Federico Barra

PhD Student

PhD Student in Aerospace Engineering focusing on VTOL modelling and flight simulation. He received a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from Polytechnic University of Turin. During his university education, he did internship in Manufacturing Engineering at UTC Aerospace Systems Italy, and he was active member of the P.A.C.E Student Team for 2 years. Before joining PiC4Ser, he worked for 2 years at the Centre of Aviation of the ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences, focusing on tilt-rotor and tilt-wing flight simulation and flight control systems development in collaboration with Swiss aerospace industrial partners. He is currently working on Failure Risk Assessment and Mission Planning Algorithms for Drones operating in urban areas.