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     Date Submitted:27-08-2012
     Last Modified:28-08-2012 (01:22)
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     Current job:Prototype & Manufacturing Unit Manager
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 3months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations
     KeywordsExcellent communication skills, ability to work in team, people management skills. Experience in prototypes production department managing, excellent experience in the organization of projects’ manufacturing and organization of the testing activities.


     BS       La SapienzaUniversity,                          April 2006

                Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering

      Work Experience

     Personal Protection Project Leader                      July 2012 onwards

    Prototypes and Production Engineering

     Main activities and responsibilities:

    • Project Leader of International Military Program for the realization of Inflatable Hangar.
    • Design and Manufacturing Manager for the design and production of ballistic vest.
    • Aero Sekur Technical Manager for the International Program NASA Ralph Steckler Space Grant Colonization Research and Technology Project.
    • MRP Unit Manager
    • Production Engineering Manager

     Name and address of employer: Aero Sekur S.p.A. via delle Valli, 46 04011 Aprilia –LT-

    Type of business/sector: Aviation & Aerospace.


     Personal Protection Engineering & Prototypes                     August 2011

    Agrotech Engineering  

     Main activities and responsibilities:

    • Project Leader of International Military Program for the realization of Inflatable Hangar.
    • Technical Manager of programs for the provision of technical clothing for the Italian special forces.
    • Design and Manufacturing Manager for the design and production of ballistic vest.
    • Technical Manager for the design and development of Inflatable tent.
    • Technical Manager for the design and manufacturing of Inflatable greenhouse for space application for NASA Ralph Steckler Space Grant Colonization Research and Technology Program.
    • Teacher in Romeat the Schoolof Aerospace Engineeringfor the “Agrobiotecologie” course.

     Name and address of employer: Aero Sekur S.p.A. via delle Valli, 46 04011 Aprilia –LT-

    Type of business/sector: Aviation & Aerospace.


     Advanced Materials and Agro space Business                    November 2010

     Main activities and responsibilities:

    • Technical Manager of the design and manufacturing of inflatable structures for space applications.
    • Technical Manager of the design and manufacturing of inflatable structures for aeronautical applications.
    • Technical Manager of the EPO greenhouse ESA program (two mini-greenhouse on ISS available for the astronaut Paolo Nespoli to do experiment).

     Name and address of employer: Aero Sekur S.p.A. via delle Valli, 46 04011 Aprilia –LT-

    Type of business/sector: Aviation & Aerospace.


    Prototype and Manufacturing Unit                       September 2008

     Main activities and responsibilities:

    • Manufacturing and Test Manager of experimental airship.
    • Manufacturing Manager of the Exomars landing Parachute (ESA program).
    • Manufacturing and Test Manager of the Inflatable Habitative Module for Space Application (ESA program).
    • Manufacturing and Test Manager of the Inflatable Module for Space Application (ASI program).
    • Manufacturing Manager of P.A.S. (precision air-drop system) program.

     Name and address of employer: Aero Sekur S.p.A. via delle Valli, 46 04011 Aprilia –LT-

    Type of business/sector: Aviation & Aerospace.


    Laboratory and Prototypes                      April 2007

     Main activities and responsibilities:

    • Manufacturing Engineer of a self configuring NBC tent project.
    • Manufacturing Engineer of Exomars Airbag (ESA program).
    • Manufacturing Engineer of Roof Lifting system for NBC shelter.

    Name and address of employer: Aero Sekur S.p.A. via delle Valli, 46 04011 Aprilia –LT-

    Type of business/sector: Aviation & Aerospace.


     Conference Papers

     Pirolli, M., L. Fiore and V. Bornisacci. 2009. Greenhouse Structures - An evolution from orbital life support modules to planetary surface. Proc. of EU Advanced Life Support Workshop, Barcellona, June 2-4.

     Bornisacci, V., M. Pirolli and L. Fiore. 2009. LEAF - Low Endeavour Agro Food. Proc. of EU Advanced Life Support Workshop, Barcellona, June 2-4.

     Langloise, S., P. Palmieri, M. Pirolli. 2009. IMOD: Inflatable MODule for space application. Proc. of 11st EU Conference on Spacecraft Structure, Mats, & Mechanical Testing, Toulouse, September 15-17.

