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Alumnus (VSR, 2023)

Antonio Rizza

Antonio Rizza earned his Bachelors (2017) and Masters (2020) in Aerospace Engineering from Politecnico di Milano. He has a Systems Engineering background, with experience in Italy and abroad, in GNC, trajectory design, propulsion, aero-thermodynamics and design for demise strategies. He started his PhD candidacy (2021) as a member of the Deep-space Astrodynamics Research & Technology (DART) Group at Politecnico di Milano. His work at the Stanford Space Rendezvous Lab involves the generation of optimal goal-oriented trajectories for asteroid mapping under uncertainties using sequential convex programming methods.