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     KeywordsSpacecraft Payload/Instrumentation/Robotics System Engineer/Project manager covering all stages of development from initial concept to in-flight commissioning
    CV

    Date of Birth:

     

    Nationality:

    British, German

     

     

     

     

    Career Summary

     

     

     

     

    I am a Chartered Engineer with over 20 years’ experience of project management and system engineering of complex space systems from initial concept to final integration and delivery of the system. Although my first degree was in Electronic Engineering, the majority of my experience has been straddling both mechanical and electronic disciplines in developing, manufacturing and qualifying equipment for the space environment.

     

    I have successfully worked in an SME organisation requiring me to demonstrate the flexibility to undertake a large variety of roles both in the commercial and technical realms. Throughout my career I have taken part in multinational co-operations with both small and large industrial and research institutions. The nature of an SME has allowed me to have significant hands-on practical and theoretical experience in an enormous range of engineering disciplines applied to applications in both benign and extreme environments.

     

     

     

     

    Key Skills & Experience

     

     

     

     

    Personal

    I am a highly motivated and energetic person who enjoys finding optimal solutions to technical and logistical challenges. I have a broad range of technical experience from both industry and academia that allows me to find innovative solutions to problems. Working in environments of small but closely cooperating teams has required me have a great deal of flexibility in the roles that I perform. This can be only accomplished with my ability to quickly pick up and use new skills far beyond the core subjects I initially qualified in.

     

     

     

     

    Organisational

    As project manager, I am responsible for managing my project team efficiently and effectively. Where necessary, I have instigated contracts to external suppliers and then managed them to ensure prompt delivery. I have managed people from a variety of skills and levels and with close communication ensure that the final deliverable meets its specifications. 

     

     

     

     

    Communication

    All my work has involved international customers and collaborations and it has been essential for me to be able to communicate effectively both at an informal and a formal level with progress reports and presentations. My ability to communicate is demonstrated by the successful commissioning of the Rosetta Plasma Consortium (RPC) suite of instruments which involved teams from 8 countries and was managed by myself.

     

     

     

     

    Commercial/ Management

    As I hold a senior position in my current company, I am involved in the acquisition of new business as well as management of current projects:

    Current and potential customer liaison.

    Proposal development from initial planning to full offer generation including full proposals for ESA ITT issued via EMITS.

    Project financial, contractual and schedule management with regular project reporting.

    Team management, allocation of personnel and resources.

    Project reporting.

     

     

     

     

    Product Development

    The high levels of reliability that must be achieved with space-level equipment requires me to be critically involved in all product development areas and my experience includes:

    Requirement analysis, management, compliance and verification/validation.

    Compliance to highly regulated engineering environment with experience of space level requirements including ECSS, ESCC and MIL standards.

    System, electronic, mechatronic and mechanical design.

    Product Assurance planning and execution.

    Risk management and analysis of worse case scenarios and failure mechanisms.

    Safety/hazard analysis.

    Manufacture technology of electrical and mechanical equipment.

    Manufacture, assembly, integration and verification process development and execution.

     

     

    Analytical Skills

    As an SME, my project role also includes a high level of system engineering and analysis to predict and optimise the product. Techniques and analysis that I have performed include:

    System analysis and model development using in both Excel and Matlab.

    Reliability analysis.

    Operational/power modelling of complete instrument systems.

    Thermal modelling of equipment and rover systems.

    Monte-Carlo optical simulation

    Electrical/electronic simulation.

    Ionising & non-ionising radiation analysis.

     

     

     

     

    Qualification & Testing

    I have planned and undertaken a significant number of test campaigns including:

    Test conduction, data collection, management and analysis.

    Qualification of manufacturing processes, components and equipment.

    Risk reduction strategies and program development.

    Cryogenic verification testing.

    Environmental test planning and conduction to ESA requirements.

    Equipment commissioning.

     

     

     

     

    Other Experience

    I have a strong base of mechanical, electronic and software experience that not only allows me to be flexible in the work I do but also allows me to make informed decisions when it is required. A brief summary is as follows:

    Experience of mechanical and electro-mechanical design at extreme remote environments.

    Design & construction of solid-state scintillation x/γ ray detectors.

    Significant background knowledge of instrumentation and techniques used for remote sensing in the fields of space science, astronomy and oceanography.

    General space system knowledge and understanding.

    General interest and knowledge of all areas of design, engineering and science.

    Computer literate on multiple platforms and pacakges.

    Significant programming experience in real time & desktop languages & operating systems.

     

     

     

     

    Affiliation

    ·    Chartered Engineer with the Institute of Engineering and Technology

    ·    Registered with Engineering Council since 15th June 2005, Reg. No.: 438040

     

     

     

     

    Current Employment (August 2018-Current)

     

     

     

     

    Employer:

    Future of AI & Robotics in Space (FAIR-SPACE) Research Hub

    Surrey Space Centre, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK.

