THE TEAM

DANIELE PAVARIN

CEO

I’m T4i CEO and a Professor at the University of Padua. I worked for about 20 years in the field of hypervelocity accelerators, plasma thrusters and hybrid rockets, coordinating a group developing prototypes through integrated numerical and experimental approaches.

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ELENA TOSON

Space Business Development Manager

I’m a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering with several years of experience as Manager of space related projects and with Business Development and Commercial competences in the Space sector. In T4i I’m managing the Business Development and Marketing activities.

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FRANCESCO BARATO

R&D Unit Manager

I hold a Ph.D. in Space Science and Technologies and in T4i I’m currently in charge of the chemical space propulsion activities. My main tasks are numerical modelling, theoretical investigation, system design and optimization, project management. I’m an aeronautic and space enthusiast.

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FABIO TREZZOLANI

Senior R&D Engineer, Plasma Propulsion

I took a Ph.D. in Science, Technology and Measurements for Space in March 2015 at the University of Padua. Since 2010 I’ve been working on the development and testing of innovative plasma sources for industrial and aerospace applications. I love handcraft work, history, science fiction and painting.

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MARCO MANENTE

Manager Plasma Propulsion

I am one of the founder and shareholder of T4i. I hold a MSc in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD in Space Science and Technology. I manage the plasma segment of T4i and I am the System Engineer for REGULUS project. I like history, reading, popularize science and sailing.

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NICOLAS BELLOMO

CTO

I’m a Senior Propulsion Engineer and CTO at T4i. I hold a Ph.D. in Science Technologies and Measurements for Space. I’m expert on Propulsion Systems, mainly Hybrid Rockets design and testing and in race car design, autonomous robots…

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DAVIDE MELAZZI

Manager Plasma Antennas

I’m a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering with strong simulation background and demonstrated knowledge in electromagnetic-plasma analysis. I am now program manager in R&D Projects aimed at technology transfer and product development. I am fond of hiking and skiing sports.

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ANTONIO SELMO

Senior Engineer

I’m a Ph.D. in Electromagnetism and Electronic Engineering. I count on more than 30 years of experience in design and realization of electronics for space and other environments. I also grew my experience in detection of small electrical signals from biological tissues in a noising environment. In T4i I am a senior engineer focused on plasma thruster.

OUR ADVISORS

ALESSIO NISTA

Former Technical Responsible
of Tecnomare (ENI group)

MARIO PESSANA

Technical Responsible in
Thales Alenia Space Torino

GIAMPAOLO GUIZZO

Space Consultant and former
System Engineer in Gavazzi

FRANCESCO DI TOLLE

Management Consultant
and former Director in
Thales Alenia Space

LORENZO FERRARIO

CTO in D-Orbit