Dr Angelo N Grubisic PhD (Advanced Propulsion), MSc, BEng (Hons)
Lecturer in Astronautics and Advanced Propulsion
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Dr Angelo N Grubisic is Lecturer in Astronautics and Advanced Propulsion within the Faculty of Engineering and the Environment at the University of Southampton and is a specialist in the development and testing of advanced propulsion systems for spacecraft. Dr. Grubisic is also a specialist in selective laser melting (SLM) as applied to additive manufacturing (AM).
Dr Grubisic joined the Astronautics group at the University of Southampton in 2013. Prior to this he was a consultant AIT and Systems Engineer for QinetiQ, responsible for the development of the T6 Solar Electric Propulsion System on the +£1.1bn ESA BepiColumbo Mission to Mercury where he was involved in the development of several systems including propellant flow control systems, power processing and control units and gridded ion thrusters. Over the last 8 years, Dr Grubisic has worked extensively with the European Space Agency and NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory in the development of advanced propulsion technologies. He provides an applied systems approach with working industry engineering knowledge and methodologies.
Dr. Grubisic collaborates closely with industry, including Surrey Satellite Technology Limited in the development of resistojet propulsion systems.