     

     

     

     

    Position:

    FAIR-SPACE Hub Technical Manager

     

     

     

     

     

    Role:

    Technical Management of National Research Hub tasked to create the advancement of AI and R robotics in space. Hub Director: Professor Yang Gao, Funding: InovateUK, UK Space Agency

     

     

    Previous Employment (October 2003- August 2018)

     

     

     

     

    Employer:

    von Hoerner & Sulger GmbH, Schwetzingen, Germany

     

     

     

     

    Position:

    Project Leader – Robotics & Instrument Systems

    Roles:

    Project management, system engineering, proposal generation, business organisation

     

     

     

     

    Main Projects:

    July 2018

    NI-CU Calibration Unit: IR calibration source for the NISP instrument on the ESA Euclid mission. Project involves design & manufacture of unit as well as the packaging & qualification of packaged IR LED die for operation at cryogenic temperatures. Customer: Max Planck Institute for Astronomy/ESA.

     

    Mar 2011

    Exomars Chassis & Locomotion System: Phase B1/B2, Responsible for the design and manufacture of Rover BB and the Flight Model design study. Personal responsibilities: project management and lead engineering, proposal for phase CD. Final Customer: ESA Human Spaceflight and Exploration.

     

    Oct 2010

    NEXT Lunar Rover: Phase A/B study within OHB Consortium including full rover avionics system design Final Customer: ESA Science Directorate

     

    Dec 2008

    ULU-CTI: MIL-STD-1553B Command & Telemetry Interface Card for Ultra-violet light unit to be flown on ESA Lisa Pathfinder Mission. Customer: Astronomy Group, Imperial College, London, UK.

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    May 2007

    Mercury Robotic Payload: Design & build and environmentally test 3 kg tracked micro-rover to engineering level for the Mercury night side environment with temperatures down to -180°C Customer: ESA Science Directorate.

     

    Previous Employment (August 1997-September 2003)

     

     

     

     

    Employer:

    Space & Atmospheric Group, Blackett Laboratory, Imperial College (IC), London.

     

     

     

     

    Position:

    Senior Research Officer responsible for ESA Rosetta Mission with Prof. Andre Balogh. Promoted in April 2001 in recognition of the role I have played in the Rosetta Project

     

     

     

     

    Main Project:

    I took the major role in the Imperial College Rosetta Team, which played a leading & vital part in the Rosetta Plasma Consortium (RPC). The consortium comprises of 5 plasma instruments connected to a common data processing and power distribution unit called the Plasma Interface Unit (PIU). IC is not only responsible for the provision of the PIU but also provides the logistical and management for RPC including organisation of all verification and commission activities. In recognition of the major & critical contribution we provided, ESA promoted us to Principal Investigator status in October 2002.

    My Roles:

    Oct 2002

    PIU Technical Manager The role involved being the technical interface to the ESA Project Office and representing PIU at Consortium & project level meetings.

     

    July 2002

    RPC Operations Manager responsible for organising and coordinating the entire consortium’s commissioning plans and initial post launch stages of the mission which was performed at ESOC.

     

    June 2002

    SMART-2 Design Engineer coordinating all electronic & mechanical design of the Ultra Violet Light Module. Performing detailed design of electronic hardware

     

    Aug 1997

    PIU Principle Engineer with overall responsibility for the design, manufacture, integration of the PIU and the common electronics box.

    Other Employment

     

     

     

     

    Feb 1996

    Roke Manor Research (Siemens) Ltd, Hampshire: Engineer in the Sensor Systems Business Unit working on projects including 100MHz antennas and real-time civil aircraft monitoring.

     

     

     

     

    Oct 1991

    Astronomy & Space Science Group, Southampton University: Postgraduate student investigating novel solid-state x/γ-ray. I was involved in the Phase B IBIS Front End Electronics Study Group for ESA's Integral.

     

     

     

     

    Sept 1986

    Rolls-Royce PLC, Filton, Bristol: Undergraduate training scheme for 15 months comprising of 6-month practical mechanical workshop course followed by technical and commercial placements.

     

     

     

     

     

    Education

     

     

     

     

     

     

    1991-1995

    Doctorate Thesis: The Design of a Towed Laser Slope-meter Instrument for the Measurement of Short Scale Sea Waves (PhD awarded February 1996). Supervisor: Dr. D. Ramsden, Head of Dept, Physics Dept, Southampton University.

     

     

     

    Overview: The thesis is based upon the work, which I conducted as part of a project team whose task was to build a sea going instrument capable of measuring 1cm sea waves for the DRA. During this period, I was involved in the design & manufacture of both hardware and software, as well as a large volume of analytical work. The instrument was deployed successfully during sea trials in Scotland in 1994. (Further details available on request.)

     

     

     

     

    1987-1991

    First Degree: Master of Engineering with Merit in Electronic Engineering at Southampton University. Vacation Placements: Rolls Royce Plc. & Wharfedale Loudspeakers Ltd.

     

     

     

     

    1981-1986

    School Examinations: A-Levels: 4 A Grades: Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Chemistry.

     

     

     

     

     

    Miscellaneous

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Additional Information

    ·    Linkedin Public Profile: www.linkedin.com/in/chris-gy-lee

    ·    Languages: English (native speaker), German (B1), Greek.

    ·    Full, clean driving license for car and motorcycle.

     

     

     

     

    Publications

    See attached list

     

     

    References available on request

     

     


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