Job Title:Spacecraft Engineer
Employer:Telecan Space
Grad Year:2013
Degree(s):M. Applied Science (Aerospace)
Major(s):Aerospace Engineering
Expertise:Engineering
Industry:Engineering

What makes you a good mentor?

I want to give back to the Carleton engineering community because it was that community that helped me when I was in school.

About Chris Nicol

Chris is a mechanical engineer working in the space and satellite industry. Chris graduated with a B.Eng. from Carleton in 2011 in Aerospace Engineering, Space Systems Design stream and later with a M.A.Sc. from Carleton in 2013. During his time at Carleton, Chris worked on projects with the Canadian Space Agency and the European Space Agency. Chris’s past projects have included mechanical design and integration of rovers, attitude determination and control algorithms, autonomous mission guidance, and terrain assessment and traction control. As a Spacecraft Engineer, Chris now performs thermal and structural analysis and design of space systems.