CV: Space Experiment Manager and Engineer


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 Date Submitted:07-02-2011
 Last Modified:20-02-2012 (12:29)
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 Current job:Space Experiment Manager and Engineer
 Employment Term:Either
 Job location:Anywhere
 Date available:within a month
 Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Business Services,
 KeywordsSpace Systems and Aeronautical Engineer with international education and multidisciplinary experiences. A first experience on space engineering as mission analysis junior engineer and my current position as microgravity experiences engineer.

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MEDES – IMPS for CNES – CADMOS, Toulouse, France (May 2011 – Present)
Space Experiment Manager” at CADMOS, one of the 8 ESA’s User Support and Operation
Centre for ISS (International Space Station) experiments.
· Develop physiological experiments to be performed on board the ISS
· Support the related real time space operations
· Interaction with NASA, ESA, payload developers and scientific teams for protocols approval
· Writing of documentation and certification phases for experiments
Competences: space operations, management, crew training, meetings participation

CNES – Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (French Space Agency), Toulouse, France
(November 2009 – May 2011)
Microgravity Experiences Engineer” at CADMOS in charge of:
· Preparation of instrumentation, functional tests and troubleshooting for different experiments
· Assistance and support during simulations and operations at the ISS.
· Guided Crew Procedures implementation.
Competences: space operations, instrumentation, mechanics, programming

CNES – Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (French Space Agency), Toulouse, France (April 2009 - October 2009)
Internship as “Mission Analysis Engineer” for Stratospheric Balloons
· Study of performances for the BSO (Open Stratospheric Balloons) systems in long life mission. Provide support for solving flight physic issues and post-analysis of different campaigns.
· Evaluation and qualification of flight simulation software. The purpose is to evaluate the performance software’s by comparing the differences obtained between the simulations and measurements from a real flight.
Competences: flight physics and dynamics, thermal analysis, informatics

TAF Helicopters – Sabadell Airport, Barcelona (March 2006 - September 2006)
Internship as “Junior Maintenance Engineer
· Preparation of maintenance planning and scheduling for the helicopters fleet.
· Helping on the update of European Security Certifications and Service Bulletins.
Competences: planning, safety, certification


ISAE – Institut Supérieur de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace, Toulouse (2007 – 2009)
· Master degree in “Aeronautical Engineering & Space Technology
Specialization: structures, aerodynamics, thermal control, space mechanics, control systems

NEWI – North East Wales Institute, Wrexham,, United Kingdom (2006 – 2007)
· Bachelor degree in “Aeromechanical Engineering
Specialization: thermodynamics, fatigue, materials, fluid mechanics

EPSC/UPC – Escola Politècnica Superior de Castelldefels / Universitat Politècnica de
Catalunya Barcelona (2003 – 2007)
· Bachelor degree in “Aeronautical Engineering “ and double diploma in
“Aeromechanical“ (agreement between UPC and NEWI)
Specialization: navigation, flights mechanics, avionics, communications


ESA – EAC: European Astronaut Center, Cologne, Germany (September 2011 and October

· Columbus User Lever Training (European module on International Space Station)
· USOCs Operations Training (User Support and Operations Center)
Competences: spacecraft and payload operations, voice protocol, integrated ESA tools, safety

Novespace – CNES Parabolic Flight Campaign (May 2011)
· Participation as a subject and as a test engineer for the Astromote experiment.
Competences: 0 Gravity understanding, flight phases, acceleration gradient

CNES – Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (French Space Agency), Toulouse, France (September 2010 and December 2010)
· Spacecraft Techniques and Technology, Space Technology Course organized by CNES at Labège.
Competences: space mechanics, optics, on-board data handing, communications, space components, materials and thermal protection, radiation

ISAE – Institut Supérieur de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace at Supaero, Toulouse, France (October 2008 - February 2009)
· Experimental project in collaboration with THALES about the “Positioning of satellites using both GPS and Galileo constellations”.
Competences: communications, antennas, orbits determination

ISAE – Institut Supérieur de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace at ENSICA, Toulouse, France (October 2007 – June 2008)
· Project at the Fluid Mechanics Department. Experimental work about the “Generation of Inhomogeneous Wing-tip Vortices”.
Competences: CFD computation, aerodynamic modeling, simulation at wing tunnel

NEWI – North East Wales Institute – Wrexham, United Kingdom (December 2006 - June 2007)
· Final year project at the Mechanical Department. Theoretical project about the ”Aircraft Propulsion using renewable energies”.
Competences: airplane systems, energy, propulsion, electricity


Catalan: mother tongue
Spanish: bilingual
English: fluent, 1 year of study in United Kingdom
French: fluent, 4 years in France


Common Systems: MS Office, Windows, Linux
Engineering software: CatiaV5, AutoCad, Matlab, SamCef, Abaqus, Gambit, Fluent, SatOrb
Programming: Java, C, C++, Visual Basic

· Associative life: volunteer in environmental work-camps in Europe (Germany summer 2004 and Belgium summer 2005)
· Sports: basket, swimming, cycling
· Basketball trainer for children (2001 - 2004) and life guard basic certificate (2001)
· Other: travel, astronomy, musical theatre

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