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     Date Submitted:03-12-2014
     Last Modified:09-09-2015 (07:45)
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     Current job:GNC/AOCS Engineer
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
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     KeywordsGNC, AOCS, flight dynamics.
    CV

    Summary

    · GNC/AOCS engineer at Elecnor Deimos (Deimos Space), working on trajectory generation and guidance for space and atmospheric flight.

    · Four years experience in academic and industrial research in national and international research projects

    · Experienced researcher of the Marie Curie research network on astrodynamics, Astronet-II.

    · PhD on “Path Planning and Collision Avoidance Algorithms for UAVs

    · Visiting Ph.D. student at Queensland University of Technology and Australian Research Centre for Aerospace Automation, in Brisbane (AU).

    · Master degree in aerospace engineering with thesis on “Orbital rendezvous and docking manoeuvres investigation

    · Bachelor degree in aerospace engineering with thesis on “Aerodynamic derivative evaluation through numerical and experimental techniques

    Current Employment

    Role

    Specialist in GNC design, development and validation.

    Company

    Elecnor Deimos (Deimos Space)

    Period

    October 2013 – Present

    Activity

     

    · S3- Swiss Space Systems Project: Design and validation of on-boar trajectory generation and guidance algorithm, for reusable launch vehicles in atmospheric ascent and TAEM phase.

    ·  NeoShield 2 Project: Trajectory design for descent and landing on Near Earth Objects (NEOs); guidance algorithm design for NEOs proximity manoeuvres.

    Other details

    · Internship at Politecnico di Milano: collaboration with the aerospace department to study a robust guidance system for descent and landing over a small asteroid, based on Differential Algebra.

    · Employed as Experienced Researcher of Astronet-II (Marie Curie Research Network on Astrodynamics, FP7 European Commission Project).

     

    Industrial Research

     

    Project

    The Clean Sky JTI (Joint Technology Initiative)

    Integrated Technology Demonstrator

    Green Regional Aircraft

    Period

    March 2012 – May 2013

    Activity

    Design and validation of a feed-forward control system for wind-gust load alleviation, over a regional civil aircraft.

    Role

    Post-Doc Researcher

    Other details

    European Research Program

    Project

    Systems and Technologies for Space Exploration (STEPS)

    Period

    October 2008 – March 2011

    Activity

    -   Design and validation of a guidance and control system for rendezvous and docking manoeuvres during proximity phase.

    -   Human Machine Interface design for tele-navigation of a Ground Rover.

    Role

    Research Assistant

    Other details

    National project (Italy)

    Project

    Sistema di Monitoraggio Avanzato del Territorio (SMAT)

    Activity

    -   Design and validation of a path planning system for a UAV, performing ground monitoring with SAR Sensor.

    -    Study on Enabling Technologies for Autonomous Flight.

    Period

    October 2008 – December 2010

    Role

    Research Assistant

    Other details

    National project (Italy)

     

    Consulting Research

    Project

    PCube

    Activity

    Software design and development for MavTech S.R.L.

    Description

    PCube is a Matlab based 3-D path planning tool for UAVs, useful for ground monitoring and search&rescue missions.

    Company

    MavTech S.R.L. (spin-off of Politecnico di Torino )

     

     

     

    Research Collaborations

    -  Internship at the Aerospace Department of Politecnico di Milano, as part of the training experience of the Project “Astronet-II” in 2015.

    - Part of the Ph.D. research was conducted at the Australian Research Centre for Aerospace Automation (ARCAA), during an eight months internship in Brisbane (Australia) in 2011.

     

    Publications

    De Filippis, L., Guglieri, G., Quagliotti, F. (2011). A minimum risk approach for path planning of UAVs. Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, vol. 61 n. 1-4, pp. 203-219.

    Guglieri G., Quagliotti F., Capello E., De Filippis L., Marguerettaz P., Sartori D. (2011) Flight Control Systems Integration on mini UAV. In: Recent Developments in Unmanned Aircraft Systems / Carbonaro & Decuypere. von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, pp. 1-43.

    De Filippis, L., Guglieri, G., Quagliotti, F. (2012). Path Planning strategies for UAVs in 3D environments. Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Springer, pp. 1-18.

    De Filippis, L., Guglieri, G. (2012). Advanced Graph Search Algorithms for Path Planning of Flight Vehicles. Recent Advances in Aircraft Technology, InTech - Open Access Publisher, pp. 1-36.

    De Filippis, L. (2012). Advanced Path Planning and Collision Avoidance Algorithms for UAVs. Ph.D dissertation.

    De Filippis, L., Guglieri, G., Ricco, C., Sartori, D. (2013). Remote Control Station Design and Testing for Tele-Operated Space-Missions. International Journal of Aerospace Science, Scientific & Academic Publishing Co., pp. 14, 2013, Vol. 2.

    De Filippis, L., Guglieri, G. (2013). NMPC and genetic algorithm based approach for trajectory tracking and collision avoidance of UAVs. International Journal of Innovative Computing and Applications, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd., pp. 11, 2013, Vol. 5.

    De Filippis, L., Guglieri, G., Quagliotti, F. (2014) A novel approach for trajectory tracking of UAVs. Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 86 Iss: 3, pp.198 – 206.

    De Filippis, L., Guglieri, G., Gaia, E., Re, M., Ricco, C. (2014).  Cognitive Based Design of HMI for Telenavigation of a Space Rover. In: Journal of Aerospace Technology and Management, Vol. 6, N. 4, pp. 415-430.

    De Filippis, L., Kerr, M., Haya, R. (2015) Terminal Entry Phase Trajectory Generation for Reusable Launch Vehicles. Proceedings of: 9th IAA Symposium on the Future of Space Eploration: Toward new Global Programmes, Torino, July 2015.

     

    Education

     

    From 1 /2009 to 12/2011

    PhD IN FLIGHT MECHANICS

    University

    Politecnico di Torino, ITALY

    Area of Research

    Advanced path planning and collision avoidance algorithms for UAVs

    Other details

    Visiting student at Queensland University of Technology and Australian Research Centre for Aerospace Automation (Brisbane, Australia)

     

    From 09/2005 to 10/2008  

    MASTER DEGREE IN AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

    University

    Politecnico di Torino, ITALY

    Other details

    ·       Thesis title: “Orbital rendezvous and docking manoeuvres investigation”

    ·       Final mark: 108/110

     

    From 09/2001 to 09/2005

    BACHELOR DEGREE IN AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

    University

    Università Federico II di Napoli, ITALY

    Other details

    ·       Thesis title: “Aerodynamic derivative evaluation through numerical and experimental techniques”

     

    Languages

    ·       Italian:          C2 on understanding, speaking and writing (European Language Levels – Self Assessment Grid)

    ·      English:         C2 on understanding, speaking and writing (European Language Levels – Self Assessment Grid)

    ·      Spanish:         C2 on understanding, speaking and writing (European Language Levels – Self Assessment Grid)

    ·      German:      A1 on understanding, speaking and writing (European Language Levels – Self Assessment Grid)

    Computer Skills

    ·       Professional knowledge of Matlab/Simulink.  

    ·       Good programming skills with Fortran and C++ languages.

    ·       Basic knowledge of Patran-Nastran, CATIA and Solidworks.



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