Fabrizio De Paolis

Fabrizio De Paolis

Ground Segment Engineer, Ground Segment Technologies and Products Section (TIA-TTG), Directorate of Telecommunications and Integrated Applications, European Space Agency

Fabrizio De Paolis received the Laurea degree in Electronic Engineering and the PhD in Applied Electromagnetics from “La Sapienza” University of Rome, Italy. In 2005, he joined COM DEV International, Cambridge, ON, Canada, as an Advanced Member of Technical Staff. He was involved in the modeling and design of high-frequency devices for space applications. He was also the technical lead of commercial satellite programs for worldwide prime contractors. Since 2009, he has been with the European Space Agency across various sites, where he was initially responsible for industrial and R&D contracts related to RF equipment and technologies. His current activities encompass the areas of ground segment RF and antennas for next generation satellite communication systems.