Date: January 2012 - Present: Cooperation as Freelance Project Manager.
Field: Educational micro-Satellites.
Position held: Project manager for Attitude Control System for “HPH.com microsatellite” and “Unisat-5” projects, of GAUSS team. Employed also in Orbital control, Deorbiting and Lifetime Anlysis, and Design solutions for CubeSats Orbital deploying.
Name of the Employer: GAUSS Laboratory, University of Rome
date: July 2011 – November 2011 Internship as visiting scholar
Field: Educational micro-Satellites.
Position Held: project manager for Magnetic Active Attitude Control Systems for “Cosmic X-Ray Backgrond Nanosat” mission (CXBN).
Name of the Employer: Space Science Center of Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky.
Publications and Other Works
Co-author of the Paper:
“Active magnetic attitude control system for sun-pointing of a spin-stabilized satellite without initial detumbling”, Roldugin D., Testani P., Preprint 2012, IAA-AAS-DyCoSS1-07-03. Realization of the Matlab/SIMULINK Simulation Enviroment to test some algorithms; Paper review.
Awarded of best paper prize in the “Best Paper Student Competition”, 1st IAA Conference, Oporto, Portugal, 19-21 March 2012; Realized in Cooperation with the Keldish Institute of Applied Mathematics of Moscow, Russia (cooperation at a distance).
Co-author for a Paper Realization: “Spin-stabilized satellite with Sun-pointing active magnetic attitude control system”,
Ovchinnikov M., Roldugin D., Testani P., Keldish Institute Preprints, No. 4, 2012. Realization of the Matlab/SIMULINK Simulation Enviroment for algorithms testing; Paper review.
Realized in Cooperation with the Keldish Institute of Applied Mathematics of Moscow, Russia (cooperation at a distance).
Masters’ Degree: Astronautical Engineering, grade: 110/110 cum Laude (Italian title equivalent to). Course of Study: Space Flight Mechanics, Human Space Flight, Attitude Dynamics
“Scuola di Ingegneria Aerospaziale”, University of Rome, “Sapienza”.
December 2009 B.A.: Aerospace Engineering, grade: 108/110 (Italian title equivalent to). “Civil and Mechanical Engineering Faculty”, University of Rome, “Sapienza”.
Personal skills and knowledge
Mother tongue: Italian
Other Languages: English (written and spoken): proficient user; French: basic user
- Computer skills:
Excellent knowledge of Matlab and SIMULINK software (realization of simulations for several kinds of problems: environment simulations, control design, satellite, orbital control, attitude control; applied also for Master’s Degree Thesis).
Good Knowledge of some Engineering Softwares: STK (AGI Satellite ToolKit), Femap/ Nastran. (Sructural Analysis), DAS 2.0 (debris and lifetime), AutoCad (computer aided designing).
Excellent knowledge of Office Programs (Word, Excell, Power Point) for Windows (any
version) and Mac OS X. -
Excellent knowledge of iWork Programs (Pages, Numbers, Keynote) for Mac OS X. -
internet and email proficient user.
Good Knowledge of FORTRAN 95 programming language.
Basic Knowledge of Photoshop, iMovie and Windows Movie Maker, pascal programming language.
- Other skills:
Team Working skills, in a very efficient e productive way.
Adaptability to multicultural environments, achieved during the period spent at Morehead State University (2011).
Independent work skills (especially referred to papers realization) achieved during the cooperation at a distance with the KIAM Institute of Moscow, resulting in two papers production.
Organization of entertaining activities as animator, especially for children.
Basic knowledge of all phases of micro-satellites building process (from project to design reviews to assembly), achieved during the CXBN program (at Space Science Center of Morehead State University, KY, USA), and then in the GAUSS (DIAEE) cooperation period.
Independent engineering works, about: tether-stabilized systems near the L1 and L2 Lagrangian Points and Interplanetary Trajectories. year 2003/2004: - Cooperation with “Il Giardino delle Rose Blu” no-profit organization as animator for children activities.
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