Hamed Gamal is a PhD candidate at Aalto University in Finland, holding an M.Sc from Warsaw University of Technology in Poland and a B.Sc from Cairo University in Egypt. His professional and academic career focuses exclusively on space engineering scopes, especially on space systems and mission management.
Hamed acquired a master’s in Aerospace Engineering from the Warsaw University of Technology in Poland. He was recently offered a position to do a PhD in space missions project management in the uprising NewSpace economy at Aalto University, Helsinki (part-time & remotely). He worked on the operations, qualification, build, and launch of 14 spacecrafts with ICEYE, the SAR constellation operator. Afterwards, he led the SCOUT-1 mission of 3 spacecraft for ESA through Gomspace.
He has worked at NewSpace companies and classic OEMs such as Boeing and Airbus. Hamed has a demonstrated record and a vast experience with the life cycle of space projects starting from lobbying, bidding, proposal writing, implementation, managing engineering teams, AIT & EVT activities and launch & interface management. Being involved in space projects at RFA, GomSpace, ICEYE, Suborbitality, Boeing, SpaceForest, Blue Dot Solutions, Airbus, ABM Space, and other aerospace companies and agencies has helped him formulate a complete grasp of the current state of the space industry.