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     Date Submitted:29-05-2012
     Last Modified:29-05-2012 (09:03)
    Job information
     Current job:R&D engineer / Spacecraft thermal control
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:within a month
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors
     KeywordsR&D spacecraft thermal control fluid loops esatan analysis solar generators


    Age: 23           

    Marriage status: Single

    Nationality : Belgian          

    Driving license : Full, clean


    Profesional Experience

    [July 2011 – Present] Thales Alenia Space (Cannes, France)

    Thermal engineer :

    - Global and detailed design of the thermal control of solar arrays:I contribute to the redesign-to-cost of SpaceBus telecommunication satellites solar arrays and I am in charge of the modelling of thermal aspects. This experience gives me a deep knowledge of solar arrays spacecraft sub-system.

    - R&D engineer in charge of the development of innovative thermal control products:In constant contact with CNES and Thales partner laboratories, I am in charge of several Research &Technology activities. These activities include the design of a new type of compressor for a spatial application, development of innovative thermal control products at spacecraft system level (fluid loops), etc. This experience develops my project manager skills, introduces me to the engineering contractual aspects and comforts me as an R&D engineer.

    - In collaboration with a French research centre, I am in charge of the instrumentation, definition of test plans and partners coordination of a heat pump system for a spatial application test bench. 

    [February 2011 – June 2011] Thales Alenia Space (Cannes, France)

    Thermal R&D trainee:

    -R&D engineer in charge of the modelling of innovative thermal control products:Combining my expertise in thermodynamics modelling using EES, and in thermal engineering, I determined the performance of a heat pump system for the thermal control of telecommunication satellites. I also chose the components for the heat pump test bench in construction

    [2009 - 2010] ULg (University of Liège, Belgium)

    Teacher assistant (Modélisation et Analyse de systèmes, R. Sépulchre)

    [2008 - 2011] MySherpa SPRL (Belgium)

    Private tutor for Home Tuition & Personal Tutoring



    [2009 - 2011] ULg (University of Liège, Belgium)  

    Master in electro-mechanical engineering, distinction : summa cum laude

    This cursus gives a solid base in all fields related to energetics including electrical, electromechanical and thermal engineering. I achieved several projects during these courses such as an air conditioning system complete sizing, motorization design of a low-consumption electric car for the EcoShell Marathon, assembly of PIC microcontrollers, etc.

    [2006 - 09] ULg

    Bachelor in engineering, distinction : magna cum laude



    French         Native speaker                                 C2

    English         Professional proficiency                C1

    Dutch            Elementary proficiency                   A1

    Polish            Elementary proficiency                  A1


    Software       Mastering Esatan,Esarad, EES, Matlab,Excel,Samcef, Coratherm


    Voluntary work          

    [2009 - 2011] My section’s students spokesman

    [2009 - 2011] BEST Liège (Board of European Students in Technology) member



    [2011] AILg (Association des Ingénieurs Liègeois) grant for the best final-year projects

    [2006] Pisart grant for promising student in applied science

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