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     Date Submitted:28-11-2012
     Last Modified:28-11-2012 (09:49)
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     Current job:Design and structural engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     KeywordsSpace system design, radiation shielding, CAD 3d Design, FEA and structural analisys

    I am an Aerospace Engineer with several years design, research and teaching experience. I developed an advanced knowledge of CAD 3D and FEM programs, acquired through university courses and work. I have experience also in R&D, Analytical studies, Problem-solving and Space System Engineering.

    2011 – Present – PhD in Aerospace Engineering, University of Pisa, Italy
    Thesis: “Generation of an artificial magnetosphere inflated with plasma for solar wind shielding” (expected thesis submission 4th Quarter 2013) Supervisor: Professor Salvo Marcuccio
    2008 – 2010 - MSc in Aerospace Engineering, University of Pisa, Italy
    Thesis: “Preliminary Study of a Solar Wind Shield Using an Artificial Magnetosphere Inflated with Plasma” Marks 110/110
    2002 – 2008 - BEng in Aerospace Engineering, University of Pisa, Italy
    Thesis: “Design with CAD 3D of a biaxial machine for fatigue test” Marks 103/110

    Professional Experience
    September 2012 – Present Design Engineer Modular Wiring System (TRATOS group) Technical Design Engineer (Activities in collaboration with University of Pisa for the PhD studies)
    • Design of a superconductor magnet for space application
    • Study on superconductor tape with high critic temperature.

    November 2010 – Present Design and Research Engineer Alta SpA Design Engineer
    • Design of high vacuum chamber used as space simulator.
    • Structural analysis of vacuum chamber and electric thrusters.
    • Software application used: CAD 3D (ProEngineer) and FEM (Nastran, FEMAP and Patran).
    • Design of space system, including mass and power budgets.
    • Research Engineer (Activities in collaboration with University of Pisa for the PhD studies)
    • Kinetic study of solar wind particles moving in a modified magnetic field.
    • Research and development of new solar wind shield concepts for astronauts and electronic components protection.

    Professional Membership
    Qualified for professional engineering since 2010 (Italian Chartership of Industrial Engineers)

    Other relevant technical skills
    Windows XP / Seven Microsoft Office: Excel, Word and Power Point (Advanced) CAD 3D Design: ProEngineer (Advanced), Catia V.5, SolidEdge, Solid Works (Base) FEM Analysis: Nastran, Patran, FEMAP (Advanced), Ansys (Base)
    Programming Languages: Matlab and Fortran Graphics and Video Editing: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premier and Windows Movie Maker

    Technical papers published during my PhD:
    • Marcuccio S. e Capuano E., “Preliminary assessment of a solar wind shield based on a plasmainflated artificial magnetosphere”, 62nd International Astronautical Congress, PP 1- 9, Cape Town, SA, VOL. IAC-11, B3, 7, 4, X11344, 2011
    • Capuano E., “Preliminary study of a solar wind shield using an artificial magnetosphere inflated with plasma”, PEGASUS-AIAA Student Conference, PP 1-9, Turin, 2011

    Academic experience
    September 2011 – July 2012 Teaching Assistant - University of Pisa
    Teaching assistant of “Technical drawing and Technology of Aeronautical Constructions” Involved in the 2D design of mechanical components.

    Community service
    2004 – 2007: Elected student representative in Academic Senate
    • As student representative I was involved with decision about didactic organization and projects to improve the quality of the University.
    • I was nominated as a member of Budget Committee where I was involved with decisions about the management of University budget, student fee and rules for students activities.
    • I was nominated as a member of Evaluation Team.

    Organization of events and conferences
    2002 – Conference and exhibit with Ducati
    2003 – Conference with Umberto Guidoni about ISS and ESA
    2005 – Conference with Aermacchi about the project of M346.

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