Highly motivated and hard-working Aerospace Engineer specialised in attitude control systems with the ability to effectively lead a team and manage aerospace projects. Through being a motivated researcher, the abilities to cope with stressful situations, to work to tight deadlines and under pressure as part of a team have been developed. Having multi-tasking and troubleshooting skills Encarnación is able to make decisions at all levels of responsibility demonstrated by possessing extensive experience in coordinating aerospace projects, space events and training courses; with the goal find a position in the aerospace sector to apply the knowledge, skills and ideas as well as the passion for space science.
Microsoft® Office Tools. (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher)
Mother tongue: Spanish
Other Languages: English – Professional proficiency (C1), Italian - Professional proficiency (C1), French – Basic (A2)
Aerospace Visiting Researcher - Coventry University - Sep 2016 - Present Coventry (United Kingdom).
Development of a stable control methodology for three-axis stabilization of a spacecraft in under-actuated conditions.
Highly developed analytical skills applied to investigating a range of problems. Ability to question established methods, design and implementation of new approaches.
Conference Assistant Volunteer – Small Satellites System and Services (4S Symposium) May 2014 and May 2016 - Jun 2016
ESA Conference Bureau, Porto Petro, Majorca (Spain) and La Valletta (Malta)
Team leader and referral person for conference guests, of the volunteers’ team. Good communication skills to interact with conference managers to ensure the awareness of all needs and potential problems. Ability to plan, re-plan and scheduling. Attention to the detail. Networking.
Logistics Coordinator/Educational Assistant of ESEO (ESA). Jun 2006 - Feb 2015 Sitael S.r.l. Via F. Guarini, 13, Forlì (Italy)
As part of this Educational Program I was in charge of the co-ordination of the logistics and international relationships of all the students and lecturers participating in the program.
Strong organizational skills and ability to communicate them. Accessibility and flexibility – to students, lecturers and colleagues. Multi-tasking and problem solving skills.
Aerospace and robotics research fellow. Flight Mechanics Laboratory Jul 2013 - Dec 2013 Alma Mater Studiorum Universitá di Bologna, Seconda Facoltà d'Ingegneria,(Italy)
Development of linear and nonlinear control systems for atmospheric and space flight.
I developed analytical and communication skills, independent working and self-discipline. Web design.
ERASMUS Aerospace Intern at Flight Mechanics Laboratory Sep 2012 - Jul 2013 Alma Mater Studiorum Universitá di Bologna, Seconda Facoltà d'Ingegneria, (Italy)
Mathematical modeling and control system design by means of Matlab®/ Simulink® simulations of a Multi-Rotor Aircraft.
Research methods and current work in the field of multicopters. Teaching and mentoring skills. Ability to explain complex material and concepts to people of different specialisms and levels of understanding. Academic writing and presentations. Ability to integrate sensors and actuators and electronic components in a multicopter.
Poker Texas Holdem International Tournaments Dealer Oct 2010 - Jul 2013 Casino Gran Madrid. Torrelodones, Madrid (Spain).
Poker Texas Holdem dealer for local, national and international tournaments.
Customer service and communication skills. Ability to think quickly and analytically to accurately calculate winning or losing hands. Agility. Strong hand-and-eye coordination, as well as the ability to stand for long periods.
University of Bologna, Bologna (Italy) Jan 2014 - Present
PhD student of Mechanics and Advance Engineering Science.
Research Topic: Nonlinear approach to spacecraft attitude control using magnetic and mechanical actuation.
Polytechnic University of Madrid. ETSIA. Madrid (Spain) Sep 2006 - Mar 2013
Bachelor and Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering.
Control Theory (8/10), Air Navigation (7,6/10), Jet- Engines and Gas Turbines (7,5/10), Structural Analysis (7,5/10), Space Vehicles (7,5/10).
Thesis: Quadrotor modeling and data fusion complementary filter (9.7/10)
University of Bologna, Bologna (Italy) Sep 2011 - Jul 2012
ERASMUS Master Student Exchange.
