Keen on Astronautics with a spirit of initiative and pragmatism
Methods Engineer, Operations & Facilities Coordinator
# Dec. 2009
Master of Science in Design and Technology of Spacecraft achieved at the University of Southampton.
Attended courses: Astronautics, Spacecraft Engineering Design, Reliability and Maintainability, Finite Element Method…
Engineer’s degree obtained at the French school ESTACA (Paris).
- Major: Space engineering.
- Minor: Control system.
Attended courses: Orbit mechanics, Bond Graph, MIMO systems…
A levels (Maths & Physics) graduated with honours.
- Master’s project: Designed and built a wheel-legged rover for hazardous environments or space exploration.
- Spacecraft Engineering Design's project: Designed an ice monitoring mission on a Molnya orbit.
- Control system project: Improved a numerical telemetry for a small-scale model. Dimensioned sensors and designed a PCB.
- Space mechanics project: Studied possible journeys for a return-sample on Mars.
- Reliability and maintainability project: Studied the ion thruster NSTAR of the US mission Deep Space One.
- Space project: Designed a launcher for Low Earth Orbit and trajectory optimisation.
-Project of methodology: Developed communications and working methods in a newly born association.
-Data processing project: Created a strategy game with a flexible graphics interface in java language.
-Design project: Designed a subway wheel with the software Catia.
# Since 2013
Engineer at Arianespace:
- Methods manager for the implementation process and the maintenance plans of the electrical ground segment.
- During launch campaigns: Coordinator for the whole ground activity of Ariane5 facilities.
# From 2011 to 2013
-Technical Manager of the Ground Distributed Control System for Ariane5, Soyuz and Vega launch facilities.
- During launch campaigns: Electrical ground-segment operations coordinator for Ariane5 & Soyuz facilities.
# From 2009 to 2011
-Implementation specialist of navigation equipments for the European launcher Ariane5.
-During launch campaigns:
o Operations manager of attitude control & data-processing subsystems for Ariane5.
o Electrical payload operations manager for Ariane5, Soyuz and Vega launchers.
# July 2008 (25 weeks)
Trainee at SNECMA:
- Characterization of magnetic field and plasma of the Hall thruster PPS-1350.
- Validation of results from the 3D model software COMSOL and a laboratory 1D code.
- Skills acquired: organizing and highlighting my research in a R&D department.
# July 2007 (2 weeks)
Student at the Summer School Alpbach 2007:
- Courses of Astrobiology (Planets’ physics, Chemistry, Geology…) and Spacecraft design.
- Design of a spacecraft to land on Europa, one of Jupiter’s moons.
- Skills acquired: communicating in a European team, grasping the concept of draft project.
#August 2005 (4 weeks)
Trainee at the musée de l’Air et de l’Espace du Bourget:
- Restoration of old plane structures (wings of Canadair and Caravelle).
- Restoration of flight control element on an old French bomber (A10 "Invaders").
- Skills acquired: working in boiler making with a reduced team of workers.
# July 2005 (6 weeks)
Trainee within Valeo group:
- Creation of computer documentation about power modules in car air-conditioning.
- Thermal test (work in artificial environment, installation of thermal probes) on prototype modules.
- Skills acquired: becoming integrated in a multinational, respecting deadlines and organizing work.
French native language.
English: advanced speaker and writer.
Spanish: intermediate level.
Russian: elementary level.
Computer skills: programming (C, Java, Matlab) and office software (Office suite).
French driving licence.
Personal skills: open-minded, creative, autonomous, quick learner.
Hobbies & Interests
Keen on Astronautics, Robotics and New Technologies.
Sport (fencing, sailing, Thai boxing, and scuba diving).
Art & computer graphics (painting, creation of comics and logos).
Regional Treasurer (French Guiana) for the SNSM (French Lifeboat and Lifeguard Society) and member of the French Red Cross.
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