Martin Tajmar obtained his B.Sc., M.Sc. in physics and a PhD in electrical engineering from the Vienna University of Technology, Austria, as well as a M.Sc. in space studies from the International Space University, Strasbourg, France. In 1999 he joined ESA as a Young-Graduate-Trainee in the Electric Propulsion Section, and in 2000 he moved to the Austrian Institute of Technology where he was appointed Head of the Space Propulsion & Advanced Concepts Department in 2005. From 2010-2012, he was an Associate Professor for Aerospace Engineering at KAIST in Korea and since 2012 he was appointed Full Professor and Head of the Space Systems Chair at Dresden University of Technology (TU Dresden) in Germany developing advanced propulsion, innovative power and microsatellite solutions.
Biography Updated on 23 June 2013