The 6th Mission Idea Contest

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Regional Coordinators

Prof. Jordi Puig-Suari

Professor, Aerospace Engineering Department, Cal Poly, the United States

Dr. Puig-Suari received B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. Degrees in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Purdue University. In 1993 he was a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Purdue University. From 1994 to 1998, he was an Assistant Professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Arizona State University. In 1998, Dr. Puig-Suari joined the Aerospace Engineering Department at CalPoly, San Luis Obispo as an Associated Professor. At Cal Poly he worked with Prof. Bob Twiggs at Stanford to develop the CubeSat standard. As faculty advisor for Cal Poly’s CubeSat team he has been involved in the development and launch of 5 CubeSats and his team has also participated in 6 CubeSat Launches in Russia and the US with more launches already manifested. Dr. Puig-Suari’s research interests include spacecraft design, low-cost space systems, and vehicle dynamics and control. Prof. Puig-Suari

Mr. Roland Coelho

Staff and student, served for 5 years for CalPoly’s satellite projects.

Contact: rcoelho(at)


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