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     Date Submitted:17-09-2019
     Last Modified:17-09-2019 (12:43)
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     Current job:Communication Payload System Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Business Services
     KeywordsAntenna Design/Electromagnetic Simulations/Terahertz/Ka Ku band/FEKO/HFSS/Matlab/Programming/GRASP/Ticra/COBRA/POS/Metamaterial/Flat lenses/Transmit-arrays/Dammann's and Fourier's Gratings/Microstrip patch arrays/Reflector antennas/CFD/Space propulsion

    JOB APPLIED FOR    Engineer



    15/04/2019–Present    Communication Payload System Engineer
        OHB System AG, Bremen (Germany)
        Review of satellite antenna PDR/CDR
    Deep study of plume impingement effect on antenna performance for electrical and chemical propulsion systems (Matlab modeling, Ticra and FEKO simulations, literature research to assess the impact of metallic deposit)
    Calculation of antenna noise temperature from CDR datasheets with TICRA Postprocessor software
    Study of the radiation pattern of parabolic satellite antennas at Ka and Ku band with TICRA GRASP software
    Satellite reflector antenna design with Ticra COBRA software

    01/10/2018–30/11/2018    Engineer of Study
        CNRS (Observatoire de Paris), Paris (France)
        Finalization of my work on phase gratings started during the PhD
    Transfer of the competences acquired during the PhD to the other members of the team



    01/10/2015–08/10/2018    PhD in Instrumentation for Space Applications    EQF level 8
        Observatoire de Paris (PSL Université) & CNES, Paris (France)
        Development of Instrumentation (heterodyne receivers) to downconvert very high frequency signals (THz) towards lower frequencies, which are easier to amplify and detect
    Development of a grounded array of patch antennas connected by microstrip lines, to be used in passive configuration as the receiving part of the heterodyne
    GA and PSO optimization of such array with FEKO and HFSS
    Development of a mathematical model to calculate the performances of a metasurface without the necessity of a full wave simulation
    Development of a Matlab code to generate a flat lens composed by three metasurface layers separated by dielectric
    Simulation of the flat lens with FEKO
    Test of the flat lens with a Terahertz Pyroelectric Detector (QCM)
    Development of a Matlab code to generate a phase grating to split an incoming beam into different reflected/refracted beams
    Simulation of the phase grating with FEKO and an in-house physical optics code based on Matlab
    Publication: ISSTT 2018 (The 29th International Symposium on Space Terahertz Technology), Duccio Delfini , Martina Wiedner, Massimiliano Casaletti, Julien Serrazin, François Joint, Thibaut Vacelet and Yan Delorme, Development of a transmit-array for heterodyne receiver
    Publication: ISSTT 2017 (The 28th International Symposium on Space Terahertz Technology), D. Delfini, M. Wiedner, M. Casaletti, J. Sarrazin, Y. Delorme and H. Gibson Investigation into Possible Planar Heterodyne Receiver Arrays with large (n≥100) number of pixels
    Courses Attended:
    European School of Antennas ESOA 2016
    FEKO Simulation and Electromagnetic Analysis
    Numerical simulations and high-performance calculations
    International Young Astronomer School on « Large Ground-based 21st Century Radio Instruments : ALMA/NOEMA – SKA / LOFAR / NenuFAR (2015) »
    Data Analysis (Methods and Applications)
    Workshop: Initiation to proposals on large telescopes
    Dynamics, Magnetism and Spectroscopy of Stars

    23/11/2011–23/05/2014    MSc in Space Engineering 110/110    EQF level 7
        La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome (Italy)
        Satellite design, cubosat satellite design project, programming, space propulsion, space structures, remote sensing, electromagnetic fields, automatic control systems, electronics, gas dynamics, materials science, space systems, space flight mechanics
    Publication: EUCASS (6th european conference for aeronautics and space sciences) Krakov, Poland, D. Bianchi, F. Nasuti, D.Delfini Modeling of Gas-Surface Interface for Paraffin-Based Hybrid Rocket Fuels in CFD Simulations
    Thesis: "Theoretical and numerical study of a paraffin-based hybrid rocket"
    Awards: Pegasus master's degree quality certificate

    01/10/2008–23/11/2011    BSc in Aerospace Engineering 110 with hons/110    EQF level 6
        La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome (Italy)
        Math, physics, electrical engineering, chemistry, aero and gas dynamics, drawing, programming, numerical methods, applied mechanics, aerodynamics, thermodynamics, aerospace materials, space systems, wind tunnel laboratory, electronics laboratory, physics laboratory, satellite design
    Thesis: "Design of a magnetic cage for satellite attitude control systems"

    09/2003–07/2008    High School Scientific Diploma (PNI: National Computer Science Plan) 98/100    EQF level 4
        LSS Augusto Righi, Rome (Italy)
        Computer, english, maths, physics, literature, geography, history, drawing, science, latin
    Extracurricular activities:
    Scientific degree project: orientation course
    Scientific degree project: Optics and waves laboratory
    Scientific degree project: function iteration & asymptotic behavior



    Mother tongue(s)    Italian
    Foreign language(s)    UNDERSTANDING    SPEAKING    WRITING
        Listening    Reading    Spoken interaction    Spoken production    
    English    C1    C1    C1    C1    C1
    French    B1    C1    B1    B1    B1
        Levels: A1 and A2: Basic user - B1 and B2: Independent user - C1 and C2: Proficient user
    Common European Framework of Reference for Languages  

    Communication skills    Partecipation to CDR closeouts
    Conference talk and seminars
    Public relations job experience
    Knowledge of Italian (mother tongue), English (advanced) and French (basic)

    Organisational / managerial skills    Heterodyne instrumentation design team relevant to the PhD
    Microeconomy course

    Job-related skills    High level programming languages
    Ability to build good working relationships with team members, group members and external departments, suppliers and customers.
    Numerical analysis with softwares based on different methods (finite elements, method of moment, physical optics)
    Strong predisposition to work with computer to perform EM simulations and CFD Simulations

    Digital skills    SELF-ASSESSMENT
        Information processing    Communication    Content creation    Safety    Problem-solving
        Independent user    Independent user    Independent user    Independent user    Independent user
        Digital skills - Self-assessment grid  
    ANSYS HFSS (or electronic desktop)
    TICRA Package (GRASP, POS, COBRA, Postprocessor)
    Matlab Simulink and Octave
    C++/FORTAN/Visual Basic and other programming languages
    Other simulation tools (gas dynamics, Tecplot,ADINA,Nastran/Patran,ENVI)


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