People

Take a look at the staff and PhD students who work in our Space Centre.

Academics

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Professor Guglielmo Aglietti

Project Principal Investigator for RemoveDEBRIS

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Dr Nicola Baresi

Lecturer in Orbital Mechanics

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Dr Christopher Bridges

Senior Lecturer in On-Board Data Handling (OBDH)

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Professor Yang Gao

Professor of Space Autonomous Systems; Wiley JFR Editor-in-Chief; UNOOSA Space4Women Mentor

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Dr Raffaella Guida

Reader in Satellite Remote Sensing

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Dr Andrea Lucca Fabris

Lecturer in Electric Propulsion

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Dr Keith Ryden

Reader in Space Engineering

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Prsr Martin Sweeting

Distinguished Professor of Space Engineering

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Professor Craig Underwood

Head of the Planetary Environments Group

Research staff

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Dr Mohamed Abdelwahab

Research Fellow in 3D sensing and perception for space robotic system (funded by EPSRC)

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Dr Mohamed Alkalla

Research Fellow in Planetary “Wasp Drill” (funded by EPSRC)

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Dr Muhammad Babar

Postdoctoral Researcher

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Matthew Barker

Researcher in Space Radiation Environment and Effects

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Dr Miranda Bradshaw

Space Qualified Metrology Engineer in Space Metrology for Proba3 and LunaResource Missions (funded by KTP)

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Ben Clewer

Research Fellow: Space Weather Model and System Developer

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Christopher Davis

Research Fellow in Space Weather and Atmospheric Radiation Modelling

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Dr Zhou Hao

Research Fellow in GNC for space robotic system (funded by EPSRC)

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Dr Burak Karadag

Research Fellow

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Nikos Mavrakis

Research Fellow

Postgraduate research students

AI and robotics research

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Pete Blacker

Next generation rover GNC

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Sadra Bolourian Esfahani

Data fusion for industrial environment

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Robert Skilton

Reconfigurable autonomy for nuclear energy fusion applications

Astrodynamics research

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Edoardo Ciccarelli

Postgraduate Research Student

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Dr Ery Fitrianingsih

Trajectory optimization based on primer vector theory

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Xiaoyu Fu

Postgraduate Research Student

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Harry Holt

Postgraduate Research Student

On board data handling research

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Zakaria Bouhanna

Satellite traffic management using radio systems

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Alaa Eddine Mazouz

Low-cost LIDAR/machine vision for close proximity operations

Propulsion research

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Moe Ahmed

Electrode and electrode-less technologies for plasma propulsion

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Oliver Hitchens

Postgraduate Research Student

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Rachel Moloney

Postgraduate Research Student

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Mansur Tisaev

Air-breathing electric propulsion

Remote sensing applications research

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Lotfi Achiri

Maritime surveillance with synthetic aperture radar and automatic identification system

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Abdelhakim Benoudjit

PhD student in remote sensing

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Isa Chedi

Oil spill characterization for detection and monitoring of oil pollution in marine environment using SAR data

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Max Rodger

Optimisation of data fusion of SAR and AIS datasets from NovaSAR-S

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Salvatore Savastano

Uncertainty quantification in microwave synthetic aperture RADAR remote sensing data processing

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Oualid Yahia

Multisensor data fusion for soil moisture content estimation

Sensors and platform systems research

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Callum Middleton

Design, development and calibration of a miniature high radiometric precision hyperspectral imager for CubeSat/NanoSat constellations and small low-cost UAVs

Spacecraft structures and mechanisms research

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Cameron Hodge

Investigation of parameters affecting the microvibration signature of reaction wheel bearings

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Eng Benjamin Kawak

Mechanical design of a two-stage viscoelastic isolation system for space applications

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Jason Shore

Postgraduate Research Student

Professional services

Admin and technical support staff