AEROSPACE ENGINEER- PhD in MECHANICS, MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES
PhD in Engineering, Mechanics of materials. UMR CNRS-Université de Besançon - Besançon, France (25) (with scholarships)
Degree in Aeronautical Engineering, University « LA SAPIENZA », Rome, Italy
Scientific High school Diploma (A Levels)- « Liceo Scientifico Statale C.CAVOUR », Rome (with scholarships)
May 2012 - present AIRBUS SAFRAN LAUNCHERS, Paris area
Structures Engineer, Liquid Stage Design Office
Ariane 5 Main Stage: Production Obsolescences (equipments, composite materials, surface treatments..); Technical Authority of the Equipped Insulated Tank: PMs and waivers treatment, E/CA, E/S ATV, E/S GALILEO missions impact studies, follow-up of production. Participation in project reviews of new (MPCV ESM, A5 UPA) or redesigned avionics
September 2010 - January 2011 MAGNA STEYR, Graz, Austria
System Engineer, Space Technologies Directorate, MSF, WS Section.
Writing of the DVP for the coating of Cryogenic composite tanks for space transportation and aircrafts
Oct. 2006 - August 2010 ESA ESTEC, Noordwijk, the Netherlands (AOES contractor)
Structures Engineer, TEC-MSS Section
EXPERT Payloads: thermomechanics, dynamics, Hot structures verification and its monitoring of ceramic, metallic, ultra-high temperature ceramics, FRP structures. Thermal technologies: knowledge of concepts for re-usable TPS, including insulation materials. Follow-up of mechanical/thermal qualification/acceptance tests. Knowledge of HS manufacturing and NDI techniques : IR thermography and CT.
Technical support during reviews (PDR-CDR-TRR-QR). Papers presented at international conferences with the participation of the industry, ASI and NASA. Project management tasks: Technical Officer of three hot structures contracts; 4-day training in Project Management in London with final exam
EXPERT Capsule: thermomechanics, dynamics, Hot structures design and verification and its monitoring of metallic structures; Follow-up of equipments and their AVMs development. Follow-up of HS development, manufacturing and qualification.
IXV: Technical support during reviews (SRR-PDR), for Hot Structures and TPS.
FLPP M&S: Writing of SoWs, Evaluation of proposals from the industry, monitoring and providing support for contracts of FLPP M&S (cryo-tanks and primary structures development for next generation launchers).
2006 SAINT-GOBAIN C.R.E.E. Centre de Recherche et d'Etudes Européen, Cavaillon (84), France
(3 months) Research Engineer, R&D on thermal exchangers for the petrochemical industry. "Energy" section, Advanced Ceramics Division, High Performance Materials Pole
Design of a ceramic-to-metal joint, thermomechanics
2002 - 2006 CNES DLA Ariane Launchers Directorate, Evry Courcouronnes (91), France
(3 years 8 months) Research&Technology in materials for propulsion components (and TVC Thrust Vector Control mechanics), ´´CPT´´ Section
Management of modelling activities of the thermomechanical behaviour of materials and damage of rocket engines components (ARIANE5 ECA Return-to-Flight Program and research programs on the rocket combustion chambers). Synthesis reports.
Structural (industrial reports cross-check, complementary studies), elasto-plastic, buckling analyses of tanks, propulsion components. Crack propagation studies under static loads.
Update of the CNES standards about rocket engines mechanical design. Writing of a report collecting mechanical design criteria for Vulcain2 engine components. Technical support to the development of the VINCI Nozzle Extension (CMC cones).
Mechanical design cross-check of EMA actuators of the VEGA/ARIANE2010 thrust vector controls TVC. Participation to trade-off for VEGA P80 EMA batteries
2002 AIR LIQUIDE DTA Advanced Techniques Division, Sassenage (38), France (contractor)
(6 months) Development Engineer within the HERSCHEL project (ESA), "Space" Section
Damage tolerance and health monitoring : Helium cryogenic tanks, Fracture mechanics analysis (fatigue cracks propagation). Writing of the fracture control plan and other technical notes. Hand calculation of buckling under external pressure of stiffened cups and cylindrical shells. Feedback of mechanical characterisation tests, verification of the compliance of tests and material with european standards AFNOR, ESA, CNES, preparation of fracture mechanics characterization tests procedure according to ASTM standards (KIE, fracture toughness for surface cracks. Writing of the DML.
2000 - 2001 ARCELOR RESEARCH, Maizières Les-Metz (57), France (contractor)
(11 months) R&D Engineer, « Planage et Rhéologie » Section
FEM analysis. Modelling of the manufacture of tubes and of industrial processes on sheets after lamination (ABAQUS/explicit, ABAQUS/standard). Plasticity, large strains, contacts. Writing of technical reports.
1997 - 2000 LMARC LABORATOIRE DE MECANIQUE APPLIQUEE R. CHALEAT UMR 6604 CNRS-UNIV.DE BESANCON (25), France
(3 years) PhD project, « Mechanical Properties of Materials°» Section :
« Contribution to the shape control of an adaptive structure : manufacture and characterization of piezo-composite materials » (with three scholarships)
Manufacture and Finite Element modelling (thermoelasticity) of an adaptive structure. Passive structure: laminated GFRP. Actuator: piezoelectric ceramics and piezocomposites. Design and verification of piezo-ceramic, FRP structures. Structural design and verification : analyses performed and establishment of methodology. Material processes activities related to the Characterization and feedback of GFRP and piezocomposites advanced materials manufacturing.
Participation in mechanical tensile tests on the composite material. Manufacture, characterization and FEM modelling (electric behaviour) of piezo-composite materials. Use of the lathe and of the centrifuge (solid-liquid separation process). Polishing techniques for labs, image analysis for observing samples, use of optical and electronical microscopes, capacity measurements, electro-mechanical coupling measurements, metrology. Participation to the jury of a french D.E.A. ("Diplome d'Etudes Approfondies") discussion
Environments Windows, Unix; "Office" package Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Structure analysis and damage tolerance Nastran, Patran, I-deas, Esacrack, Abaqus, Ansys
Programming languages Fortran, Mathematica, Mathcad (beginner)
Italian Mother tongue
German and Dutch Beginner
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