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.

 
Messineo

Jérôme Messineo

Project Manager - Hybrid Propulsion

 

Öztürk

Atilla Öztürk

Production Manager

 

DePace

Andrea De Pace

Launch Vehicle System Engineer

 

 
Corbo

Davide Corbo

Mission Analysis Engineer

 

Mastrovito

Domenico Mastrovito

Mission Analysis Engineer

 

forget

Romain Verges

Structural Engineer

 

 
glioceris

Kostas Gliozeris

Avionics Engineer

 

Jankauskas

Aurimas Jankauskas

Recovery System Engineer

 

Demeubayeva

Altynay Demeubayeva

Engineering Management Support & Business Development

 

 
Neutz

Christian Neutz

Mechanical Engineer

 

Burkhardt

Katharina Burkhardt

HR Manager

 

rutz

Alex Rutz

Technical Purchasing and Production Controlling

 

 
evil

Stefan Bös

Composite Technician

 

Black

Cedric Schwarzer

Electrical Engineer

 

vasanthakumar

Vibha Vasanthakumar

Structural Engineer

 

 
galvao

 

Avionics Engineer

 

bird man

Benjamin Vogelman

Avionics Engineer

 

Hope

Rebecca Hoffer

Administration

 

 
Di Pietrantonio

Vittorio di Pietrantonio

Mechanical / Propulsion Engineer

 

Yokeum

Jakob Preis

Mechanic

 

Big

Dominic Gross

Production Engineer

 

 
Pellegrini

Tommaso Pellegrini

Propulsion Engineer

 

sensor

Dario Senter

Aerospace Engineer

 

Schwarzbach

Marc Schwarzbach

FTS engineer

 

 
Ridley

Daniel Ridley

Aerospace Engineer

 

birds

Michael Vogel

Avionics Engineer

 

Brooker

Ruari Brooker

Aerospace Engineer

 

 
Breda

Paola Breda

Project Manager | Launch Licensing Manager

 

Blaha

Richard Blaha

FTS engineer

 

Roth

Harald Roth

Mechanic

 

 
Gartner

Corinna Gartner

Team Assistant

 

Mariani

Alberto Mariani

Propulsion Engineer

 

Akdogan

Erdal Akdogan

Mechanic

 

 
Weiß

Peter Weiß

Technical Designer

 

Mitrache

Alexandru Mitrache

Senior System Engineer

 

Staffolani

Alessandro Staffolani

Fluid Engineer - GSE

 

 
Slukhov

Andrey Slukhov

Test Bench and Design Engineer

 

Neto

Pedro Neto

Structural Engineer

 

Spirolazzi

Michele Spirolazzi

Propulsion Engineer - Trainee

 

 
Ferreira

Luís Ferreira

Structural Engineer - Trainee

 

Ilnur

Ilnur Farizanov

Propulsion Engineer

 

Hasnaoui

Asma Hasnaoui

Quality Control Engineer

 

 
Sridhar

Goutham Sridhar

Structural Engineer

 

 
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