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     Date Submitted:18-07-2012
     Last Modified:26-07-2012 (07:42)
    Job information
     Current job:Space System Engineering graduate
     Employment Term:Either
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within a month
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Space Tourism
     KeywordsMSc in Space System Engineering, Bachelors of Aerospace Engineering


    Oct 2011- Sept 2012

    Cranfield University, Bedfordshire, UK

    MSc Astronautics and Space Engineering

    Main Subjects include: Space Systems Engineering, Astrodynamics and Mission Analysis, Space Propulsion, Space Communication. Spacecraft Attitude Dynamics and Control, GPS/INS Sensors and Data Fusion.


    Group Project: “THermospheric Orbital Reconnaissance Spacecraft (THOR)”

    The aim of the mission is to demonstrate very high resolution (10cm) ground imaging capability from a very low Earth orbit (VLEO) platform, utilizing drag minimization and drag compensation techniques. Working with 15 members in a multicultural group, my areas of responsibilities was the Launcher and the On Board Data Handling System.


    Thesis: Uranus Cosmic Vision Mission Design.To design a mission to Uranus for scientific purposes. At the moment, the thesis hasn’t been started yet.  



    RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

    Bachelors of Engineering (Aerospace Engineering)


    Subjects studied include Space Flight Systems, Finite Element Methods, Flight Test Engineering, Advanced Aerospace structures, Aerospace Propulsion, Design and Airworthiness of Helicopters, Aircraft maintainability Design and Maintenance Management.


    Group Project: UAV: Outback Joe Challenge. The team had to design an UAV that can scan the Australian outback, autonomously, for a missing individual, deliver a payload to the lost individual (a water bottle) while a search party is directed to the location and return to point of origin.


    Thesis: Physics of Hypervelocity Impacts. A look at the different type of hypervelocity impacts that can happen in space and what type of damage they can do.



    The British School of Kuwait, Kuwait

    ‘A’ Levels: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry.

    ‘AS’ Levels: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Music.

    IGCSE: 6 subjects.




    Software:SolidWORKS, Matlab, Catia, Nastran/Patran, Microsoft Office, ESATAN, STK (Systems Tool Kit)

    Operating Systems:Windows and Mac OS.

    First Aid Certificate


    Work Experience.

    Teaching Assistant - The British School of Kuwait(2010- 2011): Working with children as well as teachers in managing small groups for more in depth teaching, lesson planning and overall effectively running of the daily lesson plan.

    Volleyball Coach - The British School of Kuwait(2011): Coaching students, hands on approach, forming a winning team and promoting team spirit.

    Volleyball Referee - Kuwait(2011):  Upholding the spirit of the sport while maintaining a fair unbiased decision.

    Swimming Coach - The British Academy of Sport(2010- 2011): Training new swimmers to become better swimmers, in small groups.  

    Marketing Director - Philo Driving School(2009 – 2010): Promoted a new driving school via the Internet and posters/flyers.

    Hangar Maintenance - Kuwait Airways(February 2009): Hands on experience with aircraft and computer training on different aircraft systems.

    Basketball Coach - British School of Basketball(2004- 2006): Training beginner students with key basketball skills, lesson planning and running drills and matches for the student’s improvement.

    Music Assistant - British School of Kuwait (Summer Camp), (2006 & 2005): Taught students music, designed lesson plan and did practical work on keyboards, guitars and drums.  



    English (Mother Tongue), Portuguese (Currently Learning), Arabic (Beginner Level).

    Activities and Interests

    Treasurer and member of CranSEDS, (UKSEDS branch at Cranfield University). Currently working on launching a rocket in April. A team of 6 members working on different areas such as marketing, designing and launching the rocket.

    Active member at the Touch Rugby team at Cranfield University where we have inter-university competitions.

    Photography and Travel are a passion of mine and the two work together to see new places, experience new cultures and capture the beauty around us.

    I am a musician and play the Violin and Trombone at graded level (Grade 8 and Grade 5) and have experience playing the guitar and bass guitar, solo and with a group.

    Pilot. I am currently holding 15 flying hours and working on getting my Private Pilot License (PPL) in due course.

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