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Mechanical and systems engineer

Andrew Dixon , Loughborough, United Kingdom


10 - 14 years

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Senior Engineer Director Design Engineer


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I am the director of an engineering consultancy specialising in space, industrial and scientific research.
I've been responsible for project management, mechanical design, development and supporting of engineering and engineering management activities.

• Development of an in-orbit pultrusion based composite manufacturing system its applications.

• Lead engineer responsible for investigating the use of acoustic fluid manipulation techniques in launchers and spacecraft.

• Lead engineer responsible for a project investigating the use of harvested CO2 to remove dust from Martian lander solar panels.

• Lead engineer responsible for projects investigating high frequency vibration assisted rock drilling, including design of test hardware.

• Design of test equipment supporting the design of windows for manned.

• Responsible for design of structural elements of MIXS Optics Modules used in the BepiColombo Mission. MIXS (Mercury Imaging X-ray Spectrometer) is an instrument on the Mercury Planetary Orbiter (MPO) satellite, part of the ESA/JAXA BepiColombo mission to Mercury.

• Development of a capacitance-based level sensor for use within the (shelved) Life Marker Chip instrument proposed for the ESA ExoMars satellite mission to Mars.


United Kingdom



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