Christian Circi is currently an Assistant Professor in flight mechanics in the Department of Astronautical, Electrical and Energy Engineering, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy. He is a Lecturer in interplanetary trajectories and mathematical methods for aerospace engineering" in the M.S. degree course of Astronautical Engineering at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. He is a Lecturer in the second level M.S. course in space transportation systems. His principal research fields are the optimization of interplanetary trajectories, solar sailing, low-energy lunar trajectories, ascent trajectories of launch vehicle, and orbits for planetary observation. He is the author of 84 scientific papers, 24 technical reports, and Coinventor of the patent “Adaptative, multiple shooting optimization method for determining optimal spacecraft trajectories” (International Publication number WO2011077468).
Biography Updated on 4 October 2015