SGAC Team

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Christian Bach
National Point of Contact
Germany
SGAC Start of Term (date): 1 Jan 2018
Biography:

Since 2013 Christian Bach works as a research associate for the Institute of Aerospace Engineering at the Technische Universität Dresden in Germany. Responsible for all chemical propulsion and rocketry related activities, he manages the project SMART, in which undergraduate students develop their own liquid-fuelled sounding rocket. In 2016, Christian started to give lectures, among others in the fields of space transportation and space exploration. In the same year he has been appointed as occupational health and safety officer at the Chair of Space Systems. In parallel he is a Ph.D. candidate in the research group for Space Propulsion and Advanced Concepts, in which he is working on novel thrust vector control methods for advanced nozzles. He published a total of 18 journal and conference papers. One of them resulted from his participation in the SGAC, where he is an active member since 2015. Christian has a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.

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Laura Bettiol
National Point of Contact
Italy
SGAC Start of Term (date): 7 Nov 2017
Biography:

Laura has recently concluded her Ph.D. in Space Sciences, Technologies and Measurements at the Center of Studies and Activities for Space of the University of Padova (Italy). Her research topic focused on the dynamics and control of flexible structures for space applications. She pursued her Master's and Bachelor’s degrees in Aerospace Engineering in 2014 and 2011 at the same University. She also completed the interdisciplinary Space Studies Program of the International Space University during summer 2015 at the Ohio University in Athens, Ohio (USA).
As an SGAC member, Laura has been the National Point of Contact for Italy since November 2015. She has also been part of different projects of the Space Safety and Sustainability and Space Exploration project groups.
Laura enjoys organising space-related events and loves travelling.

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Harriet Brettle
Strategic Partnerships Coordinator
United Kingdom
SGAC Start of Term (date): 1 Jul 2017
Biography:

I am a Planetary Sciences graduate student at the California Institute of Technology and also the Strategic Partnerships Team co-coordinator of the Space Generation Advisory Council. I have a keen interest in public engagement with space science, interactions between different fields relevant to space exploration, and the future of new space economy.

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Thomas Cheney
Project Groups Lead
Space Law and Policy Project Group
United Kingdom
SGAC Start of Term (date): 1 Apr 2016
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Abdiel Chiu
National Point of Contact
Panama
SGAC Start of Term (date): 9 Feb 2018
Nationality 2: Mexico
Biography:

Entrepreneur, dedicate to Kaizen philosophy, passionate engineer, believer in education as the main tool for improving our world. Fan of Edgar Allan Poe and Isaac Asimov.

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Caitlin Crawford
Project Groups Lead
United States
SGAC Start of Term (date): 1 Feb 2018
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Clémentine Decoopman
Executive Director
France
SGAC Start of Term (date): 1 Jun 2017
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Thea Dethlefsen
National Point of Contact
Denmark
SGAC Start of Term (date): 7 Feb 2018
Nationality 2: Norway
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Laurie Dickason
Web Editor
laurie.dickason@spacegeneration.org 
SGAC Start of Term (date): 21 Apr 2018
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Bethany Downer
SGC Team Member
Editor
Canada
SGAC Start of Term (date): 15 Feb 2018
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Chantelle Dubois
SGFF Event Manager
Canada
SGAC Start of Term (date): 3 Apr 2017
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Matteo Emanuelli
Chair
Italy
SGAC Start of Term (date): 1 Apr 2018
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Samu Eshima
National Point of Contact
Japan
SGAC Start of Term (date): 31 Dec 2017
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Ciro Farinelli
Project Groups Coordinator
Italy
SGAC Start of Term (date): 1 Feb 2017
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Leonidas Gargalis
National Point of Contact
SGAC Start of Term (date): 1 Jun 2017
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