·  “The Space Earth Confluence”, Keynote presentation, NASA Space Apps Challenge, Silicon Valley, April 2017

·  “Considerations for a robust economy in Earth’s orbit”, Invited presentation at the LEO commercialization workshop, Space Science Week, National Academy of Sciences, March 29-31, 2016

·  “Look beyond our world of origin to understand our future”, TedEx Future Spoiler, Bucharest, Romania, 2014

·  “Microgravity the future of innovation”, SETI presentation, 2014

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"New Space Opportunities on the US Market", (

Innovation at the Edge of Space: Commercial Microgravity Opportunities (Commercial Capabilities)” ( )

Innovation at the Edge of Space: Commercial Microgravity Opportunities (Science&Applications)”  ( )

"On orbit manufacturing: from orbital factories to in-situ resource utilization",  ( )

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Selected Papers and Publications

“How computational chemistry has launched me hypersonically towards microgravity research”, book chapter, SPRINGER Series in Material Science (2019)

“From Flags and Footprints to having a routine presence in space”, The Hill, January 1st, 2018

“Exotic Optical Fibers and Glasses: Innovative Material Processing Opportunities in Earth’s Orbit”, New Space Journal, Vol. 5, Issue 3, September 2017

The Factories of the Future could float in space”, Popular Science article contribution, April 2017

“Building Blocks of a robust economy in Earth’s orbit: The Machinery of Commercialization”, 67th International Astronautical Congress, Guadalajara, Mexico, 2016

“Microgravity: The Future of Innovation”, Feature Interview, NANOscientific Journal, September 2015

“Defining Ablative Thermal Protection System Margins for Planetary Entry Vehicles”, AIAA-2011-3757, 2011

·  “Multiscale Approach to Ablation Modeling of Phenolic Impregnated Carbon Ablators”, J. of Spacecraft and Rockets, 47 (6), 910-921, 2010

"DNA modeling within Ab Initio and Empirical Methods”, Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience (invited), vol. 4, 349-383, 2007

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