Fabien Royer

Graduate Student


Fabien joined the Space Structure Laboratory in June 2016, after receiving his Master of Science in Space Engineering from Caltech, as well as his Diplôme d’Ingénieur (Engineering diploma) from ISAE-SUPAERO (French national institute for Aeronautics and Space). Aside his academic path in France, Fabien was involved in CNES (French Space Agency) PERSEUS program in which he was in charge of the mechanical design of a two-staged experimental rocket. He received the PERSEUS best innovation prize 2016 for his new design of a rocket/ramp mechanical interface. He also attended CNES/Arianespace and ESA summer programs where he got involved in a study for a Mars sample return mission and a phase 0 design for an in-space gravitational wave detector. Fabien is currently working on the AAReST project and the Space Solar Power Initiative.