Mentor Spotlight: Roland Gabrielli
This post originally appeared on blog.up.co
On behalf of the StartupWeekend Space Team, I would like to introduce you to one of our mentors, Roland Gabrielli. He will work intimately with you and your team, disseminating his knowledge and experiences, making sure you and your team will be successful.
Roland is a doctoral student at the Institute of Space Systems of the University of Stuttgart. As a member of the Plasma Wind Tunnels and Electric Propulsion Group, he investigates Fusion and Electric Propulsion by the means of system analysis and modelling. His approach is currently being adapted for the study of more general systems encompassing Space Power Provision and Thermal Control. As a part time occupation, he works as a consultant for the small Esslingen based tech think tank and service startup Concept Evolutions. The small enterprise is dedicated to spinning off Space technology for terrestrial and green applications, and to the development of disruptive concepts. Roland has studied aerospace engineering at the University of Stuttgart and at the Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et Espace (SupAero), Toulouse.
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