Marcel Kaufmann is currently working on a PhD at the Polytechnique Montréal in Canada, focusing on multi-robot systems for planetary exploration in collaboration with humans. From a young age, Marcel has aimed to join the space industry, and he took part in a NASA summer program in Houston, Texas during his high school years. He recently graduated with an MSc in photonics and computer vision from the University of Applied Sciences in Darmstadt, Germany. As part of his master’s thesis, Marcel developed algorithms to reduce false alarms in a satellite-based synthetic aperture radar pipeline monitoring system in the Netherlands. His scholarship from SSPI will help him to attend the International Space University’s Space Studies Program for 2017.
Marcel received a scholarship from SSPI in 2017.
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