponding to the final year studies in Spain

    Name and type of organisation

    providing education and training

    Institute National Polytechnique Grenoble(INPG), France

    Ecole d’Ingénieurs en Électronique (ENSERG)

    Grenoble IT TELECOM

    Work Experience

    1. Dates July 2010-to present

    Occupation or position held Young Graduate Trainee at the European Space Agency, ESA-ESTEC (The Netherlands).

    Antennas and Sub-Millimeter Waves Section, Electromagnetics and Space Environment Division.

    Main activities and responsibilities

    - Support to antenna measurement campaign performed in the CPTR/CATR facilities at ESTEC.

    - Reestablishment of Range Feed Alignment in the focal zone of the CPTR. Development of laser and camera based alignment tools in CPTR

    - CPTR Quiet Zone assessment in Co- and X-polar.

    - In house development of a Q-band frequency extender for CATR: component selection, assembly and test.

    2. Dates November 2008 - June 2010

    Occupation or position held Research Assistant at the Area of Signal Theory and Communications. University of Oviedo


    Department of Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Computers and Systems (DIEECS) in the Polytechnic School of Engineering of Gijón, University of Oviedo (Spain)

    Recipient of the grants:

    - Becas- Puente “Cátedra Telefónica”

    - Programme “Severo Ochoa” predoctoral aide

    Main activities and responsibilities Research of the project: “Techniques of inverse electromagnetism with applications in the diagnosis, identification and location in near field – INVEMTA”. Project supported by the Spanish “Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación”

    Main research topics:

    - Characterization of PEC bodies of arbitrary shapes trough the measurement of the scattered field. Reconstruction of the geometry and/or constitutive parameters.

    - Antenna diagnostics using equivalent currents methods

    3. Dates January 2008 - July 2008

    Occupation or position held Intern in the IT Department of the Thermal Power Plant of HC Energía in Aboño (Gijón, Spain)

    Main activities and responsibilities - Monitoring , management and organization of database (SQL)

    - Redesign of applications related to the system of vehicle access to the Thermal Power Plant

    - Applications Programming in C, C# and C++

    Scientific Production

    “Geometry Reconstruction of Metallic Bodies Using the Sources Reconstruction Method”, IEEE Antenas and Wireless Propagation Letters. Vol 9,2010

     “Antenna Diagnostics Using Arbitrary-Geometry Field Adquisitions Domains”, IEEE Antenas and Wireless Propagation Letters. Vol 8, 2009

    Conference Publications
    , “The Volumetric Sources Reconstruction Method and its application to Geometry Reconstruction”. European Conference on Antennas and Propagation 2010, 12-16 April 2010, Barcelona

    , “Herramienta Software para el Estudio del Problema Directo e Inverso de Radiación Electromagnética”, (Software Tool for the Study of the Electromagnetic Direct and Inverse Radiation Problem). IX Congreso de Tecnologías aplicadas a la enseñanza de la Electrónica. Madrid 13-15 April 2010.


    Complementary Education

    1. Dates September 2010

    Course “Introduction to Space Systems Engineering”

    Organization University of Southampton(School of Engineering Sciences)

    ESTEC-Noordwijk (The Netherlands)

    2. Dates 11-15 May 2009

    Course “Antenna measurements at millimetre and submillimetre wavelengths”

    Organization European School of Antennas (ESoA)

    Espoo SMARAD Radio Laboratory, Helsinki University of Technology (Finland)

    Recipient of the travel grant within Marie Curie Action

    3. Dates 14-17 April 2009

    Course “A new form of Huygen’s principle based on wavelets radiated by a complex sphere”

    Organization Prof. Dr. Gerald Kaiser

    Fundación Universidad de Oviedo

    University of Oviedo (Spain)

    Personal skills and competences

    Mother tongue Spanish / Castilian

    Other languages
    French : C1 Proficient user

    English : C1 Proficient user

    German : B1 Intermediate user. Goethe-Zertifikat Deustch (ZD)

    Language Courses
    - Advanced English Course at the Academic Language University of Leiden. September 2010/ January 2011.

    - Advanced English Course at ESA-ESTEC organized by Prolinguist Language Training. September 2010/June 2011

    - One month month of intensive English course at ELS Center in the Roger Williams University, Bristol, Rhode Island (USA) October/November 2008.

    - Academic year 2007/2008 and 2008/2009 German course at the Estudio de alemán IFA (Deutsche Schule), Level A1, A2 and B1

    - “Swimming in English”, English course (30hours) 29-31 May 2009 , Garaña de Pría (Asturias)

    Social skills and competences

    - High responsibility and work capacity

    - Capacity of personal/social relation

    - Ability to establish and maintain good working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds

    Computer skills and competences

    - Microsoft Office Tools (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)

    - Mathematic Software M ATLAB

    - Visual Studio 2005

    - Adobe® Premiere® Pro 2.0 (Video Edition)

    - 3D-Studio MAX (.3D-Animation)

    Specific Software :

    - WinIQSim, Rhode & Schwarz (Software for I/Q Modulators)

    - 89600 VSA-Vector Signal Analyser,Agilent Technologies (Software for Syntetic Instruments)

    - FEKO (Commercial electromagnetic simulation software)

    - HFSS, Ansoft (3D Full-wave Electromagnetic Field Simulation)

    - CHAMP (Antenna Design)

    Driving licence(s) B (Own car)

    Hobbies Basketball, indoor football, reading and travelling

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