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     Date Submitted:22-04-2015
     Last Modified:23-04-2015 (08:34)
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     Current job:PhD student at the University of Padova
     Employment Term:Either
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:>3months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Business Services
     Keywordsspace systems, space debris, management, leadership


    ·         Nov. 2014 – present, Ph.D. at the Center of Studies and Activities for Space “G. Colombo” of the University of Padova


    Ph.D. research project: Dynamics and control of highly flexible structures for aerospace applications”.


    ·         Jan. 2012 – Apr. 2014, University of Padova, Master’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering with grade 107/110.


    Principal subjects:

    -          aerospace structures, space systems, astrodynamics, aerospace propulsion, space optics instrumentations, aerospace instruments;

    -          fluid machinery, thermal control of space vehicles, materials and processing technologies, mechanical and thermal measures, vibrations mechanics.

    Master’s thesis: Dynamic analysis of thin-film solar panels on small satellites”. Discussion on the effects of the main orbital disturbances on the attitude of a small spacecraft with two large flexible appendages. The simulations were performed through a numerical multi-body code.

    ·         Sep. 2008 – Nov. 2011, University of Padova, Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering with grade 96/110


    Principal subjects:

    -          math, geometry, physics and chemistry;

    -          technical design, rational mechanics, applied mechanics, electrotechnics, technical physics, economics and business management;

    -          space systems, aerodynamics, orbital mechanics, astronomy and astrophysics, aerospace structures.

    Bachelor’s thesis: Global analysis of the Juno mission, with particular attention to the scientific instruments onboard the spacecraft”.

    ·         2003 – 2008, Liceo Scientifico “P. Levi” Montebelluna: high-school diploma with grade 86/100


    ·         8-12 Sep. 2014, Second Stardust Training School at the University “Tor Vergata”, Rome

    Astrodynamics of NEO and space debris

    ·         1998-2006, Diploma of Theory and Solfeggio, conservatory of Music of Trento

    Music Academy "La Certosa", Volpago del Montello (Italy)


    Key Skills

    ·         Languages

    -          Mother tongue: Italian.

    -          Fluent spoken and written English. Passed “First Certificate in English” (Level B2) in 2007 with grade B. Two weeks’ vacation-study in the UK during summer 2005.

    -          Basic spoken and written French and Spanish.

    ·         Computing

    -          Good command of Microsoft Office™ tools (Word™, Excel™ and Power Point™). I got ECDL (European Computer Driving License) certificate.

    -          Good command of Matlab™ suite, in particular Simulink® and SimMechanics®.

    -          Good command of MSC Patran and MSC Nastran, software used for Finite Element Analysis.

    -          Good command of 3D CAD program SolidWorks™. I got a certificate of attendance and passed the exam in 2011.

    -          Good command of LaTeX.

    -          Basic command of Systems Tool Kit (STK).

    -          Basic command of COMSOL Multiphysics.

    ·         Managerial and leadership skills

    -          Leader of the Support and Sponsorship Committee for the organization of the international event 1st Symposium on Space Students Activities (1st SSSA).

    -          Event co-Manager of the 1st Space Generation European Students Workshop (1st SGAC-ESW1).



    ·         WIA-Europe network (Women in Aerospace), in the local group of Rome.

    ·         SGAC (Space Generation Advisory Council). Member of the Space Safety and Sustainability (SSS) Project Group, in particular of Small Satellite sub-group.


    Conferences and workshops

    ·         Space Generation Congress, Toronto (25-27 September 2014), organized by the SGAC;

    ·         “Young Space Professional in Europe” workshop (25 April 2014) in ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands organized by the SGAC/Young ESA;

    ·         White Paper/ESA Ministerial Workshop” (28 September 2014), Metro Toronto Convention Center, Toronto, Canada. Organized by the SGAC.



    L. Bettiol, F. Branz, A. Francesconi “Dynamic analysis of thin-film solar panels in LEO” Proceedings of the 65th International Astronautical Congress, Toronto (2014).


    Personal interests

    ·         traveling: I like planning my travels by myself, and I love experiencing different cultures and foods.

    ·         playing music: I studied for several years transverse flute, classic and electric guitar. I was a member of the School Orchestra. At the present, I play flute as a hobby.

    ·         singing: I was part of three choirs during my teenage years.

    ·         sports: swimming and trekking.

    ·         cooking and baking.

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