Date and Place of Birth 11/02/1983, Bassano del Grappa (VI), Italy
Overview After graduating in 2008, he worked for 6 months as a contract research engineer at Alta SpA on high-power plasma thrusters. In January 2009 he enrolled at the University of Pisa as granted Ph.D Student of Aerospace Engineering.
Research His main interests are in hollow cathodes and electromagnetic plasma thrusters. In particular he was involved in both ESA-TRP and EU-FP7 projects aimed at developing high-power electric thrusters for interplanetary missions.
Tutoring Since 2008 he supervised 6 MSc thesis concerning plasma physics and electric propulsion technology.
2008–Current Research engineer at Alta S.p.A., Pisa, Italy
Design and testing of high power plasma thrusters with emphasis on cathode technology. He provided technical documentation including test procedures, specifica-tions and test reports. Active participation to all the technical review processes (SRR/PDR/CDR/TRR/TRB).
Current PhD in Aerospace Engineering, XXIV Cycle, University of Pisa, Italy
Cathode Phenomena in MPD Thrusters
May 2008 Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering, Polytechnic of Turin, Italy 110/110 summa cum laude
Major: Aerospace Propulsion Thesis: “‘Optimization of a pulsed plasma thruster for the lunar mission BW1”
Winter 2007 Exchange Semester at University of Stuttgart, Germany
Design and testing of the pulsed plasma thruster ADD SIMP-LEX.
Fall 2007 Collaboration with Avio S.p.A., Italy
Thermal analysis of a low-pressure turbine for jet engines
March 2006 Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering, Polytechnic of Turin, Italy 110/110
Thesis: ”Preliminary design of an axial turbine for turboprop engines”
July 2002 Liceo Classico ”G.B. Brocchi”, Bassano del Grappa (VI), Final Grade: 84/100
November 2011 PhD Plus, I Cycle, University of Pisa, Italy
New venture entrepreneurship for innovators and inventors
March 2011 Project Management Course, Alta SpA, Italy
Identification of the key factors and risks analysis in space-related projects
January 2011 Seminar in Vacuum Technology, Agilent Technologies, Italy
Physics and technology of vacuum chambers and related components
Sept. 2003 FCE: grade B
June 2003 Goethe-Zertifikat A1: Gesamtnote ”sehr gut”
German: Basic Knowledge
Basic Knowledge: Mathematica, MatCad, Fortran, C++, OpenProj
Intermediate Knowledge: Catia, Ansys, Comsol Multiphysics, LATEX, MS Project
Advanced Knowledge: Matlab/Simulink, Pro/Engineer, MS Oﬃce suite
Groups and Associations
AIAA Student Member since 2008
AIDAA Italian Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics
ADI Italian Ph.D. Association
SOAP Society of Aerospace Professionals
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