Meet the team

 

 

Mario Kobald

Mario Kobald

Chief Executive Officer

Mario received his PhD in Aerospace engineering from University of Stuttgart in 2015 and diploma in 2010.

Since 2010 he was working at the DLR Institute of Space Propulsion and restarted the activities on hybrid rocket propulsion and advanced hybrid rocket fuels. There, he is leading the hybrid propulsion research group.

From 2012 till 2016 he was project manager of the HyEnD hybrid sounding rocket project at University of Stuttgart.

He is leading HyImpulse as CEO with his long experience in project management, international network, knowledge in hybrid propulsion and sounding rockets.

Christian Schmierer

Christian Schmierer

co-chief executive officer

Christian earned a PhD in Aerospace Engineering from University of Stuttgart in 2019 and diploma in 2013.

Since then he was working at the German Aerospace Center on system analysis of rocket vehicles with a special focus on hybrid rocket systems, sounding rockets, launch vehicles and lunar landers.

Since 2012 he was actively involved in developing, building and launching hybrid sounding rockets at the University of Stuttgart.

At HyImpulse he embraces the role of the co-CEO, supporting the CEO with leading the start-up to develop a smallsat launch vehicle and get into space!

Ulrich Fischer

Ulrich Fischer

Chief Technology Officer

Ulrich earned a diploma in aerospace engineering from University of Stuttgart in 2014.

He has been working on hybrid rocket propulsion and rocket lightweight structures since then.

Ulrich is the CTO of HyImpulse, coordinating the technical development of the rockets.

Constantine Tomilin

Konstantin Tomilin

Chief Operating Officer

Konstantin earned a diploma in aerospace engineering from University of Stuttgart in 2014.

Working on different rocket systems like recovery systems, hybrid propulsion systems, airframes, he has gained a lot of experience in the field of sounding rockets.

For HyImpulse Konstantin is managing day-to-day operations as COO.

 
Verri

Isabella Verri

Project Manager Sounding Rocket SR75

 

Messineo

Jérôme Messineo

Project Coordinator Hybrid Propulsion

 

Karthikeyan

Goutham Karthikeyan

Project Coordinator Small Launcher SL1 & Propulsion Engineer

 

 
Paccagnella

Enrico Paccagnella

Propulsion & Test Bench Engineer

 

Witte

Jan Witte

Propulsion & Launch Vehicle Engineer

 

Chandler

Jens Kramer

Propulsion & Propellant Management Engineer

 

 
Sider

Marius Seiter

Propulsion Test Engineer

 

Müller

Max Müller

Turbomachinery & Propulsion Engineer

 

Althapp

Sebastian Althapp

Propellant Management Engineer

 

 
Cimetiere

Paul Cimetiere

Propellant Management & Mechanical Engineer

 

DePace

Andrea De Pace

Launch Vehicle System Engineer

 

Hertel

Ferdinand Hertel

Launch Vehicle System Engineer

 

 
Corbo

Davide Corbo

Mission Analysis Engineer

 

Mastrovito

Domenico Mastrovito

Mission Analysis Engineer

 

Forget

Romain Verges

Structural Engineer

 

 
Sarantinos

Nikolaos Sarantinos

Structural Engineer

 

Gliozeris

Kostas Gliozeris

Avionics Engineer

 

Villedieu

Nicolas Villedieu de Torcy

Avionics & Mechanical Engineer

 

 
Jankauskas

Aurimas Jankauskas

Recovery System Engineer

 

Demeubayeva

Altynay Demeubayeva

Engineering Management Support & Business Development

 

Neutz

Christian Neutz

Mechanical Engineer

 

 
Burkhardt

Katharina Burkhardt

Executive Assistant

 

Rutz

Alex Rutz

Technician

 

Lindt

Heinrich Lindt

Mechanic

 

 
Boes

Stefan Bös

Composite Technician

 

Black

Cedric Schwarzer

Mechatronic Technician

 

Lenglet

Quentin Lenglet

Flight Termination System Engineer

 

 
Maksiuta

Dmytro Maksiuta

Turbomachinery and Propulsion Engineer

 

vasanthakumar

Vibha Vasanthakumar

Structural engineer

 

galvao

Gabriel Galvao

Avionics Engineer

 

 
Bird man

Benjamin Vogelmann

Avionics Engineer

 

Hoffer

Rebecca Hoffer

administration

 

Di Pietrantonio

Vittorio Di Pietrantonio

Mechanical / Propulsion Engineer

 

 
Gonzalez

Alvaro Gonzalez

Propulsion Engineer

 

Jochum

Heiko Fleps

Mechanic

 

Wait

Erik Harre

Mechanic

 

 
Big

Dominic Gross

Production engineer

 

Pellegrini

Tommaso Pellegrini

Propulsion Engineer

 

Riberio

Filipa Ribeiro

Avionics Engineer

 

 
Canbay

Ramazan Canbay

Trainee engineer

 

Jochum

Philipp Jochum

Intern

 

Senter

Dario Senter

Trainee Engineer

 

 
Panajotovic

Stefan Panajotovic

Intern

 

Ridley

Daniel Ridley

Mechanical Engineering Intern

 

Zheng

Matteo Zheng

Intern

 

 
Yadav

Rishabh Yadav

Intern

 

Guazzotti

Gabriele Guazzotti

Intern

 

bird

Michael Vogel

Intern

 

 
Rhodes

Adam Callisto Rhodes

Intern