Marianna Valente achieved her Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Turin in September 2020, with a thesis on the analysis of the re-entry trajectory of the Dream Chaser. She obtained her Master's degree in Aerospace Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Turin in October 2022, with a thesis on the analysis of an inflatable structure for a Mars dome and critical aspects of the habitat. In November 2022, she started a PhD program, supported by the Italian Space Agency, in Management, Production and Design at the Polytechnic University of Turin in collaboration with the MUL2 research group. Under the supervision of prof. Federico Caviggioli and prof. Alfonso Pagani, her research activities, concerns the sustainability in the space sector, the mutual influence with the space economy, and the analysis of membrane and inflatable structures for space applications.
PhD Student at Politecnico di Torino
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department
Corso Duca degli Abruzzi, 24
10129 Torino, Italy
Tel: +39 - 011 0906869
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