09/2016 – present
NATO ACO, SHAPE, Mons, Belgium – Space Support to Operations – Space Engineer
§ Use of Space data, products and services in support to military operations:
• Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR): processing of electro-optical (EO) and synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite imagery;
• Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT): GPS signal processing and assessment of its accuracy. Navigation warfare (NAVWAR): jamming, spoofing, meaconing;
• Space Situational Awareness (SSA): use of software like SATRAN and STK to monitor satellites’ activity in Space;
• Space Security: evaluation of Counter-Space threats like laser attacks, cyber attacks, and anti-satellite (ASAT) weapons. Assessment of dependencies and mitigation measures;
• Space Wx: cooperation with Meteorology and Oceanography (METOC) section for Space Weather forecasting;
• Shared Early Warning (SEW): cooperation with Integrated Air & Missile Defence (IAMD) section for Space support to Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD);
• Satellite Communications (SATCOM): cooperation with NATO Communication and Information Agency (NCIA) for Command, Control and Communication (C3) on UHF and X bands.
§ Test and validate operational requirement for achieving NATO’s level of ambition through exercises:
• Exercise Control team member during Trident Juncture 2016, NATO full-capabilities military exercise (more than 30 Nations participating), Joint Warfare Center (JWC), Stavanger, Norway;
• Coordination and preparation of Space support to future exercises Trident Javelin 2017 and Trident Juncture 2018.
§ Policy on Space Support to NATO Operations: one of the five selected to identify, develop and incorporate Space support within applicable policy, doctrine and directive and guidance. NATO HQ, Brussels, Belgium;
§ Provide rationale on whether Space should be recognised as an operational domain within NATO;
§ Advise on how to establish and/or enhance formal agreements between NATO, Nations, and international organizations on improving the exchange mechanisms for Space data, products and services;
§ Develop of the NATO Space Handbook, designed to inform and support commanders and staffs on the use of Space capabilities during planning and execution of military operations;
§ Develop Space-related education and training material;
§ Develop Space Domain Awareness Portal in cooperation with NCIA;
§ Member of the NATO Bi-Strategic Command Space Working Group (NBiSCSWG) and of the Joint Team of Experts on Space (JToES): meetings at NATO HQ (Brussels, Belgium), JFCBS (Brunssum, Netherlands), AIRCOM (Ramstein AB, Germany), and NCIA (The Hague, Netherlands);
§ Develop 5-year plan of work (budget: $1.1 million).
04/2016 – 08/2016
CRA (Aerospace Research Centre), Rome, Italy
Processing of optical and SAR images with ENVI, ArcGIS, NEST and MatLab: land/sea monitoring, precision agriculture, environment protection and emergency management.
09/2015 - 03/2016
ESA (European Space Agency), Paris, France
§ Space Situational Awareness (SSA):
• Evaluation of tangible and intangible risks stemming from Space weather, near Earth objects and Space debris;
• Analysis of possible solutions to counter these hazards;
• Writing of the Statement of Work for SSA procurement;
• Technical consultant during the Tender Evaluation Board.
§ Assessment of defence Space capabilities of new ESA Member States;
§ Space for the Arctic: assessment of benefits that Space capabilities can bring in terms of safety, environment protection, economic development and social development;
§ Evaluation ex-ante and ex-post of socio-economic impact of Space activities.
§ ESA representative at the OECD Global Science Forum Workshop on Methodologies and Tools for assessing Socio-Economic Impact of the Large Research Infrastructures.
08/2014 - 01/2015
Selex ES – Leonardo, Rome, Italy
SAR images processing for microscopic change detection. Study of incoherent and coherent techniques for change detection in the cases of variable cluster-to-noise ratio and variable correlation coefficient. Analysis with a probabilistic approach of performances. Detection of tyres’ tracks on a grass/sand field on Cosmo-SkyMed images.
04/2011 - 12/2011
Fluid Solutions Alternative, Rome, Italy
§ Fluid dynamic characterization of carotid obstructive pathologies and related models of study and simulation. Creation of CAD of several types of carotid from real data. Computational fluid-dynamic simulation setting. Analysis of results in the case of steady and non-steady flow;
§ Data analysis, test and optimization for ESA POSEIDON (Proximal Observation and Satellite Remote Sensing Data with Experimental Investigation Oceanographic with Numerical model) project on shore erosion.
03/2017 - 03/2017
Space Support in NATO Operations – NATO School, Oberammergau, Germany
Classes: NATO approach to Space, Space Situational Awareness, Threats to Space Domain, Satellite Design, Satellite Operations Command & Control, NATO SATCOM, NATO PNT & NAVWAR, Space Weather and NATO’s Environmental Sensing, Missile Warning, NATO Joint Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (JISR), Space Law, NATO Space Support Coordination Process.
05/2015 - 07/2015
ESA Monitoring Climate from Space – ESA, Future Learn
Classes: Observing Climate Change from Space, Earth Observation Techniques, Earth Observation Technology, Managing Earth Observation Data.
02/2015 - 07/2015
Specialization in Space Institutions and Politics – SIOI, Rome, Italy
Thesis: EUCISE 2020 – Maritime Surveillance Satellite Systems. Space-Based Capabilities for Maritime Surveillance and for the “Blue economy”. (Supervisor: Prof. Carolina Matarazzi) – Final mark: 110/110.
09/2012 - 01/2015
Master’s Degree of Science in Space Engineering – Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
Focus on Earth Observation and Global Navigation Satellite Systems.
Thesis on SAR Images Processing: Change Detection Techniques for Multi-Temporal SAR Images. (Supervisors: Prof. Debora Pastina, Prof. Pierfrancesco Lombardo) – Final mark: 108/110.
09/2006 - 03/2012
Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Aerospace Engineering – Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
Thesis on Computational Fluid Dynamics: Fluid Dynamic Characterization of Carotid Obstructive Pathologies and Related Models of Study and Simulation. (Supervisor: Prof. Fulvio Stella).
NATO Secret (NS) – Valid through 2026.
- The Key Role of Space Support in NATO Operations. NATO Joint Warfare Center’s “The Three Swords” magazine – July 2017 (cover story);
- How to Spot Potential Threats Using SAR for Change Detection. NATO Joint Warfare Center’s “The Three Swords” magazine – July 2017.
- Member of the Italian Order of Engineers - Engineering for the Aerospace Commission.
- Certificate of appreciation for the professional contribution to TRJE16, JWC, Stavanger, Norway;
- Letter of appreciation for the professional contribution to TRJE16 (signed by SHAPE ACOS J3);
- Licensed as Professional Industrial Engineer – Sapienza University, Rome, Italy;
- PEGASUS Certificate: The European Network of Excellence in Aerospace Engineering Education.
- Italian (primary language, C2)
- English (fluent, C1)
- French (basics, A1).
- Operating Systems: Windows, MAC, Linux.
- Programming languages: MatLab, C, C++, Fortran.
- Softwares: MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Front Page, Access, Outlook, Project), Share Point, ENVI, NEST, ESRI ArcGIS, QGIS, GIANT, STK, SATRAN, Salome, OpenFoam, Gambit, Fluent.
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