26 years old–Single
Jun 2011 – Present: Space Systems Engineer, Young Graduate Trainee, working on the ESA Lunar Lander, in the HSO Department, ESA/ESTEC, Noordwijk, the Netherlands
Within this project I am involved in various aspects of the Phase B activities, including Propulsion System Hydraulic Breadboard Testing and Hardware Validation using EcoSim Pro, Priming sequence analysis, Pressure Drop analysis, Mass Flow assessment, High Flow Latch Valves operation, Thruster Performance Testing Procedures, Thruster Plume-Surface Interaction, Electrical Power System Analysis and Power Mast Solution Assessment, Lunar Environment Illumination Analysis and Local Topography Influence, Mission Timeline and Scenario Definition and Analysis.
I have also had the opportunity to participate in various technical and management meetings, Payload assessment meetings, progress meetings.
Thanks to the high level of professional expertise within the Lunar Lander Project Team I have been introduced to various in-depth technical aspects of Space related projects
Apr–Oct 2010: End of studies internship at the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales, Toulouse, France, Department of Planetology and Microgravity Projects
During this internship I was involved in two main projects:
First, a tradeoff analysis of existing GPR technologies and comparisons to the ExoMars Mission Wisdom Ground Penetrating Radar, where I have also been involved in the definition of the testing procedures for the Wisdom GPR with the purpose of demonstrating a technological spin-off for Avalanche Victims Search and Crevasse Localization using the aforementioned Radar technology.
The second project I was involved in, being my main assignment, has been a Mission Analysis Tradeoff for the Mars Sample Return Mission, considering various existing or potential technologies, different transfer scenarios for transfer windows ranging from mid 2030’s to mid 2040’s, different mission architectures involving single or multiple spacecraft, as well as the use of the Launch Vehicles envisaged for a fully European Mission, such as Soyuz, Ariane 5 ECA, or the future Ariane 5 ME.
Jul–Aug 2008: Traineeship at TURBOMECANICA S.A.,Bucharest, Romania, Gas Turbines Design
Jul–Aug 2007: Traineeship at TURBOMECANICA S.A.,Bucharest, Romania, Engine Design
Jul–Aug 2006: Traineeship at COOPERCAMERONCORP., Câmpina, Romania, Department of Numerical CommandMachinesProgramming
Feb 2012: Space Systems Verification and Validation, ESA/ESTEC internal training course, Noordwijk, the Netherlands
Nov 2011: Introduction to Environmental Test Tehniques, ESA/ESTEC internal training course, Noordwijk, the Netherlands
2009–2010: Specialized Master in“Space Systems Engineering”, Institut Supérieur de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace, SUPAERO,Toulouse, France:
Master thesis on two subjects:
Sizing of an interplanetary mission with application for “Mars Sample Return”
Study of a system designed for space applications with the purpose of using it in the public domain: “WISDOM ground penetrating radar spin-off for the search of avalanche victims”
Main Subjects: Orbital Mechanics, Space Environment, Launcher Design, Advanced Control, Satellite Guidance and Control, Satellite Thermal Design, Satellite Electric Systems, Manned Spacecraft Architecture, Global Positioning Systems, Spacecraft Operations
Sept 2010: Specialized Masters Diploma in “Space Systems Engineering”
2004–2009: “POLITEHNICA” University, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Bucharest,Romania
2006–2009: Specialization: “Propulsion Systems”
Engineering degree thesis subject:
“The Study and Project Design of Thrust Vectoring Implementation for the Second Stage Liquid Fuel Rocket of the NERVA Orbital Transporter”
Student researcher within the NERVA Project, for the conversion of an existing SAM high performance missile into a Low cost Nano Satellite Launcher
Main Subjects: Flight Dynamics ,Fluid Mechanics, Gas Dynamics,Thermodynamics, Jet Engine Design, Automated Engine Control, Engine Testing and Flight Clearance, Numerical Methods
Jun 2009: Engineering Diploma in Aerospace Engineering with specialization in Propulsion Systems
2000–2004: National College“IonLucaCaragiale”, Ploiesti, Romania
Specialization: “Intensive Mathematics-Informatics”
Jun 2004: Baccalaureate Diploma
May 2004: Certificate in Programming awarded by the Romanian Ministry of Labor
2003: Educational Software Designer Diploma awarded by SIVECO Romania
Dec 2009–Mar 2010: Analysis for improvements on the subsystems of a Microsatellite
Involved in the mechanical redesign of a Memory Shape Alloy Solar Panel deployment hinge
Oct 2009–Dec 2009: Research on a Micro-Satellite Launch Vehicle
Design of a Micro-Satellite Launch Vehicle using COTS hardware while trying to maintain a low design and manufacturing cost
Oct 2008–Jan 2009: “Stress and Vibration Resistance Determination for the First Stage Turbine Blade, Vane and Disc of the R11-F300 Jet Engine”
Feb 2008–Jun 2008: “Gazodynamic Design of a Jet Engine”
Oct 2007–Jan 2008: “Aerodynamic Performance of the A-10 Thunderbolt”
2003: National Educational Software Designing Competition organized by SIVECO Romania and qualified in the final 10 with the software entitled “Hybridization”
French: Independent User - B2 Level
German: Independent User
Spanish: Basic User
Romanian: Maternal Language
Software: CATIA, EcoSim Pro, STK, SpaceClaim, AutoCAD, Gambit, Fluent, MathCAD, MSOfficeSuite
Programming: MATLAB, Simulink, SCILAB, Octave, FORTRAN, C/C++, PASCAL, CNC Programming, HTML
Miscellaneous: 3DSMAX, Macromedia Suite, Adobe Photoshop, Corel DRAW
OS: Windows, Linux
May–Sept 2010: French Courses at the Activlangues School of Languages in Toulouse,France
Sept 2008: “8th European Space Power Conference” by the ESA at the University of Applied Sciences in Konstanz,Germany
2007–2008: French Courses att he French Institute of Bucharest, Romania
OTHER SKILLS, COMPETENCES AND HOBBIES
Sports: Basketball, Swimming, Snowboarding
Hobbies: Building Kit Airplane Models, Hiking,Cinema,Cooking
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