     Beretta, A., V. Bornisacci, G. Boscheri, S. De Pascale, R. Furfaro, G. Giacomelli, L. Grizzaffi, M. Kacira, M. Lamantea, C. Lobascio, R.L. Patterson, M. Pirolli, S. Rossignoli, and P. Sadler. 2010. International Collaboration on Bioregenerative Systems for Space and Earth Applications. 4th International Workshop: Agrospace: Controlled Environment Agriculture from Earth to Space and back, Sperlonga, Italy, May 20-21. (Poster)

     Giacomelli, G., M. Kacira, R. Furfaro, L. Patterson, P. Sadler, C. Lobascio, G. Boscheri, M. Lamantea, L. Grizzaffi, S. Rossignoli, M. Prirolli, and S. DePascale. 2010. Lunar Greenhouse Prototype for Bioregenerative Life Support System. NASA Ralph Steckler ProjectForum, JohnsonSpaceCenter, Houston, Texas, November 15.

     Sadler, P., G. Giacomelli, , L. Patterson, M. Kacira, R. Furfaro, C. Lobascio, G. Boscheri, M. Lamantea, L. Grizzaffi, S. Rossignoli, M. Prirolli, and S. DePascale. 2011. Bio-regenerative life support systems for space surface applications. Proc. of 41st Int. Conf. on Environmental Systems: Towards Permanent Lunar Habitation: The Journey Continues, Portland, Oregon, July 17-21. Paper No: AIAA-2011-5133.

     Giacomelli, G., G. Boscheri, R. Furfaro, M. Kacira, C. Lobascio, L. Patterson, P. Sadler, M. Pirolli, R. Remiddi, D. Story, M. Thangavelu, M. Catalina. 2012. Bio-Regenerative Life Support System Development for Lunar/Mars Habitats. Proc. of 42nd Int. Conf. on Environmental Systems, San Diego, California, July 15-19. Paper No: AIAA-2012-3463.

     Presentations and Invited Lectures

     Pirolli, M.,Project and Development of an inflatable greenhouse for space application. 2006.2nd International workshop Agrospace. Territory and research, Sperlonga, May 25-26.

     Pirolli, M., Presentation of Inflatable Greenhouse concept both for space than terrestrial applications.2008. 3rd International workshop Agrospace. Territory and research, Sperlonga May 20-21.

     Professional Training

     Training Course of: “Project Management”

    IN.SI., Aprilia, July 2008

    Principal subjects/occupational skills covered:

    • Concepts and Terminology
    • Purpose of Software Projects Management Plan
    • Structure of a Project Management Plan
    • Project responsibilities
    • Team structures
    • Project planning
    • Work Breakdown Structure
    • Communication Management
    • Dependencies
    • Schedule
    • Project Management Tools.


    Training Course of: “F.M.E.A. di Prodotto/Processo”

    IN.SI., Aprilia, April 2009

    Principal subjects/occupational skills covered:

    • What is this Failure Analysis Technique?
    • How Do You Perform an FMEA?
    • Different Types and Approaches
    • Benefits of a Failure Mode Analysis
    • Software and Tools to Automate the Analysis
    • Examples,  Templates and Standards

    Training Course of: “Simultaneous engineering”

    IN.SI., Aprilia, June 2009


    Training Course of: “Progettazione e Istallazione di Impianti Fotovoltaici ”

    ChiavEnergia, Pavia, October 2009

    Principal subjects/occupational skills covered:

    • Photovoltaic Technique
    • Design basis
    • Elements for the realization.


    Training Course of: “Basic ITAR Compliance Training”

    Globaleyes, LLC, Aprilia, November 2011

    Principal subjects/occupational skills covered:

    • Introduction to U.S.Export Control Laws.
    • Policies, Agencies and Jurisdiction
    • Impacts and Requirements of ITAR Controls
    • Defense Articles Controlled by ITAR
    • Hardware Exports
    • Technology, Technical Data Exports/Transfers
    • Identifying ITAR Technical Data
    • Defense Services and Technical Assistance/Manufacturing License Agreements
    • Compliance with Export Licenses, Agreements and Exemption Authorizations.


     Italian: Native Language

     English: Advanced Listener, Advanced Speaker, Advanced Readingand Writing

     French: Intermediate Listener, Intermediate Speaker, Intermediate Readingand Writing

     Computer Skills 

    Competent with most Microsoft Office programs

    Competent with CAD software.


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