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     Date Submitted:23-06-2011
     Last Modified:23-06-2011 (02:21)
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     Current job:System Engineer Microgravity Dept.
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:
     Keywords9 years of experience in project development and design of life science payloads focusing on the following areas: - Fluid dynamic subsystem for ISS payload applications, - Biomedical materials, - Contamination, Cleaning and Safety Aspects - High prec

    - LANGUAGE Italian (native), English (good).


    - STUDIES University: Federico II of Naples

    Aeronautical Engineering – Space Specialization (110/110 cum laude) in june 2001

    Thesis title: “Design of an experiment for Soret Effect measurement inside the G.L.A.D. Facility a board on ISS” -Prof. R. Monti.

    Master Finmeccanica in “General Management” (Oct 2004 - May 2006)

    Future Life: Finmeccanica Study tour experience in General Management in USA in Sep.2007


    Definition of project’s specification, in particular for life science program.

    Contamination, Cleaning and Safety Aspects.

    Managing of customers, resources and technology in frame of microgravity


    - EMPLOYMENT        Engaged in Thales Alenia Space Italia (May 2002 – today).

                                Current Job: System Engineer microgravity and life science department.


    July 10 – today                       ALTEA SHIELD 2 Program.

    Funded by ASI /NASA, Roma University with Thales Alenia Space Italia as

    industrial Prime contractor. Altea Shield 2 is an update of Altea Payload,

    already on board of ISS, by shielding tiles in PE and Kevlar.

    Responsible for tiles production and manufacturing. Manage of safety

    aspects and crew training procedure and operation.

    May 07 – today          EMCS ROTIFER Experiment with NEMATODE Program.

    Funded by ASI /ESA, Milan University with Thales Alenia Space Italia as

    industrial Prime contractor, Nematode Experiment shall allow performing

    microorganism cultivation into EMCS Facility up to 5 generation

    Responsible for thermo-mechanical design for SRM, QM and FM Model.

    Activities: architectural design, Interface Requirement, support to PI,

    observation Test, engineering and manufacturing management.

    Jul 06 – May 08      GAIA IMs Program.

    Responsible for the thermo- mechanical design,manufacturing and process control of the GAIA IMs Units. Activities architectural design, thermal analysis, process control and manufacturing management.

    Nov 06 – June 09:       Multiwell SC -MoMa Program: life science experiment for Luciferase culture

    with adherent cell. Funded by ASI, Naples University with Thales Alenia

    Space Italia as industrial Prime Contractor.

     IMI-MoMa Program: life science facility (Bioreactor) for cell culture.

    Funded by ASI Udine University with Thales Alenia Space Italia as

    industrial Prime contractor.

    Responsible for design development of SRM Model.

    Activities: architectural design, detail design for the culture chamber,

    biosensor analysis and selection and manufacturing management.

    May 06 – Jun 07:      MDS (Mice Drawer System) Program.

    Funded by ASI (Italian Space Agency) with Thales Alenia Space Italia as

    industrial Prime contractor, MDS will permit its utilization for other research

    programs with 6 mice. Responsible for the mechanical integration of the Air

    Conditioning FM payload.

    May 05 – May 06:        MDS (Mice Drawer System) Program

    Responsible for the mechanical design and manufacturing of the Air

    Conditioning Subsystem FM /FS payload and Cold plate system using EBW

    method. Activities: architectural design, thermal and CFD analysis,

    engineering and manufacturing management.

    May 05 – Feb 06:               MDS (Mice Drawer System) Program .

    Responsible for the mechanical integration and thermal and acoustic test

    activities on the MDS QM payload. Responsible of MDS-FGSE


    Activities: Thermo-Climatic and Acoustic test conduction, AIT, test


    May 02 – May 05:            MDS ( Mice Drawer System) Programme

    Responsible for the thermo-fluid design and manufacturing of the Air

    Conditioning Subsystem QM payload.

    Activities: architectural design, thermal and CFD analysis, engineering and

    manufacturing management.

    Oct 01 – Feb 02:          Thermal and CDF Engineer at BLUE ENGINEERING S.r.l. in Turin.

    Activities: architectural design, thermal and CFD analysis for automotive field.

    Relevant Skills:


    9 years of experience in project development and design of life science payloads focusing on the following areas:

    - Fluid dynamic subsystem for ISS payload applications,

    - Biomedical materials,

    - Contamination, Cleaning and Safety Aspects

    - High precision manufacturing processes and bonding by EBW

    Skilled in acoustic and thermal environmental tests campaign.

    Expert in the flow of AIT activities, both at subsystem level and at facility level.

    Able to handle ESA and NASA interfaces and documentation.


    Knowledge of UGS I-DEAS Master Series (3D CAD). ESATAN / ESATAN- FHTS COMSOL Multiphysics


    Get passionate to my son Tiziano, Art, Graphic, Music.

    Authorize to handle personal data (D.Lgs. 196/03)

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