Javier Cubas has a Ph.D. from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, in the Aerospace Systems, Air Transport and Airports Department. He is associate professor and academic coordinator of the University Master's Degree in Space Systems (MUSE) at UPM, where he teaches the courses "Space Environment and Mission Analysis" and "Orbital Dynamics and Attitude Control". He was the technical manager of the Attitude Control Subsystem of the recently launched university satellite UPMSat-2 and designer of its magnetic control law. He also participated in the Systems Engineering and Power Subsystem of this satellite. Professor Cubas has several publications in the field of controlling the magnetic attitude of small satellites and has been a visiting professor at Ryerson University (2017 Toronto, Canada) and Yale University (2015 New Haven, USA). Currently, he is fellow of the Rafael del Pino Foundation and Visiting Scholar at MIT.

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