Fluid Mechanics (27/30) Air law (30/30), Vertical Take-Off Aircraft (27/30), Aircraft Structures and Materials(27/30), Navigation Data Processing (25/30), Thermal Plants(28/30), Electric Drives(27/30), Basic Principles and Methods of Aerospace Industry Design (30/30).
IMaGInE mission at RASC-AL National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) on behalf of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Florida. Aug 2015–Jun 2016
I was the AOCS engineer in the ‘Dream Team’, a team of students from 11 universities and 8 countries participating in RASC-AL 2016 competition sponsored by NASA/NIA. The team developed an innovative mission design to deploy a crewed mars moon mission (IMaGInE mission). This design won the competition (“1st Overall Winner”, “Best in Theme”, and the “Pioneering Exceptional Achievement Concept Honor Award”).
“Nuove Idee Nuove Imprese”. San Marino and Rimini (Italy) Nov 2016 – Flight Mechanics Laboratory.
I was part of the Flight Mechanics Laboratory team which developed an innovative and feasible business plan to create a company with the goal to commercialise multicopter prototypes developed in the laboratory and offer services as aerial photography and surveillance, etc.
Selene - Space Station Design Workshop (SSDW) at the Institute for Space Systems (IRS) in cooperation with the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), Stuttgart (Germany). July 2015
I was the AOCS engineer in team ‘Blue’ contributing to the design of a Space station (Selene) orbiting at the Earth-Moon system libration point L2. Our design won the competition.
A5-Unibo Experiment within the BEXUS/REXUS programme of the European Space Agency (ESA) Noordwijk, Netherlands. Dec 2013 – Jan 2015
I was team leader, technical project manager and system engineer of the Advanced Atmospheric Aerosol Acquisition and Analysis (A5-Unibo) Experiment within the BEXUS/REXUS programme of the European Space Agency (ESA). I coordinated a team of students along the mission phases: design, manufacturing, integration and testing of A5Unibo experiment for Earth observation. The goal of the experiment was the study of the clouds formation and the climate change. The experiment was launched in BEXUS 18 stratospheric balloon on 10th October 2014 from SSC, Esrange Space Center at Kiruna, northern Sweden.
Documenting and reporting, team and project management, flexibility and ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
Courses and Other Training
ESEO (European Student Earth Orbiter) Student Training and Lecture Course Program. ALMASpace, ESA, Università di Bologna, Bertinoro (Italy) Sep 2013
BEXUS/REXUS Training Week, Kiruna (Sweden) Mar 2014: BEXUS Flight Mechanics, Outreach, Project Management, Swedish Space Activities, BEXUS E-link System, Mechanisms and Mechanical Systems, Telemetry, Thermal Design, Software Design, BEXUS Low Pressure Environment, BEXUS Mechanical Systems, Verification of Requirements, Technical Drawing for Manufacture, GPS and Coordinate Systems, Power Systems for Rocket and Balloon based Experiments, Balloon and Rocket Atmospheric Research, Implementation, ESA Student Programs, BEXUS & REXUS
Training Course for BEXUS in Space Soldering and Harnessing Techniques. ESA – ESTEC (Holland) May 2014 Introduction to ECSS-Q-70-08A, including: material choice, physical process, tool use, anti-static awareness, cleanroom best practices, health and safety considerations. Introduction to ECSS-Q-70-38A Practical Exercise – Soldering Surface Mount Device (SMD) components Assessment.
Brains-in 2014-2016, ISA Fellowship. ISA (Institute of Advanced Studies), Bologna Jan 2014
Pegasus Certificate and Award: successfully completed within one or several partner institutions of the PEGASUS network, a program of study giving the skills required for a career in Engineering within Aeronautics or Aerospace disciplines. Jun 2006
National Honors Award. Madrid. (2005/2006) Jun 2006
Volunteered throughout a 4 year period with S.E.D, a non-governmental organization. Their main goal is the development within Third World countries.
Interest in photography. Part-time job as photographer for social events.
Special interest in singing, several performances in front of different audience sizes.
Passion for space exploration and astronomy.
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