David is the founder and current director of the Lunar Hub, leading the center’s efforts in lunar research and technology development. He is also the Project Manager at EPFL for ADRIOS, a project conducted in collaboration with ClearSpace on the subject of active deorbiting of defunct satellites; and he supervises the activities of the students associations related to space at EPFL.
Formerly he held several positions as a researcher for the Automation & Robotics Lab at the European Space Agency and as a visiting scientist for the Institute of System Dynamics & Control of the German Aerospace Center. He holds a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Carlos III University of Madrid, a Master’s Degree in Space Studies from the International Space University, and a PhD in robotics from Tohoku University.
She keeps the boat afloat and makes sure all things run smoothly. She’s in charge of all the admin and finance related aspects of the hub and designed, built, and maintains this website. If you want to get her a gift, avoid chocolates, sparkling beverages, and alcohol. Go for skittles (crazy sour for extra points) or stroopwafels.