· Flexible and open-minded team player with the ability to recognize and assume responsibility
· Self-motivated, target-oriented, quick and efficient
· Excellent communication skills
· Excellent technical, intellectual and analytical skills
· Excellent planning and organizational skills
· Presentation experience at universities, European Space Agency and customer meetings
· Speaking English, Italian, French and Spanish
· Thermal analysis and management:
Engineering consulting for industries and private companies.
· Software development:
Simulator for formation flying satellites maneuvering (Fortran).
Coupling of sintered heat pipe lumped parameter model with finite volume model (C++, OpenFoam).
AOCS simulator for LEO satellite, including modeling of orbital perturbations, i.e. Magnetic Field, Solar radiation (Simulink, Matlab).
· Feasibility study of a space mission aimed to explore craters of North lunar pole (Academic group work: mainly involved in the design of power supply subsystem).
· Mission analysis of a GEO satellite: launch, orbit acquisition, decommissioning. (SatelliteTool Kit, Matlab)
· Structural analysis:
Finite element modeling of honeycomb plate and stress analysis (Femap, MSC Nastran).
Modal analysis of Palamede satellite (Femap, MSC Nastran).
Structural design of a plane wing section (Femap, MSC Nastran).
· Successful project management experience as coordinator of the industrial consultancy activities of Prof. Marengo research group at the University of Bergamo (yearly budget: ~450k€).
· Internal coordinator of MAP-ENCOM-2, international project for the study of condensation phenomena in two-phase systems.
Thermal engineering and project management
University of Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy May 2012 – Current
My main tasks
Software development/Mission Analysis
Thales Alenia Space, Rome, Italy June 2006 - October 2006
· Development of software for satellite formation flying maneuvering and control.
Student Tutoring March 2010-July2011
Polytechnic of Milan, Milan, Italy
· Help desk for students
Education / Qualifications
Polytechnic of Milan, Master Degree: Space Engineering, 2008-2012
Thesis: “Coupling of lumped and distributed parameter models for numerical simulation of a sintered heat pipe ”
Polytechnic of Milan, Bachelor Degree: Aerospace Engineering, 2003-2007
Thesis: “Maneuver control for formation flying satellites”
Foreign Language High School, Ariano Irpino, 1998 – 2003
Thesis: “Nature und genie”
· OS: Windows, Linux
· Technical computing software: Matlab, Simulink, Scilab, Octave
· Heat transfer analysis and fluid analysis software: Comsol Multiphysics, OpenFoam, Sinda/Fluint
· Structural analysis and pre-/post- processing: Femap, Patran, MSC Nastran
· CAD Modeling: Solid Edge, Solid Work
· Orbital propagation and maneuvering: Satellite Tool Kit
· Programming language: Fortran, C, C++
· European Computer Driving License certification.
Publications / Conferences
8th World Conference on Experimental Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Lisbon, Portugal, 16-20 June 2013.
M. Bonfanti, F. Iorizzo, C. Baldassari, M. Marengo, Genetic algorithm for dimensional optimization of bath heaters, 31st UIT Heat Transfer Conference, Como, Italy, June 25-27, 2013.
C. Ferrandi, F. Iorizzo, M. Mameli, S. Zinna, M. Marengo, Lumped Parameter Model of Sintered Heat Pipe: Transient Numerical Analysis and Validation, Applied Thermal Engineering Int. J., August 2012.
· Italian: Mother tongue
· English: Fluent
TOEFL computer-based test in 2006 (score: 233/300)
· French: Good
· Spanish: Good
· German: Basic
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