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Manfredi Porfilio

Manfredi Porfilio, Italian aerospace engineer. Conductor Santa Maria Maddelena de Pazzi choir, 1999—2006; Member of Italian Tolkien Society, American Astronomical Society.

Background

  • Porfilio, Manfredi was born on December 26, 1970 in Naples, Italy. Son of Francesco Paolo Teodoro Porfilio and Giovanna Cozzolino.

  • Education

    • Laurea in aeronautical engineering, University Rome, 1996. Doctor of Philosophy in Aerospace Engineering, University Rome La Sapienza, 2001.

    Career

    • Consultant InterSpace, Rome, 1998—2000, University Rome, La Sapienza, 2001, Alenia Marconi Systems, Rome, 2003—2004, SELEX, Rome, 2004—2005. Researcher School Aerospace Engineering, 2001—2006, Italian Space Agency, since 2006. Member Italian delegate Inter-Agency Space Debris Coordinating Committee, 2000—2005.

      Second lieutenant Esercito Italiano, 1997-1998.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in space debris detection using radar, optical and impact systems, space debris removal with orbiting lasers, weak stability boundary lunar transfers, collision probabilities among earth satellites. Research in short range ballistic missiles trajectory determination. Involvement in first Italian campaign dedicated to space debris measurement.

      Development of payload Specular Point-Like Quick Reference (SPQR) experiment, flown on International Space Station.

    Works

    • Reviewer Journal Advances Space Research, since 2004.

    Membership

    Conductor Santa Maria Maddelena de Pazzi choir, 1999—2006. Member of Italian Tolkien Society, American Astronomical Society.

    Connections

    • Married Rosalinda Fucá, October 5, 1996. Children: Flavia Domiziana, Valerio Massimo.
    • father: Francesco Paolo Teodoro Porfilio
    • mother: Giovanna Cozzolino
    • spouse: Rosalinda Fucá
    • children: Flavia Domiziana Porfilio
    • Valerio Massimo Porfilio
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    Born December 26, 1970
    (age 46)
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    • 1996
      University Rome
    • 2001
      University Rome La Sapienza
    • 1998
      Consultant, InterSpace
      Rome, New York, United States
    • 2001
      Consultant, InterSpace
    • 2001 - 2006
      researcher, School Aerospace Engineering
    • 2003 - 2004
      Consultant, InterSpace
      Rome, New York, United States
    • 2004 - 2005
      Consultant, InterSpace
      Rome, New York, United States
    • 2006
      researcher, School Aerospace Engineering