CV: Aerospace Engineer


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 Date Submitted:21-08-2015
 Last Modified:28-09-2017 (11:50)
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 Current job:Aerospace Engineer
 Employment Term:Temp/Contract
 Job location:Anywhere
 Date available:immediately
 Industry:Satellite Operators
 KeywordsAerospace Engineer, mission analysis, flight dynamics, space debris, active debris removal, design for demise, cleanspace, attitude and guidance navigation control systems, hypersonic flow, atmospheric reentry, space systems


Sex  male | Date of birth  07/07/1990 | Nationality Italian 


Aerospace Engineer

Aerospace engineer master graduate at University of Naples Federico II (IT) specialized in space systems, with a strong knowledge of space mission analysis, flight dynamics, atmospheric reentry and space debris related problems; he has achieved a 2nd level Specializing Master in Space Science and Technology at University of Rome Tor Vergata (IT); he was Intern at Thales Alenia Space, Rome (IT) and previously at OHB System, Bremen (DE). Currently Master Student of Space Studies at International Space University (ISU) , Strasbourg (FR).



Intern Space Debris Engineer at Thales Alenia Space, Rome (IT)
Mission Analysis - Study of Uncooperative Space Debris Objects for an Active Debris Removal

Analysis of different solutions for active debris removal concepts to assess the feasibility of future ESA mission in the frame of space debris remediation field provided by ESA Clean Space initiative (e.Deorbit).
Task: study of rotational dynamics of space debris objects; study of sensors and actuators for the rendezvous of uncooperative satellites and design of an architecture for chaser platform; review of capture methods and mechanisms for an active debris removal mission


Intern Re-entry and Space Debris Engineer at OHB System AG, Bremen (DE)
Flight Dynamics - Space Debris and Design for Demise strategy

Analysis of several parameters in terms of objects demisability during atmospheric reentry, for future spacecraft design in a preliminary space mission phase studies in the frame of space debris mitigation field provided by ESA Clean Space initiative (CleanSat).
Task: study of the space debris issue and analysis in the field of spacecraft reentry from LEO; development of an analytic background about design for demise in hypersonic flow; atmospheric reentry simulations using DRAMA and software development of tools in MATLAB for atmospheric reentry and on-ground risk assessment

11/04/2015 - 31/05/2015

Team Member of NASA International Space Apps Challenge – SelfieSAT Project

The project has been receiving local award in Naples is aimed at the design of a nanosatellite that, detaching from a mothership, is able to take pictures of the latter for artistic and diagnostic purpose; main objectives were to minimize the fuel or power consumption, to make the nanosatellite autonomous and reusable; basing on these key-points, a CubeSat-like system, named SelfieSAT, has been designed and its internal components have been selected choosing among those available into the market place

01/06/2014 - 11/10/2014

Team member of ESA REXUS/BEXUS programme – ICARUS Project

Development of an innovative capsule for aero-braked re-entry with unconventional
shield (ICARUS) in “umbrella like” configuration, characterized by a very low ballistic
parameter; testing the feasibility of a simple, low-cost mechanism for reentry, in order to increase the knowledge in the field of aero-capture with deployable systems

05/03/2012 - 05/09/2012

Student Researcher at Department of Aerospace Engineering (DIAS), Naples (IT)
CFD Studies

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) studies for aerodynamic performance assessment.
Task: analysis of airfoils and assessment of their aerodynamics coefficients with CFD analysis; assessment of aerodynamics performance using software ANSYS FLUENT and MATLAB/SIMULINK


07/09/2017 - CURRENTLY

Master of Space Studies at International Space University (ISU), Strasbourg (FR) - Full Scholarship provided by Italian Space Agency (ASI)

The ISU Master in Space Studies Program (MSS) is intended for individuals seeking professional development, further academic study, or both, through a one year graduate degree program in the space sector.

09/10/2015 - 24/07/2017

2nd Level Specializing Master in Space Science and Technology (Engineering/Physics)
University of Rome Tor Vergata (IT) - Full Scholarship provided by Thales Alenia Space (TAS)

Score: 110/110 - First Class Honours
Thesis: Space Debris Remediation and Mitigation Techniques

Main Studies: universe and Solar System Exploration; earth Observation; space Navigation
space Technology; space Programme Management

24/09/2012 - 27/10/2015

Master of Aerospace Engineering - Space Systems Engineering
University of Naples Federico II (IT)

Score: 110/110 magna cum laude - First Class Honours with Distinction
Thesis: Space Debris and Design for Demise strategy

Main Studies:
▪ Hypersonic Aerodynamics, Space Systems, Aerospace Remote Sensing Systems, Avionics, Flight Dynamics and Simulation, Space Experiments
▪ Space mission analysis and orbital mechanics
▪ Space systems and AOCS/GNC system design
▪ Aerothermodynamics analysis of atmospheric reentering capsule

28/09/2009 - 21/09/2012

Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering
University of Naples Federico II (IT)

Thesis: Analysis of airfoils for applications in VAWT (vertical axis wind turbine) and assessment of their aerodynamics coefficients

Main Studies:
▪ Aerospace Systems, Aerospace Structures, Aerospace Materials and Technologies
▪ Flight Mechanics, Aeronautical Construction and Technologies, Aircraft Maintenance
▪ Computer-assisted Aerospace Design, Aerospace Propulsion, Gas Dynamics , Fluid dynamics Experimental and Numerical Methods in Aerospace Engineering
▪ English language

20/10/2014 - 11/08/2009

Training CATIA V5 course for Aerospace Designers
Trainee at IEM Lab Srl, Naples (IT)

▪ Study of the design of the aeronautical products
▪ Study concerning capability of problem solving
▪ Production of CAD 3D models using software CATIA V5


High School Diploma of Science and Technology
Technical Institute G. Marconi Torre Annunziata, Naples (IT)

▪ Computer science, mathematics, industrial mechanics and English language
▪ Good knowledge in programming languages (C/C++)


Mother tongue(s) 


Other language(s)



Organisational / managerial skills:

▪ Team member of different projects within space system studies

▪ Volunteer  team leader , managing team of charity workers

Computer skills:

▪ ECDL certificate (European Computer Driving License)


▪ AGI Systems Tool Kit (STK)




▪ Dev C++



▪ Microsoft Windows Office™

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