CV: Astronautical Engineer (Research Assistant)



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 Date Submitted:22-09-2012
 Last Modified:14-12-2012 (11:13)
Job information
 Current job:Astronautical Engineer (Research Assistant)
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Europe only
 Date available:immediately
 KeywordsMatlab, Simulink, Windows, Linux, C language, Fortran90, Catia V5, Robotics, Space Environment, Astrodynamics, Telecommunications, Mission planning, Guidance and Control


Personal information
Nationality: Italian
Date of birth: 17/08/1984
Gender: Male
Desired employment / Occupational field
Aerospace Engineering, research, innovation and technological development
Work experience
Dates: 03/06/2012 - 12/2012
Occupation or position held: Research Assistant
Main activities and responsibilities: Working on the object capture by a free-floating spacecraft manipulator using the Reaction Null Space technique to stabilize the base and using the artificial potential field approach to avoid collisions between the robotic arm and the satellite base. In this framework a collaboration has been established between the ARCA (Automation, Robotics and Control for Aerospace) laboratory of "La Sapienza" University of Rome for the simulation study and the SRL (Spacecraft Robotics Laboratory) of the Naval
Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA, for the experimental setup
Name and address of employer: Sapienza University of Rome, Via Salaria 851, 00138 Rome (Italy)
Type of business or sector: Astronautical Engineering
Dates: 15/04/2007 - 10/11/2010
Occupation or position held: Teaching
Main activities and responsibilities: Private lessons of mathematics, geometry and physics
Dates: 10/10/2007 - 20/09/2009
Occupation or position held: Academic Collaboration on ESMO (European Student Moon Orbiter)
Main activities and responsibilities: Review of technical documents in the early project phases joining the Flight Dynamics Team of the Aerospace School of Engineering in Rome
Name and address of employer: Sapienza University of Rome, Via Eudossiana 18, 00184 Rome (Italy)
Type of business or sector: Astronautical Engineering
Education and training
Dates: 21/09/2007 - 30/03/2012
Title of qualification awarded: Master degree in Astronautical Engeneering. Thesis title: "Guidance and Control of a Free-Flying Spacecraft Simulator". Score: 110/110
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered: Space environment, Attitude control, Electronic Telecommunications, Astronautical propulsion, Space robotics, Navigation and Guidance Systems, Orbital Mechanics, Linear Algebra, Space Materials
Name and type of organisation providing education and training: Aerospace School of Engeneering, Sapienza University of Rome
Via Salaria 851, 00138 Rome (Italy)
Level in national or international classification: Master degree
Dates: 12/05/2011 - 20/12/2011
Title of qualification awarded: Research activity in the Spacecraft Robotics Laboratory at the NPS (Naval Postgraduate School) in Monterey, California
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered: Space Robotics, Programming, Electronic Telecommunications
Name and type of organisation providing education and training: Naval Postgraduate School (Laboratory)
1 University Circle, 93943 Monterey (United States)
Dates: 22/09/2003 - 21/09/2007
Title of qualification awarded: Bachelor degree in Aerospace Engeneering. Thesis title: "History and feasible applications of nuclear thermal propulsion". Score: 97/110
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered: Basic skills in mathematics, physics, chemistry, economy, numerical methods, aerodynamics, aerospace structures and propulsion, aircraft technologies and environment
Name and type of organisation providing education and training: Sapienza University of Rome
Via Eudossiana 18, 00184 Rome (Italy)
Level in national or international classification: Bachelor degree
Dates: 15/09/1998 - 04/07/2003
Title of qualification awarded: High School. Score: 90/100
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered: Mathematics, Geometry, Physics, Chemistry, English, Astronomic Geography, Biology, Italian Language, Latin Literature, Technical Design
Name and type of organisation providing education and training: Nomentano Scientific High School
Via Casal Boccone 60, 00139 Rome (Italy)
Level in national or international classification: Upper Secondary School
Dates: 06/09/2001 - 17/09/2001
Title of qualification awarded: Exchange Program
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered: English conversation, knowledge of danish culture
Name and type of organisation providing education and training: Nomentano Scientific High School
Via Casal Boccone 60, 00139 Rome (Italy)
Level in national or international classification: Upper Secondary School
Personal skills and competences
Mother tongue(s): Italian
Other language(s): English             Understanding                 Speaking                   Writing
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Social skills and competences: Sociable, confident, attitude on team working developed during the academic years
Organisational skills and competences: Active, resourceful, zealous
Technical skills and competences: Good knowledge of robotic elements developed during the master degree and the research period spent in California
Computer skills and competences: Good knowledge of the programming language Matlab and of the Simulink simulator developed during the academic period
Knowledge of the Microsoft Office package, Catia V5 R19, C programming language, Fortran90, Linux OS, STK 9 (demo version), SIMetrix/Simplis and Endorphin Learning Edition 2.7.1 matured on my own
Artistic skills and competences: Knowledge of Reason 3.0 software for music production
Other skills and competences: Contemplative on social situations, good behavioral deduction capability and listening attitude, purposeful, good writing skills
Driving licence(s): B
Additional Information
Honours and awards: Student Scholarship for foreign Thesis project - 09/2011

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