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Xavier Zapien

Address:

4800 Oak Grove Drive

Pasadena, CA 91101

Member of:

347A - Robotic Actuation and Sensing

Xavier Alexander Zapien

Electrical Engineer

Biography


Xavier Zapien holds an MEng and BS in Electrical Engineering from MIT. During his Masters, he developed a nanosatellite power system for low power in a wafer-like satellite.
Xavier joined JPL’s Robotic Actuation and Sensing group in 2020.

Education


Masters of Engineering in Electrical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020.

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019.

Professional Experience


LinkedIn: Link

Current Projects:

SRL Landing Vision System - EGSE Lead

Europa Lander Lidar Field Test - Electrical Engineer and I&T Lead

IceNode - Lead Electrical Engineer

NIOSH MASHER - Electrical Engineer

COLDArm - EGSE Cognizant Engineer

Past Projects:

Europa Lander Intelligent Landing System Field Test - Hardware Lead and I&T Lead