Director - Prof. Marcello Onofri

Marcello ONOFRISince 2007, the Director of Master Course STS is Prof. Marcello Onofri,  who is full Professor in Aerospace Propulsion, at Sapienza Faculty of Engineering. Prof. Onofri is also acting as Director of CRAS (Centro Ricerca Aerospaziale Sapienza), the largest European University Interdepartmental Centre for aerospace research.  He is member of the Board of  Directors of the Agenzia Spaziale Italiana, member of the Administration board of ELV SpA, Associate fellow of AIAA ( American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics). He is a founding member of EUCASS (EUropean  Conference for Aero-Space Science), founding member of CEAS ( Council of European Aerospace Societies), and member of AIDAA (Associazione Italiana di Aeronautica e Astronautica). He is involved in a number of scientific projects; he is Promoter of Studies and Scientific Co-operations at European level (ESA, EC/FP7, Onera, DLR, Université de Rouen) and with Universities and Research Centers in USA (NASA/JPL, NASA/Glenn, University of Purdue, University of California Davis, Polytechnic of New York). He is Principal Investigator and/or National Coordinator of several research projects funded by the Italian Space Agency (ASI), “Ministero Università e Ricerca Scientifica e Tecnologica” (MURST), National Research Council  (CNR). He is Promoter of Bilateral Cooperations and International Agreements for common educational curricula in the Aerospace field (Universitè de Evry and de Liege, ISAE, Ecole des Arts et Metiers, TU-Delft, University of Purdue, University of Clarkson). Co-chair of the RTO (former Agard) subgroup on “Plug Nozzles” within RTO-AVT WG10. Consultant for National and International Industries and/or Principal Investigator for Scientific Projects and Applied Researches.