Professional pagesISAE-SUPAERO professors

Raphaël Garcia

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Researcher at the institut supérieur de l’aéronautique et de l’espace (ISAE-Supaero), member of electronics, optronics and signal department (DEOS).

My research takes place in the Space Systems for Planetary Applications (SSPA) team.

 Research activities

My research is in the field of Planetary Geophysics.

The main topics developed during my research activities are:

1- Determination of internal structure of terrestrial planets and rocky bodies with seismological tools

2- Modeling and observations of Solid/Atmosphere mechanical couplings

3- Use of infrasonic and gravity waves in planetary atmospheres to constrain both tectonic and meteorite activity, and the structure of solid and atmospheric parts of the planetary bodies

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 Teaching activities

Responsible of Specialized Master SPAPS (SPace APplications and Services)

Responsible of Earth’s observation and environment at third year level of SUPAERO engineers.

 Projects and funding

Coordinator of H2020 european project PIONEERS (Planetary Instruments based on Optical technologies for an iNnovative European Exploration using Rotational Seismology)
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Co-Investigator of InSight Mars mission

Co-director of CSUT (University Space center of Toulouse)


PhD Supervisions:

Nicolas Compaire

Quentin Brissaud
Léo Martire


You can reach me on the Supaero campus, building 7, office 155, contact me by e-mail, or by phone : +33 (0)5 61 33 81 14.

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