Advisory Board

Jeroen Cappaert, MSc

Jeroen Cappaert, MSc is payload engineer and cofounder at NanoSatisfi and is currently at NASA Ames doing research on CubeSat avionics.
NanoSatisfi aims to make space exploration accessible for the masses and provides affordable high tech and space education for everyone. They give you a satellite with a camera and multiple sensors on it to run your own experiments in space along with providing affordable hands on space education.
Jeroen studied Mathematics – Sciences at Sint-Jozef-Klein-Seminarie, Belgium from 2000 to 2006. He earned his BSc in Mechanical Engineering (minor Electrical engineering) at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium in 2009. He earned his MSc (Cum Laude) in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on aerospace engineering and numerical methods in mechanics and fluid dynamics at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in 2011. He completed his master thesis on “Uncertainty quantification for hypersonic flow simulation” at the Von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Belgium in 2011. He earned his MSc in Space Studies at the International Space University in 2012. Jeroen has research and engineering experience on numerous subjects such as high-enthalpy flows, finite element methods, orbital dynamics, large space-based structures, and CubeSats among others.
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