Small Satellite PG Co-Lead
Laura has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University Politehnica of Bucharest, a M.Sc. degree in Telecommunications from the University of Stuttgart, Germany and she is currently working as a research fellow at the Institute of Robust Power Semiconductor Systems (University of Stuttgart) pursuing a PhD degree in the field of high-data rate communications systems. Laura is involved in the W-cube satellite project and she is the EIVE Satellite payload engineer and the EIVE-T project manager. They aim to demonstrate the feasibility of a 71-76 GHz downlink from a nanosatellite to a ground station and showcase Earth observation applications and to model the atmospheric losses at those frequencies. She was previously the NPoC for Romania. She loves skiing, hiking, swimming, chocolate and looking at the stars.