In a nutshell: https://www.linkedin.com/in/loris-franchi/
03/06/2019 – CURRENT – Redu , Belgium
Systems and Test Engineer
European Space Agency through Redu Space Services
Contractor for ESA (through Redu Space Services), providing engineering and management support to the educational CubeSat activities of the ESA academy programme.
Tasks per area:
Assistance with Concurrent engineering activities executed @ ESA academy Training and Learning Facility
Test Engineer @ ESA academy CubeSat Support Facility
Responsible for the organisation, preparation and conduction of environmental test campaigns;
Operation of Thermal Vacuum Chamber and Air-cooled Electrodynamic Shaker;
Procurement and management of daily operations activities.
Systems Engineer @ ESA academy “Fly Your Satellite!” programme
Review of Engineering Data Packages and other technical & project- related documentation;
Day-to-day systems engineering support;
Participation in review board and review panel meetings;
Supporting daily project management activities;
Preparation of reports, articles, presentations, procedures and other technical documentation;
Day by day interface between the CubeSat project teams and the ESA experts.
08/05/2017 – CURRENT – Torino, Italy
Business cases, initial logistics and programmatic
Development and submission of ESA ITT proposals.
Knowledge and AI engineer focusing on Expert Systems and autonomous scheduling algorithms.
Development of expert system and on-line scheduler tailored for space operations.
Embedded coding with python for Raspberry PI3.
Participation to board of directors meetings Ref: http://www.aikospace.com/
15/11/2018 – 31/05/2019
Junior Research Fellow and Teaching assistant
Politecnico di Torino
Research topic: intelligent evolution of space mission design
Systems Engineer and Mission analyst at Politecnico di Torino Concurrent Engineering Facility for the ESA SROC mission study (phase 0/A)
Participation to ESA reviews
Mission analysis with AGI System Tool kit and NASA GMAT
Derivation of project requirements
Trade oﬀ analysis
Management of small team of students (14) and execution of concurrent engineering design sessions.
Road mapping for further technology and methodology enhancement according to ESA roadmap (e.g. Multidisciplinary optimization, multi-criteria decision making)
eaching Assistant and development of the "Space missions and Systems design" class
Supporting the organisation and execution of activities of Politecnico di Torino CubeSat Team
01/05/2017 – 23/12/2017
Mission analyst @ ESA SysNOVA LUCE Project Politecnico di Torino, European Space Agency Mission analyst for the MoonCARE mission concept.
Development of ESA ITT proposals and assistance in project planning.
Execution of stakeholder needs analysis and participation to ESA negotiation meetings.
Derivation of requirements in line with ECSS standards (ECSS-E- ST-10C Rev.1).
Trade oﬀs and analysis of mission architecture with AGI System Tool Kit & Mathworks Matlab.
Assistance in the development of CubeSat system budgets and System design with application of Model Based Systems Engineering Methodologies.
Participation to ESA reviews and interfaces with project partners. Mission objectives: Smallsat for Lunar Radiation measurement and its biological eﬀects.
Research fellow on AOCS subsystem @ CADET and FLAP projects
Politecnico di Torino - Regione Piemonte
Activities were carried out in collaboration with a network of Regione Piemonte space companies. Founded by a post graduated scholarship by Politecnico di Torino within the CADET(CApture and DEorbiting Technologies) and FLAP (Future Launch Avionics Programme) projects.
Study and simulation in Matlab and Simulink environment for GNC algorithms applied at passive space debris rendezvous and docking phases (CADET) and launch vehicle system (FLAP).
Embedded implementation of control and guidance algorithms in dedicated Hardware (Pandaboard), coded in C language.
Hardware in the loop simulations with closed loop simulations models.
Participation to reviews and development of project data package.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
29/10/2015 – 31/10/2019 – Torino, Italy
PhD Space Systems Engineering and Concurrent Design Cum Laude
Politecnico di Torino
AGILE Concurrent Design approach applied in space mission design: Analysis of the application of Concurrent Design within academia. Research on methods and methodologies to enhance concurrent design approach. Developer and systems engineer of Politecnico di Torino Concurrent Engineering Facility. (ref: http:// dottorato.polito.it/aer/en/students#225619)
evelopment of Multi criteria decision making methodology applied to space missions phase 0, early A study. (namely, multi stakeholder negotiation space exploration)
Teaching Assistant of "Space missions and Systems design" class (https://didattica.polito.it/portal/pls/portal/ gap.pkg_guide.viewGap? p_cod_ins=01PEVMT&p_a_acc=2022&p_header=S&p_lang=EN)
Registering is the only way of posting vacancies and obtaining contact details of candidates in our CV database.
All it takes is a few minutes and a credit card (Visa or American Express). To sign-up to this service, simply click on the Register link and fill in the form. You will then have instant access to our system after on-line payment where you will be able to complete the transaction in either US Dollars, UK Pounds or Euros.
Pricing is €450 (approx £400 or US$450) for one month unlimited job postings and unlimited CV database access (for one user).
If online payment is not convenient, give us a call at +33(0)622757477 or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will set up an account for you and invoice you, but in this case, access to our website will be granted only after payment has been received. Note that you can only pay through PayPal.
Negotiations are currently ongoing for the takeover of Space Careers. During that time, until the change of ownership is completed, only Monthly subscriptions will be offered.
Please note that the posting of academic positions is free of charge. All you need to do is email us your job description and we will post it for you.
Spacelinks is based in France so the following European Union regulations regarding electronic commerce apply:
- if your business is located outside the EU, VAT does not apply to you
- if your business is located in France, you will be charged a 20% VAT
- if your business is located in the EU and you don't have a valid VAT registration number, you will be charged a 20% VAT
- if your business is located in the EU and you do have a valid VAT registration number, you won't be charged VAT provided you give us your VAT number (mandatory for invoicing)
For sales enquiries and general information, you can call us on +33(0)622757477.
Support is available Mon-Fri on +33(0)622757477 or via email. Out-of-hours support is provided only via email.
Please also note that we are located in France. Our normal office hours are 09:00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday. France timezone is GMT+1.
We are very serious about our job seekers privacy so only legitimate recruiters and employers are eligible for a recruiter account. All subscriptions requests will be manually approved and recruiter accounts constantly monitored. Users who enter inaccurate or incomplete information will not gain access to post jobs or search resumes. Sharing of login details with a third party will result in the suspension of the recruiter's account with no subscription refund.
To ensure you are approved, please include the following on your application:
* The website address of your Company. Under construction websites will be rejected.
* Email - Must end in @yourcompany.com. Applications using free email accounts such as Hotmail, Yahoo or Gmail will be rejected.
Individual exceptions can be made on a case by case basis by emailing email@example.com. Accounts found not to be in compliance will be deleted.
Finally, when registering and posting a job, you consent to have your contact details made public.