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     Date Submitted:18-07-2015
     Last Modified:10-08-2015 (08:06)
    Job information
     Current job:Aerospace Structures Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:within a month
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services, Space Tourism
     KeywordsAerospace Engineer Structures and Space Systems Stress Analysis Structural Dynamics Composite Structures Metallic Structures Joints Analysis Team Leadership Launcher & Satellite structures Research & Development Hard-worker Spanish, English, Fr
    Curriculum Vitae
    Aerospace and Mechanical Engineer
    Career Overview
    Aerospace & Mechanical engineer with experience in the structural assessment of aerospace structures and systems such as the VEGA Launcher CLA, spacecraft (CERES PAS & Orion MPCV) and the Airbus A350XWB, as well as team management experience. I have a solid background in the following areas: 
    Technical Expertise
    - Strong background and expertise in dynamic analyses (real & complex eigenvalue analysis, sine, transient, random, notching, effective mass models) with MSC Nastran and Matlab SDTools.
    - Damping definition of the VEGA Launcher Coupled Loads Analysis (CLA) Model.
    - Craig-Bampton Condensation of Finite Element Models.
    - Development of Finite Element Models with MSC Patran and Hypermesh.
    - Stress analysis of metallic and composite structures.
    - Linear static analyses with MSC Nastran and analytical methods (hand calculation). 
    - Global and Local stability analyses with MSC Nastran and analytical methods (hand calculation).
    - Correlation of test results
    Management Expertise
    - Experience as a technical responsible in the structural analysis of primary and secondary structures.
    - Experience in interfacing with design office teams.
    - Experience as a team leader and team management (task assignment, team planning and follow-up).
    R&D Expertise
    - Presented and published an article based on the damping definition of the VEGA Launcher CLA.
    - Working on structural dynamics R&D projects on effective mass models and modal identification methods.
    Current Job
    Since / Role: November 2012 / Structural Engineer – Consultant
    Current Project
    CERES Programme Payload Adaptor System for VEGA
    Client: Airbus Defence and Space CASA Espacio
    - Responsible of the structural analysis of the payload adaptor system.
    - Leader of the design activities and the design team
    - Development of Finite Element Models with Patran and Hypermesh
    - QSL, Joints, Modal, Sine analyses with NASTRAN and hand calculation
    - Writing of official documentation 
    Previous Projects
    Orion Multipurpose Crew Vehicle Project. Structural Analysis of Secondary Structures
    Client: Ruag Space Zürich
    Description: Performed the structural analysis of secondary structures for the Orion Multipurpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV-ESM) project in the PDR Phase. 
    Airbus A350XWB-900 Section 19 Certification Type Phase Structural Analysis
    Client: Airbus Operations
    Description: Leader of a structural analysis team performing the assessment of primary structures and ATA28/ATA92 systems secondary structures of the A350XWB-900 rear section 19 in the Certification Type phase. 
    Airbus A350XWB-900 Section 19 First Flight Clearance Phase Structural Analysis
    Client: Airbus Operations
    Description: Responsible of the structural analysis of primary structures and ATA28/ATA92 systems secondary structures of the A350XWB-900 rear section 19 in the First Flight Clearance phase.
    Airbus A350XWB-1000 Section 19 Maturity C Phase Structural Analysis
    Client: Airbus Operations
    Description: Performed a complete structural analysis, including the writing of official documentation, of several primary structures of the A350XWB-1000 rear section 19 in the Maturity C phase.
    Internal Training
    Internal trainer of the following courses:
    - Introduction to Structural Dynamics applied to Patran/Nastran
    - Structural Analysis Guidelines of Aircraft Systems
    - Introduction to Coupled Loads Analysis (CLA) and Notching
    - The Modal Approach and Residual Vectors
    - Static and Dynamic FEM Condensations
    Work experience
    Dates: April 2011 – September 2011
    Company: European Space Agency ESA/ESTEC – Structures Section TEC-MSS
    Description: Worked as an intern in the project Validation of Equivalent Viscous Damping Methodologies applied to VEGA Coupled Loads Analysis under the supervision of Dr. Sebastiaan Fransen and Dr. Sylvain Germès
    Dates: February 2006 – June 2009 
    Company: Engineering Academy PI
    Description: Head Teacher and Manager of the subjects Calculus, Electromagnetism, Thermodynamics and Information Technology. The contents of the subjects were according to Mechanical Engineering degrees.
    Dates: September 2009 – December 2011
    Degree: Master’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering specialised in Structures and Space Systems
    University: ISAE-SUPAERO, Toulouse, FRANCE 
    Dates: September 2005  - November 2011
    Degree: Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering specialised in Fluid Technology
    University: UPC-ETSEIB, Barcelone, SPAIN
    Articles & Conferences
    Article Title: Validation of Equivalent Viscous Damping Methodologies - Main Author
    Journal / Issue / Link: CEAS Space Journal / June 2013, Volume 4, Issue 1-4, pp. 31-39 /
    Topic: Structural Dynamics – Damping
    Conference: 12th European Conference on Spacecraft Structures, Materials and Environmental Testing
    Project Presented: Validation of Equivalent Viscous Damping Methodologies
    Date and Place of the Event: 20th to 23rd March 2012 – ESA/ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
    Topic: Structural Dynamics – Damping
    Master’s Thesis: Validation of Equivalent Viscous Damping Methodologies ESA-ESTEC / TEC-MSS
    Date / Topic: October 2011 / Structural Dynamics – Damping 
    Training and Courses
    Dates: December 2013 – January 2014
    Course / Organisation: Basic and Advanced Hypermesh User Course / Altair Hyperworks
    Dates: February 2013 – April 2013
    Course / Organisation: Basic and Advanced Dynamics in FE Analysis Course / NAFEMS E-Learning  
    Dates: September 2008 – October 2008
    Course / Organisation: Basic and Advanced Catia v5 Software course / SEAT-UPC
    Mother Tongues: Spanish and Catalan
    Other Languages:
    - English (Proficient user C1 level) Band 8 (of 9) in the IELTS examination
    - French (Proficient user C1 level)
    - German (Basic user A1 level)
    Computer skills and competences
    - Professional competences in the following technical software: Patran/Nastran, Matlab & Structural Dynamics Toolbox SDT, Excel VBA, Hypermesh, Catia v5, ISAMI
    - Professional competences in the following programming languages: VBA, Matlab, Python, C, Java
    - User competences in the following operating systems: Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7, Mac OS X and Linux
    - User competences in the following software: Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, LaTeX, MS Project
    Other skills and competences
    - Golf Rules Officer for the Balearic Islands Golf Federation
    - Amateur golf player (handicap 2.5) ex-member of the Balearic Islands Junior Golf Team in National Spanish Competitions and two times Balearic Islands Junior Champion
    - From 1993 to 2007, soccer player in Penya Arrabal, Catalonia F.C. and Jupiter FC.
    Driving licence
    B, Pleasure Craft Operator license

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